201503.20
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Arbitrator Rejects Petitioner’s Claim of Permanent & Total Disability

We are pleased to announce the receipt of a favorable arbitration decision finding that the petitioner failed to prove he was permanently and totally disabled.  The petitioner, a pipefitter, injured his right knee and underwent surgery but continued to have problems.  He had a second surgery without much improvement.  He was eventually released to return…

201411.24
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I&F Successfully Defends Alleged Claim of Permanent & Total Disability

Attorney Lauren Waninski of Inman & Fitzgibbons successfully defended a claim where the claimant alleged he was entitled to a permanent total disability award. The claimant alleged that he was permanently and totally disabled after a hit-and-run accident at work and two lumbar spine fusion surgeries. At trial, I&F introduced evidence refuting the claimant’s alleged accident…