Mark devotes his practice to assisting injured and disabled individuals pursue workers’ compensation, social security disability, and personal injury claims. He also assists individuals and families achieve their estate planning goals.
Mark has been representing injured workers for over 20 years and enjoys being the voice of the injured worker who is often battling a large company or the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to obtain the benefits they deserve. He has an intricate understanding of the Ohio workers’ compensation system which allows him to obtain excellent results for his clients while easing their anxiety about dealing with the complex and bureaucratic workers’ compensation system.
He has attended thousands of hearings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio on behalf of injured workers and has assisted individuals obtain the benefits they deserve including temporary total, permanent partial, wage loss, permanent total disability, and settlements.
Mark also helps disabled individuals file for social security disability benefits. He represents individuals at the Initial Determination Level, Reconsideration, and at Administrative Law Judge hearings. He understands that filing a claim for social security disability can be a long and frustrating process so he gives each client the personal attention they deserve and obtains all the evidence necessary to present at hearing.
Mark also handles major personal injury claims including Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Dog Bites, Wrongful Death, and Products Liability.
Mark ‘s peers have recognized his skill and expertise by naming him as an Ohio Super Lawyer in 2006 and 2011. He has also served as the Chair of the Workers’ Compensation section of the Cincinnati Bar Association.
Prior to joining Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer Mark was a partner at the law firm of Bella, Newman & Associates for 10 years.
Mark is married and has two young sons. He is very active in the community where he serves on several committees at the Jewish Community Center and coaches many youth sports teams including baseball, basketball and soccer. He is a Board member of the Sycamore Athletic Club, youth basketball organization.
Licensed since 1989
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I have known Mark for a number of years and had the pleasure of working with him as co-counsel on a matter that proceeded to trial. Mark is extremely knowledgeable in his field and a strong advocate for his clients. He is efficient, organized and well respected in the legal community. I highly endorse this lawyer.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Ohio Super Lawyers||2015|
|Ohio Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Ohio Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Workers' Compensation Specialist||Ohio State Bar Association||1999|
|Partner||Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer||2010 - Present|
|Partner||Bella, Newman & Associates||1999 - 2010|
|Partner||Bella, Crosthwaite & Newman||1994 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Sycamore Athletic Club Youth Basketball||President||2013 - Present|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Member||2010 - Present|
|Mayerson Jewish Community Center||Board Member||2010 - Present|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Workers Compensation Committee | Chair||1995 - 1997|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Workers Compensation Committee | Member||1989 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Associaton||Member Workers' Compensation Committe||1989 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section||Member||1989 - Present|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Social Security Committee | Member||1989 - Present|
|State ex. rel Keith v. Industrial Commission of Ohio (1991), 62 Ohio St.3d 139.||It was held that it was improper for the commission to modify the order of the district hearing officer and essentially vacate appellee's disability award prior to January 24, 1987.|
|Mark Newman Newsletter||Social Security Earnings Statement||2014|
|Blog||Thinking about filing for social security disability?||2014|
|E-Newsletter||Mark L. Newman Newsletter - May 2013||2013|
|Ohio Trial Magazine||Defining a Compensable Injury Under the Ohio Workers' Compensation Act||1992|
|Workers' Compensation Journal of Ohio,||Intentional Tort and Evidence of Claimant's Culpability||1992|
|Workers' Compensation Journal of Ohio||Permanent Partial Compensation Following Prior Permanent Total Award: State, ex rel. Baker v. Indus. Comm||1991|
|University of Cincinnati||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|Indiana University||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1986|
|Fox19 TV Show||Hurt on the Job||2013|