Ohio woman suffers horrific workplace injury

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 30, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace accidents can occur in any setting, but when heavy machinery is involved the dangers increase exponentially. Earlier this month, an employee of an engineering company in Norton, Ohio, suffered a horrific workplace injury when her...read more >>

Explosion at oil and gas well kills one Ohio worker

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 23, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The state of Ohio has benefitted economically from the recent boom in the hydraulic fracturing of shale to extract oil and gas. There is now more and more access to oil and gas reserves that were...read more >>

Ohio recycling plant fined $60,000 for safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 17, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Unfortunately, unsafe working conditions often exist in our own backyard. Again and again, employers are placing their workers at a greater risk of sustaining workplace injuries in order to protect their bottom line. Toxco Inc., a...read more >>

Ohio worker dies in industrial accident at GM plant

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 09, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Tragedy struck a General Motors plant in Parma, Ohio, when a worker became trapped in between two machines last month. The worker was taken to a hospital but he passed away shortly after arrival. Catastrophic workplace...read more >>

Blurring the lines between TTD and PTD

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jul 05, 2012 | General Information

The roles of temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) are supposed to be separate and distinct. TTD is designed to compensate an injured worker for a loss of earnings while he or she...read more >>

Unsafe working conditions at Ohio’s hydraulic fracturing sites?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 02, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio has been a hotbed for the recent boom in the hydraulic fracturing of shale to extract oil and gas. The process involves injecting large amounts of water, sand and chemicals into the ground to access...read more >>