David M. McCarty - Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter, L.P.A

David M. McCarty

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 614-462-5469

McCarty serves as the chair of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice area and focuses his practice on all issues related to workers’ compensation matters; he joined the firm in 1997.

Workers’ Compensation
Dave assists Ohio employers with all aspects of workers’ compensation defense, representing them at administrative hearings before the Industrial Commission throughout the state of Ohio and before the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. He also defends employers in workers’ compensation matters in the Courts of Common Pleas throughout Ohio, as well as in the Ohio Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court. 

Administrative Practice

Dave handles all aspects of claim defense, such as contesting the allowance of a claim and payments of compensation and medical benefits under claims. He assists employers defending claims of violations of specific safety requirements and pursues findings of fraud. Dave also assists employers seeking to be granted the privilege of self-insurance, including appeals of denial of that privilege and counsels them on a proactive approach to claim limitation and cost containment.

Dave’s litigation practice focuses on representing employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation, including defense of “right to participate” cases throughout Ohio and “extent of disability” issues in the Franklin County Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

Columbia UniversityBA 1986The Ohio State UniversityJ.D. 1992
Columbus Bar Association, workers’ compensation committeeColumbus Center for Human ServicesOhio State Bar AssociationRebuilding Together Columbus

Office Location

65 East State Street, Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Workers' Compensation Law - Employers of the Columbus-OH Metro Area
David M. McCarty has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Other Information

Gender: Male