rehabilitation

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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Our client was a 28 year old married male whose foreman instructed him to go up on the roof  of a condominium unit under construction to sweep away some freshly fallen snow before other roofers arrived for work. Unbeknownst to our client and his supervisor, employees working for another subcontractor had cut holes in the […]

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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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