Cases - Orthopedic Injuries

Injury: Severe, Crushing, Comminuted Fractures to her Left Femur and Right Tibia and Fibula & a Closed Head Injury
Outcome: Settlement - $2,750,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 50-year-old woman sustained severe injuries when a tractor-trailer unit crossed the median and collided with her car.

Injury: Tibia, ankle & hip fractures
Outcome: Confidential
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Jack Riedy
Description: 27-year-old man sustains tibia, ankle and hip fractures when his pickup was struck by a commercial vehicle which turned into oncoming traffic.

Injury: Fractures of tibia & fibula & internal injuries
Outcome: $1,099,395.59
Lawyer: Jed Chronic & Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 70-year-old man suffered tibia and fibula fractures with internal injuries and kidney failure necessitating hospital and rehabilitation facility stay of three months after his car was T-boned by a semi-truck.

Injury: Optic nerve injury & fracturs to both legs
Outcome: $950,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 58-year-old man sustained severe fractures to his left and right legs, closed head injury, severe shoulder injury and optic nerve injury causing blindness in one eye after the car he was driving was struck by a vehicle which lost control and crossed the centerline.

Injury: Fractured tibias, heels and talus
Outcome: $945,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic & Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 33-year-old man sustains broken tibias, heels and talus in left foot after falling from scaffolding onto concrete. Injuries precluded him returning to employment.

Injury: Paralysis of legs
Outcome: $900,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic, Renee C. Rubish, and Eric G. Iverson
Description: 31-year-old man suffered a burst fracture with spinal cord involvement in his lower leg while in course of employment after temporary railing failed causing him to fall three stories.

Outcome: $900,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic & Jerry Maschka
Description: A 57-year old man was driving at highway speed when a driver of a pickup pulling an anhydrous tank suddenly turned left directly in front of him causing a high energy. He suffered a concussion, abrasions and laceration to his scalp, a right midshaft femur fracture, a fracture of the pelvis in the posterior column and low back pain.

Injury: t10 & Pelvic fractures & internal injuries
Outcome: $815,290.94
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Jed Chronic
Description: 57-year-old man suffered pelvic injuries, T10 vertebral fracture, extensive pelvic ring disruption and trauma to his groin following head-on collision with another pickup on gravel road.

Injury: Shoulder fractures & avascular necrosis
Outcome: $785,000
Lawyer: Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 40-year-old man sustained four-part shoulder fracture, developed avascular necrosis requiring a total shoulder replacement after colliding with another skier exceeding speed limit in slow skiing area.

Outcome: $750,844.81
Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Nick Maxwell
Description: 27-year old woman was hit by a truck pulling a loaded fifth wheel trailer when it ran a stop sign at highway speed. She suffered an acute complex fracture of distal left tibia with fracture lines extending into ankle mortise, 3 mm of distraction and medial displacement of dominant fracture fragment involving medial malleolus, traumatic compression fracture of the superior endplates of L5 vertebral body, right and left iliac wing fractures and an abdominal injury that left a significant scar.

Injury: headaches, neck and shoulder pain after car crash
Outcome: Settlement - $725,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 58-year old man rear-ended at highway speed which resulted in chronic headaches and neck pain requiring repeat RFN treatment

Injury: Fractures of foot, knee and wrist & closed head injury
Outcome: $662,500
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 61-year-old man suffered a closed head injury and fractures to his right foot, right knee, left wrist and sternum after a moving van crossed the centerline and crashed into his vehicle.

Injury: Arm and wrist fractures
Outcome: $525,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic & Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 32-year-old woman sustained extremely severe left forearm and wrist fractures, developed acute compartment syndrome of left wrist along with permanent disfigurement of the forearm, wrist, hand and scarring on her scalp.

Outcome: $510,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 62-year old man was driving a International truck tractor when a van pulled into the intersection of the highway, he swerved and his semi-tractor slid and flipped onto the driver's side. He sustained severe pelvic and hip injuries as well as a humerus fracture.

Injury: Fractures of C2, T12 and sternum
Outcome: $500,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 64-year-old woman suffered C2 fracture, T12 fracture, compression fracture, and fractured sternum after another car crossed the centerline and struck the car she was driving.

Outcome: $500,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 58-year-old suffered severe injury and was unable to return to work after a semi he was operating was struck by the trailer of an oncoming vehicle which crossed the centerline.

Injury: Severe back injuries, 2 decompression surgeries, spinal stimulation implant, Chronic Lower Back Pain
Outcome: Settlement - $500,000
Lawyer: Jack Riedy
Description: 41-year-old man was descending a ladder on a tanker trailer when a rung on the ladder broke, leaving man hanging from ladder by his arms.

Injury: Severe leg injury
Outcome: $500,000
Lawyer: Renee C. Rubish & Nicholas J. Maxwell
Description: 57-year-old farmer suffered severe leg injury when assisting others in an effort to extricate a stuck farm implement.

