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Ohio Workers Compensation Hearing Overview

by Dean Pavick on January 6, 2017

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Hearings Discussion   Attorney Dean G. Pavick of Pavick & Pavick L.P.A.  discusses Workers’ Compensation hearing at the Ohio Industrial Commission. Hearings are scheduled to decide all types of disputed issues in Ohio Workers’ Compensation claims. Issues can involve the initial allowance of the claim, allowance for additional work injuries and conditions […]

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Partial Settlement Of Ohio PTD Workers Compensation Claim

by Dean Pavick on December 15, 2014

Our client injured her low back at work in 1998. She thereafter underwent surgery for an L4-5 herniated disc and spinal stenosis.The injured worker eventually became extremely depressed due to failure of the low back surgery to improve her condition.EMG and NCT tests revealed nerve damage affecting her legs.Her orthopaedic surgeon referred her to a […]

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Personal Injury/Property/Chainsaw Accident

by Dean Pavick on August 26, 2013

Our client was a 56 year old man who was using a chainsaw to cut up fallen trees and branches lying on the ground of a woods in Portage County owned by his uncle. His uncle was also using a chainsaw nearby. Suddenly, a large limb fell directly on our client.The client sustained multiple compression fractures […]

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We recently received a phone call from a young man(we’ll call “Joe”) from Akron who was injured several months ago when he fell off of an extension ladder which suddenly shifted on him. Joe suffered multiple fractures and is expected to be off work at least one year. Joe was working alone at the time […]

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In 2012, more than 3.3 million people are nationally expected to file for social security disability benefits.This represents a 50% increase in workers’ social security disability and SSI applications from a decade ago.In 2011,the Social Security Administration denied over two-thirds of filed disability claims on initial determination. A claimant has 60 days from receipt of […]

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