Ohio Employers Repaid $860 Million in Workers Comp Overcharge Case

Workers Comp Ordered to Pay $860 Million in Restitutions to Ohio Businesses A Cuyahoga County judge awarded $859.44 Million to Ohio businesses for restitutions because the state’s workers comp insurance program overcharged employers over a period of 8 years. The restitution was the verdict of a class action lawsuit brought forth by a group of 270,000 employers, many of whom are small business owners. The lawsuit began in 2007, and alleges that the bureau gave discounted premiums to some businesses that joined group insurance plans, then … [Read more...]