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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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