• Ridge & Downes

Warehouse Worker Settles Shoulder Tear Injury

Petitioner, a 63-year-old warehouse worker, injured his left shoulder after lifting a pallet at work. Petitioner underwent a surgical procedure on his left arm to repair a torn labrum and torn rotator cuff. During the surgery, the physician placed three permanent screws in Petitioner’s shoulder. After his treatment, his physician released him to full duty work. His case settled for 30% loss of use of his arm, as well as payment of all medical bills and TTD benefits.

3 views0 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