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
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
Heading to the Ohio Industrial Commission for a workers’ comp claim can be a confusing and stressful experience. Whether your injury was a result of a lifting accident, a car crash on the job, a slip and fall, or otherwise, you should feel prepared and confident walking into the hearing room. Having an Ohio workers’
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
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).
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
Ohio workers’ compensation (work comp) is occupational insurance. If your injury is covered, your medical bills may be paid, and you may be paid cash for lost wages and disability for conditions caused by the work injury. What types of injuries are covered in Ohio? Ohio law provides compensation for injury, occupational disease and death.
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
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
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