Ohio Workers' Compensation - FAQ

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Ohio Revised Code on the web: Search for Chapter  4121 Industrial Commission and 4123: Workers' Compensation. For annotated copies of the Ohio workers' compensation statutes, see Chapter 4123 in  Page's Ohio Revised Code Annotated (Anderson Publishing Co, 1953 -) KFO 30 1953 .P3 or  Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code Annotated (West Group, 1971 - ) KFO 30 1953 .A4

Regulations governing the Bureau of Workers Compensation appear in the Ohio Administrative Code: 4121; 4123; 4125, et seq. ; For claims procedures,  see Chapter 4121-3.

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation  provides forms and information on claims  for injured workers on its website, as well as general information about the services of the bureau and the process.

Information about the process to appeal a decision of the Bureau to the Industrial Commission   appears at its web site,  including information about filing an appeal online

See section Ohio Revised Code 4123.512  for information about appealing a decision of the industrial commission to the Court of Common Pleas.

The Ohio State Bar Association publishes Workers' Compensation in Chapter 11 of  the Bar Association's The Law and You. Also see Ohio State Bar Association: Legal Basics for Small Business: Chapter 9.

Additional print materials in the Law Library addressing the filing of claims and appeals process include:

Fulton, Philip J., Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, 2nd ed. (LexisNexis, 1998 - )
Reference and Reserve  KFO 342 .F85 1998     Check Index and Chapter 12  - Judicial Remedies

Darling, Stanton G. II., Klein, James M., & Terez, Dennis G., Civil Practice (West Group, 1997 - )   Reference and Reserve KFO 530 .K54      
Check Index and Vol. 3 (which includes forms)   Form 4.22.7 Workers’ Compensation Appeal: Form

Anderson's Ohio Civil Practice: With Forms (Anderson Publishing Co., 1971 -)   Reference and Reserve KFO 530 .A8       Check Index and 144C.01 and following sections.

Milligan, William W., Ohio Forms of Pleading and Practice (Lexis Publishing (Matthew Bender), 1970 - )   Reference and Reserve   KFO 535 .M5   Check Index and Form 8:422 and several succeeding forms.

  JRN, MR 2/04
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