Ohio Hopes Workers’ Compensation Reforms Will Benefit State’s Economy

June 17th, 2013 | Workers compensation

June 17, 2013 Significant reforms are now under way for Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits after the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors approved Gov. John Kasich’s plan for change. One of those changes includes offering approximately $1 billion in rebates to Ohio businesses. According to a release from the Tribune-Chronicle, the rebates… Read More

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Introduces Discount Plan To Employers

April 10th, 2013 | Workers compensation

April 10, 2013 In an effort to reduce the number of workplace accidents in Ohio, and the associated Workers’ Compensation Benefits claims, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has announced it is launching a discount program for employers. According to a BWC press release, the program, known as Destination: Excellence, focuses on keeping workers… Read More

Court Of Appeals Rules In Ohio Workers’ Compensation Case

February 25th, 2013 | Workers compensation

February 25, 2013 Injuries stemming from an accident that occurs while working, but not necessarily at a place of employment, can lead to controversy regarding whether payment of Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits is appropriate. The case of Cossin v. Ohio State Home Services, Inc. et al. recently settled such a dispute. Court documents show an outside salesman for a… Read More

Ohio Supreme Court Weighs In On Workers’ Compensation Case

February 15th, 2013 | Workers compensation

February 15, 2013 The Supreme Court of Ohio has issued a ruling in a controversial Ohio Workers’ Compensation case. According to The Lima News, an employee in Ohio suffered leg and knee injuries in 2004. She was subsequently awarded temporary total disability compensation to cover the costs of those injuries. The woman later filed an application with the… Read More

5 Ohio Coal Miners Seriously Injured At Perry County Mine

October 5th, 2012 | Workers compensation

October 5, 2012 Five Ohio mine workers were injured recently in an accident at the Buckingham Coal Co. mine. According to The Columbus Dispatch, the incident occurred Wednesday, September 19, just after 7:00 a.m. at the mine located about 75 miles southeast of Columbus. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration… Read More