Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Pays $420 Million to Settle Class Action Suit

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will pay $420 million to settle a class action accusing the agency of overcharging for workers’ compensation premiums during a seven-year period.

Those employers who were non-group rated for at least one policy year between 2001 and 2008 are eligible as members of the San Allen class.  Eligible employers should have received notice indicating their status as class members.  Class members are required to submit claims to Judge Robert McGonagle of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.  Claims must be postmarked no later than September 22, 2014.

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