Archive | Shaun M. Parks

Millard Strand v. R & L Carriers Shared Servs., L.L.C. et al.

April 10, 2019  |   Shaun M. Parks  

Millard Strand v. R & L Carriers Shared Servs., L.L.C. et al., WC18-6202 (WCCA Feb. 14, 2019). The Employee was injured in a fall from a truck. The parties mediated a settlement. The parties entered into a partial stipulation for settlement, resolving the Employee’s claims and closing out future medical treatment. The settlement was reviewed by a compensation judge and a partial award on...

Jacob Smith v. Kmart/Sears Holding Co.

March 04, 2019  |   Shaun M. Parks  

Jacob Smith v. Kmart/Sears Holding Co., WC18-6181 (January 3, 2019). Summary: The employee appeals the compensation judge’s denial of his claim for temporary total disability benefits and denial of payment of outstanding vocational rehabilitation bills. Court affirms. Background Facts: Jacob Smith (the “Employee”) suffered an injury to his back while working for Sears on August 4, 2016. On October...

Barbara Thaemert v. Honeywell Int’l, Inc.

January 18, 2019  |   Shaun M. Parks  

Barbara Thaemert v. Honeywell Int’l, Inc., WC18-6164 (December 20, 2018). Summary: Employee appeals from the compensation judge’s denial of claimed medical treatment on the basis that the judge relied on an IME which assumed facts in contradiction to those found by the judge and was otherwise unsupported by evidence. Vacated in part and remanded. Background Facts: Barbara Thaemert (“Employee”)...

Jimmy J. Loupe, Jr. v. McNeilus Steel, Inc.

October 08, 2018  |   Shaun M. Parks  

Jimmy J. Loupe, Jr. v. McNeilus Steel, Inc., WCCA September 11, 2018, No. WC18-6175. Summary: Employee appeals from the compensation judge’s determination that payment for an x-ray administered four years after the employee underwent knee surgery due to a work-related injury was precluded under the medical treatment parameters. Affirmed. Background Facts: EE injured right knee while working for...

Daniel Kopische v. Food Services of America

September 11, 2018  |   Shaun M. Parks  

Daniel Kopische v. Food Services of America, No. WC18-6155 (Aug. 20, 2018) Summary: Employee appeals from the compensation judges determination that the employee failed to demonstrate by a preponderance of the evidence that he suffered from work-related post-traumatic stress disorder and failed to prove that he was entitled to the temporary partial disability and medical benefits claimed. Affirmed. Background...