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Fitness Center Manager Suffers Cervical Strain Injury

November 8, 2016

The petitioner was pulling a fitness center cart across the parking lot when it hit a pothole and stopped abruptly as it hit her leg. She pulled her left shoulder and neck area and felt immediate pain in those areas. The arbitrator awarded medical bills and cervical fusion surgery to the petitioner.

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ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION
NOTICE OF 10(b)/8(a) ARBITRATOR DECISION

SABATKA, KRISTI                            Case # 15WC010281
Employee/Petitioner

ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE
Employer/Respondent

On 10/31/2016, an arbitration decision on this case was filed with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission in Chicago, a copy of which is enclosed.

If the Commission reviews this award, interest of 0.47% shall accrue from the date listed above to the day before the date of payment; however, if an employee’s appeal results in either no change or a decrease in this award, interest shall not accrue.

A copy of this decision is mailed to the following parties:

1067 ANKIN LAW OFFICE LLC
SCOTT G GOLDSTEIN
TEN N DEARBORN ST SUITE 500
CHICAGO, IL 60602

2461 NYHAN BAMBRICK KINZIE & LOWRY
VIRGINA GRAVES ONG
20 N CLARK ST SUITE 1000
CHICAGO, IL 60602

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