Workers’ Compensation

Questions From the Average Joe – Workers’ Compensation III

by NPHM | August 21st, 2020

Q: I’m a delivery driver and I was in a car accident while working. Is workers’ compensation my only option for compensation? A: You may have heard that workers’ compensation makes it impossible to sue when you’re hurt at work, but that is not always the case. Though the state Workers’ Compensation law does usually […]

Hurt on the job? Medical bills piling up?

by NPHM | July 24th, 2020

Q: I got hurt at work and filed for workers’ compensation, so why am I getting billed for the medical treatment I received? A: When you are injured on the job, the medical bills for the treatment you receive are supposed to be paid by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (MCO) or your self-insured […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Workers’ Compensation ll

by NPHM | June 24th, 2020

Q: I travel for work and I was injured out of state. Where should I file my workers’ compensation claim? A: Though many legal issues should usually be dealt with within the state in which they occurred (to put it simply—the detailed answer is much more complex), workers’ compensation does not follow this rule. Generally, […]

Knowing Your Options When Confronted with a Disability

by NPHM | June 19th, 2020

Work-related injuries can be devastating, resulting in lost wages, medical bills, and rehabilitation expenses. But determining what type of disability benefits may be available is just adding stress and delaying your recovery. Our Ohio workers’ compensation attorneys have experience representing a variety of injured employees from business professionals and students to construction workers and teachers. […]

Causes & Types of Injuries You Could Suffer When on the Job

by NPHM | May 22nd, 2020

Injuries can happen at any time and in any profession from a construction worker, healthcare provider, or rancher and farmer. Of course, some jobs have higher risk of injuries than others, but the same types of injuries occur. Therefore, workers’ compensation benefits are put in place to protect those who suffer from work-related illnesses or […]

Understanding Workers’ Compensation

by NPHM | April 24th, 2020

What is Workers’ Compensation? Every employer, with a few exceptions, is required by Ohio state law to provide workers’ compensation benefits for employees who suffer from work-related illnesses or injuries. These benefits are designed to cover lost wages, loss of future earnings, vocational rehabilitation expenses, and medical bills. In Ohio, employers can be state funded […]

Questions from the Average Joe: Workers’ Compensation

by NPHM | April 16th, 2020

Frequently, we get asked questions about injuries that happen on the job. Zachary Belcher is our intake attorney at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy and he is here to answer those questions. Q: The place I work was shut down due to COVID-19 but was hurt before the shutdown. Can I still pursue my workers’ […]

What to Expect: Workers’ Compensation Claims

by NPHM | June 19th, 2019

If you are injured on the job or become ill due to conditions at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. The majority of employers in Ohio are required by law to provide workers’ compensation insurance, which can cover the cost of medical treatment and lost wages due to a work-related injury or illness. […]

3 Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

by NPHM | January 16th, 2019

Are You Getting the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits You Need?

by Cary Graham | September 12th, 2016

Workers’ compensation benefits are every injured worker’s right. You work hard for your company and it only makes sense that they should take care of you when that work leads to injury. But are you getting the full compensation you deserve? Maybe not. So far this year, more than $580 million has been paid out […]