Eric Pearson and Jonathan Koutcher
Philadelphia Worker’s Compensation Attorneys Eric Pearson and Jonathan Koutcher Settle Case of Injured Worker for $875,000!
Eric Pearson and Jonathan Koutcher, partners at the worker’s compensation only firm of Pearson Koutcher Law, settled the case of an injured worker for $875,000, which is believed to be the highest worker’s compensation settlement in Pennsylvania in 2015. The injured worker suffered burns to approximately 30% of his body and was receiving wage loss benefits. In addition to disfiguring injuries to the head and neck, the injured worker was also disabled by the scarring and the loss of use of a number of his extremities. Mr. Pearson and Mr. Koutcher filed several petitions to expand the scope of the injured worker’s injuries to maximize his benefit status and also to obtain specific loss benefits (disfigurement and loss of use) in addition to benefits for wage loss. Mr. Pearson and Mr. Koutcher, recognizing the significant medical attention the injured worker would require for his lifetime, had a life care plan prepared, which detailed recommended remodeling of the injured worker’s home, special transportation equipment and the required ongoing medical treatment. The parties to the case participated in an all day Mediation, conducted by the Honorable Michael Snyder (ret.). In addition to receiving a lump sum settlement of $875,000, the worker’s compensation insurance company agreed to fund and administer a Medicare Set Aside account for the injured worker.
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