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Why Your Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim Could Be Denied?

Posted Date: September 10, 2019 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

First, do not panic over a denied workers’ comp claim. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation rejects many first-time applications, and multiple rounds of appeals are built into the process. If the rejections just keep coming, you have the right to take the workers’ comp program to court. Succeeding with an appeal requires understanding exactly […]

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Can I Speed Up My Social Security Disability Claim in Ohio?

Posted Date: August 6, 2019 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

We’re sorry to report that neither we, not anyone else, can reveal one weird trick to speed up your Social Security disability claim in Ohio. Most initial applications receive a decision after about 90 days. An appealed rejection receives a final ruling after about six months. We cannot change those usual timelines. As attorneys who […]

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Birth Injury Compensation Claim Cleveland, Ohio

Posted Date: July 23, 2019 |

What Compensation Is Available for Birth Injuries in Cleveland, Ohio? Just realizing that you may have grounds for filing a childbirth injury lawsuit in Cleveland will be devasting. Your newborn suffered harm because someone on the labor and delivery team apparently made an avoidable mistake. You know you have legal rights to hold a health […]

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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages in an Ohio Personal Injury Claim

Posted Date: July 9, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

As personal injury attorneys in Cleveland, we use a few different methods to calculate fair and reasonable settlements pain and suffering damages. Before we get into those details, allow us to explain why our clients deserve cash awards for what state law calls “noneconomic losses” from injuries inflicted by traffic accidents, medical malpractice, slips & […]

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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

Posted Date: June 3, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Listing each chronic or potentially fatal health problem that qualifies a person for long-term disability benefits is not possible. Brief examples and general categories of qualify illnesses and injuries appear below. The most important thing to understand is the long-term component. Regardless of whether a person seeks long-term disability benefits from Social Security, a private […]

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Know the Time Limit for Filing a Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted Date: May 21, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Following a car accident in Cleveland or anywhere else in Ohio, an injured victim has two years from the date of the crash to file insurance claims. A family member or the estate executor for a person who dies in a car crash also has two years to file a wrongful death claim. The statute […]

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How Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect my Ohio Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Posted Date: May 9, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

First, understand that you may have grounds for filing a personal injury compensation claim if you get hurt on the job. While Ohio makes it nearly impossible for an employee to sue his or her employer for negligence, you can sue the driver who hit you while you were using a company vehicle or the […]

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Tips to Help You Succeed with Your Ohio Workers Comp Claim

Posted Date: April 25, 2019 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

No “one weird trick” ensures you will win your workers’ compensation claim. Each case is unique, and your employer and the Ohio workers’ comp program will look for almost any excuse to deny benefits. Still, as Cleveland-based attorneys who have decades of experience with helping people who suffered injuries on the job or who developed […]

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Accidents in the Workplace?

Posted Date: February 6, 2019 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Cleveland Ohio

This a question with a short, simple answer and a longer, more meaningful answer. We welcome this as an opportunity to give both versions. Each year, Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) prepares a report titled Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The most-recent year for which complete data is available is 2016. During that […]

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Which Medical Conditions Qualify for Long Term Disability?

Posted Date: January 9, 2019 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Before getting into specifics about which medical conditions qualify for long term disability benefits, understand that a long-term disability is generally one that lasts longer than 12 months or which will prove fatal. The condition can be genetic, illness-related, or caused by an injury, but it must limit the person’s ability to work for a […]

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