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Cleveland Immigration Office Gets Top Marks

Navigating the road to citizenship is never simple, but the difficulty of the process varies for many reasons—including where the immigrant seeking citizenship lives and works through the process. Although the process should theoretically be the same in any immigration...
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What is an Occupational Disease?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational injuries accounted for the vast majority (96%) of all occupational injury and illness cases reported by private employers in Ohio in 2017 (the most recent year for which data is available). Only...
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Medical Marijuana Law and Ohio Workers’ Comp

Ohio’s medical marijuana statute and its accompanying regulations are now in effect. Employers and employees alike have begun to grapple with their implications, including the intersection of the new law and workers’ compensation benefits. Below, we review the issues medical...
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Workers’ Comp: What Isn’t Covered in Ohio

Most Ohio workers and employers generally understand that Workers’ Compensation insurance covers medical costs and other expenses related to injuries an employee sustains on the job. Workers’ comp covers a wide range of injuries and incidents at work, from burns...
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Workers’ Comp Fraud In the News

Ohio’s workers’ compensation system provides a wide range of benefits to workers injured on the job. Some of those benefits provide money to workers whose injuries prevent them from returning to work. These disability benefits represent a critically important feature...
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Estate Planning to Avoid Family Discord

The death of a loved one can disrupt even the most peaceful families with healthy dynamics. For many, preserving family relationships after they’re gone remains as important as preserving their wealth for future generations. Whether you’ve already put a plan...
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Paying Down Debt the Smart Way

Paying down debt can be a challenge, and not just because there never seems to be enough money to go around. It’s also tough because when you’ve fallen behind on your bills, creditors and debt collector demands create a sense...
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How to Know When You Need to Make a Will

Most adults in the United States don’t have wills. While the percentage who have made provisions for their heirs increases with age, the numbers still aren’t encouraging. A study conducted by Caring.com revealed that only 42% of U.S. adults had...
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Wearable Technology in the Workplace

Can Wearable Technology in the Workplace Reduce Injuries? Wearable technology gets a mixed response from the public. Many of us use fitness trackers of one kind or another in our daily lives, monitoring steps, sleep patterns, and more. There’s little...
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Workers’ Comp Drug Testing in Ohio

One of the key benefits of workers’ compensation is that the system provides benefits and medical care for injured workers no matter who was at fault. That streamlines the process, means more workers receive the help they need to recover...
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Non-Criminal Ohio Deportations Are Increasing

Business is booming at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center (NEOCC) in Youngstown, and that’s good news for some. The previously underutilized private prison now houses nearly 2,000 inmates, and the facility’s parent company, CoreCivic, is thriving. Locally, the increased prison...
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Workers Comp for Work-at-Home Injuries

Work-at-Home Injuries: Who Pays the Bills? In a modern, technology-driven world, “workplace” doesn’t necessarily mean what it once did. An increasing number of workers operate from somewhere other than a desk or workstation on the employer’s premises. That new flexibility...
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