Temporary Total Cases: Abandonment of Employment — New Job (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Temporary Total: Abandonment of Employment — New Job

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Baker, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (8/9/00)

Injured worker who left job of injury to work at a different job retained eligibility for future temporary total.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Justice Douglas

Baker, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (1/26/00)

Court holds that injured worker who left job of injury voluntary abandoned employment and was not eligible for future temporary total. Note: The Supreme Court granted reconsideration and reversed this decision.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

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

Claimant who leaves job to take another job does not forfeit eligibility for future temporary total.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Hassan, State ex rel. v. Marsh Bldg. Products (11/26/03)

An injured worker who abandons his employment becomes eligible for temporary total when he returns to part-time work.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

McCoy, State ex rel. v. Dedicated Transport, Inc. (10/16/02)

Employee remains eligible for temporary total after they voluntarily abandon employment they were doing when injured if they re-enter the work force and their allowed condition causes them to be temporary total.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Justice Resnick