Settlement Cases: BWC Authority (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Settlement: BWC Authority

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Carlile, State, ex rel. v. Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (9/20/00)

Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has authority to deny approval of a settlement which has been agreed to by the employer and the injured worker in a state fund claim.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Ochs, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (6/23/99)

Bureau order which indicated that claim had no settlement value provided valid reason for denying settlement.

Vote: 4-2, 1 concur/dissent
Opinion by: Per Curiam