Trial Practice Cases: Jurisdiction — Termination of Claim (Court of Appeals)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Court of Appeals)

Trial Practice: Jurisdiction — Termination of Claim

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Benton v. Hamilton Cty. Educational Serv. Ctr. (8/22/08)

Trial court has jurisdiction to hear R.C. 4123.512 appeal from an Industrial Commission decision not to terminate a claim based on the employer’s allegation of fraud.

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

Clendenin v. Girl Scouts of W. Ohio (10/30/15)

Injured worker can pursue R.C. 4123.512 appeal from Commission order which terminated the right to participate for substantial aggravation of a pre-existing condition because that condition had abated even though she remained eligible to participate for other injuries arising from the accident.

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

Eakins v. Conrad (10/18/02)

Order denying award for loss of use because loss of use was self-inflicted did not terminate claim. Therefore, order could not be challenged by R.C. 4123.512 appeal.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Fain
Appellate District: 2

Ortiz v. G&S Metal Prods. Co. (4/16/09)

Decision denying treatment which effectively bars further participation in the workers’ compensation fund due to effect of intervening injury can be appealed pursuant to R.C. 4123.512.

Vote: 2-0, 1 concurs in judgment only
Opinion by: Judge Celebrezze
Appellate District: 8

White v. Tomkins Industries Inc.

Because decision denying treatment request due to intervening injury did not terminate claim it could not be appealed to court under R.C. 4123.512.

Vote: 3-0
Opinion by: Judge Shaw
Appellate District: