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No Schedule Loss of Use Benefits for Worker Whose Vision Loss Stemmed from Brain Injury

By WorkCompCentral

Friday, September 16, 2022 | 0

An Ohio appellate court upheld a denial of a worker’s application for scheduled loss of vision compensation since his loss of vision was not attributable to damage to the structure or function of his eyes, but to a loss of brain function. Case: State ex rel. Harris v. Industrial Commission, No. 21AP-60, 09/08/2022, published. Facts: Stephen Harris worked as a correctional officer at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility. He was assaulted by an inmate in June 2014, suffering injuries to his head and shoulder. The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation allowed Harris’ claim for a...

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