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Workers’ Comp Lawyer

If you are considering hiring a workers’ comp lawyer, you may have concerns about what to do next. Regardless of the type of injury, our team of attorneys can help with your claim.

How do I know if I have a workers’ compensation claim?

If you’re injured at work due to the fault of your employer or purely by accident, you may have a workers’ compensation claim and you should contact a workers’ comp lawyer immediately. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Workers’ Compensation

We answer your most frequently asked questions about workers’ compensation below.

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation, also referred to as workmans’ comp, is designed to cover an injured employee’s lost wages as well as the costs associated with medical care and rehabilitation.

What injuries qualify for a workers’ compensation case?

Injuries that arise from employment qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Ohio. This covers broken bones, disfigurement and other traumatic inuries. Workers’ comp also covers injuries that come from on-the job hazards such as hearing loss and heart and lung problems. Learn more at “Do I Have a Workers Compensation Case?

How do I file a workers’ compensation claim?

There are specific steps you should take to file a workers’ comp claim. These include reporting the injury to your employer and filing detailed paperwork, seeing your doctor to examine the injury as soon as possible, and consulting a lawyer to go over every detail of your claim.

How to get help

Call us today at 1-800-280-0070 or complete our online form to get a free consultation and learn more about your rights.

The Right of Employees In Ohio

Ohio law recognizes the right of employees to sue their own company, even when they are receiving workers’ compensation.

Our Legal Procedure

At Friedman, Domiano & Smith, we often receive calls from people who have had their workers’ compensation claims denied. If this has happened to you, call us. Our knowledge of Ohio’s laws has helped us win even the toughest cases. To get started, here’s what our team of attorneys will do:

  • Conduct a thorough interview with you to understand your situation. We never rush our clients.
  • Research the company in question. We look for previous complaints or other instances where the organization may have tried to skirt the law.
  • Consult with highly regarded medical experts to gain an objective assessment of the long-term implications of the injury.

When we have a clear sense of your case, we will advise you on your options. This detailed approach has led to success in many cases, including slip and fall accidents, injuries from heavy lifting, electrocutions and injuries caused by removing or disabling automatic safety devices. The decision to pursue the case or not is always up to you.

What About Costs?

We collect no fees until you recover on your claim. We commit substantial resources to investigate your case, hire expert witnesses, and cover necessary expenses. If we win, we recover these expenditures. If not, you owe us nothing.

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Deciding If You Have a Case?

We can help you determine if you have a case and give you the information you need to make a decision. Our entire legal team will help you regain your life by stepping in at this crucial time.

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Our History of Success

We feel our success is based on our defined approach to each case, which includes a thorough investigation, a full review of legal documents and ongoing consultations.

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