Amputation, Loss of Use Cases: Reattachment (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Amputation, Loss of Use: Reattachment

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Qiblawe, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (9/25/02)

Claimant who has finger amputated and surgically reattached at a different location to replace finger amputated due to work injury is not entitled to second amputation award.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Welker, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (3/7/01)

Where thumb was amputated and reattached, determination of eligibility for loss (or loss of use) depends on condition of thumb after being reattached.

Vote: 5-2
Opinion by: Per Curiam