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Essential Information on Qualifying for Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted Date: August 28, 2018 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Following are nine things that everyone who works in Ohio should know about qualifying to receive workers’ compensation benefits. We cannot cover every fact about the program in a single blog post, however. We also leave out almost all the details about completing and filing applications. If you have specific questions about your own situation […]

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The Most Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Posted Date: June 27, 2016 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

On-the-job injuries that can qualify you to receive workers’ comp benefits can be categorized by type of injury, body part injured, and cause. Knowing the details can help you both avoid problems before they arise and know whether you may have a claim that will be approved by Ohio Workers’ Compensation. Here is what the […]

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Steps to Take After a Workers’ Comp Claim is Denied

Posted Date: March 23, 2016 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Appeal. Quickly, and with the assistance of an experienced Jones Law Group Ohio work injury lawyer. Do not be shocked, feel discouraged, or give up on your claim. You applied for Ohio workers’ compensation because you needed the replacement wages and medical treatment. You have rights to challenge a denial. Exercise your rights to achieve […]

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How to Handle an Injury at Work

Posted Date: February 26, 2016 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

While some jobs are undoubtedly riskier than others, the possibility of becoming injured at work always exists. You can trip on stairs in an office building almost as easily as at a factory. Proving this, in 2013, nearly 123,000 Ohioans suffered what the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics classify as occupational illnesses and injuries. Of […]

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HR Ignored My Sexual Harassment Complaint. What Do I Do Next?

Posted Date: June 8, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Employment & COBRA Claims

Sexual harassment is a very serious issue in the workplace. While many Ohio workers assume that sexual harassment is cut and dry, the truth of the matter is that sexual harassment entails more than blatant sexual advances. To begin, it is important that workers understand what is considered sexual harassment according to Ohio state and […]

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4 Tips for Winning Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted Date: April 29, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers’ compensation claims are not typically easy for an injured employee to win. The employer is often motivated to limit losses, and will fight against these claims, even to the detriment of a current employee. Following these four tips will increase your changes of winning your claim.       File your injury claim as […]

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How Does Social Security Differ from Workers’ Compensation? Can I Apply for Both?

Posted Date: March 20, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Insurance is different from Workers’ Compensation – due to this, you can apply for both.  Unfortunately, there is a limit on the total combined amount you can receive, which is 80% of what is considered your “pre-injury” income.  So if you were making ten dollars an hour, you could only receive up […]

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Three Types of Injuries Covered Under Workers Compensation

Posted Date: January 12, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers compensation claims are often denied because those seeking benefits are injured in a way not covered by workers compensation. To better understand why this is so, you have to take a look at the history of workers compensation.  Workers compensation laws were put in place to help insure workers safety while reducing liability for […]

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Types of Injuries Covered in Workers Comp Cases

Posted Date: August 19, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Ohio Workers’ Compensation covers injuries, occupational diseases and deaths. There is no comprehensive list of injuries covered by Workers’ Compensation. Ohio Workers’ Compensation covers injuries sustained by employees while at work. If your ailment is defined as an injury under Ohio law, then Workers’ Compensation covers it. An experienced Columbus, Ohio employment attorney at Jones […]

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Who Qualifies for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Posted Date: May 20, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

If you are injured on the job or become ill as a result of your work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. An insurance program required by state law, workers’ compensation provides payments to employees for work-related illnesses and injuries. Typically, the payments consist of compensation for medical bills and partial pay for […]

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