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What to Expect When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Ohio

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 3:28pm Written by:

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The process for filing a workers’ compensation claim can be overwhelming, especially when it’s your first time doing so. We have handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases and thoroughly understand the process, which is why we always recommend getting legal help when you need to file a claim. Even with legal help, it’s still important […]

Avoid These Common Myths About Workers’ Compensation to Maximize Your Benefits

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 2:20pm Written by:

Dealing with a work-related injury can be incredibly stressful, especially if you are planning to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you are not familiar with workers’ compensation, navigating the process can be confusing and overwhelming. To maximize your potential benefits, be sure to avoid these common pitfalls and myths regarding workers’ compensation. Myth 1: […]

Are Employees Able to Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits from Covid-19?

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 12:15pm Written by:

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The Covid-19 pandemic has created an exceedingly difficult situation for policymakers regarding whether or not infected employees are able to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which could include medical treatment, lost wages, and in severe instances, death benefits. Each state has its own unique policies that vary depending on industry standards and requirements, including the worker’s […]

How Much Time After an Injury Can You File for Workers’ Compensation in Ohio?

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 4:47pm Written by:

The time after a work-related injury, or statute of limitations, varies from state to state. Sometimes, employers inaccurately tell injured employees that since they did not report their injury when it occurred, they cannot file for a claim. Some states require employees to notify their employer of an injury with a specific time frame, like […]

Injuries Typically Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1:21pm Written by:

In simplistic terms, workers’ compensation was created to financially protect employees who suffer injuries on the job, including those that cause the employee to miss work because of those injuries. These types of injuries vary quite a bit due to the nature of the work, where the employee is working, and even weather conditions. Here […]

Workers’ Compensation Coverage Outside of the Workplace

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 4:38pm Written by:

Workers’ compensation claims are not restricted to just your workplace. If you become injured outside of the workplace while you are working, you may still be covered. It depends on the situation, how you were injured, why you were outside of the office as well as other variables. Here are some situations that you would […]

When You Should Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Friday, February 1, 2019 at 3:04pm Written by:

Work related injuries can affect more than just your ability to do your job productively. Injuries of this nature can also affect your personal life and even your mental well-being. If you have been injured in the workplace, the question you should be asking yourself is whether you need to hire an attorney. While it […]

What to Bring to Your Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12:25pm Written by:

You’ve been injured while at work and have taken the first step to filing a workers’ compensation claim: hiring an attorney. Now the real work starts. What should you bring to your first meeting to ensure that you are most prepared and that your case will be as successful as possible? The items and information […]

What Happens When You’re in a Car Accident at Work?

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:39pm Written by:

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States. However, the process you follow after getting into a car accident on your personal time versus when you’re on the clock does vary. So, how do you know if you should file a workers’ compensation claim or if your employer is liable? Workers’ Compensation Cases […]

Firefighter Cancer Cases Are Now Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in Ohio

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:03pm Written by:

A new law has been passed in Ohio that allows firefighters to file a workers’ compensation claim for cancer as a work-related illness. The Michael Louis Palumbo Jr. Act went into effect in April 2017 and is named after a local Cleveland firefighter who lost his battle to brain cancer that May. Firefighters in the […]