• Ohio Workers’ Compensation Legislative Changes September 2020

    On June 16, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 81 (H.B. 81) into law, which made significant changes to Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation law. H.B. 81 amends the doctrine of voluntary abandonment of a claim, the statute of limitation on filing a Violation of a Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR), a state fund employer’s settlement authority, and the statute of limitation on a claim among other changes.

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  • Update on OSHA COVID-19 Citations

    By: Carl Habekost, Esq.
    On October 23, 2020, OSHA announced that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has cited 112 employers for violations relating to COVID-19 resulting in proposed penalties of $1,603,544.

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  • The Path Forward: Safety & Legal Considerations to Prepare Your Workplace for Return Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • Coronavirus Employer Webinar Series by Bugbee & Conkle

    Part 1, Telephone Hearings at the Industrial Commission

    Part 2, How Courts are Dealing With COVID-19

    Part 3, Ohio Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19

    Part 4, Keeping the Workplace Safe

    Part 5, Legislative Update

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  • Cake is a Perfectly Reasonable Breakfast Food

    Attorney Mark Barnes began the King Cake tradition at Bugbee & Conkle a few years ago. Attorney Rob King was the lucky winner of the Mardi Gras baby and beads this year.

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  • OSHA’S COVID-19 National Emphasis Program and EnforcementRead more


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