Impairment of Earning Capacity Cases: Job Search (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Impairment of Earning Capacity: Job Search

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Coulter, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (4/11/01)

Injured worker may be eligible for impairment of earning capacity award even if unable to work; job search is not required if injured worker not capable of working.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Evenflo Juv. Furniture Co. v. Finkle (2/28/01)

Claimant who cannot perform sustained remunerative employment is not required to conduct job search to be eligible for impairment of earning capacity award. Claimant can receive impairment of earning capacity award while receiving social security disability.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam