Philip J. Fulton

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Columbus, OH

Philip J. Fulton Law Office
 | 89 East Nationwide Boulevard, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 866-552-6353
Fax: 614-224-3933
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Philip J. Fulton has represented injured workers and victims of disability for more than 30 years. He is frequently asked to lecture to attorneys, legal groups and doctors all over Ohio on issues dealing with workers' compensation. He is also the author of the well-known treatise on workers' compensation, "Ohio Workers' Compensation Law," which is used by workers' compensation attorneys, doctors, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, the Ohio Industrial Commission and the court system. His firm, Philip J. Fulton Law Office is located in Columbus, Ohio.

    For his commitment to injured workers, Mr. Fulton was given the Distinguished Service Award in 1994 and 2002 by the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and was inducted into the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Association Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame in 1997. A graduate of the Ohio State University and Capital University Law School, Mr. Fulton is an adjunct professor at the Capital University Law School in Ohio where he teaches workers' compensation law.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 10%Social Security Disability

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 18 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

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    About Philip Fulton

    Admitted: 1980, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: http://www.ohiocompensationlawyer.com/Attorneys/Philip-J-Ful...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyers, 2004
    • Ohio Super Lawyers 10 Year Ribbon (10 for 10)
    • Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers, 2005
    • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Injured Workers and Workers' Compensation Section, April 28, 1994
    • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2020
    • Ohio State Chiropractic Association, President's Award, 2001
    • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Injured Workers and Workers' Compensation Section, April 28, 1993
    • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Association Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame, 1997
    • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Worker's Compensation Outstanding Service Award, May 2005
    • Ohio Association for Justice Amicus Curiae Award, 2009
    • Consumer Business Review, Worker's Compensation Attorney for the New Millennium, 2000
    • Columbus Monthly, "Top Lawyers, The List: Columbus Legal Stars", August 1997
    • Columbus Monthly, "Top Lawyers, The City's Best and Brightest", November 2003
    • Best Lawyers 2012 Columbus-OH Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Lawyer of the Year
    • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. 1995-2001
    • Best Lawyers of the Year, Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Columbus, OH, 2018
    • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1994 - 2002

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Workplace Injury Litigation Group Board Member
    • Strickland-Fisher Agency Review, Regulatory Climate-Bureau of Workers Compensation and Industrial Commission, Co-chair
    • Worker's Compensation College, Fellow
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Co-Legislative Chairperson, Workers; Compensation Section
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Executive Committee member of Worker's Compensation Section
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Chairperson, Workers' Compensation Section, 1994-95, 2000-2001
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Member, Legislative Committee, 2003-2009
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Vice-President 2003-2004
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Member, Executive Committee, 1993-94, 2000-2007
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Treasurer 2001-2002
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Secretary 2002-1003
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), President 2005-2006
    • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), President-Elect, 2004-2005
    • Ohio Association of Claimants' Counsel, Vice President
    • Franklin County Trail Lawyers, Past Chairperson, Workers' Compensation Section
    • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representative
    • Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Ohio Member
    • Industrial Commission Nominating Counsel, 2010-2020
    • Capital University Law School, Philip J. Fulton National Moot Court Team
    • Capital University Law School, Class of 2012 - Adjunct Professor of the Year
    • Capital University Law School, Adjunct Professor, Workers Compensation Law, 2005-2014
    • Capital University Law School, Board of Counselors, 2005-2014; Chair 2009-2010
    • Capital University Law School, 2020 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
    • BWC Board of Directors, 2007 - 2008
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1982
    • Ohio, 1980
    • Past Chair, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers', Workers Compensation Section

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Ohio Trial - Substantial Aggravation: The More Things Change..., Volume 17, Issue 1
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • NFIB
    • Ohio Self-Insured Association
    • AFL-CIO
    • Ohio State Chiropractic Association
    • National Business Institute
    • Ohio CLE Institute
    • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
    • Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1991, 1998, 2008, 2011, 2018
    • Ohio Trial - Isn’t It Ironic? How the Courts "Defer" To The Legislature While Continuing to Expand the Judicially Created.  Voluntary Abandonment Doctrine, Volume 23, Issue 2
    • Frequent Lecturer, Workers' Compensation, Attorneys, Legal Groups and Doctors
    • Ohio Trial - Worker's Compensation: The Unconstitutional Intoxication Defense, Volume II, Issue 3
    • State ex re. Spohn v. Indus. Comm. 115 Ohio St.3d 329, 2007-Ohio-5027
    • LexisNexis Expert Commentary - When Are Ohio Permanent and Total Disability Benefits No Longer Permanent.
    • Adjunct Professor, Workers' Compensation Law, Capital University Law School in Ohio
    • "Ohio Workers Compensation Law", Anderson Publishing Company, 1991
    • "Ohio Workers Compensation Law", Anderson Publishing Company, 1998

    Educational Background:

    • The Ohio State University, B.A., 1977
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    Office Location for Philip J. Fulton

    89 East Nationwide Boulevard, Suite 300
    Columbus, OH 43215

    Phone: 866-552-6353

    Fax: 614-224-3933

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