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Former Manager of a Walmart Severely Injured While Working

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case.

AGE:  36

PAST WORK:  Manager of a Wal-Mart

INJURIES:  herniated discs in back and neck, spinal stenosis, chronic lower back pain, depression, anxiety

SUMMARY:  Claimant alleged disability beginning in April of 2011 after a serious work-related injury in which a stack of boxes collapsed on the claimant.  Following the incident, the claimant was immediately rushed to the emergency room. Radiology reports showed serious damage to the claimant’s neck and back. Three months later, he would undergo a lumbar spinal fusion surgery in an attempt to mitigate his back pain. As a result of his chronic pain and inability to support his family, the claimant also suffered mental anguish in the form of depression and anxiety. In addition to his social security disability claim, claimant was also receiving workers compensation benefits stemming from his injuries.

INITIAL DECISION: APPROVED

RESULT: FULLY FAVORABLE decision dating back to claimant’s alleged onset date.

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