Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions from: 1/1/98 – 7/27/18
Court of Appeals Decisions from: 5/1/02 – 7/27/18

To see Supreme Court decisions on a topic, click on the SC button next to the topic; for Court of Appeals decisions on a topic, click on the CA button. If a button is missing, the index does not include any cases from that court on that topic.

Administrative Practice

Evidence SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA


Additional Conditions SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Self-insurer, by SC

Amputation / Loss of Use

Ankylosis SC

Loss of Use SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Reattachment SC

Vision, Loss of SC CA

Average Weekly Wage

Adjustment, Time Limit SC

Basis SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Special Circumstances SC CA

Continuing Jurisdiction

4123.522 Relief SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Mistake of Fact SC CA

Mistake of Law SC CA

Newly Discovered Evidence SC CA

No Basis SC CA

Reasonable Time SC CA

Two Year Limit SC

Unspecified Error SC


Amount SC

Appeal or Mandamus SC CA

Dependent’s Estate SC CA

Evidence CA

Miscellaneous SC CA


Classification / Reclassification SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Premiums SC CA

Self-insurer CA

Surplus Fund SC CA


Course / Scope of SC CA

Immunity from Suit SC CA

Independent Contractor CA

Miscellaneous CA


Miscellaneous SC CA

Impairment of Earning Capacity

Desire to Earn SC

Evidence SC

Job Search SC

Miscellaneous SC


Aggravation (see Substantial Aggravation)

Collateral Estoppel (see Res Judicata)

Controlled Substances SC CA

Coverage (Ohio or Other State) CA

Evidence CA

Fellow Servant Rule CA

Fighting (see Horseplay)

Gradually Developing Injury CA

Horseplay CA

Idiopathic CA

Intervening Injury CA

Miscellaneous CA

Parking Lot CA

Psychiatric SC CA

Recreation CA

Res Judicata CA

Substantial Aggravation SC CA

Sidewalk CA

Stress-caused CA

Time Limits SC CA

Traveling SC CA

Work Area CA

Intentional Tort (Supreme Court only)

Constitutionality, Statutes SC

Miscellaneous SC

Standards SC

Statute of Limitations SC

Living Maintenance

Miscellaneous SC CA


Appeal or Mandamus SC CA

Fail to Exhaust Administrative Remedies SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Medical(also see Trial Practice)

Evidence SC CA

Examination / Suspension for Failure to Attend SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Treatment SC CA

Occupational Disease

Asbestos Claims CA

Change of Occupation Award SC CA

Evidence CA

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Statute of Limitations CA

Permanent Partial

Miscellaneous SC CA

Permanent Total

Abandonment (see Retirement)

Compensation Awarded SC CA

Compensation Denied SC CA

Disability Factors SC CA

Discovery SC CA

Medical Evidence SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Order Requirements SC CA

Retirement SC CA

Statutory Permanent Total SC CA

Termination SC CA

Retaliatory Discharge (Supreme Court only)

Miscellaneous SC


30 Day Waiting Period SC CA

BWC Authority SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Temporary Total

Abandonment of Employment

— Miscellaneous SC CA

— New Job SC CA

— Quit Job SC CA

— Retirement SC CA

— Termination of Employment SC CA

Date of Termination SC CA

Evidence SC CA

Former Position of Employment SC

Good Faith Job Offer SC CA

Maximum Medical Improvement SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Offset SC CA

Return to Employment SC CA

Work Activities SC CA

Trial Practice

Attorney’s Fees / Costs SC CA

Dismissal CA


— Extent of Disability CA

— Miscellaneous SC CA

— Termination of Claim SC CA

Jury Instructions / Interrogatories CA

Medical Evidence / Testimony / Exam

— Expert Not Required CA

— Expert Required CA

— Miscellaneous CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

New Condition SC CA

Notice of Appeal / Complaint

— Miscellaneous CA

— Substantial Compliance CA

— Timely CA

— Voluntary Dismissal SC CA

Remand to Industrial Commission CA

Subrogation SC CA

Summary Judgment CA


Amendment SC

Application SC

Equipment Available SC


— Inferences SC

— Miscellaneous SC CA

— Some Evidence SC

Grandfather Clause SC

Interpreting Provisions SC CA

Miscellaneous SC CA

Negligence by Employee SC CA

Specific Rules SC CA

Workshop and Factories SC

Wage Loss

Abandonment of Employment SC CA

Calculation SC

Job Search, Good Faith SC CA

Medical Requirements SC

Miscellaneous SC CA

Overtime SC CA

Part-time Employment SC CA

Self-employment SC