Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Workers' Comp Claims

Law360, New York (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled Wednesday that a 2005 rule change capping the amount the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation will pay claimants for brand-name prescription drugs does not violate the state's constitution by infringing a claimant’s “vested right” to receive full compensation if they got it prior to the rule change.

In the 7-0 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court denied a writ of mandamus sought by workers' compensation claimant Karen S. Jordan, thereby affirming a decision by the 10th District Court of Appeals that...
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