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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...]

I Want a Jury Trial for My Workers’ Compensation Claim.  How Can I Get There and What Can They Decide?

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. The Ohio Workers’ Compensation Code allows an injured worker to appeal a decision by the Industrial Commission to a regular Court of Common Pleas and … [Read more...]

Can I Sue for Being Exposed to Mold in Ohio? A Case Study of Terry v. Caputo

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. There is only a genuine issue of material fact in mold exposure if the plaintiff is able to demonstrate through expert testimony … [Read more...]

Why the Industrial Commission Can Stop your Workers Compensation Settlement Payments

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. One of the first steps in pursuing litigation is to determine which court has jurisdiction over a claim. Jurisdiction is a court’s … [Read more...]