Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Workers’ Compensation

Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Workers' Compensation

When workers are injured on the job, they often find it frustrating and tiresome to pursue workers’ compensation benefits. It can be confusing to deal with the Managed Care Organization, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, and the employer’s representative.  While receiving compensation benefits from a workplace injury or illness seems fair, our state’s system operates […]

Top Reasons Your Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim May Be Denied

Denied Workers' Compensation

Workplace accidents can be frustrating and even devastating for a worker and their family. From unexpected medical bills to missed work, workers can experience a great deal of financial stress on top of the physical stress of healing from a workplace injury. Ohio workers’ compensation claims are designed to help fairly compensate injured workers for […]

Workers’ Compensation Claims for Crush Injuries

Workers’ Compensation Claims for Crush Injuries

In the world of workplace injuries, crush injuries tend to rank among the most severe and potentially debilitating incidents a worker can experience. Whether it’s the result of heavy machinery, a misplaced step, or a structural collapse, a crush injury at work can have long-lasting physical, mental, and financial repercussions.  For injured workers dealing with […]

The Role of Vocational Rehabilitation in Ohio Workers’ Compensation Cases

Vocational Rehabilitation Program in Ohio

After a workplace accident, an injured worker may have restrictions that prevent them from returning to the job they were performing prior to the injury. That’s why the Ohio workers’ compensation system offers vocational rehabilitation and living maintenance programs to assist injured workers in returning to the workplace. If you have suffered injury as a […]

What is an Overexertion Injury?

Overexertion Injury Lawyer

An overexertion injury occurs when a person repetitively performs an activity that causes an injury. Overexertion injuries are very common workplace injuries. These injuries often lead to a musculoskeletal disorder that can cause debilitating pain and can often prevent a person from returning to work.  Not all overexertion injuries require immediate medical attention, however over […]

What Not To Say To a Workers’ Comp Doctor

What Not To Say To a Workers' Comp Doctor

You just suffered a painful injury at work in Ohio. After filing for your workers’ compensation benefits, you sigh as you think about what comes next after this workplace injury. Your employer will insist that you undergo an Independent Medical Exam (IME) with a workers’ compensation doctor. This is due to the staggering annual payout […]

Working From Home Workers’ Compensation

Working From Home Workers' Compensation

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 42% of all U.S. employees now work from home. This staggering statistic highlights just how much changes in terms of employment law. Even though remote employees now do their work from home, many are still entitled to the same benefits and coverage they would normally receive. If you sustain […]

How Do I Check On My Workers’ Comp Claim Status?

How Do I Check On My Workers’ Comp Claim Status

After an injury at work, it is in your best interest to file a claim as soon as possible. But after your claim is filed, what then? How do you know if your case is moving forward and how do you know where to go from here? In this post, our experienced Cincinnati workers’ compensation […]

Workers’ Comp Cases That Also Involve a Personal Injury Claim

personal injury vs workers' comp

There are many instances when an employee can file both a workers’ compensation claim and a personal injury claim at the same time. These two claims may even arise from the same accident. Two of the most common circumstances that lead to dual claims include car accidents and construction accidents. Many people often assume it […]

Can I use my own doctor after an Ohio workplace injury?

Can I use my own doctor after an Ohio workplace injury

When an Ohio worker is injured on the job or contracts an occupational sickness, their exclusive legal remedy is filing a workers’ compensation claim. Of course, the most important thing is that the employee receive medical care as soon as possible, followed by providing notice of the injury to their employer and starting the workers’ compensation […]

Maximum Medical Improvement Under Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law

Maximum Medical Improvement Under Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law

An injured worker is found to have reached maximum medical improvement (MMI) when his/her condition has stabilized, and despite continued medical treatment, their condition is not likely to improve. Basically, an employee collecting TT because of a work injury or occupational disease may reach a point medically when they will not improve any more – […]

Workers’ Comp Coverage for First Responders’ PTSD

Workers’ Comp Coverage for First Responders’ PTSD

On Feb. 12, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill 74-22 that would provide workers’ comp for first responders such as peace officers, paid and volunteer firefighters, and emergency medical workers who get post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the course of their lifesaving work. The legislation is now before the state Senate and, should it […]


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