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Social Security Disability Insurance: A Bedrock of Security for American Workers

Posted Date: July 7, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability

Imagine that tomorrow, while cleaning out your gutters, you fall off a ladder. You suffer a traumatic brain injury and spinal cord damage, leaving you paralyzed, unable to speak, and with significantly impaired short- and long-term memory. Unable to work for the foreseeable future, you have no idea how you are going to support your […]

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Widow to Receive over 23 Years of Workers Comp Benefits

Posted Date: December 29, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

The widow of an Ohio worker who died hours after his workplace injury should receive more than 23 years’ worth of workers compensation benefits for the loss of his limbs, sight and hearing in the period before his death, an Ohio appellate court has ruled. Dhimitraq Taluri, 63, worked for Lakewood, Ohio-based Arberia L.L.C. and […]

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Bipartisan Bill to widen Federal Help for Disabled

Posted Date: December 9, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is poised to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-sheltered bank accounts to pay for certain long-term expenses – the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century. The House was set to vote Wednesday on the bill, called the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, which stands out […]

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National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar Ticket to Work for America’s Veterans: Free Services for Those Who Served

Posted Date: November 5, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

Register Now! National WISE Webinar November 19, 2014                                                               In November, we honor America’s Veterans. Many veterans with disabilities face challenges reintegrating into society and […]

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Hydrocodone Reclassification Takes Effect Oct. 6: Are you ready?

Posted Date: September 30, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Contracts, Credentialing, Health Care & Businesses, Individuals, Licensure & Disciplinary, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

A new rule from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) taking effect Oct. 6 reclassifies hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II controlled substances, establishing restrictions that will require considerable changes to prescribing practices.

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Ohio Workers’ Comp Bureau Opening New North Canton Location

Posted Date: August 25, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

The Hoover District site will soon become the new location for the area’s Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Service Office. The office, located at 339 E. Maple Street in North Canton, will house approximately 100 employees serving Canton area employers and injured workers beginning June 16.

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Temporary Total Disability When Retired

Posted Date: May 13, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

On May 7, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in favor of an injured worker, finding that an injured worker is entitled to temporary total disability compensation when the injured worker’s retirement is causally related to his or her industrial injury and the injured worker has not otherwise abandoned the entire workforce. 

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