The attorneys at McDermott-Hickey have helped hundreds of Ohio workers and their families obtain Workers Compensation Benefits. Mesothelioma, asbestos cancers and asbestosis resulting from asbestos exposure on the job are “Occupational Diseases” covered under Ohio Workers Compensation Laws. Workers Compensation Claims are filed with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation. If successful, a Workers Compensation Claim can provide you the following benefits:
Pays medical bills related to treatment of the occupational disease
Pays a lost wage benefit, even if you were retired at the onset of the occupational disease
If the worker dies from the occupational disease the surviving spouse is entitled to:
A lost wage benefit paid bi-monthly for life (unless remarries) Partial reimbursement for funeral expenses
The workers’ compensation claims process can be complex, especially in the case of asbestos related lung diseases, and it’s important that you have an experienced attorney on your side who can guide you through the process. At McDermott & Hickey, LLC, we can assist you in filing a claim for workers’ compensation and begin getting you the medical care you need and replacement for your lost wages.