BWO, a personal injury law firm in Joplin, Missouri, recovered $255,000 in workers’ compensation benefits for a client who was injured on-the-job. We filed a workers’ compensation claim for our client when fell at work and suffered a compound fracture that extended into his knee joint.
Permanent Total Disability
We sought permanent total disability benefits for our client, which total 66% of his average weekly wage for the remainder of his life. The client also had pre-existing back problems and the employer argued that the second injury fund was responsible.
- Workers Compensation Attorneys
- Workers Comp Missouri
- $1,000,000 Workers Comp Settlement
- Appeals Court Win in Workers Comp Case
We hired experts, took depositions, and prepared the workers’ compensation case for final hearing. The case settled before the hearing for $195,000 paid by the employer and $60,000 paid by the Missouri Second Injury Fund. We were happy to get a good outcome for a permanent total disability case and a great client.