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
COLEMAN, ANNETTE Case# 15WC018254
HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL
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:
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