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What if I am working and I am involved in a car accident or injured by the negligence of someone else? Can I have a workers’ compensation case and a personal injury case at the same time?
Besides car accidents, what are the different types of personal injury cases?
How long do I have to make a claim?
What should I do if I am involved in a car accident?
How long does it take to make a recovery?
What can I recover if I am involved in a car accident?
Ohio Workers’ Compensation
How do I sign up for direct deposit?
Accounts Payable ACT
Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
P.O. Box 15429
Columbus, OH 43215-9609
or fax the forms to: 1-614-752-8439
What is DWRF?
How does Ohio BWC determine how much I will be paid while I am off work?
Will I be paid for the entire period of time I’m off work?
How will I know if a doctor is an Ohio BWC certified provider?
Can I go to any doctor I want?
How do I know what I’m eligible for?
- Payment of temporary total compensation for injured workers who are 100 percent disabled for a temporary period of time as a result of the injury or occupational disease;
- Payment of wage loss compensation to injured workers who are working with restrictions caused by the injury which cause a reduction in earnings or who are actively seeking but are not able to find work within their physical limitations;
- Payment of a percentage of permanent partial disability award for residual impairment resulting from an injury or occupational disease;
- Payment of permanent total disability (PTD) compensation to injured workers who have been declared permanently and totally disabled by the Industrial Commission of Ohio. A declaration of PTD means that the injured worker is not capable of returning to the former position of employment or of engaging in any substantial remunerative employment;
- Payment of a lump sum settlement award to injured workers who have agreed with their employer to settle the workers’ compensation claim.
How long does it take to process my claim?
Can I be fired for filing a workers’ compensation claim?
Can I be fired for getting hurt at work?
What benefits are available if I am injured at work?
How long do I have to file a workers’ compensation claim?
How do I know if I have a workers’ compensation claim?
What should I do if I am hurt at work, or I feel like something at work has made me sick?
- File a written incident report at work.
- Tell your supervisor immediately.
- Seek medical attention immediately.
- Contact an attorney for representation. Remember, most employers have their own representative for workers’ compensation claims, so you should have representation, too.
Social Security Disability
I am currently receiving Social Security Disability benefits, but I am afraid they will be stopped in the future. Can this happen?
I am disabled, but I have never held a job. Can I qualify for Social Security disability benefits?
What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
Can I appeal a decision by the Social Security Administration to the Federal Court System?
What happens if the Administrative Law Judge denies my claim at the hearing level?
Who appears at a Social Security hearing?
Can I still hire an attorney to represent me in a Social Security claim if I do not have any money?
How are past due benefits determined?
How much money will I get if I am approved for Social Security benefits?
Why is my age a factor in determining whether I am disabled or not?
What are the illnesses that are considered disabling by the Social Security Administration?
I have been diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. Will this have an impact on whether or not I receive benefits?
How can I improve my chances of getting Social Security Disability benefits?
What is the process Social Security uses to determine if I am disabled or not?
How does the Social Security Administration determine if I am disabled?
If I am currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits, am I eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits?
Once I become disabled and am no longer able to work, how long do I have to wait before I can apply for Social Security benefits?
How does the Social Security Administration (SSA) define “disability”?
How do I apply for Social Security benefits?
B) You may also contact the Social Security Administration online by visiting www.ssa.gov
C) You may contact the Social Security Administration by telephone to arrange a phone interview to file your claim or call the SSA at 800-772-1213.