Injury Cases: Sidewalk (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Injury: Sidewalk

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Collins v. W. S. Life Ins. Co. (5/2/08)

Worker who was injured after fall on public sidewalk was entitled to participate in workers’ compensation system even though employer did not exercise control over the sidewalk where the fall occurred when the injured worker was walking to work after having parked her car in an employer-provided parking lot.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Cunningham
Appellate District: 1

Millsap v. Lucas Cty. (5/2/08)

Worker who was injured after slip and fall on public sidewalk was not entitled to participate in workers’ compensation system when there was no evidence that employer exercised control over sidewalk where fall occurred.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Pietrykowski
Appellate District: 6