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Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

  • Workers’ compensation in Ohio – People who work in Columbus may suffer injury or illness no matter the type of industry or job for which they are employed. When these happen, victims of injury and disease can sustain not only physical damage but also financial and emotional harm. The costs associated with lost wages, medical expenses and more can all take a toll on workers and their families. For this reason, the state’s system of workers’ compensation is important in obtaining financial assistance during such times.
  • Ohio changes workers’ compensation billing system – Recent changes to the way employers pay for workers’ comp insurance has the potential to lead to more uninsured workers.
  • What Is A Statute Of Limitations? – A statute of limitations is when there is a limit put on how much time there is between unlawful events and when someone files a lawsuit as to what happened.
  • I Was Denied Workers Compensation Benefits – What should I do? – If you have been denied your workers’ compensation, then there are some steps that you need to take to ensure that you are awarded the way that you deserve to be. These are benefits that are designed to help you pay your everyday expenses while you are recovering, so it is important that you do what is necessary to make sure you get them.
  • Why Do We Need Workers’ Compensation Laws? – There is no denying that every workplace has its own set of dangers, and there is always the risk of suffering injury while performing your job duties. An accident in the workplace can render an employee unable to work and, in essence, provide for his or her family. Thanks to workers’ compensation, this doesn’t have to be the case.
  • Who is Exempt from Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits? – Workers’ compensation is an insurance fund that your employer pays for; it is meant to cover an employee’s losses if they are injured on the job, or suffer from a work related illness.
  • What is Workers Compensation? – Workers’ compensation was created to guarantee some type of payment by an employer if one of its employees is injured on the job.
  • Claiming Workers Compensation Benefits – Workplace injuries can lead to a serious loss of income for employees and can even result in long-term disability. People who are injured in the course of their duties are entitled to workers compensation benefits to cover daily expenses, lost wages, and medical bills.
  • Internally inconsistent medical report could not be used to deny award – In the case of State ex rel. Wyrick v. Industrial Commission, the Ohio Supreme Court, in a 4-3 split decision, ruled that an internally inconsistent medical report could not be used to deny a claim for workers’ compensation coverage for the claimant’s loss of use of his left arm.


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