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Monthly Archives: December 2019
  • Happy New Year from Bugbee & Conkle!

    Bugbee & Conkle will be closed on January 1, 2020 to celebrate the new year. We hope you have a safe and happy beginning to 2020.

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  • 10th District Court of Appeals Upholds Commission’s Voluntary Abandonment Finding After Termination Following a Progressive Discipline Policy

    BY: Janelle Matuszak, Esq.
    In State ex rel. Reisinger v. Indus. Comm., 10th Dist. No. 18AP-621, 2019-Ohio-3344, claimant was terminated and subsequently filed a motion for temporary total disability compensation (TTD).  The employer argued claimant was not entitled to TTD because he abandoned his former position of employment when he was terminated pursuant to a progressive discipline policy.  First, he used his cell phone on the floor and received coaching.

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  • Holiday Office Hours

    Our staff and attorneys celebrated the season together and now we will celebrate with our families. Our office will be closed at noon on December 24th, and for the entire day on December 25th. We will also be closed on January 1, 2020.

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  • Claimant’s Evidence Without a Physician’s Opinion on Impairment Insufficient to Support a Loss of Vision Award

    BY: Janelle Matuszak, Esq.
    In State ex rel. Beyer v. Autoneum North America, ___Ohio St.3d ____, 2019-Ohio-3714, claimant had an allowed claim for pneumoconiosis as a result of exposure to silica.  His treatment included long-term corticosteroid use which caused cataracts.  His claim was additionally allowed for bilateral cataract syndrome on a flow-through basis.  The claimant filed a motion for a loss of vision of the right eye award pursuant to R.C. 4123.

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