workers compensation

It appears that big business interests and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation(BWC) are ready to support a new workers compensation law which effectively takes away the rights of injured workers to choose their own doctors to treat them for their work injuries. This will ultimately result in the establishment of medical clinics filled with ultraconservative […]

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 Ohio Workers Compensation & Personal Injury Law In past blogs, we have pointed out significant differences between the types of damages recoverable in an Ohio workers compensation case and in an Ohio personal injury case. A recent workers compensation case decided by the Ohio Supreme Court reinforces the limited recovery for psychological conditions which develop […]

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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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Twenty-first century internet access to Ohio workers compensation documents, information and forms has given injured workers powerful tools to assist them in processing their workers compensation claims. No longer does the claimant generally have to go down to the local BWC office and file a claim application, personally file documents or review their paper claim […]

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On 4/17/2012 H.B.No.517 was introduced into the Ohio House of Representatives.Considering that most legislation in the area of Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law over the last two decades has significantly eroded the rights of Ohio injured workers,it is not surprising that the highly partisan and pro big business forces are at it again.On the “bad’ side, […]

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