Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Constitution and workers’ compensation laws grant the employer immunity from negligence lawsuits brought by employees who suffer injuries in the course of and arising out of employment with that employer. The first exception is where there is a non complying employer who fails to establish or maintain workers compensation coverage or fails to […]

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In 2008, Dewayne Sutton suffered a work injury in Ohio and reported the injury to his employer who  fired him  within one hour  without any given reasons and before the terminated employee could file a workers compensation claim. Mr Sutton’s Ohio workers comp claim was eventually allowed. He thereafter filed a lawsuit against his former […]

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