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Beware: Violations Of State Safety Requirements Bring Penalties For Both State Fund and Self-Insured Employers

USA - April 15 2019 Recently, Dinsmore has noticed an uptake in claimant allegations that an employer has caused an accident due to violation of a specific safety…

Theresa Muhic.

Medical Marijuana Rollout in Ohio

USA - February 20 2019 The Ohio medical marijuana market saw a robust start to sales on January 16, 2019. First-day sales totaled more than $75,000, per the state’s Medical…

Anthony "T.J." Jagoditz.

The Ohio BWC’s New Rule on Health and Behavioral Assessment Intervention

USA - August 16 2018 Medical treatment in workers’ compensation claims has typically been limited to treatment of conditions that are “allowed” in the claim itself. For…

J. Andrew Recker.

Ohio Supreme Court Determines that Subrogation Applies to Third-Party Settlements Prior to WC Claim Allowance

USA - June 7 2018 On April 19, 2018, the Ohio Supreme Court determined in Bureau of Workers’ Compensation v. Verlinger (2018-Ohio-1481) that the provisions of Ohio…

Anthony "T.J." Jagoditz.

Strict Interpretation of Ohio BWC’s Non-At-Fault Motor Vehicle Accident Reimbursement Requests

USA - December 20 2017 The Ohio General Assembly voted unanimously in 2015 to pass House Bill 207, which created a rating exception rule where a state-funded employer would…

Anthony "T.J." Jagoditz.