New Program Aims to Reduce Paperwork and Wait Times for Injured Workers in Ohio

August 17th, 2015 | Workers compensation

One of the goals of the Ohio workers’ compensation program is to provide injured employees with access to, and assistance with, quality health care in a timely manner. One of the ways the state is hoping to better achieve this goal is by implementing a new pilot program in northeastern counties. Our Cleveland workers’ compensation… Read More

New Program Aims to Cut Costs While Helping Injured Employees Return to Work More Quickly

July 14th, 2015 | Workers compensation

One of the main goals of the Ohio workers’ compensation system is to provide injured employees with financial assistance until they can return to work. That’s why the state is considering adopting a program that can help get injured workers back on the job sooner. The Enhanced Care Program launched on July 1 and works… Read More

Ohio Class Action Lawsuit Forces State To Reimburse Employers $859 Million

April 15th, 2013 | Workers compensation

April 15, 2013 The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has been ordered by a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge to pay $859 million to approximately 270,000 employers in the state who were overcharged for insurance premiums. The employers who filed the Ohio Class Action Lawsuit alleged the BWC had forced them to pay… Read More