Employment Cases: Miscellaneous (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Employment: Miscellaneous

Select the case name to read the decision on the Ohio Supreme Court’s web site. For other issues, see our topic index to Ohio workers’ compensation decisions.

Beal v. Bauer (2/21/14)

Because evidence indicated that injured person was not an employee of claimed employer, trial court correctly found that he was not entitled to participate in the workers’ compensation fund.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge DeWine
Appellate District:

Cornett v. Admr., Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (8/18/14)

Individual who answered ad offering horse barn for rent and did not receive any form of compensation from owner of barn for duties running barn was in a landlord-tenant relationship, rather than an employment relationship, and was not an employee of the barn’s owner for workers’ compensation purposes.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Powell
Appellate District:

Margello v. Parachute & Special Advocates for Children (3/25/13)

Volunteer who did not receive any form of compensation for volunteer activities is not an employee and therefore not entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits for an injury which occurred during volunteer activities.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge S. Powell
Appellate District: 12