Is It Too Late to Claim a Worker's Comp Injury in Ohio?
Have you been injured on the job and need to file a worker's comp form? Not sure whether you still qualify for benefits? The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation statute of limitations is two years. This means that generally an individual has two years from the time of the accident to claim a worker's comp injury in Ohio.
This date is important because it does not change due to extraneous circumstances. For instance, if an original claim is denied and a new one is filed, the time frame remains the same. This statute applies to injuries, diseases and fatalities suffered while on the job. For occupational diseases, generally the filing time limit is two years from when it began or six months from the time the disease is diagnosed by a licensed physician.
If you feel you qualify for worker's comp benefits and need to file a claim in Ohio, contact McKenzie & Snyder for a free consultation. Call (513) 737-5180 today!
-Written by Andrew Tobergte