Whether you can file a claim in Ohio or another state can have major consequences to the benefits and compensation you may be entitled to. Workers compensation benefits are different from state to state. Some are more generous than Ohio, many more are significantly less generous. At Malek & Malek Law […]
Changes to Voluntary Abandonment in House Bill 81
Voluntary Abandonment and House Bill 81 Governor Dewine has signed House Bill 81 this past Tuesday, June 16, 2020. It is effective in 90 days (approximately September 14, 2020). The bill is available to read here. So injuries that happen after the date the changes go into effect will be subject […]
Stay Safe Ohio Order and Face Masks As of today May 4, 2020, there have been 1056 deaths and 20,500 cases due to the coronavirus in Ohio. Governor DeWine and Dr. Acton have published the new executive order, the Stay Safe Ohio Order. Construction companies, distributors, manufacturers, and offices are open […]
A new article from Reuters discussing how the US Chamber of Commerce is asking Congress to protect companies from lawsuits related to the coronavirus: Read here Already it looks like nurses are filing lawsuits for lack of PPEs: Read here You have the lawsuits in Chicago regarding the lawsuits filed […]
What if I get coronavirus at work?
Coronavirus at Work The question is, what happens if I get coronavirus at work? Do I have a workers comp claim?. This is definately new and uncharted territory. Traditionally the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation would consider flu and colds an occupational disease. The Ohio BWC has addressed whether covid-19 and […]