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Scott Coghlan joined Zashin & Rich Co., L.P.A. in 2010. Scott chairs the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Group. He has over seventeen years of experience defending workers’ compensation claims. Scott focuses his practice in all areas of workers’ compensation law, representing employers in workers’ compensation appeals to court and in administrative proceedings. He has appeared in more than fifty of Ohio’s common pleas courts, five courts of appeal, and the Ohio Supreme Court. Scott has won numerous jury verdicts resulting in the return of premiums to employers and regularly prosecutes and defends mandamus actions before the Franklin County Court of Appeals. He has also successfully obtained orders preventing claims for permanent total disability. Scott also defends employers with respect to claims of successorship liability, intentional torts, and Violation of Specific Safety Rule (VSSR).  He regularly counsels employers about developing workplace safety programs and establishing workers’ compensation premium reduction programs.

Scott earned his B.A. from Bowling Green State University and earned his law degree (J.D.) from Case Western Reserve University.

Scott is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, Scott functions as an Arbitrator for the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.



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