Injury: Shoulder & neck injury, headaches and vision problems.
Outcome: Settlement - $500,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 58-year old man driving a semi was hit by another semi, resulting in partial of use of his dominant arm.

Outcome: $450,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Jerry Maschka
Description: 65-year old woman was a passanger in a pickup when another vehicle drove through a stop sign. She sustained a grade 3 pilon fracture of the left distal tibia on the left and transverse fracture of the distal fibula, displaced diaphyseal fracture of left fifth metatarsal and direct blow injury to anterolateral aspect of left knee

Outcome: $425,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 18-year old man was a passanger in a semi when it went off the road and overturned ejecting him from the cab. He sustained a left inferior femoral head dislocation, a transverse fracture of left distal fibula diathesis and fracture involving the medial malleolus, a displaced chip fracture of left anterior humeral head, and aspiration pneumonitis of the bilateral lower lobe

Outcome: $420,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 28-year old man was a passanger when the Razr ATV rolled. He sustained an open fracture of the right elbow with permanent scarring and disfigurement as well as an anterior subglenoid dislocation and fracture of the humeral head of his right shoulder

Injury: Open elbow fracture, shoulder dislocation with greater tuberosity fracture, permanent disfiguring scarring
Outcome: $420,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: The operator of a side-by-side ATV attempted an unsafe maneuver that caused the vehicle to tip over onto the passenger’s side. Our client was the restrained passenger and sustained severe injuries to his dominant arm. He experienced a long and difficult recovery, which included months of physical therapy and he will require additional surgery to reduce the appearance of residual scarring.

Injury: Fracture toe and compartment syndrome
Outcome: $400,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic & Eric G. Iverson
Description: 55-year-old man suffered permanent left foot injury after foot was run over by a lull.

Outcome: $395,721.64
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 74-year old woman was on her way to work when a pickup pulled out in front of her. She suffered a fractured sternum, broken ribs, left femur compound fracture, broken ankles, and a right tibia fracture.

Outcome: $375,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Jerry Maschka
Description: 47-year old woman was rear-ended by a semi at highway spead and suffered a rotator interval partial tear including tear of superior glenohumeral ligament in her shoulder as well as subacromial bursitis on the right and facet arthropathy at C3-C4 on right and C7-T1.

Outcome:

$375,000

Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Jerry Maschka
Description: 40-year old man suffered an objective, complex, permanent, and debilitating injury to his left hand and wrist.

Injury: Pain in back, neck and ankle after motor vehicle crash with semi-truck
Outcome: Settlement - $350,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 62-year old woman passenger sustained back, neck and ankle injuries after being rear-ended by commercial vehicle

Injury: Comminuted Compound Fracture of Tibia and Fibula, Ulna Comminuted Fracture with Dislocated Radial Head & Elbow of Left Arm, 3 Lumbar Fractures, Scalp Laceration, Closed Head Injury, & Fractured Teeth
Outcome: Settlement - $325,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 43-year-old man was driving his pickup when a vehicle crossed the centerline causing a head-on collision.

Outcome: $295,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 49-year old man was driving a motorcycle when an SUV pulled out in front of him from a stop sign causingT11-T12 compression fractures, two fractured thumbs (surgical), and left toe fractures.

Outcome: $250,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 69-year old man's semi-trailer was rear-ended “at freeway speed” by a semi-tractor & trailer while stopped in a construction zone causing a concussion with loss of consciousness, post-concussion syndrome, a rotator cuff tear, partial tear of the biceps tendon and whiplash.

Outcome: Settlement - $250,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 60-year old woman was rear-ended in stop and go traffic. She sustained a cervical injury, bilateral wrist & nerve injuries requiring carpal tunnel releases, and TMJ syndrome.

Injury: Leg, Ankle & Rib Fractures, & Lower Back Pain
Outcome: Settlement - $250,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 55-year-old man T-Boned the vehicle in front of him when it made an abrupt left-hand turn and he was unable to stop.

Outcome: $237,500
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Renee Rubish
Description: A 28-year old woman was knocked down by a running dog which resulted in a tibial plateau fracture of the right knee and a lipohemarthrosis and popliteal cyst resulting in the placement of a tibial plate, four 3.7 locking screws, two 3.5 distal nonlocking cortical screws and a bone graft.

Outcome: $225,000
Lawyer: Nick Frentz
Description: 46-year old woman was side-swiped while driving 65-MPH and sustained a central disc herniation of L4-5, producing severe spinal stenosis and moderate right neural foraminal stenosis as well as left eccentric disc bulge of L5-S1 and central disc bulge, L3-4.

Outcome: $225,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Jerry Maschka
Description: 68-year old woman was hit when the other driver failed to stop at an intersection. She sustained a closed head injury resulting in memory issues as well as injuries to her ankle, knww, lower back , pelvis and right clavicle.

