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Winter Workers’ Comp: Slip-and-Falls at Work

By Cleveland Personal Injury Attorney on February 10, 2024

A man tripping at work.

As winter’s icy grip tightens, workplaces can be the location of dangerous slip-and-fall accidents. Thus, “winter is coming” isn’t merely a pop culture catchphrase; it serves as a stark warning about the hazards that laborers face in the workplace during winter. Such hazards, like excessive snow and icy surfaces, exacerbate the risks of injury and workers’ compensation claims.

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The Role of an Attorney in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Cleveland Personal Injury Attorney on October 30, 2023

Two men in hardhats and safety vests. One man is on the floor holding his knee in pain.

Like most states, Ohio has workers’ compensation laws that provide income for workers injured on the job and cover the cost of medical treatment. Workers’ compensation in Ohio has some unique features that make it different from most other states.

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How To File a Successful Workers’ Comp Claim in Ohio

By Cleveland Personal Injury Attorney on October 15, 2023

Woman in a hospital gown, neck brace, and arm sling sitting with a lawyer doing paperwork.

Every employer in Ohio is required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to make sure that workers injured on the job get appropriate medical care. It also provides income replacement to hold the worker and their family over while the employee is unable to earn income.

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I Have Been Injured at Work, Now What?

By Cleveland Personal Injury Attorney on March 28, 2023

Notify Your Employer

If you have been injured at work, it is important to follow the following steps.  First, report the injury immediately to your employer.  It is important to document your injury as soon as possible.  Even if the injury may seem minor, it is important to document it immediately as it may be an injury that lingers for longer then expected.  We see many clients that have their claims denied because they waited too long to report their injury to their employer.

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