Settlement Cases: Miscellaneous (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Settlement: Miscellaneous

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Johnston, State ex rel. v. Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (8/15/01)

Where Bureau takes an unreasonable time to process a settlement application, and claimant dies, administrative code provision that claim abates on death does not apply.

Vote: 5-2
Opinion by: Justice Resnick

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

Change in R.C. 4123.65 regarding hearing on settlement application was procedural. Therefore, law in effect when settlement was filed applies, rather than law in effect on date of injury.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Wise, State ex rel. v. Ryan (4/16/08)

Settlement application which does not comply with the statutory requirement that it set forth the reason why the settlement is desirable is invalid.

Vote: 6-0, 1 concurs in judgment only
Opinion by: Per Curiam