08
Jul
2012

There are countless scenarios that may arise following a work accident. This article attempts to highlight some areas that commonly affect Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) claims.  ONE: Get Medical Attention Right Away While this first point may appear to be a “no-brainer,” all too often clients inform me that they decided to wait

27
May
2012

  When an employee is injured in the course of an arising out of his employment and has an allowed workers compensation claim (BWC claim), there are a number of ways he/she may be paid or receive compensation following the injury. The following are some of the most common ways:  Temporary Total Disability (“TT”) The most common

31
Mar
2012

In Ohio work comp cases, issues are generally resolved at the Industrial Commission. If a party wishes to appeal a decision regarding the allowance of a claim or additional condition in a claim, they may do so to the court of common pleas. Here in Cincinnati, that is done at the Hamilton County Court of

15
Oct
2011

Many clients contact us after being involved in an auto accident or car crash while on the job. This can make for a confusing situation with the different parties that are often involved. This article will try and remove some of the confusion. Note, however, careful review of one’s individual case is strongly recommended and

04
Sep
2011

We have many clients who have been injured in a Cincinnati car accident while on the job. When this occurs, it is possible to bring both a personal injury claim as well as a claim with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (“BWC”) See: http://www.ohiobwc.com/default.aspx. The Motor Vehicle Crash Must Be in the Course of

26
Aug
2011

We have many clients who suffer on the job injuries and develop chronic or long-lasting conditions in their spines and other body regions.  Many of those same clients receive chiropractic treatment for their injuries. The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (or “BWC“) is generally obligated to pay for treatment of such conditions (even many years down

24
Jul
2011

Many workplace accidents are rather straightforward with respect to their surrounding circumstances. A person lifts a heavy object, falls down a slippery flight of steps in the winter, gets in an auto crash while on the clock, etc. Other times it is more difficult to determine how and why a worker was injured. A workplace

12
Jul
2011

It is quite common for an employer to contest or fight a workers comp claim. An employer may argue that an accident at work did not actually take place, or that if it did, it did not result in serious injury. I often advise clients to try and remain calm under such circumstances as they