Self-inflicted injuries are not compensable

by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 07, 2015 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

An employee’s self-inflicted injuries are excluded from coverage under the workers’ compensation fund. Deliberate self-injuries are highly unlikely to be motivated by the prospect of entitlement to workers’ compensation benefits, because compensation law provides for an...read more >>

The Self-inflicted Injury Exception

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 24, 2014 | General Information

An employee’s self-inflicted injuries have been excluded from workers’ compensation coverage since 1911, and such sentiment has been codified in Ohio Revised Code § 4123.46, and 4123.54. Deliberate self-injuries are highly unlikely to be motivated by...read more >>