11 IWCC 764
Award: Reduced from 30% man as a whole to > 25% man as a whole
Accident: Lifting a lube pump felt back pain
Injury: Low back pain with radiating pain into R leg. Surgery required: posterior lumbar decompression at L4, posterior lumbar interbody fusion at L4/L5, pedicle screw fixation at L4/L5, harvest of autologous bone graft and placement of structural allograft to include 9mm spacers. After surgery, some foraminal encroachment by disc bulge, or scarring, at L4-L5.
Restrictions: No more overtime; just 40 hours a week (but P asked for this restriction to be removed for financial reasons).