What if my employer did not file safety rules resulting in my injury?

by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 19, 2019 | General Information

You may be surprised to know that Ohio’s workers’ compensation system is considered “no-fault.” This simply means that even if an injured worker is at fault for their injury they still are permitted to file a workers’ compensation claim....read more >>

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits For A Psychological Condition?

by Jacob Brandt | Aug 12, 2019 | Hearing Process

Many individual in Ohio are subjected to working in extremely stressful and dangerous work environments. Understandably so, many workers in Ohio will develop psychological conditions as a direct result of the stressors associated with their job....read more >>

How Much Will I Receive in Death Benefits? How Much Will My Children Receive in Death Benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jul 30, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

The unfortunate tragedy of losing a loved one to a workplace accident can be devastating. The Ohio Revised Code requires that in the case of injury or occupational disease, causing the death of an employee, benefits shall be paid to the surviving spouse and children of the deceased....read more >>

OSHA fines Columbus facility for mishap that pinned worker’s head

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 26, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times when people think of job-related accidents they think about an employer’s inability to keep the workplace safe. They may think of faulty equipment and an employer’s failure to provide proper safety equipment to employees....read more >>

Ohio prison worker injured on the job when attacked by inmate

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 05, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times on this blog we discuss workplace environments that seem safe, but actually pose hidden dangers. However, there are also workplaces that are inherently dangerous. Amongst these are those locations where law enforcement personnel work....read more >>

Over 5,000 worker amputations have occurred since 2005

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 13, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has recently released statistics that show over 5,000 Ohio workers have suffered amputation injuries since 2005. The data shows 5,405 workers’ compensation claims related to such injuries were made between...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 company fined by OSHA for unsafe working conditions

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 30, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace safety is an employer’s responsibility. They are expected to provide adequate and safe equipment, properly install safety features, promote and enforce safety procedures, and ensure employees are trained to work in a safe manner. When...read more >>

Semi-truck strikes hydraulic lift, injures two workers

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 24, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Most people have driven through construction zones at one time or another. They have seen the orange cones or barrels to mark closed lanes, reduced speed limit signs, and men and women at work on the...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 >>