Workers’ Compensation Blog

Can I be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Can I be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?

In Ohio, employment is generally considered “at-will,” allowing employers to terminate employees at any time for any reason - with one crucial exception.   Written into the Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.90 (paraphrased) states that no employer shall discharge,...

Do I really need to hire a workers comp lawyer?

Do I really need to hire a workers comp lawyer?

For those injured at work, workers’ compensation is there to help cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other unforeseen expenses. However, the legal aspects can be overwhelming, which is why having a professional workers' compensation attorney on your side can make...

What To Do After An Accident At Work

What To Do After An Accident At Work

Accidents can happen anywhere, and the workplace is no exception. Whether you work in an office, a construction site, or a factory, knowing what steps to take after an accident is crucial for your well-being and the integrity of the incident reporting process. If...

Workers comp attorney: Your Reliable Partner in Times of Need

Workers comp attorney: Your Reliable Partner in Times of Need

Greetings! Accidents at the workplace can be quite challenging to deal with, but luckily, workers' compensation is there to help. However, the legal aspects can be overwhelming, which is why having a professional workers' compensation attorney on your side can make...

My workers comp claim was denied. What do I do now?

My workers comp claim was denied. What do I do now?

After a workplace injury, you’re counting on your workers’ comp benefits to help pay your medical bills and help you get by financially until you’re able to return to work. Unfortunately, your employer (or the workers’ compensation insurance carrier) had different...

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Workers’ Compensation Case?

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Workers’ Compensation Case?

The three most important things to remember about a workers’ compensation settlement are:   Settlements are voluntary. No one can force you to settle your case for an amount you don’t agree with. Most settlements will stop the payment of compensation and medical...

Can Workers’ Comp Benefits Be Garnished for Child Support?

Can Workers’ Comp Benefits Be Garnished for Child Support?

When you get injured on the job, workers’ compensation benefits can cover your medical bills and replace some of your lost wages. This system gives workers the time and financial support to recover from their injuries and return to the workforce. However, workers’...

How long does it take to settle a Workers’ Comp claim?

How long does it take to settle a Workers’ Comp claim?

Cases involving workers' compensation can occasionally be resolved quickly (within a few weeks or months), but most can take years to settle. On average, a workers' compensation case will be settled within 16 months. A resolution could lead to a court hearing or a...

Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

In this article, we’ll answer some of the questions that we hear most often. 1. What is a workers’ comp injury? “An injury whether caused by external or accidental means or accidental in character and result received in the course of and arising out of the employee's...

What to do when your workers’ compensation claim is denied.

What to do when your workers’ compensation claim is denied.

Just because you received a denial for your workers’ compensation claim, doesn’t mean you’re out of options. You may still be able to file an appeal. A workers’ compensation denial letter can be a disheartening experience. You were injured on the job and you struggled...

Can You Get Workers’ Comp While Working From Home?

Can You Get Workers’ Comp While Working From Home?

Remote work was already on the rise in Ohio before the pandemic. Now, many are working partially or fully from home, and while this is a win for flexibility, it also raises questions about the workers' compensation system, especially if you’re injured during work...