Every individual seeking disability retirement benefits from Ohio’s public pension funds is going through an unfamiliar and very complicated process. There are published laws and rules for each pension fund, but there are many unpublished policies and procedures that, if not followed, will at the very least delay the time it takes to
Public educators tend to be exposed to high levels of stress and often go above and beyond their job duties by working long hours. If an injury or condition is making it difficult for you to continue performing your duties at the high level that you expect, contact Disability Assistance for a free consultation.
Individuals that pay into OPERS have many different jobs ranging from office employees to construction workers. The recent trend toward reducing government staff to save budgets means that most members of OPERS are working harder for the same or less pay. If a disabling condition is making it difficult to keep up with an increased workload, contact Disability Assistance to see if you might qualify for a disability retirement pension.
Police officers and firefighters put their lives and health on the line every day that they are on the job. Repeated exposures to dangerous conditions take their toll on the health and emotional well-being of a surprisingly high number of these individuals. Be careful not to put yourself or others in harm's way if your body or mind has broken down due to the demands of your job. Contact Disability Assistance to see if a disability retirement pension is right for you.