work injuries

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 1982, the Ohio Supreme Court first held in Blankenship v. Cincinnati Milacron Chemicals, Inc. that an employee had the right to sue the employer for damages for intentional infliction of bodily injury.The Court noted that the employer’s legal immunity had always been for negligent acts and not for intentional conduct.In 1984, the Ohio Supreme Court, […]

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