Trial Practice Cases: Jurisdiction — Miscellaneous (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Trial Practice: Jurisdiction — Miscellaneous

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Belle Tire Distribs, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (6/5/18)

Industrial Commission decision to exercise continuing jurisdiction over an allowance issue challengeable in mandamus, even though underlying allowance issue could be challenged by an R.C. 4123.512 appeal.

Vote: 4-2, 1 not participating
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Cirino v. Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (7/10/18)

Court of Claims has jurisdiction over lawsuit challenging legality of fees charged to some injured workers when accessing their benefits by third party.

Vote: 3-1, 3 concur in judgment only
Opinion by: O’connor

Spencer v. Freight Handlers, Inc. (3/8/12)

Failure to name or serve Administrator of the BWC as party on R.C. 4123.512 appeal does not deprive court of jurisdiction.

Vote: 6-1
Opinion by: Lanzinger

Starkey v. Builders FirstSource Ohio Valley, L.L.C. (7/7/11)

An injured worker can pursue a claim for aggravation of a condition on an R.C. 4123.512 appeal to court even if the issue of aggravation had not been considered at the administrative level.

Vote: 6-1
Opinion by: Lanzinger

United States Steel Corp., State ex rel. v. Zaleski (4/16/03)

Trial court does not clearly lack jurisdiction over case involving multiple claimants filing single notice of appeal.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam