Utilizing Social Media to Advantage in WC ProgramRead more
On December, 2014, the Arthritis Foundation will host its annual Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk for Arthritis. For the 13th year in a row, Mark Barnes will participate in the run and raise money to fight arthritis. Last year, Mark was named 2013 Adult Honoree of the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in recognition of his participation and fundraising efforts.Read more
On November 17, 2014, Carl Habekost and Janelle Matuszak presented and discussed workers’ compensation topics at a “Lunch and Learn” for V & A Risk Services. The “Lunch & Learn” is designed as a concise education tutorial, which can be achieved over the lunch hour in a relaxed atmosphere. If you would like us to conduct a “Lunch and Learn” at your office, please contact us through our website by clicking here.Read more
At the January 22, 2015 meeting of the Northwestern Ohio Self-Insurers Association (NWOSIA), Carl Habekost and Greg Denny will present the “Top 5 hearing and litigation tips” in the workers’ compensation arena. Mark your calendar. You will not want to miss this important topic.Read more
Comp Connection Vol. 14, No. 6
6th District Examines Retaliatory Discharge in Workers’ Compensation
In Onderko v. Sierra Lobo, Inc., 2014-Ohio-4115, the 6th District Court of Appeals examined whether a claimant needs to have an allowed claim to pursue a retaliatory discharge claim under R.C. 4123.90, which prohibits retaliatory actions in the workers’ compensation context.