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What if I am Injured Performing A Community Service or Volunteering?

Individuals may be covered under the Ohio workers' compensation system if the state or political subdivision thereof contracts with the BWC to provide coverage for persons performing voluntary services when such persons do not otherwise qualify as "employees." Upon execution of the contract, the persons covered by its terms are entitled to the same benefits accorded to employees.

Revised Code § 2951.02(H) provides for community service as a condition of probation and as an alternative to other sanctions for conviction of a misdemeanor. A person performing community service as a condition of probation who receives no remuneration (pay) and who does not enter into a contract of hire does not qualify as an "employee" for purposes of receiving workers' compensation. Under R.C. § 4123.03, however, a municipality may in its discretion extend coverage to such a person. 

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The Bainbridge Firm, LLC

Columbus Office
900 Michigan Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

Toll Free: 800-762-1612
Phone: 614-545-9990
Fax: 614-224-9300
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Portsmouth Office
611 Court Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Toll Free: 800-762-1612
Phone: 740-353-7548
Fax: 740-353-1984
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Ironton Office
119 North Fifth Street
Ironton, OH 45638

Toll Free: 800-762-1612
Phone: 740-532-9772
Fax: 740-532-3127
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Marion Office
198 East Center Street
Marion, OH 43302

Toll Free: 800-762-1612
Phone: 740-387-6727
Fax: 740-382-5816
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Cambridge Office
120 Southgate Parkway
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Toll Free: 800-762-1612
Phone: 614-545-9990
Fax: 614-224-9300
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