2307.90 Silicosis or mixed dust disease claim - operation of other laws unaffected - exhumation not required.

(A) Nothing in sections 2307.84 to 2307.90 of the Revised Code is intended to do, and nothing in any of those sections is interpreted to do, either of the following:

(1) Affect the rights of any party in bankruptcy proceedings;

(2) Affect the ability of any person who is able to make a showing that the person satisfies the claim criteria for compensable claims or demands under a trust established pursuant to a plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, 11 U.S.C. Chapter 11, to make a claim or demand against that trust.

(B) Sections 2307.84 to 2307.90 of the Revised Code shall not affect the scope or operation of any workers' compensation law or veterans' benefit program or the exclusive remedy of subrogation under the provisions of that law or program and shall not authorize any lawsuit that is barred by any provision of any workers' compensation law.

(C) Nothing in sections 2307.85 , 2307.86 , 2307.87 , and 2307.88 of the Revised Code shall require or permit the exhumation of bodies in making the prima-facie showing as required by section 2307.85 or 2307.86 of the Revised Code or rebutting the presumption as provided in section 2307.85 or 2307.86 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 2307.90

History. Effective Date: 09-01-2004