The San Allen v. Ohio BWC Lawsuit has been a hot topic in the workers’ compensation world, especially this year. In late July an agreement was reached to settle the class action lawsuit filed in 2007 against the Ohio BWC for $420 million regarding “inflated premium” charges (paid by non-group rated employers, with certain manual classifications, in policy years 2001 – 2008).
Please be aware that all eligible employers should be on the lookout for notification by mail, including a: Sworn Proof of Claim form, lawsuit notice and steps to take in order to be an eligible class member in the settlement.
- Employers, who paid workers ’ compensation premiums to the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) during Policy Years 2001 – 2008 as a non-group rated employer, may be eligible for payment out of the BWC Settlement Fund.
- In order to confirm eligibility for payment from the Ohio BWC Settlement Fund, employers must submit the completed Sworn Proof of Claim form to the address below postmarked no later than October 22, 2014.
San Allen Inc. v. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
P.O. Box 10107
Dublin, OH. 43017-3107