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Worker Can't Compel Industrial Commission to Determine Her Entitlement to PTD Without Exam

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 156 | 0 | 0 min read

An Ohio appellate court ruled that an injured worker could not get a writ compelling the Industrial Commission to determine her entitlement to permanent total disability compensation without first compelling her attendance at an independent medical examination by a physician of the commission's choice. Case: State ex rel. Mignella v. Industrial Commission, No. 16AP-441, 12/05/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Mary Mignella suffered multiple injuries in a fall in March 2011 while working as a teacher for the Warren City School District. She filed an application for permanent ...

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