Occupational Disease Cases: Miscellaneous (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Occupational Disease: Miscellaneous

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Justus, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (10/14/98)

Injured workers who suffer an R.C. 4123.68(W) occupational disease (a police or fire fighter’s respiratory disease claim) are not entitled to wage loss compensation.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Miller, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (3/6/02)

Provision of R.C. 4123.68(W) which prevents fire fighter with an R.C. 4123.68(W) occupational disease from receipt of a permanent partial award does not violate equal protection.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Pilkington N. Am., Inc., State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (4/3/08)

When determining which employer is charged with responsibility for occupational disease involving long latency period, the last injurious exposure rule applies.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam