Ohio BWC Switch to Prospective

Beginning July 1, 2015, the BWC has made the switch to the industry standard of prospective billing for employer premiums.  This means that employers will be required to pay their Workers’ Compensation premiums in advance of receiving coverage.  The switch Read More…

Are Ohio Employers Entitled to Settlement Money from the BWC?

On July 24, 2014, Judge Richard McMonagle at the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas approved a $420 million class action settlement in the case San Allen Inc. v. Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.  The plaintiffs in the San Allen class Read More…

5 Year Rule Changes

Every five years, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation conducts a rule review of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 4123-14.  Chapter 4123-14 sets forth rules relating to a “noncomplying employer,” which is an employer who 1) fails to establish or maintain industrial Read More…