Ohio Supreme Court Rules Workers Comp Does Not Cover Mental Health

Workers Comp Can Go To Mental Health Only When Related to Physical Injury The Ohio Supreme Court decided on June 5th that workers comp could only cover mental health problems if they were related to a physical injury that occurred on the job. In a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court sided with the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation against former truck driver Shaun Armstrong, who worked out of Cincinnati. Originally, Armstrong filed a workers comp claim for post-traumatic stress disorder related to a vehicle accident that occurred in 2009 … [Read more...]