In Rowland v. Buerhrer, 2nd Dist. No. 27412, 2017-Ohio-7096, the claimant had an allowed claim from soft tissue neck and low back conditions, and later filed a motion to additionally allow substantial aggravation of left shoulder supraspinatous tendon tear. The Commission disallowed the claim throughout the administrative proceedings, prompting the claimant to appeal to the trial court.Read more
On June 30, 2017, Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 27 into law, which law amends several provisions of the workers’ compensation law. The law becomes effective on or about September 29, 2017. Some of the highlights are below. On September 6, 2017, attorneys Robert L. Solt, III and Gregory B. Denny will host a webinar discussing these amendments. It is not too late to attend, so register here.
Statute of Limitations (R. C. 4123.84).Read more
In May, 2017, the Comp Connection reported on the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision in Clendendin v. Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, 2017-Ohio-2830, which found that Commission decisions regarding the return of a substantially aggravated condition to its pre-injury status is an extent of disability decision. Memo B2 has been updated to reflect the Supreme Court’s decision in Clendenin.Read more
On Monday, October 16, 2017, Bugbee & Conkle, LLP, Cardinal Compliance Consultants, and V + A Risk Services bring you a full day safety training camp offering SHRM PDC, COSS contact hours, BWC Safety Credits, giveaways and more! Kim Nelson, Toledo Area OSHA Director, gives a halftime speech about OSHA policy updates, how new injury reporting rules have affected the local OSHA office, and OSHA’s plans for the data collected from the new electronic reporting requirements.Read more