Case Results

  • WALCZAK V. AHERN RENTALS, WAUSAU INSURANCE

    OUTCOME: $5,834,763.00 Structured Settlement, Including up-front Cash.

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Feb 26, 2008

    Description: Employee Hit From Behind at a Construction Site, Losing the Use of His Legs. Settlement of Permanent Disability and Housing Allowance: $924,675.00. Settlement of Medical: $3,870,185.53 (expected payout). This included $985,000.00 up-front cash. NoteWorthy Results: Insurance Company Waived All Interest in $3,000,000.00 Personal Injury Recovery procured by counsel Kevin F. Quinn, Esq.

  • RICARDO MARTINEZ V. ARIAS MECHANICAL (PART 2)OUTCOME: $3,750,000.00 "NEW MONEY"

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Jan 08, 2018

    Description: After settling his permanent disability at 100%, the case was then settled for $3,750,000.00 "NEW MONEY", with Projected Benefits of $5,001,821.56.

  • NATIONAL BEEF EMPLOYEE (TEAMSTER) RECEIVES NEARLY $3.7 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENTOUTCOME: $3,677,535.31+

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Denied Work Comp Claim turned into 100% Permanent Disability Stipulation with Request for Award valued at $585,866.72; along with $39,294.08 in retro-temporary disability payments (Part 1); and Future Medical Expense, Penalties, and Sanctions Buyout with a Total Expected Payout of $3,052,374.51 (Part 2).

  • TAMMY MARTINEZ V. GRIFELL ENTERPRISES/ LLC BARTHOLOMEWOUTCOME: $3,500,000.00 "New Money" + a Wheel Chair Accessible Van + a Motorized Wheel Chair + Home Modifications and Much More. Case Settled in Less than 11-months.

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Mar 23, 2016

    Description: Failed back surgery which caused Tammy to lose her leg. Prior counsel was trying to settle her case for $50,000. I obtained 70 Times More than what her first lawyer was recommending!

  • CAR SALESMAN (FORMER U.S. MARINE) V. QUALITY NISSAN OF TEMECULAOUTCOME: $3,500,000.00 "New Money" with Projected Structured Benefits of $4,812,421.84

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Oct 08, 2015

    Description: 2-prior lawyers and a case value of only $50,000 when I took over the case. Less than 4-months later, I settled this case for 70-times higher than his former lawyer!

  • JOHNNY GIBSON V. ALL-STREET TOWING (PART 2)OUTCOME: $3,100,000.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Mar 05, 2013

    Description: Buyout of Future Medical and Case in Chief

  • TOW TRUCK DRIVER RECEIVES $3.1 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENTOUTCOME: $3,100,000.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Global Case Settlement: Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Buyout of Future Medical and Case in Chief (Part 2) Note: These are actual settlement recoveries. Since every case is unique, Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP neither states, implies nor guarantees that the settlement results listed in this site are indicative of the outcome of your case.

  • WAITRESS V. CALIFORNIA INDEMNITY INSURANCE CO.OUTCOME: $3,076,358.00 Expected Payout of Structured Settlement with up-front cash.

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Employee injured her knee on the job and while under anesthesia, lit up a congenital defect requiring a lung transplant.

  • RANDY LEAL V. NATIONAL BEEF (PART 2)OUTCOME: $3,052,374.51 Total Expected Payout

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Jun 13, 2013

    Description: Buyout of Future Medical Expenses, Penalties, and Sanctions' Petitions.

  • BRUNO ARANJO V. JA SODEN FRAMINGOUTCOME: $3,000,000.00 "NEW MONEY"

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Sep 10, 2017

    Description: In less than 2-weeks, I was able to settle this case for $3,000,000.00 "NEW MONEY". His prior lawyer of nearly 2-years offered $1,000,000 + open medical. The only one to benefit in that situation was his prior lawyer, who would get paid right away, but the injured worker's weekly indemnity payments would be reduced by the attorney's fee paid. Needless to say, Mr. Aranjo is extremely happy he switched lawyers.

  • WAITRESS RECEIVES $2.8 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT FOR WORK INJURY

    OUTCOME: $2,841,716.57

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Workers' Compensation Appeals Board *$1,700,000.00 "New Money" + $756,179.00 in seed money and annual payments made to MSA Account + $385,537.57 credit for prior indemnity paid - waived.

