Injury Cases: Recreation (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Injury: Recreation

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.

Griffith v. Miamisburg (12/16/08)

Injury during basketball game at police training facility where injured worker was encouraged to stay by employer occurred in the course of, and arising out of, employment.

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

Williams v. Time Warner Cable (4/28/10)

Injury which occurred while running a part of a marathon relay team which was sponsored by employer did not occur in the course of employment.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Whitmore
Appellate District: 9

Young v. Ohio State Hwy. Patrol (12/28/07)

Injury during basketball game which employee was not required to participate in as part of employment was not compensable.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Slaby
Appellate District: 9