The claimant had been under investigation concerning ‘numerous’ sexual harassment allegations for acts allegedly occurring between 2004 and 2008, the records state.
August 20, 2010
Ohio Court Finds Harassment Allegations Do Not Bar Comp Benefits
Even through a hospital worker was fired because of sexual harassment allegations, he is not barred from collecting workers’ compensation benefits, an Ohio appeals court ruled.
The decision Tuesday, August 17, in State of Ohio ex rel. State University Cancer Research Hospital v. Industrial Commission of Ohio addresses a “sprain lumbosacral” the male claimant suffered in January 2009.
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