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Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court allows claimant to dismiss employer’s appeal

Posted by dorfkalniz on Apr 22, 2015

In Ferguson v. State of Ohio, Cuyahoga Common Pleas No. CV-13-810584 the court allowed the injured worker to dismiss their complaint in an employer’s O.R.C. § 4123.512 appeal.  Prior to 2006 an injured worker could always dismiss a complaint with the right to re-file the complaint within a year even in cases where the employer filed the notice of appeal.  In 2006 the Ohio legislature amended O.R.C. § 4123.512 to deny the injured worker the right to dismiss the complaint if the notice of appeal was filed by the employer.  The Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court found this change in the...

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