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Fee Award Warranted for Assistance of Counsel in Getting Settlement Set Aside

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 147 | 0 | 0 min read

An Ohio appellate court upheld a worker’s entitlement to an award of $3,800 in attorney fees for the assistance of her attorney in getting a prior settlement of a comp claim set aside. Case: Harmon v. Cuyahoga County, No. 105574, 11/22/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Linda Harmon worked for Cuyahoga County as a state tested nurse’s aide. She injured her back while at work in July 2012. The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation determined she was entitled to benefits for an aggravation of a pre-existing disc displacement and depression. Harmon later asked...

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