Pearson Koutcher Law is proud to announce that four of its workers’ compensation lawyers, firm owners Eric Pearson and Jon Koutcher, and Partners Mindy Levin and Laura Brooke, have received the prestigious recognition of being chosen for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America. This is the eighth consecutive year that Eric has been honored; it is four years running for Jon, and two years for both Laura and Mindy.
Eric, Jon, Mindy, and Laura have earned their reputations as outstanding and tireless advocates by treating clients like family and friends. They do what other workers’ comp. lawyers do not – they build relationships with clients through exceptional individualized service. They rely on transparency and strive for the optimal result, whether through successful litigation before a Judge or by negotiating a favorable settlement.
$325,000 Lump Sum Workmans Comp Settlement for Electrical Foreman
$325,000 lump sum settlement for a 45-year-old electrical foreman who slipped and fell during a winter storm state of emergency. In addition to sustaining closed head trauma, he also sustained disc damage in his neck that required cervical surgery. The client’s claim was initially denied, but, shortly after Pearson Koutcher getting involved, the workers’ compensation insurance carrier accepted the claim and started paying wage loss and medical benefits. The resolution came as a result of a voluntary mediation.
$235,500 Lump Sum Settlement for Injured Montgomery County Worker
Pearson Koutcher Law settled the case of a Montgomery County Plant Operator who injured multiple body parts including his shoulder, low back and neck after a car rear-ended him at a stop sign. Once the injured worker’s employer filed a termination petition claiming he had fully recovered from his injuries, Pearson Koutcher filed a review petition to expand the description of injury and, then, continued to fight to earn a higher lump sum settlement with open medical for certain injuries.
$155,000 Lump Sum Settlement for Lehigh County Truck Driver
Pearson Koutcher Law settled the case of a Lehigh County Truck driver who hurt multiple body parts driving, loading and unloading a work truck. During litigation, Pearson Koutcher filed a review petition to amend the description of injury to include more injuries resulting in a higher lump sum settlement and more paid medical treatment taking the burden of medical bills away from the claimant. The case settled for a lump sum of $155k representing 3 years of benefits and defendant paid for all medical treatment.
141,000 Lump Sum Settlement for Carpenter in Lehigh County
Pearson Kouthcer Law settled the case of a Carpenter who sustained traumatic plantar fasciitis and traumatic arthropathy when his foot got caught in a ladder. Following the injury, the Employer only accepted responsibility for a sprained ankle. The claimant worked for his employer in Lehigh County for over 14 years. His job required him to stand, walk, push, pull, climb ladders and lift drywall in excess of 100 lbs. After his Employer tried to allege that he was fully recovered from the injury, Pearson Koutcher filed a Petition to amend the description of injury to include all the injuries Claimant sustained. Through mediation, Pearson Koutcher negotiated a favorable settlement of $141,000 for the injured worker with no need for additional medical treatment.
Injured workers have enough stress taking care of their physical and mental states. If you require a workers’ compensation lawyer, be sure to contact Pearson Koutcher Law as they focus on you – your case and your recovery.