The Bainbridge Firm: Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Portsmouth, Ohio

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 30, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Located several blocks north of the Portsmouth Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, the Portsmouth satellite office serves the workers’ compensation needs of Scioto county residents as well as the surrounding communities. This arealso extends into the northern...read more >>

The Bainbridge Firm: Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Ironton, Ohio

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 26, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Located in the heart of Ironton, the Bainbridge Firm has an established satellite office located just blocks from the courthouse. The Ironton office is staffed five days a week during normal business hours and serves Lawrence...read more >>

Ohio transportation company cited for safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 25, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

There are many ways that employers cut corners that can impact the safety of the workplace. Unfortunately, employers sometimes place their workers at a greater risk of sustaining workplace injuries   in order to protect their bottom line....read more >>

What is the AWW?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jun 23, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

It is necessary to establish the average weekly wage (AWW) for the year prior to any particular injury. In the simplest form, the AWW is the average weekly wage an injured worker earned for the year...read more >>

Switching the Physician of Record

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 20, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

As previously discussed, the physician of record (POR) is an important part of any workers’ compensation claim. The POR has the ability to request treatment to improve or maintain a claimant’s allowed conditions in the claim....read more >>

Industrial explosion injures two Ohio workers

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 18, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Serious or life-threatening job-related injuries can result due to industrial, chemical plant, and other workplace explosions. These workplace environments have inherent dangers that can result in dangerous explosions. If large industrial machinery is not properly maintained...read more >>

Are painkillers overused to treat workplace injuries?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 12, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Injured Ohio workers may be affected by the nationwide practice of prescribing strong narcotic painkillers or opioids like OxyContin, Percocet and Duragesic to treat the pain from injuries like back strains. Many workers’ compensation professionals now...read more >>

Ohio Workers’ Compensation system’s role in economic recovery

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 04, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

When an Ohio worker is injured in a job-related accident, the workers’ compensation system can help with financial assistance during time away from work. This helps injured workers turn their efforts toward recovery and ultimately a...read more >>