In State ex rel. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services v. Indus. Comm. the Ohio Supreme Court addressed injured workers' ability to receive permanent partial disability ("PPD") compensation in workers' compensation claims for which they had already been awarded permanent total disability ("PTD"). When the case was initially addressed by the Court, it determined that when an injured worker … Continue reading I Can Get Permanent Partial And Permanent Total Disability In The Same Claim Can’t I? The Ohio Supreme Court Emphatically Says No
A client recently approached us after they weren't able to get a Permanent Partial Disability ("PPD") examination scheduled until after the first level (District Hearing Officer "DHO") hearing. My first instinct was that they were out of luck. After looking into the matter further however, that wasn't necessarily the case. The rules in Ohio regarding PPD … Continue reading Can You Still Schedule That Permanent Partial Disability Exam You’ve Been Putting Off?