The injured employee was a nurse who was injured while assisting a patient. The patient rose up from a hospital bed and – unprovoked- violently punched the employee in the face and head, damaging her head, eyes, and nose.
The injured employee treated with a neurologist and suffered from intense headaches, nausea, blurred vision, sleep loss, and memory loss.
The injured employee was forced to separate herself from her family in order to isolate herself to deal with her headaches and other symptoms and was forced to take long breaks while at work, in order to isolate herself to deal with her headaches and other symptoms.
The injured employee received a total of $101,185 in compensation from the workers compensation insurance company, including a full and final settlement of $45,000.