Amputation, Loss of Use Cases: Loss of Use (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Amputation, Loss of Use: Loss of Use

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Toledo Hosp. , State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (6/24/04)

Findings in medical report were sufficient to support Commission’s decision to grant loss of use award.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Brown
Appellate District: 10

Varney, State ex rel v. Indus. Comm. (10/23/12)

Injured worker does not have to demonstrate total loss of use of a finger to receive an award for loss of use of the finger. Injured worker entitled to award for total loss of use of finger if they lost more than two-thirds use of a finger.

Vote: 2-1
Opinion by: Judge Brown
Appellate District: 10