injured worker

In the recent Ohio Supreme Court case of State ex rel. James v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (4-20-17) it is clear that an Ohio injured worker must be directly removed from the workforce due to the allowed injuries/conditions in the claim in order to be awarded temporary total compensation payments. To be eligible for temporary totally  […]

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Workers Compensation/Personal Injury Case-Policy Limits

by Dean Pavick on January 12, 2017

Our 63 year old client, while at work, was driving a shuttle bus which was struck by a car driven by a teenager. The defendant driver was cited by the police for causing the motor vehicle accident. Our client sustained injuries to his neck, shoulders and upper back. The injured worker underwent left shoulder surgery for a […]

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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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One of my jobs as an Ohio workers compensation attorney is to monitor my clients’ claims for additional conditions. Most Ohio workers compensation claims involve state fund employers in which the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation(BWC) pays for medical treatments and makes compensation payments to the injured worker. The claim is initially allowed for certain conditions by […]

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This week I received a phone call from an injured worker on an Ohio workers compensation claim who suffered a serious work related knee injury last year, underwent three knee surgeries, continues to receive temporary total disability compensation, and, who may be released to return to work in the near future with permanent work restrictions […]

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The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation(BWC) and Ohio industrial Commission recently came out with a new rule on wage loss compensation effective 2-14-14. The new rule is 10 pages long and significantly increases the burden upon injured workers applying for this type of compensation. The 2006 wage loss statute itself is only 3 short paragraphs […]

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Armchair Doctors, Ohio Workers Compensation Claim There have been many changes in recent years for injured workers in the Ohio workers compensation program. Many of these changes have hurt the injured worker as far as receiving necessary medical treatments and compensation benefits.One of the problem areas concerns the BWC/MCO doctors as well as treating physicians.The […]

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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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On 4/17/2012 H.B.No.517 was introduced into the Ohio House of Representatives.Considering that most legislation in the area of Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law over the last two decades has significantly eroded the rights of Ohio injured workers,it is not surprising that the highly partisan and pro big business forces are at it again.On the “bad’ side, […]

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