Death Cases: Evidence (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Death: Evidence

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Click v. S. Ohio Correctional Facility (4/23/03)

Affidavit of psychiatrist was not competent evidence to establish that deceased worker suffered a heart attack as a result of injury because it does not show that psychiatrist was competent to testify on issue.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Harsha
Appellate District: 4

Embry v. Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (12/30/05)

No evidence established that there was a link between workplace injury and later death, therefore plaintiffs were not entitled to death benefits.

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