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State of Ohio ex rel. State University Cancer Research Hospital vs. Industrial Commission of Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Even through a hospital worker was fired due to sexual harassment allegations, he is not barred from collecting workers compensation benefits, an Ohio appeals court ruled. 

Tuesday’s decision in State of Ohio ex rel. State University Cancer Research Hospital vs. Industrial Commission of Ohio addresses a “sprain lumbosacral” the male claimant suffered in January 2009.

While performing transitional work duty in March 2009, the hospital notified the claimant he was being fired because of “conduct unbecoming of a medical center employee and violation of university policy,” court records show.

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