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June 2019 Archives

Don't let the SSD claim process overwhelm you

For many elderly and disabled people in Columbus and the rest of the country, Social Security disability benefits are a critical source of income. However, when it comes to claiming SSD benefits, it is common for many applicants to be overwhelmed. Matters can become more difficult if a claim is filed only to be rejected by the SSA.

Window washer suffers serious injuries after 80-foot fall

There are some jobs that are so mundane that people tend to forget the risks associated with them. For example, in cities across the country, it is common to see a worker sitting on a boatswain chair, hanging by the side of a building, cleaning the windows. Most people forget the various risks associated with this job, until an accident occurs and forces people to sit up and take note.

You should know what to expect from the workers' comp process

You know that injured workers have the right to seek certain types of benefits and support after an accident. If you suffered an injury in a workplace incident or you became ill as a result of your job requirements, you have the right to move forward with a claim with your Ohio employer's insurance. What you may not know, however, is exactly what to expect from the claims process.

Wrongful death claims: Eligible claimants and available damages

The loss of a loved one is always difficult to cope with. Matters can get worse if that death is due to the negligence of someone else. In those cases, the kin of the deceased not only have to deal with the emotional loss but also the financial loss that accompany an unforeseen death. Fortunately, there are provisions in Ohio law that allow a person's family to claim compensation for the death.

Out-of-state workers and workers' compensation in Ohio

Nowadays, it is common for many workers to cross state borders in search of work. Most of them do so in the hope of making a better living than they can in their home state. While they may receive a better opportunity in a different state, they remain exposed to various workplace hazards, regardless of whether they are working in their home state or in another state.

Threats to outdoor workers during the summer months

During the summer months when the temperatures rise, so do the threats to outdoor workers. The heat and sun exposure can have devastating effects on the physical well-being of the people whose jobs require them to spend a significant amount of time outdoors. It is important for workers to be aware of risks and to understand how to stay safe. 

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