Former Cleveland Browns punter wins workers’ comp claim

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 28, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio football fans may be familiar with the case of Tom Tupa, a longtime NFL punter for such teams as the Cleveland Browns and Ohio State. Tupa recently won a contested workers’ compensation claim in Maryland’s...read more >>

Study finds workplace injuries two times as likely for disabled

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 20, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

A recent study conducted by researchers in conjunction with Ohio State University compared the rates of injuries between disabled workers and those without disabilities. The study revealed that the rate of workplace injuries for disabled workers...read more >>

Ohio woman killed in tragic work-related accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 13, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

A 50-year-old woman who was a longtime employee of Glatfelter, a paper manufacturer, died in a work-related accident in Ohio. The accident happened last week in the facility’s wood yard but additional details regarding how it...read more >>

Workers’ compensation fund examines prescription painkiller use

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 08, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Our Columbus-area readers may be interested in some new figures that have been released by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, although the data may signal a disturbing trend. According to the recent report, approximately 20...read more >>

Settlement of a workers’ compensation claim

by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 06, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

The settlement of a workers’ compensation claim can be a way for an injured worker to receive a final monetary payment under the claim. Once a claim is settled, no further costs (medical or monetary benefits)...read more >>

Seeking medical care after a work-related injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 01, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

In addition to reporting the injury, seeking medical care after the injury is perhaps one of the most important things to do at the beginning of workers’ compensation claim. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>