Who counts as a “dependent” for death benefits purposes?

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 23, 2015 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

A claim for death benefits under R.C. § 4123.59 requires proof that the claimant is a dependent of a decedent whose death was caused by a work-connected injury or occupational disease. A dependent is generally “one...read more >>

Three railroad employees injured in Ohio

by Kara Dolan-West | Nov 06, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Three CSX employees were recently injured on the job in Ohio. Reports indicate the men were working on a railroad crossing when a car drove around two sets of barricades, hit a utility pole, then slammed...read more >>

Ohio man killed in job-related accident

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 16, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Several workplace environments can turn deadly in a matter of moments. These hazards are invisible to many as company policies, regulatory codes, and state and/or federal laws operate to protect workers. But sometimes employers become lackadaisical...read more >>