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Returning to Work After Injury

Should I return to work light duty? If you are hurt on the job, your doctor may give you work restrictions. If those restrictions prevent you from returning to your normal duties, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. To qualify for those benefits, it is important to make sure your doctor certifies disability on the correct forms and for the correct conditions. If the restrictions prevent you from returning to your normal work duties, your employer may offer you light duty work. Light duty work can be an excellent way to maintain your wages as your recover from your...

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Vocational Rehabilitation

Some work-related injuries result in serious and permanent physical or psychological restrictions. In some cases, those permanent restrictions prevent the injured worker from returning to the job they had at the time of their injury. In those cases, temporary total disability benefits are initially available to the injured worker as they receive treatment, but when treatment alternatives are exhausted and significant restrictions still exist, temporary total disability benefits may no longer be appropriate. Vocational rehabilitation is a program through which an injured worker with continued restrictions due to a work-related injury may receive assistance looking for a lighter duty...

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What to Look for in a Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Toledo, Ohio

Bottom line, if you've been injured at work or are suffering from an occupational illness, you may qualify for workers compensation benefits. The process of applying for workers compensation benefits with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation is grueling and complicated. We don't want the daunting process to deter you from applying for the compensation that you may be entitled to. You need financial stability while you recover from your injuries or undergo treatment for your occupational illness, as medical bills and lost wages can seriously affect your ability to provide for yourself and your family. So, the team at Larrimer...

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Can an Xbox Reduce Worker Injuries?

Lifting wheelchairs, removing sheets from beds, helping patients into a seat: These are all things nursing home aides do on a regular basis. These activities are also what make it dangerous to work at a nursing home. Did you know that more workplace injuries happen at nursing homes than at any other private industry in Ohio? The workers compensation costs for nursing homes are staggering, but a video game console might be the key to help reduce worker injuries in those nursing homes. How Can Xbox Reduce Worker Injuries in Nursing Homes? Nursing homes have four times the amount of work-related injuries...

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