Shoulder Injuries

How Much Is My Illinois Workers' Compensation Claim Worth?

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Our Settlement and Valuation Guide to Permanent Disability Benefits can help you understand how much your Illinois workers’ compensation claim may be worth.

We encourage every injured worker to educate themselves about the Illinois workers’ compensation system and to consult with an Illinois attorney.


Shoulder Injuries

InjuryAwardDecisionLaw Firm
Biceps tendon rupture and Popeye deformity5% loss of person-as-a-whole (25 weeks)17 IWCC 142 PDFKreiter, Byck and Associates, LLC
Impingement syndrome with arthroscopic surgery10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks)17 IWCC 226 PDFReese & Reese
Impingement, adhesive capsulitis, and SLAP tear, with manipulation under anesthesia and arthroscopy12.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (62.5 weeks)17 IWCC 404 PDFWomick Law Firm CHTD
Labrum tear, rotator cuff tendinopathy, and impingement syndrome, with surgical repair10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks)17 IWCC 312 PDFCapron & Avgerinos, P.C.
Rotator cuff and SLAP tears with surgical repair15% loss of person-as-a-whole (75 weeks)17 IWCC 17 PDFAsher & Smith
Rotator cuff and SLAP tears, impingement syndrome, with surgical repair 15% loss of person-as-a-whole (75 weeks)17 IWCC 26 PDFShay & Associates
Rotator cuff bursitis and tendinopathy 1% loss of person-as-a-whole (5 weeks)17 IWCC 234 PDFWomick Law Firm CHTD
Rotator cuff tear right shoulder; impingement left shoulder10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks) (right); 2.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (12.5 weeks) (left)17 IWCC 131 PDFKatz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck
Rotator cuff tear with open surgical repair10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks)17 IWCC 143 PDFChadwick & Lakerdas
Rotator cuff tear with open surgical repair12.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (62.5 weeks)17 IWCC 308 PDfLaw Offices of Mark N. Lee, Ltd.
Rotator cuff tear with surgical repair10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks)17 IWCC 254 PDFCornfield and Feldman
Rotator cuff tear with surgical repair7.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (37.5 weeks)17 IWCC 277 PDFRidge & Downes
Rotator cuff tear with surgical repair15% loss of person-as-a-whole (75 weeks)17 IWCC 141 PDFKreiter, Byck and Associates, LLC
Rotator cuff tear with surgical repair and revision surgery20% loss of person-as-a-whole (100 weeks)16 IWCC 853 PDFJohn J. Castaneda P.C.
Rotator cuff tear, with declined surgery7.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (37.5 weeks)17 IWCC 217 PDFTuite Law
Rotator cuff tendinopathy and mild partial tearing8% loss of person-as-a-whole (40 weeks)17 IWCC 169 PDFMartay Law Office
Rotator cuff tendonitis and impingement syndrome, with surgical repairWage differential benefits17 IWCC 295 PDFKatz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck
Shoulder sprain1% loss of person-as-a-whole (5 weeks)17 IWCC 115 PDFThe Law Offices of Peter F. Ferracuti, P.C.
SLAP tear with 2 arthroscopic surgeries, post-operative arthrofibrosis and adhesive capsulitis17.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (87.5 weeks)17 IWCC 395 PDFMarkham M. Jeep & Associates, P.C.
SLAP tear with surgical repair15% loss of person-as-a-whole (75 weeks)17 IWCC 146 PDFAleksy Belcher
SLAP tear with surgical repair and additional laceration and scar to upper arm10% loss of person-as-a-whole (50 weeks)16 IWCC 857 PDFRich, Rich & Cooksey, P.C.

Compare your case to the table of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decisions below that includes:

  • Injury
  • Award
  • Commission decision link
  • Law firm representing the injured worker

Of course, many more factors go into the final valuation of every case that you can read about here.

Shoulder injuries may be compensated with the one of the following types of permanent disability benefits:

This information is provided for educational purposes only.

This article does not provide legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney directly.