  • RICARDO MARTINEZ V. ARIAS MECHANICAL (PART 1)OUTCOME: $1,752,992.43 + 24/7 Home Health Care + Wheelchair Accessible Van + Motorized Wheelchair + Home Modifications

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Jan 23, 2017

    Description: An injured HVAC employee lost part of his leg from a failed back surgery. After taking over this denied case from a lawyer in Orange County, who was trying to settle it for $25,000, I was able to force the insurance company to Stipulate this case at 100% permanent disability ($1,752,992.43); obtained a wheelchair accessible van (approx. $75,000); a motorized wheelchair; and home modifications (approx. $252,000); + Future Medical Care for Life

  • TERESA SPERRY (UFCW, LOCAL 135 MEMBER) V. VONSOUTCOME: $1,700,000.00 "NEW MONEY"

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Nov 01, 2014

    Description: 1% wpi (permanent disability) claim caused by a foot fracture.

  • ALAND V. AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE; NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANYOUTCOME: $1,563,334.69 Expected Payout of Structured Settlement

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: ENT involved in a motor vehicle accident while in transit to an emergency room with the patient. ENT sustained injuries to head, neck, and back. Mr. Rott negotiated that the $207,720.92 permanent disability advances be waived by the insurance carrier.

  • JOHN HOPKINS V. NIGHTHAWK SECURITY SYST. (PART 1)OUTCOME: $1,448,202.38 + 24/7 Home Health Care

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Nov 21, 2016

    Description: In 7-Weeks, I was able to Settle the Permanent Disability at 100% ($1,448,202.38) for this paraplegic security guard. I also arranged for my client to receive 24 hours, 7 days a week Home Health Care. His prior lawyer of 7-years was trying to settle this case for $50,000.

  • TOW TRUCK DRIVER RECEIVES $1.35 MILLION PLUS MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR LIFEOUTCOME: $1,353,684.65 + Medical Treatment for Life

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Settlement of Permanent Disability Only & NOT the Underlying Claim (Part 1)

  • JOHNNY GIBSON V. ALL-STREET TOWING (PART 1)OUTCOME: $1,353,684.65 for Permanent Disability only (Medical Treatment Left Open)

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Dec 09, 2009

    Description: Tow Truck Driver lost his leg below the knee. At trial, State Compensation Insurance Fund agreed to a 100% permanent disability award, valued at $1,353,684.65. Mr. Gibson's wife was also paid $60,000 for attendant care services.

  • LAFRANCIS V. WESTWAYS STAFFING SERVICES, INC.OUTCOME: $1,200,000.00 (approx.)

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Jul 01, 2011

    Description: Nearly 3-years ago, my Firm and I took over this case, where Ms. LaFrancis's prior counsel was urging her to sign a $50,000 Compromise & Release. 3-years later, we turned that offer into $1.2M cash (approx.) settlement.

  • (MINOR CHILD) V. SBC TELECOM, INC; PACIFIC BELL TELEPHONE COMPANYOUTCOME: $1,200,000.00 Settlement at Mediation

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Employee Died of Heat Exhaustion on the Job. We were able to find an exception to the cap on death claims. Thereby increasing the settlement from $250,000 to $1.2 Million. Wow!

  • NURSE RECEIVES NEARLY $1.2 MILLION DOLLARS FOR A BACK INJURY CASEOUTCOME: $1,186,400.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Nurse received settlement of nearly $1.2 million for a back injury on the job

  • SBC EMPLOYEE'S FAMILY RECEIVES $1.2 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT WORK INJURY DEATH CLAIM

    OUTCOME: $1,200,000.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Wrongful Death Action Resulting from Heat Exhaustion

  • PARAMEDIC RECEIVES $1.2 MILLION FOR WORK INJURYOUTCOME: $1,200,000.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Compensation for work injury. Defendant's issued advancements of $300,000.00 - waived

  • RAYMUNDO GAMBOA (LABORER) V. CLAUSS CONSTRUCTIONOUTCOME: $1,000,000.00 "New Money"

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Dec 01, 2017

    Description: Although laborer was not 100% permanently disabled, his settlement was based upon 100% permanent disability. The settlement included aggravation of diabetes, which was originally denied.

  • ELISARA KORIA (SECURITY GUARD) V. UNIVERSAL PROTECTION SERVICESOUTCOME: $1,000,000.00 "New Money"

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Nov 29, 2017

    Description: This 66-year-old security guard's claim was initially denied. The claims examiner also believed he did not require the use of a wheelchair. Negotiated $24,098.86 in permanent disability advancements to be waived.

  • VONS PHARMACISTS OBTAIN NEARLY $1 MILLION DOLLARS IN CLASS ACTIONOUTCOME: $960,000.00

    Description: Employees received compensation for Missed Meal & Rest Periods.

  • JERRY ALVAREZ V. STERICYCLEOUTCOME: "SKILLED NURSING CARE SETTLEMENT ONLY" - $675,000.00 "New Money" with an Expected Yield of $829,864.00 + 3-months of 24/7 Home Care + 2-weeks of Skilled Nursing Care + an $83,000 Wheelchair Accessible Van + a $35,000 Mattress!

