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How Long Do I Have to File a Claim for a Work-Related Injury in Ohio?

Posted Date: February 25, 2020 | Categories: Workers' Compensation Attorney Ohio

You should keep two deadlines for filing workplace injury claims in mind. The first applies to workers’ compensation claims, and the second is for a personal injury lawsuit against the maker of a defective tool or dangerous machine. Both types of deadlines are the same for claims and lawsuits related to accidental deaths on the […]

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Can I Get Disability Benefits for My Social Anxiety Disorder?

Posted Date: December 13, 2019 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

The federal and state long-term disability programs available to Ohio residents do cover mental disorders, including social anxiety disorder. Simply documenting the existence of a persistent, treatment-resistant condition, however, will not qualify you to receive disability benefits for anxiety and depression from the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) or through Social Security Disability Insurance […]

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Pros and Cons of Settling Workers’ Comp Claim in Ohio?

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

One of the bad things about workers’ compensation is that the pros and cons of settling a claim amount to the same thing. In short, accepting a settlement on outstanding bills and replacement wages ends the case. Depending on your current circumstances and future needs, this can be a positive outcome or a negative one. […]

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What Happens After a Deposition in Ohio Personal Injury Case?

Posted Date: November 8, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

A personal injury lawsuit can take multiple paths once attorneys start taking depositions from witnesses, the plaintiff, and the defendant. Some personal injury cases do settle after it seemed obvious that the defendant would insist on their day in court. Other cases resolve via arbitration or mediation, and a handful go all the way through […]

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Which Injuries Qualify an Ohio Resident for Workers’ Comp Benefits?

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

At the most basic level, you can apply for the coverage of medical expenses, the partial replacement of lost wages, and other types of workers’ compensation in Ohio if you Work for an employer that participates in the workers’ comp program (as most do) and Suffer a serious physical injury while performing job-related tasks, or […]

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Why Your Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim Could Be Denied?

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