Is an injured worker entitled to a scheduled loss of the great left toe when the toe is surgically transplanted to replace traumatically amputated thumb? In State ex rel. Mast v. Industrial Commission, 2011-Ohio 2865 (Tenth District), decided June 14, 2011, the court answered in the affirmative. Facts The injured worker sustained traumatic loss of her left thumb, left index […]
Ohio Workers' Compensation Law
The Workers’ Compensation team at Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal, LPA has been helping injured workers for over 35 years and we have handled thousands of claims. There are often complex legal issues involved in claims regarding proximate causation, statutes of limitation, requirements for receiving different types of disability compensation, and intervening injuries. If you have been injured at work, it makes sense to contact a Workers' Compensation law firm that knows the laws, knows the system and strives to protect injured workers from unfair employers.
Ohio Supreme Court Limits Injured Workers’ Vision Loss Compensation – Traumatic Cataracts and Surgical Lens Replacement Background In a line of cases involving the surgical replacement of a natural lens or cornea due to a workplace injury, the Ohio Supreme Court consistently held that the injured worker was entitled to compensation under R.C. 4123.57(B) for […]