For over 30 years, the Law Offices of Gary Rodich continues to aggressively pursue each client’s interests and work toward the best possible outcome in every case. We have had numerous settlements in excess of a million dollars in value. We are not afraid to take a case to trial if we feel our client is not getting fair value from the insurance company. We offer the following success stories to demonstrate the results achieved by our office.
1. 3 Million Dollar Settlement Obtained for Injured Housekeeper
A housekeeper represented by the Law Offices of Gary Rodich injured his back while lifting a bag of dog food for his employer. After multiple surgeries to his spine he subsequently developed psychiatric and internal complaints. We were successful in obtaining approval for psychiatric treatment for the injured worker after being denied by the insurance company. After an initial offer to settle the case of $100,000.00, we aggressively pushed forward to trial. On the date of trial our offices obtained a settlement in the amount of $3 million dollars which took care of the injured workers needs for life.
2. Laborer wins $995,000.00 for Injured Ankle
The Law Offices of Gary Rodich represented a laborer who fractured his ankle jumping off the back of a work truck. After surgery where two pins were put in his ankle he developed a diabetic condition which the Law Offices of Gary Rodich obtained approval for medical treatment and care. The initial offer to settle this case was $75,000.00. After lengthy negotiations, we were able to get the insurance company to increase the offer to $975,000.00
3. $1.5 Million Awarded to Machine Operator for Botched Surgery
A machine operator represented by the Law Offices of Gary Rodich injured her back while lifting a box of thread at work. After a long and difficult course of treatment and care, it was ultimately decided she needed surgery. The insurance company refused to authorize the back surgery for our client. The Law Offices of Gary Rodich forced the insurance company to trial on the issue of back surgery. After convincing a Judge to authorize the back surgery the applicant underwent the surgery the applicant’s case eventually settled for $1.5 Million dollars.
4. Injured Rock Star Receives 25 Times Initial Settlement Offer
After a popular rock star performer took a spill during a live concert and seriously injured his neck, he was only offered a $10,000 settlement. Our Woodland Hills workers’ compensation attorneys from the Law Offices of Gary Rodich fought tooth-and-nail for his rights, including taking the case into litigation. We won a final total of $250,000 in recoveries for him, or 25 times greater than what he was first offered.
5. $750,000 in Recoveries Won for Injured Teacher’s Aide
A teacher’s aide slipped while on-the-job and suffered what seemed to be a minor injury. However, as time went on, the injury worsened significantly and needed surgeries to address. The insurance company acting as opposition wanted to settle for a minimal amount but our team at the Law Offices of Gary Rodich is adamant about getting every penny our clients’ need and deserve. It took a bit more than a year but we were able to get her five times as much compensation as she was first offered, ending at a healthy $750,000.
6. Wounded Police Officer Given Treatment & Career
The Law Offices of Gary Rodich was honored to be able to manage a claim for a Los Angeles Police Department officer who was hurt while working. He needed back surgery, which was denied by the City of LA. On top of that hardship, the LAPD wanted to discharge the wounded officer because he could not complete regular job duties. We fought the City and protected a protector as a result by securing the necessary surgeries without additional costs to him and making certain he kept his job.
These results are not representative of all Workers Compensation claims; however, it does demonstrate the need to have knowledgeable and aggressive representation to fight for you rights. Put our 27 years of experience to work for you.