The mere fact that an injury occurs on company property during or near an employee’s work shift does not mean the injury is compensable under Ohio law. Employers should be mindful to scrutinize all potential claims to determine whether the alleged injury occurs in the course of or arises out of employment. A recent decision from the Second District Court of Appeals illustrates this point.
In Garner v. Bur. of Work. Comp., 2nd Dist. Case No.
On November 15, 2018, 8:25 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the Northwestern Ohio Self-Insurers Association (NWOSIA) will host its Annual Medical/Legal Seminar at the Hilton Garden Inn Levis Commons in Perrysburg, Ohio. The seminar has been approved for 6.0 CLE general credit hours and 6.0 CLE hours of Workers’ Compensation Specialty Credit. April Renner and Carl Habekost will be discussing safety strategies for prevention of injuries, and defense of claims when injuries cannot be prevented.Read more