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Ohio: “Eggshell Theory” Instruction Ok’d For Trial Court Hearing Appeal of Comp Award
Posted on 24 Jan 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a trial court proceeding following an employer's appeal of award of benefits awarded by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, it was appropriate to instruct the jury on the so-called "eggshell" theory of medical causation since... Read More

Ohio: Court Reiterates “Eggshell-Claimant” Rule Regarding Preexisting Conditions
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A 1986 amendment to the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Act’s definition of “injury” to exclude injury or disability “caused primarily by the natural deterioration of tissue, an organ, or part of the body ” [Ohio Rev. Code... Read More