Timothy J. Webster

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Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.696.7795
F 216.623.0134
P 216.696.7795 | F 216.623.0134

Overview

Tim focuses his practice on the areas of unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation, representing clients in the manufacturing, government, health care, energy and utilities, retail, and automotive industries. He represents businesses large and small, including family-owned companies and national corporations. Tim has also represented governmental entities such as county administrations, cities, school districts, and universities, as well as health care institutions, including hospitals and home health care providers.

Experience
  • Maintains a practice of defending employers in workers’ compensation claims, including complicated allowance and indemnity issues
  • Successful defense of various VSSR claims
  • Successful defense against unemployment claims
  • Represents employers in all levels of litigation in Ohio, both administratively and in court
  • Counsels clients on their workers’ compensation programs and claims
  • Successful defense against fraudulent claims for disability compensation
  • Successful defense against claims by independent contractors claiming an employment relationship
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Dayton, B.F.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Certifications
  • Certified as a Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2013)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (2024)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Self-Insurers Association, Associate Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Releases 4 New Resource Documents Addressing Students With Disabilities Under Section 504 (Feb 21, 2024)
    Is the Title IX Final Rule Finally Coming? (Feb 6, 2024)
    U.S. Department of Labor Implements New Rule to Clarify Worker Classification under FLSA (Jan 12, 2024)
    Is the After School Satan Club Coming to Your School District? (Jan 3, 2024)
    Ohio Issue 2 Passes: Analysis of Impact on Schools (Nov 10, 2023)
  2. Presentation
    "The Injury, the Leave, the Pay - Navigating the Intersection of FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation Laws" - Summit ESC Leadership Symposium 2022 (August 2022)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Earns Recognition in 2024 Best Lawyers (Aug 17, 2023)

Overview

Tim focuses his practice on the areas of unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation, representing clients in the manufacturing, government, health care, energy and utilities, retail, and automotive industries. He represents businesses large and small, including family-owned companies and national corporations. Tim has also represented governmental entities such as county administrations, cities, school districts, and universities, as well as health care institutions, including hospitals and home health care providers.

Experience
  • Maintains a practice of defending employers in workers’ compensation claims, including complicated allowance and indemnity issues
  • Successful defense of various VSSR claims
  • Successful defense against unemployment claims
  • Represents employers in all levels of litigation in Ohio, both administratively and in court
  • Counsels clients on their workers’ compensation programs and claims
  • Successful defense against fraudulent claims for disability compensation
  • Successful defense against claims by independent contractors claiming an employment relationship

Education

  1. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Dayton, B.F.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Certifications
  • Certified as a Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2013)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (2024)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Self-Insurers Association, Associate Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Releases 4 New Resource Documents Addressing Students With Disabilities Under Section 504 (Feb 21, 2024)
    Is the Title IX Final Rule Finally Coming? (Feb 6, 2024)
    U.S. Department of Labor Implements New Rule to Clarify Worker Classification under FLSA (Jan 12, 2024)
    Is the After School Satan Club Coming to Your School District? (Jan 3, 2024)
    Ohio Issue 2 Passes: Analysis of Impact on Schools (Nov 10, 2023)
  2. Presentation
    "The Injury, the Leave, the Pay - Navigating the Intersection of FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation Laws" - Summit ESC Leadership Symposium 2022 (August 2022)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Earns Recognition in 2024 Best Lawyers (Aug 17, 2023)