Live Chat
Call Now: (312) 600-0000
Get a FREE Case Review
Leading Lawyers logo
Super Lawyers logo
American Association for Justice
WILG logo
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association logo
Avvo Rating logo
Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association logo

Patient Care Technician Shoulder Injury – Arbitrator Decision

December 5, 2016

An arbitrator awarded benefits to a patient care technician who developed pain in her right arm and shoulder. Her job responsibilities included lifting patients, passing trays, picking up heavy trays, and transporting patients. The arbitrator awarded 9 weeks of temporary total disability benefits, medical bills, and permanent partial disability to the extent of 3% loss to the person as a whole.

Read the full arbitrator decision below:

ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION
NOTICE OF ARBITRATOR DECISION
CORRECTED

COLEMAN, ANNETTE                             Case# 15WC018254
Employee/Petitioner

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL
Employer/Respondent

On 11/29/2016, 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 0.61% 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 decreased in this award, interest shall not accrue.

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

1067 ANKIN LAW OFFICE LLC
JOSHUA E RUDOLFI
10 N DEARBORN ST SUITE 500
CHICAGO, IL 60602

246 NYHAN BAMBRICK KINZIE & LOWRY
KATIE LONZE
20 N CLARK ST SUITE 1000
CHICAGO, IL 60602

View Full Favorable Decision