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  • Update:  Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law
    Update: Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law

    The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation released the new C-265 form for firefighters, or their dependents, to apply for workers' compensation benefits when a diagnosis of cancer has been made due to ...

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  • New Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law
    New Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law

    New Ohio firefighter cancer presumption law . On January 4, 2017, Ohio enacted into law Substitute Senate Bill 27, also known as the “Michael Louis Palumbo, Jr., Act.” Sub. S.B. 27 makes two major ...

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  • Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Changes Disability Rule
    Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Changes Disability Rule

    Columbus, OH (January 2016) - Charles Zamora, a workers' compensation attorney with a statewide practice representing police officers and firefighters before the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund ...

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  • Ohio Police & Fire - New Disability Benefit Application Form
    Ohio Police & Fire - New Disability Benefit Application Form

    On September 24, 2013, the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund redesigned the Disability Benefit Application. Effective October 1, 2013, all new Disability Benefit Applications submitted to OP&F must be ...

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  • Change to Disability Calculation Method
    Change to Disability Calculation Method

    The Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) Board of Trustees has approved a change to the method used to calculate disability benefit awards, which will eliminate consideration of a member's ...

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  • Requesting a Disability Percentage Increase
    Requesting a Disability Percentage Increase

    If you have retired under the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund, you may request a reconsideration of your percentage of disability if you were granted less than the maximum. Ohio Revised Code 742.39(B) ...

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