Case Summary

Workers Compensation

Claimant was employed by a state run facility and in the course of her duties wasassaulted by a client. Claimant was diagnosed with a cervical strain and PTSD as a result of the attack. The employer refused to accept the diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and Schemery Zicolello litigated the claim on Claimant’sbehalf. Benefits were awarded for the post traumatic stress disorder and shortly thereafter the Claimant received $170,450.00 as a result of injuries suffered in the work related event. Additionally, Claimant was able to receive her retirement benefits without any reduction or offset as a result of the Workers’ Compensation settlement.