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A New Perspective on the Practice of Law

Host Sean Harris talks with OAJ member, Eric Cameron about workers’ compensation and his views on the practice after an eye-opening experience during a hearing.

Once, Twice, Three Times a Dismissal

By Katherine E. Ivan and Frederic A. Portman Agee Clymer Mitchell Portman Canestraro Robinson Cameron Ohio workers’ compensation attorneys who practice litigation have likely stipulated to dismiss an Employer Notice of Appeal case and later re-filed, perhaps even several times on the same case.[1] A careful review of the Ohio “savings statute”[2] and case law […]


Intermittent FMLA Leave vs Continuous FMLA Leave

What Is Intermittent FMLA Leave? Explaining what intermittent FMLA leave is requires first explaining the general provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act—the “FMLA” in intermittent FMLA leave. Briefly, the federal law allows employees to take unpaid time off to attend to their own health problems or to care for a relative. Employees qualify […]

Are You Entitled to Paid Leave If You Miss Work Due to the Coronavirus?

Employees of essential businesses who have remained open during the Coronavirus Emergency may now be entitled to paid leave if they miss work for COVID-19 related reasons. On March 18, 2020 the President signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The Act gives businesses, with fewer than 500 employees, funds to provide employees with […]


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