Shoulder injury requiring multiple surgeries
Vincennes, Indiana (Southwest Indiana)
A factory employee in Vincennes, Indiana suffered a lifting-injury to her shoulder. She had surgeries to repair her rotator cuff, scapula, and bicep. She developed reflex sympathy disorder (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). The insurance company denied her workers' compensation benefits. Litigation resulted in her receiving a spinal cord stimulator for her pain management as well as a confidential six-figure settlement.