Rudge v. Maine Savings Federal Credit Union, 40315 MEWC, 1502234

Docket NºWCB 1502234, 15029501
CourtMaine
KAREN RUDGE, Employee
v.
MAINE SAVINGS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Employer
and
MAINE EMPLOYERS MUTUAL INS. CO. Insurer
WCB No. 1502234, 15029501
Maine Workers Compensation Decisions
State of Maine Workers' Compensation Board
April 3, 2019
          D/I: 09/15/15, 03/31/15           Joshua E. Birocco, Esq.           Dana Herzer, Esq.          CONSENT DECREE           David Hirtie Administrative Law Judge          THE PARTIES, through their respective representatives, agree that          1. Pending before the Board is a Petition for Payment of Medical and Related Services filed by the Employee alleging a September 15, 2015 work injury against Maine Savings FCU and CCMSI. Also pending before the Board is a Petition for Award and Apportionment filed by Maine Savings FCU and CCMSI against Maine Savings FCU and MEMIC regarding a claimed March 31, 2015 work injury. Both dates of injury involved bilateral upper extremity injuries. The Employee is represented by Kevin Noonan, Esq. Joshua E. Birocco, Esq. represents Maine Savings FCU and CCMSI regarding the September 15, 2015 date of injury. Dana Herzer, Esq. represents Maine Savings FCU and MEMIC regarding the March 31, 2015 date of injury.          2. The parties hereby ask the Workers' Compensation Board to determine that the injuries were compensable, apportion responsibility for the injuries and associated benefits and award the Employee Protection of the Act for her claimed injuries.          3. Through her Petition the Employee is seeking payment of medical expenses totaling $21,779.77. She is not seeking payment of incapacity benefits.          4. On June 6, 2018, Dr. Richard Mazzei, M.B., examined the Employee pursuant to 39-A M.R.S.A.Sec. 312. In Iris report, Dr. Mazzei opined that the Employee suffered from bilateral ulnar neuropathies with compression at the elbows status post-surgical decompression cubital tunnel and Guyon's canal on the left. Further, Dr. Mazzei opined that the Employee suffered from. bilateral carpal tunnel syndromes, right greater than left, status post decompression on the right with slight improvement. Dr. Mazzei...

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