The Hidden Value in Older Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Workers' Comp

Like a fine wine or smart housing investment, your workers’ compensation claim need not lose its value with age. If you have an older claim for workers’ compensation in Ohio for which you are no longer receiving significant benefits – or even no longer receiving any benefits at all – you may be able to settle that claim for a …

The Hidden Value in Older Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Ohio’s Wrongful Death Laws: What Do You Need to Know?

Personal Injury, Workers' Comp

It’s not an easy topic to discuss, and yet it must be done. If your loved one passed away as the result of negligence or poor behavior by another person, chances are you’ll be inclined to take action. Wrongful death – defined in Ohio as death “caused by wrongful act, neglect or default” – implies that unfortunate fate could have …

Ohio’s Wrongful Death Laws: What Do You Need to Know?

Is Lump Sum Advancement the Right Choice for Your Workers’ Comp Payment?

Frequnetly Asked Ohio Workers Compensation Questions, Workers' Comp

An injury on the job always seems to occur at the most inopportune time. As the old Murphy’s Law adage goes, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” Thankfully, there’s no need for you and your family to endure financial misery while waiting for workers’ compensation checks to arrive periodically. Under Ohio law, injured workers facing financial hardships have …

Is Lump Sum Advancement the Right Choice for Your Workers’ Comp Payment?

When an Employer Disputes a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Frequnetly Asked Ohio Workers Compensation Questions, Workers' Comp

Here’s the harsh reality of workers’ compensation: Just because you believe you’re entitled to a claim doesn’t mean your employer will necessarily agree. In fact, in all likelihood you’ll need to fight to win your compensation claim – either through a settlement or in a court of law. Why you ask? Simply put, workers’ compensation claims cost your employer money. …

When an Employer Disputes a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Hurt in a Car Accident? Familiarize Yourself with the Personal Injury Process

Personal Injury

It’s a traumatic situation that could impact almost anyone on any given day. But knowing what to expect beforehand will go a long way toward easing your mind should you ever find yourself involved in a car accident. When a car accident occurs, the at-fault driver will be held responsible financially for any damages and injuries that resulted (at least …

Hurt in a Car Accident? Familiarize Yourself with the Personal Injury Process

Dog Bites and Personal Injury — What You Need to Know

Workers' Comp

Beloved by many, yet dangerous to some. Our canine companions represent our best friends, but — in the worst-case scenarios — can also serve as a source of fear and pain for our neighbors and community. Dog bites affect thousands of Americans annually, yet not enough people are aware of the legal implications. In many cases, the victim of a …

Dog Bites and Personal Injury — What You Need to Know

You Have the Right to Choose Your Own Doctor if Injured on the Job

Workers' Comp

In the case of work-related injury, little details matter to help your recovery progress as smoothly as possible. In Ohio, an injured worker has the right to choose any medical provider so long as that provider is certified through the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (“BWC”) and willing to accept payment from the workers’ compensation system. However, it is important to …

You Have the Right to Choose Your Own Doctor if Injured on the Job

Injured at Work? Understand the Basics of Ohio Workers’ Comp

Workers' Comp

Suffering a work-related injury is undoubtedly a difficult, traumatic experience. But by understanding Ohio’s workers’ compensation program and the steps necessary to filing a compensation claim, you can ensure yourself a quick start down the road to recovery. Workers’ compensation is a program designed to help employees in a time of need. It acts as a type of insurance that …

Injured at Work? Understand the Basics of Ohio Workers’ Comp

How to File a Workers’ Comp Claim in Ohio

Workers' Comp

Ohio’s workers’ compensation program may be difficult to comprehend, especially during the unfortunate occurrence of an injury. However, it is important for you to understand the steps necessary to file a comp claim, as well as what to expect throughout the process. Workers’ compensation is a program designed to help employees in a time of need. It acts as a …

How to File a Workers’ Comp Claim in Ohio

Injured Workers FAQ: How to Navigate the Ohio Workers’ Comp system

Workers' Comp

Ohio’s workers’ compensation system may seem intimidating and difficult to navigate, but with the right tools and a helping hand from Taubman Law, we can help you understand the process When confronting a work-related injury, it may seem impossible to remember all of the steps to successfully submitting a claim that will ensure you all of the benefits you are …

Injured Workers FAQ: How to Navigate the Ohio Workers’ Comp system