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If I get Injured At Work, What Rights Do I Have

in Work Injury Workers Compensation Work Related Injury

Ohioans who experience an on-the-job injury are eligible to receive benefits from the Bureau of Worker's Compensation (BWC). This is a no-fault system, so it doesn't matter who's fault the injury is.

Injured workers in Ohio have the right to expect the following:

  • Speedy access to a BWC-certified health care provider fo his or her choosing.
  • Have approved, injury-related medical bills paid by BWC.
  • Receive workers compensation monetary benefits for job-related injuries or occupational diseases.
  • Easy access to your medical records (online).
  • Timely appeal decisions made by BWC, MCO*, or the Industrial Commission.
  • Hire an attorney to represent you at every step of your claim, particularly at hearings.
  • Acquire prompt payments for authorized conditions.

*The Managed Care Organization through BWC represents your employer only and manages the medical components of worker compensation claims.

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