I've been at my job for 5 months with no problems they put me on a new job after a couple days my back started hurting I told my supervisor I couldn't do it and it was messing up my back and they said unfortunately you have to keep doing it until you get a doctor's excuse and now my... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
In Wisconsin,once you report a work injury as you have done as you describe above, any smart employer would report it immediately to their worker's compensation insurance carrier and take you off that job and refer you to be seen by a doctor of their, or your, selection without further delay.... Read more »
my first hearing ruled in my favor, however the second one ruled against me on the grounds of my age and some deterioration after years of working. I had no problem with my shoulder until that day. When it first happened I thought it was a simple strain and finished my shift. I iced it as often... Read more »
I am a teacher for a head start program. As part of my job I am required to conduct Home visits at families residences. During one of my visits in August of 2022 there was a man shot and killed 50 ft from me. I heard the shots and once police came I went to the front door and saw the body right... Read more »
answered on Dec 29, 2022
Ohio does not recognize workers' compensation claims for psychological conditions alone; they must be associated with a physical injury you sustain. Other states recognize these claims but not Ohio. You would have to sustain a physical injury, even a minor one, before the psychological... Read more »
I didn't suffer any major Burns but mentally I have been stressed out since she threw this cup of string beans used in my face burning my face and neck eyes and Chin what are my options
answered on Aug 31, 2022
You have a valid work injury claim. If you have developed an emotional reaction to your injuries and the incident, you may be able to get treatment under your claim. You'd have to have a psychologist or other mental health professional confirm a diagnosis and file a motion to have the... Read more »
I am missing out on a decent amount of money because most people tip on card instead of cash
answered on Mar 4, 2022
Good morning, this practice may be unlawful. I would recommend speaking with an attorney about this. Feel free to give our office a call - we'd be happy to discuss it with you. 614 610 9755.
I worked as a mortician's assistant for 1 FULL SHIFT (9 am - 5pm). Helped move multiple dead bodies, and after that 1 day, decided I can't handle the stress and sight of the dead rotting bodies. And after that, they are refusing to pay me for my time, even though the director said himself... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2021
Probably not for the emotional trauma. It sounds like what you experienced is within the parameters of your job. In other words, a jury would likely find that you should reasonably have known what to expect. If you worked and they have refused to pay you, then yes, you can sue for the one... Read more »
loud now my ears never stop ringing and giving me headaces with no sleep
I am being pursued by a collection for Ohio worker's compensation taxes I owed as a small business (unincorporated) owner from 1992. My business went bankrupt in 1992, and I filed bankruptcy and my taxes were discharged (but I don't have proof worker's compensation was) in 1996.... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2021
The BWC has an Adjudication Committee (at least they used to years ago when I worked there) where you can present your situation. It used to come up when employers were non-complying (I.e., hadn't had premiums) or coverage had lapsed for a few days and then got hit with a huge penalty. They... Read more »
The FB post was on my private personal account, it did not mention the business or anyone by name and my profile does not list where I work. I complained very angrily about her lack of enforcement on the mask mandates in the office and I did swear saying an A-hole customer was putting my health at... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2020
Ohio is an at-will employment state, meaning you or your employer can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (as long as the reason isn’t discriminatory). It sounds like you have been fired here based on what happened. As for unemployment, your employer can challenge... Read more »
Over the last few years I've been injured at work 3 times and filed a workers comp claim for 2 of them (first and third). For those 2, my boss had me cancel each claim and say that I didn't need the benefits anymore. He wanted me to do this so his number of processed claims and insurance... Read more »
answered on Aug 13, 2020
You are entitled to your last two paychecks.
Although it is not entirely clear that an agreement to waive workers compensation claims is enforceable, that is what your employer entered into. Specifically, your employer agreed to pay for (some) wages and medical costs if you did not file a... Read more »
I informed payroll, HR, and management the day I got paid That my check was short. I call everyday to ask for updates everday they tell me they are working on it and have to wait for the owner's approval to give me a check. They owe me 1300$ that supposed to be on my regular paycheck.
answered on Aug 14, 2020
Hi. I would wait to hear what payroll, HR, and management say. Does missing that portion of your pay put you below the minimum wage? Is the check for any overtime you worked during the pay period? If so, you may have a claim. But I would try to resolve this internally since you are still working... Read more »
My fiances work had a covid exposure so everyone had to get tested. They made them return to work without seeing the results and more employees tested positive thus resulting in further exposure. Is this something that can be taken to court for those who test positive because the employer did not... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2020
First, your fiance would need to test positive for COVID, or another employee would want to sue. In every lawsuit, you must prove the four following things: duty, breach, causation, and injury. Your fiance's employer has a duty to provide him with a safe workplace. The question will become if... Read more »
The owner is deceased business is closed they're at their investigation couldn't find anybody who had any from information on the violation even the place that we worked at
answered on Mar 22, 2020
Well, it sounds like there won’t be anyone to contest the testimony of you and your coworkers if possible. If that’s all the evidence there is...
Now my employer is talking about putting me on FMLA and maybe separation if I can't come back after FMLA runs out... Is that legal?
answered on Sep 13, 2019
You really ought to speak with an attorney about this. Look for a local lawyer who does a lot of workers comp and medical malpractice.
I never received settlement. That company is now out of business
answered on Jul 23, 2019
The statute of limitations for Ohio Workers' compensation claims depends somewhat on when the last activity was on the claim. You should contact a licensed attorney to discuss some specifics and they can give you a better idea of whether the claim is still active or barred due to inactivity.
so there premiums don't go up can they do that.
answered on May 1, 2019
They could ask that, but it is suspicious behavior. That could be seen as attempting to dissuade your husband from workers' compensation, which is illegal. You and your husband should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible and discuss your claim in more detail. Some will... Read more »
I informed my doctor that it was a work injury and that it kept getting denied.
answered on Jul 13, 2018
Depending on the time frame of the denial, you may be able to appeal the denial to the industrial commission. I would speak quickly with a Workers' Compensation attorney (there are many), to discuss your options. You could use personal insurance, however it can muddy the waters quite a bit... Read more »
Posiible broken ankle and foot. Am I eligible for workman comp or coming and going laws?
answered on Jan 8, 2018
This is a very factually specific question and cannot be answered without a further in-depth interview. I would certainly try to consult with a workers' compensation attorney.
Was injured after falling from truck. Some of my additional allowances were denied by ic. Going to common pleas Court. My doctor has set surgery date for lumbar fusion. I am using my own insurance for this. He says I will also need surgery for neck. I have pre-trial set for November. Then jury... Read more »
answered on Jan 8, 2018
If you do not have an attorney, I strongly recommend consulting with one prior to to trial. If there is not a doctor's deposition that testifies about the fall and the injuries it caused, there may be an issue showing what you need to in order to have your claim and the conditions you are... Read more »
My wrist is getting worse and I may need to see a doctor. Is there a time limit to when I need to report my injury to my employer?
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