permanent total disability

Permanent Total Disability/Death Claim Award:Silicosis

by Dean Pavick on December 6, 2016

Our client worked for a number of years at a foundry. In 1979, we won our client’s Ohio workers compensation case in court for contaction of silicosis as an occupational disease. In 1989, we had our client declared permanently and totally disabled by the Ohio Industrial Commission. In 2013, our client died from the listed causes […]

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Our client had three fingers amputated on the job over 40 years ago when he was 18 years old. He returned to work but was later hospitalized for diabetes. We had the claim additionally allowed by the Industrial Commission for aggravation of a pre-existing diabetic condition. Years later our client became blind in one eye […]

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Akron, Ohio 3-in-1 Ohio Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, and Permanent Total Disability Case Our client (Pavick & Pavick LPA) was a 38 year old boilermaker mechanic who went on to the premise of an electric company to make repairs. While working in a boiler drum repairing economizer tubes, he was suddenly and unexpectedly scalded by […]

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Workers Compensation-Diabetes-PTD-Death Claim

by Dean Pavick on January 15, 2015

Our client was a truck driver who struck his left foot and big toe while on the job.The claim was initially allowed by the BWC for a contusion(bruise) of the left foot.The client developed a foot ulceration and eventually gangrene leading to a surgical amputation of the big toe.Following litigation, the claim was additionally allowed […]

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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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Our client was a 40 year old boilermaker who was being hoisted by means of a float inside an 80 foot high smokestack to seal ducts when the float suddenly fell approximately 40-50 feet to the bottom of the stack.The client suffered serious injuries including a fractured pelvis, fractured leg, fractured sacrum, fracture of the lumbar […]

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Our client was a 43 year old woman who stopped by a customer’s office to drop off several ordered items on her way into work. Although our client had a business office, she also would occasionally make visits to customers’ homes or business establishments. After our client left the customer’s office, her automobile was rear-ended […]

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Recently, the Ohio BWC LSS Executive Committee authorized partial settlement of Ohio workers compensation claims involving state fund claims.This is good news for injured workers who might be interested in settling the compensation portion of the injury claim but who need to keep the claim open for payment of future medical treatments by the BWC.In […]

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In a 7-0 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio upheld the Industrial Commission’s finding of permanent total disability for an Ohio injured worker whose 1998 workplace accident resulted in a serious low back disability which made her medically incapable of all sustained remunerative employment.The medical reports relied upon by the IC described an extremely limited […]

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