Julie M. Bruns
Julie is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC. She represents employers in all phases of workers’ compensation matters including administrative hearings and judicial matters before various levels of Ohio state courts. She counsels employers regarding the administration of workers' compensation claims, claims management and cost containment, accident investigation, violation of specific safety requirement (VSSR) claims, premium and group ratings, attaining and maintaining self-insured status, and other related matters. She also defends employers in post-administrative litigation in common pleas courts throughout Ohio.
Highlights & Recognitions
- Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars - 2013, 2014
Memberships & Affiliations
- Cincinnati Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section - Former Chair
- Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
- Southwestern Ohio Self-Insurers Association, Member
- Ohio Self-Insurers' Association, Member
- Ohio Supreme Court Overrules Well-Established Case Law on TTD Compensation and Voluntary Abandonment for Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claims
- Ohio Workers’ Compensation Changes: Medical Marijuana and Charging Car Accident Claim Costs to the Surplus Fund
- The Ohio BWC Budget Bill Amends Several Key Workers’ Compensation Provisions for Ohio Employers
- Important Changes From the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
- ALP: Are psychological or psychiatric conditions compensable under Ohio workers’ compensation law when they do not arise from a physical injury or occupational disease?
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Guardian Angels Church, Chair of Education/Faith Formation Committee and Parish Pastoral Council, 2017 to present
- Guardian Angels School, PTA volunteer and past Steering Committee member
- Mercy Montessori School, Board of Trustees
- Ohio Supreme Court Mentoring Program - 2011, 2012
Non-FBT Publications and Events
"Current Developments in the Law." Lorman CLE Seminar
"ABCs of Claim Processing" and "FMLA/ADA/Workers' Compensation - The Bermuda Triangle." Lorman CLE Seminar
"Workers' Compensation Injuries -- How to Manage the claim and return the employee to work."
Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association presentation
"Case Law Update" Cincinnati Bar Association, CLE Seminar
"Ask the Legal Professional" Business Courier
"Statutory Update - Summary of Senate Bill 334"
Employer Resources Association - WC Update 2012, 2013, 2014
"Medicare Set-Asides in Workers' Compensation" - 2016 Advanced Workers' Compensation seminar, National Business Institute