Outcome: $225,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 43-year old man sustained an aggravation and acceleration of a pre-existing infection of the right total hip arthroplasty components and injuries to his neck, low back, and both knees. In addition to the physical injuries, he developed anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic symptoms as a result of the crash when another tractor-trailer rearended his tractor-trailer on the highway.

Injury: C2, Leg, & Thumb Fractures, Laceration to Spleen
Outcome: Settlement - $200,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 34-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle made a left turn directly into the vehicle she was in.

Outcome: $200,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Nick Maxwell
Description: 51 year old male suffered closed head injury, multiple surgeries, Brain damage, Ankles, Both feet, Femur, Right hip, Ribs, Feeding tube after a head on collision.

Injury: C2, Leg, & Thumb Fractures, Laceration to Spleen
Outcome: Settlement - $200,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 64-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle when she was involved in a 3-car crash.

Injury: Dislocated right shoulder and tear of the labrum
Outcome: Jury Verdict - $186,707.32
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 32-year old man fell in window well which resulted in a permanent shoulder injury

Injury: Leg Fractures
Outcome: Settlement - $185,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 18-year-old man was injured in a head-on collision.

Outcome: $185,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka & Eric Iverson
Description: 69-year old woman was rear-ended by the car stopped behind her when the car behind that car failed to stop suffered a right shoulder injury, concussion, whiplash, and soft tissue injuries to her knee.

Outcome: $175,000
Lawyer: Eric Iverson & Nick Maxwell
Description: 57-year old man driving a truck when the other driver ran stop sign causing a T-bone crash on the driver's side. Our client sustained a head injury, eye injury, right shoulder aggravation, injury to the lower back and PTSD.

Outcome: $175,000
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 81-year old man was rear-ended at 40 MPH while stopped at stoplight. He sustained a T3 compression fracture and central disc protrusion at T2-T3, a right displaced 2nd rib fracture, a left non-displaced 8th rib fracture,

Outcome: $146,500
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 51-year old man driving a tractor trailer was t-boned by another semi. He sustained significant injuries to his left shoulder including a rotator cuff tear, rotator cuff syndrome, acromioclavicular joint arthritis, and labral tear.

Outcome: $130,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 26 year old male sustained significant nasal avulsion injury including significant damage to nasal cartilage, neck, wrists, right knee, right hand, nightmares & intrusive thoughts of crash, headaches, vision blurriness

Outcome: $125,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 25-year old woman sustained a severe ligamentous Lisfranc dislocation of the first, second and third TMT joints and a cuboid fracture, all in the right foot when anther driver failed to yeild.

Outcome: $120,750
Lawyer: Jed Chronic
Description: 50-year old woman sustained multiple sternal fractures, left-sided 3-6 rib fractures, an anterior superior endplate compression fracture of her T1 vertebra, and a pulmonary contusion after an oncoming car caused a head-on crash.

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish & Jerry Maschka
Description: 57-year old man was struck from behind at highway speed when he slowed to make a left turn. He sustained a tear of the left shoulder rotator cuff; whiplash, multiple fractured ribs, and right foot fracture.

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Eric Iverson & Nick Maxwell
Description: 35-year old woman was driving on a highway when another driver suddenly pulled out of a driveway and directly into her path of travel. She is now in a lifelong struggle against debilitating pain and significant mental anguish secondary to CRPS and PTSD diagnoses.

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 26-year old woman was hit from behind while stopped on a highway in a constuction zone causing her car to crash into the car stopped in front of her. She sustained soft tissue injuries to the neck, bruised ribs, severe bruised right hip trochanters, as well as sprains to muscles, ligaments, facet joints and L5-SI disc in her low back.

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Jerry Maschka
Description: 59-year old woman a front-seat passenger in a Toyota Prius when it was rear-ended. She sustained an aggravation of neck, low back, and right shoulder conditions, as well as a new injury of a torn left hamstring.

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell & Eric Iverson
Description: 14-year old girl slid into raised home plate, which was not correctly installed or maintained resulting in a spiral fracture of right tibia requiring rod, screws, plates, screw and plate removal February 2017, rod removal April 17, 2018

Outcome: $100,000
Lawyer: Nick Maxwell
Description: 75-year old woman sustained a severe left distal tibia spiral facture and a right temple laceration as a passanger in a motor vehicle crash.

Injury: Neck injury and headaches after car crash
Outcome: Settlement - $100,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 53-year old woman was a passenger in a vehicle that struck another vehicle who ran a stop sign sustaining an injury to her neck resulting in RFN treatment.

Injury: Neck, upper back, low back pain and headaches after car crash
Outcome: Settlement - $60,000
Lawyer: Renee Rubish
Description: 33-year old woman was a passenger in a vehicle that was rear-ended