Frantz Ward has been recognized as one of the Best Workers' Compensation Law Firms
in Cleveland by Expertise, a research company dedicated to professional services. The Workers' Compensation Group at Frantz Ward is among 17 law firms selected among over 100 firms that were studied.
Expertise uses in-depth research, detailed comparisons, and proprietary software to study the firms in the areas of reputation; credibility; expertise; engagement; and professionalism.
Frantz Ward provides ongoing representation of employers in handling workers' compensation claims, including negotiating settlements and hearings before the Industrial Commission. We appear before courts in appeals and special proceedings, and defend against intentional tort claims, violation of specific safety requirement penalties (VSSR) and retaliation claims.
In recent years, Frantz Ward has obtained dismissals, directed verdicts, summary judgment and defense verdicts in jury trials, in addition to successfully representing employers with respect to significant workplace injuries, including death claims, mesothelioma and asbestos matters, exposure claims and claims for Permanent and Total Disability.