Van Dora Law Firm attorney Jeremiah T. Van Dora recovered $235,000 for an Athens, Georgia man who severely injured his lower back, neck, and elbow which required multiple surgeries as a result of his on-the-job accident. In addition to the $235k settlement, Mr. Van Dora was able to make sure that all surgeries and all other additional medical treatment was paid for while our client was out of work for over a year. Our client also received weekly benefits in addition to the settlement and medical treatment the entire time he was out of work due to the efforts of Mr. Van Dora.
While working for a staffing agency in Athens, Georgia, our client severely injured his lower back, neck, and elbow when he was involved in a high speed car crash on I-85 while on the job.
Our client underwent right elbow surgery called a bursectomy and debridement.
For his spine injuries, our client initially underwent conservative treatment with an orthopedic surgeon in Athens Georgia including low back injections, cervical injections and physical therapy. Once these conservative treatment attempts failed, the client was referred to the spinal surgeon for lumbar spine surgery and cervical spine surgery.
For his lower back injury, the client underwent an underwent a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion/combinedposterior lateral fusion at L5/S1 with insertion of a biomechanical device (expandable titanium) with local autograft and allograft.
For his neck and cervical spine injuries, underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5/C6
Back and neck injuries from work accidents can change your life. Talk to an Athens Workers Comp Attorney today and Give the attorneys at The Van Dora Law Firm a call if you have suffered a workers’ compensation injury in Northeast Georgia.