work injury ohio

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 […]


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¬† […]


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 […]


Gradual Injury in Ohio Workers Compensation Claim

by Dean Pavick on October 16, 2012

We recently represented a young man who came to us after the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation disallowed his workers compensation claim. The BWC order stated that the injured worker did not sustain a compensable injury in the course of and arising out of his employment.The client had been working on a project for the […]