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Is COVID-19 a workers’ compensation claim in Ohio?

In Ohio, employees who are disabled due to the contraction of an occupational disease or are the dependents of an employee whose death is caused by an occupational disease are entitled to compensation under Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation system. In light of the current pandemic, an issue of concern for employers in Ohio is whether an employee may have a workers’ compensation claim if the employees contracts COVID-19 in a work related setting. READ MORE