Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. (NRS) is an injury law firm based in northeastern Ohio with a statewide practice. Our attorneys have more than 150 years of combined legal experience in the areas of PI, WC, Medmal & SSD cases.
Ohio workers' compensation is a complicated and constantly changing area of law. Without question, an injured individual needs an experienced Cleveland workers' compensation attorney to file a claim. Let a skilled lawyer from Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. (NRS) in Cleveland help. Our attorneys, trained paralegals and staff assist you through the complicated and often frustrating Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) system.
Our experienced legal staff helps injured workers get the workers' comp benefits they are entitled to. Each year the attorneys at NR&S handle more than 5,000 hearings before the Ohio Industrial Commission. Whether the issue is payment of a medical bill, payment for lost time from work or adding an additional condition to a claim or settlement, our Cleveland workers' compensation staff thoroughly prepares and works on our clients' behalf for a successful result.
Cleveland workers' compensation lawyers experienced at combating claim challenges and disputing claim denials.
Often an employer, or even the BWC itself, steps in to challenge your claim, which can slow down or even stop your benefits. Your employer and the BWC may hire attorneys to have your claim or benefits denied. In such complicated situations without a Cleveland workers' compensation lawyer on your side your rights to full and fair compensation are not protected. That is why you need representation from a Cleveland workers' compensation lawyer from NRS.
Every workers comp attorney at NRS can help you through the appeal process, from filing your appeal in writing within the 14-day time limit, to representing you at your appeal hearing before the Industrial Commission of Ohio. The hearing gives you a chance to present new and more thorough evidence supporting your claim. Once your workers' compensation claim is approved, our attorneys can help obtain additional benefits and services, from a change of doctor to additional compensation. Contact the attorneys of NRS today to learn more about your workers' comp claim in Cleveland, including:
Types of injuries workers' comp covers
Types of workers' comp benefits that are available
Toxic exposure injuries
How to deal with employer retaliation
What to expect from the workers' comp process
Types of compensation
The Cleveland workers' comp attorneys at Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. can help clients obtain compensation for expenses related to any type of on-the-job injury even those injuries that require only minimal time away from work, such as a broken bone or a minor concussion. Unfortunately, many injuries result in some degree of disability. The following are covered under Ohio state law:
Total disability. This includes situations where you experience a total loss of function, including both temporary and permanent total disability.
Partial disability. When you experience a total loss of function to a body par such as your legs, arms, or an internal bodily functionÃÂ this is considered partial disability. Again, you can experience temporary or permanent partial disability.
Our workers' compensation lawyers in Cleveland have an impressive track record obtaining settlements to compensate injured workers for a range of workers' compensation benefits, including the following:
Lost wages. Whether your wage loss is temporary or permanent, Cleveland workers' comp law provides for compensation.
Payment of medical bills. Our attorneys help injured workers obtain compensation for medical expenses and guide them through the process when the law requires authorization of treatment.
Reimbursement for therapy. Physical and psychological therapies are often required to help those injured return to the best life possible. NRS helps clients obtain all additional allowances, including vocational rehabilitation to return to work or to find a new job.
There are a variety of injuries that are recognized by the Bureau of Workers' Compensation, including
Degenerative disc diseases
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Back and neck strains and sprains
Loss of sight or hearing
Aggravation of pre-existing conditions
Repetitive trauma claims
Loss of use
Anxiety, stress, and depression
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Head and facial disfigurement
Death claims for exposure to chemicals or radiation
Occupational disease claims
Burns and scars