Aplin & Ringsmuth

Legal Results with Lasting Impact

Madison 608-819-8408 • Waukesha 262-522-0660
Wausau 715-359-5034 • Hudson 715-808-0019

Ken Kucinski

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Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin, 2013
  • Minnesota, 2018

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, J.D., 2013
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota, B.A., 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • St. Croix Valley Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys

Past Legal Experience:

  • Law Clerk to Judges William C. Stewart, Jr. and Rod W. Smeltzer, 2012
  • Student Attorney with the Wisconsin State Public Defender, 2012
  • Law Clerk to Judge Shaun R. Floerke, 2011

Volunteer Activities:

  • Board Member, Deerfield Community Center, 2015 to 2021
  • Board Member, St. Croix Valley Bar Association, 2020 to present

Birth Information:

  • River Falls, Wisconsin

Representative Cases:

Labor & Industry Review Commission Decisions:

1. WC Claim No. 2014-001422 (LIRC March 30, 2015). Successfully defended claim for rotator cuff injury and subsequent surgery.

2. WC Claim No. 2012-007424 (LIRC October 11, 2017). Successfully defended claim for alleged CRPS condition.

3. WC Claim No. 2016-008565 (LIRC May 3, 2018). Successfully defended claim for bilateral CTS conditions.

4. WC Claim No. 2017-004112 (LIRC July 18, 2018). Successfully defended claim for alleged cervical spine injury.

5. WC Claim No. 2015-001493 (LIRC August 31, 2018). Successfully defended large PPD award for successive surgical procedures, utilizing the apportionment doctrine.

Administrative Law Judge Decisions:

1. WC Claim No. 2011-018548 (March 2017). Successfully defended claim for medical expenses arising out of alleged TBI and spine conditions.

2. WC Claim No. 2015-012286 (June 8, 2017). Successfully defended claims for shoulder and knee conditions, and resultant surgical procedures.

3. WC Claim No. 2014-008424 (October 23, 2017). Successfully defended claims for alleged spine injuries.

4. WC Claim No. 2016-003198 (November 22, 2017). Successfully defended claims for alleged lumbar spine injury and coverage for proposed spine fusion procedure

5. WC Claim No. 2016-024296 (June 20, 2019). Successfully defended claims for prospective shoulder surgery and PPD.

 

Ken Kucinski