What types of injuries are not covered under Ohio Workers Compensation?

by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 21, 2022 | Workers' Compensation

It is well established that the Ohio Workers’ Compensation system is not meant to act as a general insurance provider for every possible injury that could stem from employment. In fact, the law of Ohio has...read more >>

Can Employees be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation?

by Lauren Osgood | Jul 18, 2022 | General Information

If you’re looking to file an Ohio workers’ compensation claim, or you’ve recently failed a claim, you may be concerned about retaliatory action from your employer. Can they penalize you or fire you for filing an...read more >>

Lack of Clarity on Ohio’s Revised Code 4123.56(F)

by Lauren Osgood | Oct 18, 2021 | Workers' Compensation

While the legislature attempted to make Ohio Revised Code 4123.56(F) clearer as to eligibility, in practice, this has not been the case. ...read more >>

How does Ohio Workers’ Compensation work if I live in a Different State?

by Casaundra Johnson | Jan 03, 2021 | Workers' Compensation

Many injured workers have questions about how their Ohio workers’ compensation claim will be impacted if they live and work in a different state. Under Ohio workers’ compensation law, injured workers will remain eligible for benefits...read more >>

Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits the Only Option if Injured at Work?

by Jacob Brandt | Dec 01, 2020 | General Information

If you are injured at work, you may be wondering what type of compensation you are entitled to.  Regardless of the cause of your workplace injury, the first step you should take is to file a...read more >>

Will all of My Medical Bills be Covered, if I am Injured at Work?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 01, 2020 | Medical Care Benefits

When an individual suffers an injury at work, you may think that all of the medical expenses associated with that injury should be covered until the individual is fully recovered. Unfortunately, this may not always be...read more >>

As an unpaid intern or apprentice, am I covered by Ohio Workers’ Compensation?

by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 22, 2020 | Workers' Compensation

As an unpaid intern or apprentice, you may still be entitled to workers’ compensation coverage if you are injured on the job. Ohio’s General Assembly extended workers’ compensation coverage to apprentices engaged in formal training programs...read more >>

Common Ohio Workers Compensation Injuries

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 17, 2020 | General Information

Workers compensation attorneys in Columbus can help you navigate that process and explore other options like a settlement or a trust fund that has already been set up to help injured parties....read more >>

How Much Compensation Can I Receive If My Employers Fails to Comply With a Specific Safety Requirement Causes My Injury?

by Jacob Brandt | Jun 15, 2020 | Workers' Compensation

As explained in our other blog posts, under Ohio Law there are specific safety requirements that employers are required to follow in order to ensure the safety of their employees. These requirements are codified under Ohio...read more >>

Is my employer allowed to pay me while I am off from work due to my injury?

by Lauren Osgood | May 14, 2020 | Workers' Compensation

Salary Continuation When an injured worker is entitled to benefits under their claim, an employer is permitted to pay wage loss to an employee. In order to notify the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation that this arrangement...read more >>