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Lawrence & Associates Accident and Injury Lawyers, LLC Workers’ Compensation Archives

November 8, 2017
Eligibility Under Workers’ Comp and the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

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 modern medical science, maintaining economic security during these trying times is possible.

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August 16, 2017
I Want a Jury Trial for My Workers’ Compensation Claim.  How Can I Get There and What Can They Decide?

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 have a jury trial.  But if a worker makes that kind of appeal, what issues is the jury allowed to hear?

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August 9, 2017
Can I Sue for Being Exposed to Mold in Ohio? A Case Study of Terry v. Caputo

We examine the case of Terry v. Caputo, and consider some of the complexities of a claim due to toxic mold exposure.

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July 10, 2017
Why the Industrial Commission Can Stop your Workers Compensation Settlement Payments

One of the first steps in pursuing litigation is to determine which court has jurisdiction over a claim. We look at a recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling in Measles v. Industrial Commission, which determined that the Ohio Court of Claims has exclusive jurisdiction over workers’ compensation lump sum disputes.

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June 20, 2017
Subrogation – How Your Ohio Worker’s Compensation Claim Can Take Money Away from Your Personal Injury Claim

When employees are injured on the job by a third-party, the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) may file a subrogation claim. Subrogation provides the BWC or a self-insured employer with the right to collect back costs of the worker’s compensation claim from the third-party who caused the injury if the injured employee receives a settlement or judgment from a third party.

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April 19, 2017
What You Should Expect from an Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim

We take you step by step through the process of filing a Workers’ compensation claim in Ohio.

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October 26, 2016
What Should You Do If You Get Injured at Work?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Nolan Weddle, a Juris […]

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September 30, 2016
Charles Clark v. W & M Kraft, Inc

Read a 2007 decision in which Justin Lawrence successfully argued that his client, an employee of Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB) qualified as a seaman under the law.

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September 12, 2016
When a Civil Defendant Files for Bankruptcy

Justin Lawrence provides advice about how to pursue a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim when the responsible party is in bankruptcy.

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September 8, 2016
Turner v. Midland Decision

Follow the link to read an important published decision by the Eastern District of Kentucky federal court, in which Justin […]

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