Ohio employee injuries reduced due to daily exercise routine

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 29, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Despite best efforts by employers, workplace injuries still occur. It is a good idea to remember that regardless of what measures are taken to prevent such injuries, if you suffer an injury at work you should...read more >>

Language in workplace injury awards may affect tax liability

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 23, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

When you have been awarded compensation as the result of a workplace injury in Ohio, you probably need every penny to support yourself while you are out of work, but depending on the language used in...read more >>

My claim was denied? Can I appeal the decision?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 20, 2014 | Hearing Process

If your claim was disallowed, you may want to file an appeal. Once you have received the BWC order disallowing your claim, you have 14 days to file an appeal if you disagree with the decision....read more >>

More police supervision for construction zone in Ohio

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 17, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

While the following story is a few weeks old, it serves as an important reminder to the many people who are placed in risky situations everyday when they work on a construction site. Around Christmas, a...read more >>

What is an occupational disease?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 15, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

According to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, an occupational disease is “a disease peculiar to a particular industrial process to which an employee is not generally subjected or exposed and is contracted in the course...read more >>

My work injury was my fault. Can I still apply for workers’ compensation benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 14, 2014 | General Information

You may file a workers’ compensation claim, even if the injury was your fault. The Ohio Workers’ Compensation system is a “no-fault” system, which means that benefits are not determined by looking at who was at...read more >>

Thomas H. Bainbridge Named Chairman of the Ohio Industrial Commission

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 13, 2014 | In the News

Congratulations to Mr. Thomas H. Bainbridge! The Ohio Industrial Commission announced on July 10, 2013, that Governor John Kasich appointed Mr. Bainbridge as the Industrial Commission Chairman, effective July 9, 2013. Chairman Bainbridge will serve a...read more >>

Ohio workers at risk for cold stress injuries this winter

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 07, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many people in Ohio are used to the cold weather during the winter season. However, it is important to know that being used to the cold weather and working in this kind of weather is not...read more >>

OSHA wants to reduce silica exposure for workers

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 03, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workers are exposed to many chemicals but one of the most dangerous chemicals is silica. Silica particles are very small and are often inhaled by workers. Silica exposure affects roughly 2.2 million people in America, according...read more >>