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Philip J. Fulton - Columbus, OH

89 East Nationwide BoulevardSuite 300 Columbus, OH 43215

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Updated: 08/21/2023

Columbus Injured Workers Lawyer

Overview

Philip Fulton has worked tirelessly on behalf of injured workers and disability claimants since 1980. Widely recognized as a leader in his field, Mr. Fulton is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Ohio Super Lawyers, and has received numerous other accolades and awards over a distinguished career.

He is past president of the Ohio Association for Justice and has twice been chairperson of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Workers Compensation Section...

Philip Fulton has worked tirelessly on behalf of injured workers and disability claimants since 1980. Widely recognized as a leader in his field, Mr. Fulton is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Ohio Super Lawyers, and has received numerous other accolades and awards over a distinguished career.

He is past president of the Ohio Association for Justice and has twice been chairperson of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Workers Compensation Section. For his commitment to injured workers, he 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. He has twice been selected as Lawyer of the Year for Workers' Compensation in "Best Lawyers in America."

Mr. Fulton's proudest professional achievement is his history of successfully protecting the rights of the injured and disabled.

Mr. Fulton Wrote The Book On Ohio’s Workers’ Comp Law

Frequently asked to lecture to attorneys, legal groups, and doctors all over Ohio on issues dealing with workers' comp, Mr. Fulton is also the author of the well-known treatise on workers' compensation, "Ohio Workers' Compensation Law," published by LexisNexis. Mr. Fulton's book is used by workers' compensation attorneys, doctors, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, the Ohio Industrial Commission and the court system.

In addition to his work on behalf of injured workers, Mr. Fulton has been an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School in Ohio. He taught law to aspiring workers’ compensation attorneys.

About Philip J. Fulton

Practice Areas

  • Injured Workers
  • Victims of Disability

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1982

Other Affiliations

  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers', Workers Compensation Section (Past Chair)
  • Workers' Injury Law Advocacy Group (Board Member)
  • Capital University Law School, 2005 - 2014 (Board of Counselors)
  • Capital University Law School, 2009 - 2010 (Chair)
  • Franklin County Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Section (Past Chairperson)
  • Ohio Association of Claimants' Counsel (Vice-President)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2005 - 2006 (President)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2004-2005 (President Elect)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2003-2004 (Vice-President)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2002-2003 (Secretary)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2001-2002 (Treasurer)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 1993-1994 (Member, Executive Committee)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), 2000-2007 (Member, Executive Committee)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers),2003-2009 (Member, Legislative Committee)
  • Ohio Association for Justice, (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Workers' Compensation Section, 1994-1995 (Chairperson)
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers), Workers' Compensation Section, 2000-2001 (Chairperson)
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Ohio Association for Justice (Co-Legislative Chairperson)
  • Strickland-Fisher Agency Review, Regulatory Climate- Bureau of Workers' Compensation and Industrial Commission (Co-chair)
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group (Board Member)
  • Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Ohio (Member)
  • BWC Board of Directors, 2007 - 2008
  • Capital University Law School, 2020 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
  • Capital University Law School, Adjunct Professor, Workers Compensation Law, 2005 - 2014
  • Capital University Law School, Class of 2012 - Adjunct Professor of the Year, 2012 - Present
  • Capital University Law School, Philip J. Fulton National Moot Court Team
  • Industrial Commission Nominating Counsel, 2010 - Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representative
  • Ohio Association of Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers) (Executive Committee member of Worker's Compensation Section)
  • Worker's Compensation College, Fellow

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, 1980
    J.D.
    Honors: Order of the Curia
  • The Ohio State University, 1977
    B.A.

Classes and Seminars

  • Frequent Lecturer, Workers' Compensation, Attorneys, Legal Groups and Doctors
  • Speaker, Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • Speaker, Ohio CLE Institute
  • Speaker, National Business Institute
  • Speaker, Ohio State Chiropractic Association
  • Speaker, AFL-CIO
  • Speaker, Ohio Self-Insured Association
  • Speaker, NFIB

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Philip J. Fulton

Included on the 2024 Ohio list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Ohio Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Philip J. Fulton on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2020
  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers, 2005 - Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers - Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyers, 2004 - Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers 10-year Ribbon (10 for 10)
  • Best Lawyers' 2018 Columbus, OH Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Best Lawyers 2012 Columbus, OH Workers' Compensation Law- Claimants Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America 2023: Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 1995 - 2001
  • Columbus Monthly, Top Lawyers, The City's Best and Brightest, 2003
  • Columbus Monthly, Top Lawyers, The List: Columbus Legal Stars, 1997
  • Ohio Association for Justice Amicus Curiae Award, 2009
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Outstanding Service Award, 2005
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Distinguished Service Award, 2002
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Inducted into Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame, 1997
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Distinguished Service Award, 1994
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Injured Workers & Workers' Compensation Section, 1994
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Effort on Behalf of Workers'Compensation Section, 1993
  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1994-2002
  • Ohio State Chiropractic Association, President's Award, 2001
  • Consumer Business Review, Workers' Compensation Attorney for New Millennium, 2000

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Office Information

Address

89 East Nationwide BoulevardSuite 300 Columbus, OH 43215

Fax

  • 614-224-3933

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 2011
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 2008
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1998
  • Ohio Workers' Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 1991
  • Ohio Trial- Substantial Aggravation: The More Things Change...
  • LexisNexis Expert Commentary- When Are Ohio Permanent and Total Disability Benefits No Longer, 115 Ohio St.3d 329, 2007-Ohio-5027
  • State ex re. Spohn v. Indus. Comm. 115 Ohio St.3d 329, 2007-Ohio-5027
  • Ohio Trial - Worker's Compensation: The Unconstitutional Intoxication Defense, Volume II, Issue 3
  • 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
  • Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, Lexis Nexis, 2018

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