Recent Ohio Supreme Court Ruling – In Armstrong v. John R. Jurgensen Co., claimant suffered minor physical injuries as a result of a car accident during the course of his employment. Claimant developed PTSD from witnessing the fatal accident. Ultimately, claimant’s PTSD was determined to not be a compensable injury under R.C. 4123.01(C). The court held for a mental condition to be compensable in a claim, the allowed physical conditions sustained must cause the mental condition.Read more
Very soon, the Industrial Commission of Ohio will expand its paperless system, allowing parties and their representatives to email documents to the Commission for filing.Read more
Gregory Denny named Co -Chairman of the ProMedica Physicians and Continuum Services Wine Event to be held October 5,2013.Read more
This month we report on two recent developments of note that affect the power and authority of the National Labor Relations Board. On April 25, 2013 the NLRB asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling that held President Obama’s January 4, 2012 recess appointments to the NLRB were unconstitutional. As it now stands, the lower court’s decision calls into question every decision issued by the NLRB since January 4, 2012.
On another issue, the U.S.