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Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits in Kentucky and Ohio

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Dayna Wilson, a law clerk at Lawrence and Associates, who is pursuing her Juris Doctorate at Chase College of Law. A loved one suffering a death on the job can be painful and extremely traumatizing. Determining … [Read more...]

Warnings to Injured Workers in the Ohio Workers’ Compensation System

Compensation: When most people hear the word “compensation” they think of monetary recovery. While there is monetary recovery involved in Ohio Worker’s Compensation, it is only one of several benefits available to injured workers. In fact, Ohio Workers’ Compensation provides many forms of recovery … [Read more...]

Why Is a Treating Doctor an Important Part of a Worker’s Compensation Case?

When a worker gets injured at work, they aren’t thinking about which doctor to go to. They are hurt and want medical attention and that’s about as far as the thought process goes. In contrast, the insurance company has already given the subject a lot of thought. Often insurance companies have … [Read more...]

Employee Deaths on the Job: What Benefits Do Ohio and Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Provide?

The saddest day at Lawrence & Associates is when our attorneys sit down with a grieving widow, widower, or family member to discuss the workplace death of a loved one. Injuries are bad enough – always painful, often debilitating – but injuries can heal. When a family member dies, however, we are … [Read more...]

The Benefits Available Through Workers’ Compensation in Cincinnati, Ohio

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Thomas Rovito, who is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at the Ohio State University. When one thinks of workers’ compensation, a person may reasonably think of it as a monolithic concept. However, when the theory … [Read more...]

Cincinnati, Ohio Workers’ Compensation Awards for Permanent Partial Disability and Permanent Total Disability

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jennifer Tressler, who is pursuing her Juris Doctorate at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Below is a case study used by law students to teach them about the difference between Permanent Partial … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Ohio

Attorneys Justin Lawrence & Marisa Dyson discuss the benefits that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) offers injured workers during and after a workers' compensation claim. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oix8nhF2zzo&t=54s … [Read more...]

The significance of Parker v. Webster County Coal LLC

Parker v. Webster County Coal LLC (Dotiki Mine), 529 S.W.3d 759 (Ky. 2017) is one of the most impactful Supreme Court decisions on Kentucky workers’ compensation law in recent times. Members of the Kentucky Legislature are politicking over revisions to the law as a result of the decision and … [Read more...]

Lawrence & Associates Help Cincinnati Firefighter Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Joseph Lowe. Lowe is a law clerk here at Lawrence and Associates, and is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Lawrence & Associates pays attention to the law. You probably … [Read more...]

Eligibility Under Workers’ Comp and the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. A disabling injury or medical condition can strike anyone at any time. While rehabilitation and regaining one’s health is limited by the realities of … [Read more...]