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Your Options as a Public Employee When You Can’t Work

Posted Date: August 31, 2015 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

Public Employees have programs available to provide support and assistance when they are unable to work.  Ohio public employees who are eligible can apply for benefits from multiple sources if something prevents them from working. When the original Social Security act was created in 1935, state workers were not covered under the act.  Over the […]

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Tips to Resolve Your Employment Issue

Posted Date: July 8, 2015 | Categories: Employment & COBRA Claims

Resolving conflict at work can be a challenge.  Both employees and employers try to walk a fine line when discussing employment issues because of the inherent difficulties of addressing work place disputes.  Disputes can arise when employees feel they have been wrongly terminated, employees face Discrimination Attorneys Ohio, or experienced challenges collecting earned overtime pay.  […]

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How Do I Qualify for Benefits Through the STRS?

Posted Date: June 25, 2015 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

The State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) of Ohio is widely recognized as one of the leading retirement systems in the country. In addition to providing retirement security to its membership of public educators, the system provides disability benefits during your career. To qualify for disability benefits, you must suffer from a disabling illness or condition […]

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HR Ignored My Sexual Harassment Complaint. What Do I Do Next?

Posted Date: June 8, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Employment & COBRA Claims

Sexual harassment is a very serious issue in the workplace. While many Ohio workers assume that sexual harassment is cut and dry, the truth of the matter is that sexual harassment entails more than blatant sexual advances. To begin, it is important that workers understand what is considered sexual harassment according to Ohio state and […]

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Do I Need a Lawyer to Buy a House?

Posted Date: May 20, 2015 | Categories: Contracts

For most people, purchasing a house is the most significant financial transaction they will undertake in their life. For this reason alone, it is worth carefully considering if you have gathered the best set of professionals around you to ensure that you are both protected and making the best decisions. In many cases, a real […]

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7 Tips for Preventing Car Accidents

Posted Date: May 19, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer

Nothing ruins a good day more than being involved in a car accident. At a minimum, an accident can cause vehicle damage, cost you money, and lead to the hassle of following up with insurance companies and vehicle repairmen. At worst, traffic accidents can cause life-threatening injuries and death. Follow these 7 tips to reduce […]

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Social Security – Ex-Spouse Benefits and You

Posted Date: May 15, 2015 | Categories: Social Security Disability

No doubt about it — thinking of an ex-spouse can be emotional. And, if your finances have changed for the worse since the breakup, even more emotions can surface. We have news that may relieve some of your stress…

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4 Tips for Winning Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted Date: April 29, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers’ compensation claims are not typically easy for an injured employee to win. The employer is often motivated to limit losses, and will fight against these claims, even to the detriment of a current employee. Following these four tips will increase your changes of winning your claim.       File your injury claim as […]

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A Social Security Disability Primer

Posted Date: April 22, 2015 | Categories: Social Security Disability

The Social Security Act provides financial benefits to qualified individuals who have suffered a physical or mental disability. “Disability” is defined as the “inability to engage in any substantially gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment … which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period […]

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What Is Consumer Fraud?

Posted Date: April 15, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer

Consumer fraud is a concept that encompasses what can generally be considered underhanded dealings. Businesses are expected to be honest and forthright toward consumers because that’s just good business. When businesses fail to meet this expectation, customers’ rights are protected in Ohio. The Consumer Sales Practice Act enforces the rules of fair play in consumer […]

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