The compensation bargain

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 07, 2015 | General Information

The Workers’ compensation Act reflected a growing public sentiment that employees should receive compensation for work-related injuries and that compensation should be regarded as a charge upon the business in which the employee worked. Workers’ compensation...read more >>

compensation and benefits

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 28, 2015 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Chapter 4123 of the Ohio Revised Code prescribes the amount and duration of compensation payable to a claimant. The Industrial Commission lacks the power to adopt rules and regulations establishing a rate of compensation other than...read more >>

compensation and Benefits

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 22, 2014 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Chapter 4123 of the Ohio Revised Code prescribes the amount and duration of compensation payable to an injured worker. The Industrial Commission lacks the power to adopt rules and regulations establishing a rate of compensation other...read more >>

Non-complying Employers in Columbus: Do I Still Get Compensated For My Injury?

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 07, 2014 | General Information

An employee who works for a non-complying employer may still seek workers’ compensation benefits from the Surplus Fund. The fact that a non-complying employer fails to pay into the Workers’ Compensation Fund is not justification to...read more >>

How is Social Security Different from Workers’ Compensation?

by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 22, 2014 | General Information

Social Security Disability provides compensation to people incapable of working, if they meet certain requirements. In opposition, workers’ compensation involves a work-related injury that renders the injured employee disabled in some way. The requirements for each...read more >>

Workers’ comp reform mirrors calls for change

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 08, 2011 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Very few people would dispute the fact that workers’ compensation is an important safety net for workers who are hurt on the job. However, the workers’ compensation system in Ohio has proved to be the subject...read more >>