Charles D. Smith & Associates

June 5, 2014

Court of Appeals Clarifies Statute of Limitations for Occupational Disease Claims

Where there is a specific incident at work causing an injury, calculating the statute of limitations to file a workers’ compensation claim is relatively straightforward. However, […]
May 27, 2014

Understanding Eligibility for Social Security Benefits

When someone tells you they are totally disabled and are now eligible or are receiving Social Security disability benefits, does that mean they are incapable of […]
March 11, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Strengthens Voluntary Abandonment Defense in the Workers’ Compensation Area

If an employee fails to fulfill some of the fundamental requirements and duties of their job and they are terminated for those deficiencies, shouldn’t that be […]
February 14, 2014

Court of Appeals Overturns Jury Award of Over $700,000 Based on Fellow Employee Immunity

Recently, the Fourth District Court of Appeals overturned a jury award of more than $700,000 to a plaintiff involved in a car accident at work.  Bungard […]