• Ridge & Downes

Packer Twists Knee and Tears ACL

A 46-year-old order packer sustained a twisting injury to her knee while packing an order. Petitioner underwent a left knee anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with micro-fracture of the medial femoral condyle. Petitioner continues to experience residual pain and must minimize stair climbing, squatting, and kneeling. After receiving TTD benefits for her time off work and having her medical bills paid, Petitioner’s claim was settled for 30.86% loss of use of the left leg, or $28,000.00.

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Teacher Has Two Accidents and Settles for $100,000

A 52-year-old school teacher was involved in two separate accidents during the course of her employment. Initially, Petitioner fell at work and twisted her knee. She was treated conservatively, both

CNA Lifting Patient Suffers Back Strain

A 30-year-old hospital worker injured her lumbar spine while transporting a patient by wheelchair. She was referred for physical therapy and advised to take prescribed pain medications. She attended

Daniel J. Downes, P.C.
24/7 FELA (800) 624-2121
Designated Legal Counsel


230 West Monroe Street, Suite 2330 
Chicago, IL 60606                  Map
Phone: (312) 372-8282
Fax: (312) 372-8560

Call 800.572.1136


  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

This web site is intended to provide general information regarding legal topics in the State of Illinois. It is not intended to provide legal advice or be relied upon as a legal opinion. For legal advice or opinion related to Illinois law, please consult with an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.

© 2020 by Ridge & Downes - All rights reserved