Re: [messengers] Chicago Bike Messenger receives Wor kers’ Compensation Award

Date: 14 Jul 2010 23:53:42 +0200
From: Julio Saravia <saravia.julio@xxxxxxxxx>


sweet...im gonna hit that dude up for some brews...ha!  im happy this turned
out "somewhat" alright...peace.

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> Katz, Friedman attorneys received a final decision from the
> Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission awarding benefits to a Chicago
> area bike
> messenger. Chicago Messenger Service claimed that no employer relationship
> existed with the bike messenger and denied benefits when the messenger hit
> a
> rock and was knocked from his bicycle injuring his right elbow and
> shoulder.
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> The Chicago Messenger Service also defended the claim stating that the
> accident
> took place after hours and that the messenger had consumed beer. A
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> Workers’ Compensation Commission awarded $58,554.83 in medical bills,
> nearly
> forty weeks of temporary total disability benefits and 35% loss of use to
> the
> right arm.
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