Ohio Workers' Compensation Questions & Answers

Q: I had a work injury and WC continues to deny the MRI I need. Will using personal insurance for MRI complicate anything?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Matthew S Flemming's answer
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 for other parts of your claim.

Workers' Compensation claims move quickly once started and if you miss an appeal you may be out of luck. It is always worthwhile to have an attorney managing the...

Q: I fell leaving work in parking lot ( not owned by my office). Sprained ankle along with torn ligaments

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 8, 2018
Matthew S Flemming's answer
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.

Q: I am a 50 year old truck driver. I've been on workers comp since I fell out of truck on January 31, 2017. Some of my inj

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 8, 2018
Matthew S Flemming's answer
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 seeking allowed.

Good luck.

Q: Can my wife sue her workplace?

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 7, 2016
Peter Munsing's answer
Generally the only claim she has for an injury is workers compensation. However if her claim is related to the conditions of employment that may be something that is covered by the law. Suggest she contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice who handles Employment issues or Workers Compensation depending on the type of claim you are inquiring about. They bve free consultations.

Q: Am i eligible I broke my ankle while walking to car in their driveway fell off step?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Jun 23, 2016
Matthew Williams' answer
Eligible for what? Disability? There isn't enough information here. Whose driveway? Why were you there? Etc.

Q: I live in OHIO but work in PA and need a workers compensation attorney can i get a attorney from Ohio .

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 6, 2015
Matthew Williams' answer
You will most likely need an attorney who is licensed in PA. Particularly if you live close to border, there may be some Ohio based attorneys who are licensed in both states. Make some calls.

Q: I settled a workers comp claim and I have yet to receive my money but they closed my medical already.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on May 5, 2015
Ed Malek's answer
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Q: My question is regarding my own situation. In 2007 I was incarserated for 4 days and was recieving temporary total comp.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 2, 2015
Matthew Williams' answer
You need to speak with your attorney. He or she knows the fact. I don't. It's that simple. If they want to keep 4 days because you were in jail, and that's the end of it. It may be best to let sleeping dogs lie, but you need to consult with your attorney.

Q: Can my lawyer settle a workers comp case without me present?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 28, 2015
Matthew Williams' answer
If you give your attorney authority to enter into a settlement arrangement, he or she should be able to settle a case on your behalf. You may be required to sign some documents, but that can be done through the mail.

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