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Do You Know the Rule? Ohio Prohibition Against Unnecessary Claim File Possession

27 Feb, 2024 Frank Ferreri

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Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) -- Do you know whether employees can access their claim file in the Buckeye State?

Here's what state law says:

+ No employee shall access a workers' compensation claim file unless the file is necessary to the performance of the employee's duties.

+ Any violation of this rule shall be referred to the chief legal counsel for the bureau of workers' compensation, the administrator or the industrial commission for action consistent with division (A) of section 4121.122 of the Revised Code.

+ A copy of this rule shall be distributed to each employee for certification that he has received and read this rule. This certification shall be placed in the employee's personnel file.

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    • Frank Ferreri

      Frank Ferreri, M.A., J.D. covers workers' compensation legal issues. He has published books, articles, and other material on multiple areas of employment, insurance, and disability law. Frank received his master's degree from the University of South Florida and juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

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