How long do you have to file a workman’s comp case in Ohio?
How long do you have to file a workman’s comp case in Ohio? If you Google this question today, you will find many websites with the INCORRECT answer! Why? Because the law has recently changed and if you are an injured worker, it has not changed in your favor. As of September 29, 2017, an […]READ MORE
How much do I get paid on workers comp in Ohio?
How much do I get paid on workers comp in Ohio? Great question! It is a common question asked to our workers comp attorneys and staff. Many variables affect how much you get paid for workers comp like your wages, overtime, commissions, missed weeks of work within the last year, and other circumstances unique to […]READ MORE
Honor Labor Day. Don’t fall victim to wage theft
Honor Labor Day. Don’t fall victim to wage theft This Labor Day weekend, we celebrate the pride and spirit of great men and women who have worked hard to improve the lives of not only their families but this country. Did you know? Labor Day was established on June 28, 1894 by an Act of […]READ MORE
Ohio BWC New Rule Discourages Lumbar Fusion and Opioids
Ohio BWC New Rule Discourages Lumbar Fusion and Opioids The new rule requires that workers undergo at least 60 days of comprehensive conservative care, including physical therapy, chiropractic care, rest, anti-inflammatories, ice and other nonsurgical remedies, before surgical options are considered. Researchers found that lumbar fusion surgery patients had less success than non-fusion patients. Fusion […]READ MORE
Helping Injured Workers with Treatment & Rehabilitation
Helping Injured Workers with Treatment & Rehabilitation I sincerely appreciate all of your help in facilitating my work injury treatment and rehabilitation. I would not have been able to start with my graduate studies cohort without your help in getting the treatment I needed to be functional again. ~M.S. from Cleveland Heights, OhioREAD MORE
Ohio BWC Reviews Painkiller Prescriptions
Ohio BWC Reviews Painkiller Prescriptions By Grace Szubski The news media is reporting the problems in our region from the heroin epidemic we are facing. Law enforcement, the judicial system and the medical community are trying to tackle the issues this epidemic is causing. It is a problem in urban, rural and suburban communities. It exists […]READ MORE
Supreme Court Justice Pfeifer says same-sex marriage language does not belong in Ohio Constitution
For years, Ohio has been one of the few states that have legally banned gay marriage. Justice Pfeifer spoke in support of Ohio repealing the 2004 law banning gay marriage. Garson Johnson applauds Justice Pfeifer’s courage to publicly express his opinion. For the full article, visit the Columbus Dispatch Online. Supreme Court Justice Pfeifer, who has […]READ MORE
COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMS DECISION TO PAY OHIO EMPLOYERS.
COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMS DECISION TO PAY OHIO EMPLOYERS. OHIO BWC CLASS ACTION ALERT: Ohio’s Eighth Appellate District Court (Cuyahoga County) upheld the decision of Judge McMonagle in 2012 that found the Ohio BWC had illegally overcharged 270,000 Ohio employers for premiums hundreds of millions of dollars (San Allen, Inc., et al. vs Stephen Buehrer, Administrator, Ohio Bureau […]READ MORE