Ohio Top Court Rejects Asbestosis Sufferer’s Challenge To Workers’ Comp Denial

(April 14, 2016, 2:16 PM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Industrial Commission of Ohio properly relied on a board-certified pulmonologist’s opinion in denying a man’s occupational asbestos injury claim, Ohio’s top court held April 13 (The State ex rel. Robert Boyd v. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., et al., No. 2016-Ohio-1508, Ohio Sup.; 2016 Ohio LEXIS 928).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160427-002Z.)

Robert Boyd retired from Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. in 1983. In 2005, he filed a workers’ compensation claim alleging that he suffered from asbestosis in both lungs, which arose from occupational asbestos exposure....
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