Case Summary

Workers Compensation

Claimant was a retired mechanic but had secured a second job well into his retirement. At the age of 80, while employed as a mechanic, Claimant suffered an injury to his shoulder while performing the repetitive demands of his position. Claimant underwent surgery to repair the shoulder and had been receiving weekly Workers’ Compensation benefits at the rate of $497.50 per week. AfterClaimant consulted with Schemery Zicolello, and was interested in settling his claim, SZ negotiated a settlement for the sum of $110,000.00 in a lump sum; as part of that same settlement, the insurance carrier agreed to remain responsible for Claimant’s medical expenses related to the shoulder injury for the remainder of Claimant’s life.