Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation

What Happened on Remand: Three Years Later, and Still Sparing On Whether A Worker Can Sue a Co-Worker for a Workplace Intentional Tort. Yeaples v. Precision Directional Boring, LLC.

Case Background

A long, long time ago (January 19, 2010, to be exact) Donald Yeaples was injured while working as a laborer for Precision Directional Boring, a Medina County Company. He was on a job to identify residential connections with … Continue reading

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Another Dismissal as Improvidently Allowed. Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. McKinley

On July 23, 2015, by a vote of 5-2, the Supreme Court of Ohio dismissed as improvidently allowed Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. v. McKinley, Slip Opinion No. 2015-Ohio-2927. Justices Kennedy and French dissented. The issue in the case … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Responsibility for Subrogation Lien in a Personal Injury Settlement. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation v. Jeffrey McKinley and Heritage-WTI, Inc., et al.

Update: On July 23, 2015, the court dismissed this case as improvidently accepted.

“Isn’t this a textbook example of a lawyer for the Bureau just dropping the ball– making a mistake– and now you are in the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Responsibility for Subrogation Lien in a Personal Injury Settlement. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation v. Jeffrey McKinley and Heritage-WTI, Inc., et al.

Update: On July 23, 2015, the court dismissed this case as improvidently accepted.

Read an analysis of the oral argument here.

On June 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Continue reading

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