14
Jul
2014

Certain work injuries are so significant that they result in a permanent “inability to perform sustained remunerative employment.” If such inability is due to the allowed conditions in an Ohio workers’ compensation claim, then the worker is eligible for permanent total disability (PTD) benefits. Such benefits compensate an injured worker for impairment of earning capacity

23
Jul
2013

In a recent decision, Jimmison v GCRTA, 8th District, 2013 Ohio 3155, the Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of an employer who argued that records from claimant’s treating physicians did not establish sufficient causal connection between diagnosis and workplace injury. Jimmison alleged that in 2010 he sustained a neck, shoulder and hernia injury at

17
Jan
2011

Getting injured at work can result in a confusing and frustrating workmans comp experience. Whether your injury requires physical therapy or extensive surgery, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) claim process can pose challenges you may not wish to tackle alone. Many Ohio Injured Workers Go Through this Difficult Process If you are unfortunate

28
Jun
2010

Ohio workers’ compensation (work comp) claims are filed for all kinds of different injuries and diseases. Claims are filed using the First Report of Injury form (FROI) and turning it into the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). Claims may be filed by an injured worker, employer, workers’ compensation lawyer, doctor or managed care organization (MCO).

25
Jun
2010

What happens if I’m hurt at work in Cincinnati? Unless they are “self-insured,” Cincinnati employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance via the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). Workers’ compensation (“work comp”) covers injuries, occupational diseases and death to an employee sustained “in the course of” and “arising out of” employment. Filing an

25
May
2010

What is Vocational Rehabilitation? Vocational rehabilitation (“voc rehab”) is the process of restoring the vocational functioning of an Ohio worker who experiences an on the job injury or occupational disease and who voluntarily agrees to participate in vocational rehabilitation. How does one get into a Vocational Rehabilitation program? Anyone can refer a Cincinnati injured worker

16
Mar
2010

Workers’ compensation settlements with the Ohio BWC can be a lengthy and involved process. The personal injury law firm of McKenzie & Snyder understands that if you have been injured on the job, that you did not expect to be injured and that there are many hardships that you must face. Hardships such as not