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: Jan 23, 2018

    Description: Before hiring me, Jerry's first attorney settled his permanent disability. His previous attorney then settled the home care component for $500,000. While this may sound like a lot of money, it was actually a steal for the insurance company. Fortunately, I found a loophole in the previous settlement agreement and was able to "clean up the mess" caused by Jerry's first attorney. I was then able to get Jerry an Additional $675,000.00 "New Money" with an Expected Yield of $829,864.00, so he could now afford the skilled nursing care he needs. Plus, I was able to obtain a + 3-months of 24/7 Home Care + 2-weeks of Skilled Nursing Care + an $83,000 Wheelchair Accessible Van + a $35,000 Mattress!

  • SALESMAN'S FAMILY RECEIVES NEARLY $800,000 IN WORK INJURY DEATH CLAIMOUTCOME: $792,190.36 Death Benefits (Resolved in California and Massachusetts, implementing MA Law)

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: New Money: $700,000.00 - Defendant issued advancements to $92,190.36 - waived

  • SALESMAN V. THE CIT GROUP; CHUBB SERVICES CORPOUTCOME: $792,190.36 in Death Benefits Utilizing Massachusetts Law

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Employee was a passenger in a bicycle rickshaw when he was ejected and hit by an oncoming vehicle. Based upon the number of dependents, the maximum payout in California was $250,000. However, since the employee was hired in Massachusetts, I was able to recover $792,190.36 implementing Massachusetts law. The insurance company agreed to waive $92,190.36 in permanent disability advances.

  • IRONWORKER RECEIVES NEARLY $600,000 FOR WORK DISABILITYOUTCOME: $578,243.10

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Permanent Disability Settlement - denied case is turned into 100% Permanent Disability Stipulation with Request for Award valued at $563,243.10; along with $15,000.00 in reimbursements for mileage, prescriptions, and travel (Part 1)Permanent Disability Settlement

  • CHECK CASHING EMPLOYEES RECEIVE MORE THAN $500,000 FOR MISSED MEAL & REST PERIODSOUTCOME: $516,000.00

    Description: Employees received compensation for missed meal & rest periods.

  • UPS DRIVER (TEAMSTER) RECEIVES $500,000 DOLLARS TO CLOSE OUT MEDICAL TREATMENT IN A 21% PERMANENT DISABILITY CASE

    OUTCOME: $500,000

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: "New Money" Medical Treatment Settlement via Compromise & Release (Close out of Medicals Only - Permanent Disability previously settled)

  • HERNANDEZ V. BRIAN MILLER PAINTING CO.OUTCOME: $600,000.00 Settlement

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: May 18, 2015

    Description: This case involves a Painter, who had 3-prior lawyers. The first lawyer made an offer of $25,000; the second $106,000; and the third was recommending the insurance company's $80,000 counteroffer. I settled Mr. Hernandez's case for $600,000!

  • RANDY LEAL V. NATIONAL BEEF (PART 1)OUTCOME: $585,866.72

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: May 19, 2010

    Description: Denied Claim turned into a 100% Permanent Disability Stipulation with Request for Award; along with $39,294.08 in retro-temporary disability payments.

  • BAIR V. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS; CALPERS; SCIFOUTCOME: Full Death Benefits of $290,000 for Both Dependent Children, Despite a PERS Exception to Receiving Any Benefits.

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Date: May 06, 2011

    Description: Full Death Benefits for 2-dependent children despite PERS exception, due to the widow's alleged election for special death benefits through CalPERS. Prior to achieving this MAJOR Victory, after trial and 2-petitions for reconsideration, the decedent, a groundskeeper, died off the job, after allegedly taking sildenafil, which was prescribed for another individual and was pronounced dead several hours later. After successfully arguing that he was entitled to the same rebuttable presumption as a correctional officer, that his heart disease "arose out of an in the course of employment".

  • RJD CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WORKER'S CHILDREN WIN MAXIMUM DEATH BENEFITS OF $290,000 AFTER TRIAL & APPEALOUTCOME: $290,000 for Death Benefits

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Correctional facility worker's children received death benefits after trial and appeal.

  • ROOFER RECEIVES $130,000 IN RETRO-TEMPORARY DISABILITY BENEFITSOUTCOME: $130,000.00 Retro-Active Temporary Disability Payments

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Settlement of Retroactive Temporary Disability and NOT the underlying claim

  • WIFE OF INJURED WORKER RECEIVES NEARLY $70,000 FOR CARING FOR HER HUSBANDOUTCOME: $68,354.00

    Practice Area: Worker's Compensation

    Description: Settlement of Retroactive Attendant Care and NOT the underlying claim

    Note: These are actual settlement recoveries. Since every case is unique, Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP neither states, implies nor guarantees that the settlement results listed in this site are indicative of the outcome of your case.