Philip J. Fulton

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Attorney
Location:
Columbus, Ohio
Phone:
614-929-3126
866-552-6353 (Toll Free)
Fax:
614-224-3933
Email:

Philip Fulton has represented injured workers and victims of disability since 1980. A 1977 graduate of the Ohio State University and 1980 graduate of Capital University Law School, Order of the Curia, Mr. Fulton is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers, "Law and Politics" magazine.

Mr. Fulton's professional achievements recognize his dedication to protecting the rights of the injured and disabled. He is past chairperson of the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Section and has twice has been chairperson of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Workers Compensation Section.

For his commitment to injured workers, he was given the Distinguished Service Award in 1994 and 2002 by the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and was inducted into the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Association Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame in 1997.

Frequently asked to lecture to attorneys, legal groups, and doctors all over Ohio on issues dealing with workers' comp, Mr. Fulton is also the author of the well-known treatise on workers' compensation, "Ohio Workers Compensation Law," published by LexisNexis. Mr. Fulton's book is used by workers' compensation attorneys, doctors, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, the Ohio Industrial Commission, and the court system. Mr. Fulton is an Adjunct Professor at the Capital University Law School in Ohio where he teaches Workers' Compensation Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Injured Workers
  • Victims of Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1982

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1980
    • Honors: Order of the Curia
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A. - 1977

Published Works

  • "Ohio Workers Compensation Law", LexisNexis
  • LexisNexis Expert Commentary- When Are Ohio Permanent and Total Disability Benefits No Longer, 115 Ohio St.3d 329, 2007-Ohio-5027
  • Ohio Trial- Substantial Aggravation: The More Things Change...
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1991
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1998
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 2008
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 2011

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Lecturer, Workers' Compensation, Attorneys, Legal Groups and Doctors
  • Adjunct Professor, Workers' Compensation Law, Capital University Law School in Ohio
  • Speaker, Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • Speaker, Ohio CLE Institute
  • Speaker, National Business Institute
  • Speaker, Ohio State Chiropractic Association
  • Speaker, AFL-CIO
  • Speaker, Ohio Self-Insured Association
  • Speaker, NFIB

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Best Lawyers in America: Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 1995 - 2013
  • Columbus Monthly, "Top Lawyers, The City's Best and Brightest", 2003
  • Columbus Monthly, "Top Lawyers, The List: Columbus Legal Stars", 1997
  • Consumer Business Review, Workers' Compensation Attorney for New Millennium, 2000 - Present
  • Ohio Association for Justice Amicus Curiae Award, 2009
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Outstanding Service Award, 2005 - Present
  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1994 - 2002
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Association Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame, 1997
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2013
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers, "Law and Politics" Magazine, 2004
  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers, 2005 - Present
  • Workers' Compensation College, Fellow
  • Best Lawyers 2012 Columbus- OH Workers' Compensation Law- Claimants Lawyer of the Year
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Distinguished Service Award, 2002
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Inducted into Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame, April 25, 1997
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Distinguished Service Award, April 28, 1994
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Injured Workers & Workers' Compensation Section, April 28, 1994
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Workers'Compensation Section, April 28, 1993
  • Ohio State Chiropractic Association, President's Award, 2001
  • Ohio Super Lawyers 10-year Ribbon (10 for 10)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyers, 2004
  • Law & Politics Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Past Chair
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers', Workers Compensation Section, Past Chair
  • Workers' Injury Law Advocacy Group, Board Member
  • Capital University Law School, Board of Counselors, 2005 - 2012
  • Capital University Law School, Chair, 2009 - 2010
  • Franklin County Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Section, Past Chairperson
  • Ohio Association of Claimants' Counsel, Vice-President
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President, 2004 - 2005
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President Elect, 2004 - 2005
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Vice-President, 2003 - 2004
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Secretary, 2002 - 2003
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Treasurer, 2001 - 2002
  • Ohio Association for Justice,, Member, Executive Committee, 1993 - 1994
  • Ohio Association for Justice, , Member, Executive Committee, 2000 - 2007
  • Ohio Association for Justice,, Member, Legislative Committee, 2003 - 2009
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section, Chairperson, 1994 - 1995
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section, Chairperson, 2000 - 2001
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Ohio Association for Justice, Co-Legislative Chairperson
  • Strickland-Fisher Agency Review, Regulatory Climate- Bureau of Workers' Compensation and Industrial Commission, Co-chair
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Board Member
  • Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Ohio, Member