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Workers’ compensation fraud occurs when someone receives these benefits when they are not entitled to them. This may sound like a small deal, but the numbers really add up. Recently, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) identified several incidents of fraud, taking money from a system intended to provide help to injured workers. The […]
Across the United States, workers’ compensation programs give injured workers access to medical care and compensation in exchange for their giving up the right to sue their employers for injuries incurred on the job. In Ohio, your employer can purchase insurance and “self-insure,” or they can pay a premium and purchase workers’ comp coverage directly […]
Going to Court… Going to court can be scary and confusing. This is true not only for injury claims, but for other types of cases such as criminal charges, domestic relations issues, and probate matters. Court cases are formal proceedings with strict procedures and many rules to follow and written documents to file. We […]
No one plans to be hurt in an auto collision. No one is ever really prepared for the after-effects of the collision — pain, restrictions on activity, medical bills, lost wages, property damage, etc. No one really ever considers how injury and disability harm and endanger our families and friends and the community in which […]
Injured workers often ask about whether their claims are still open for medical treatment. Likewise, providers are often concerned with whether their bills are timely filed and when bills are payable in a claim. Under the law, Ohio workers’ compensation claims remain open for payment of compensation and medical bills for a rolling 5 year […]
SPECIAL EDITION: SAFETY ALERT EVERY DAY YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE AT RISK FOR LIFE AND LIMB Safety rules are supposed to protect all of us. Employers who carelessly or recklessly violate safety rules, causing injury to employees and harming families are held accountable. Under Ohio law, if a work injury is caused by the […]
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Social Security Disability benefits is compensation you have paid for and to which you are entitled.