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Veterans’ Medical Malpractice Claims Increasing

Since 2003, the U.S. Government has paid over $845 million in settlements and judgments to veterans victimized by medical malpractice at Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals nationwide. 

Man Accused of Using Deceased Mother’s Information to Steal $100,000 from Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien and Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)

High standard for Ohio workplace torts reaffirmed in construction death

Companies engaged in the construction industry in Ohio are likely aware that employees injured in the workplace

Senate Bill 43 establishes and House Bill 67 extends time limit for certain membership determination requests

OPERS provides benefits to members who have earned service credit under guidelines set in state law. Senate Bill 343 contained provisions which govern the eligibility

Columbus Ohio Attorneys Battling the Front Lines for Workers Compensation Rights

The Ohio General Assembly has now made it abundantly clear that it is their desire to “reform” the state’s workers’ compensation system. On three separate occasions now,

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.5 percent in 2014; increase among lowest in years

 Social Security benefits will rise 1.5 percent in January, giving millions of retired and disabled workers an average raise of $19 a month to keep up with the cost of living.

BWC awards more than $258,000 to support workplace safety

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer today announced nine safety intervention grants were awarded to employers during the month of August.

BWC Investigations Result in Five Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in January

Columbus – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer today announced that five individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to,

More Brain Injury Lawsuits Filed against NFL

Two more brain injury lawsuits have been filed against the NFL, alleging players were not adequately warned about the risk of traumatic brain injury associated with football.The two lawsuits also name Riddell, maker of helmets,

Judge orders S.E.M. Villa II to pay back wages to whistleblower who reported bedbugs at Milford, Ohio, retirement home

A federal court has ordered S.E.M. Villa II Inc., a nonprofit corporation that operates S.E.M. Terrace, a

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