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Ohio: Appellate Court Distinguishes Case from Earlier Moorehead Decision: No Loss of Use of Trucker’s Legs Where He May Have Survived Wreck for Brief Period of Time

An Ohio appellate court recently affirmed a decision by the state’s Industrial Commission that had denied additional workers’ compensation benefits for the scheduled loss of use of both of a truck driver’s lower extremities in connection with a work-related vehicular … Continue reading

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Ohio: Total Loss of Use of Rotator Cuff Does Not Mean Loss of Use of Arm

In Ohio, with the exceptions of hearing and sight, scheduled loss compensation was originally limited to amputation. More recently, however, (see State ex rel. Kroger Co. v. Johnson, 128 Ohio St.3d 243, 2011 Ohio 530, 943 N.E.2d 541], coverage has … Continue reading

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