Workers’ Compensation Appeals

Union County Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

In some cases, your workers’ compensation claim will be denied. Don’t give up hope! Denial is not the end-all for your claim. With help from the skilled Union County workers’ compensation lawyers from Bridges, Jillisky, Streng, Weller & Gullifer, LLC, you can pursue an appeal to the decision.

Since 1982, our firm has helped countless individuals and families throughout Ohio pursue compensation for their injuries sustained while at work. Two of our partners, Attorney Bridges and Attorney Jillisky, have over four decades of combined experience in handling workers’ compensation cases. As a firm, we have maintained an AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating obtainable from a prestigious firm-rating organization. Our attorneys work closely with our clients, ensuring that we are able to represent their needs and circumstances effectively. By devoting tremendous amounts of effort and time into our clients’ cases, we have established a track record of success.

To learn more about your options, call Bridges, Jillisky, Streng, Weller & Gullifer, LLC​ today at (937) 403-9033. We offer free case evaluations.

Appealing a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim in Ohio

After you have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you should receive notification in writing of whether your claim has been allowed or denied. This letter will include instructions for appealing the claim if your claim has been denied. In some cases, your employer may appeal the decision to allow your claim.

Should you choose to appeal, take a look at this brief overview of the steps involved:

  • Appeal within the time limit noted in the notification.
  • Your appeal will be heard by the Ohio Industrial Commission.
  • Within the Ohio IC, you can appeal to the District level.
  • After the District level, you can appeal to the Staff level.
  • After the Staff level, you can appeal the Commission level.

All appeal stages include a legal hearing. The process can be complicated and require the experience and legal advice of a practiced Union County workers’ compensation lawyer.

Pursue workers’ compensation with our firm! Contact us today.