Employee killed in accident at Ohio food processing plant

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 29, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

A tragic and fatal industrial accident recently occurred at a family-owned pasta manufacturing plant in Ohio. The company has been in business for over 50 years. The initial 911 calls alerted emergency personnel that an employee...read more >>

How Quickly May My Child Receive Benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | May 27, 2014 | Supplemental Security Income

It can take three to five months for the state agency to decide if your child is disabled. However, for some medical conditions, Social Security make Supplemental Security Income payments right away and for up to...read more >>

Disabled Workers’ Relief Fund (DWRF)

by Andrew Bainbridge | May 26, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

The Disabled Workers’ Relief Fund (DWRF) provides an additional amount of compensation for those injured workers that are already receiving permanent total disability (PTD) compensation, if the amount that is being received is below a certain...read more >>

Can a Criminal Conviction Prevent Me From Receiving Social Security Benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | May 23, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

By Kara Dolan of The Bainbridge Firm, LLC posted in Social Security Benefits on Friday, May 23, 2014. You must inform Social Security right away if you are convicted of a crime. Regular disability benefits or...read more >>

OSHA cites Ohio manufacturer for serious safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 23, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

On behalf of The Bainbridge Firm, LLC posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, May 22, 2014. A single worker’s safety-related complaint against an Ohio industrial machinery manufacturer has created a ripple-effect that expanded into an investigation...read more >>

What Do I Do If I Have an Outstanding Arrest Warrant?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 22, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

You must disclose to the Social Security Administration if you have an outstanding arrest warrant for any of the following felony offenses: • Flight to avoid prosecution or confinement; • Escape from custody; and • Flight-escape....read more >>

Supplemental Security Income for Children with Disabilities

by Kara Dolan-West | May 21, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

SSI makes monthly payments to people with low income and limited resources who are 65 or older, or blind or disabled. Your child younger than age 18 can qualify if he or she meets Social Security’s...read more >>

Who May Receive Social Security Benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | May 19, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

The Social Security System pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict...read more >>

Intentional Torts

by Andrew Bainbridge | May 19, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio Revised Code § 2745.01 defines when an employee’s injury is due to the employer committing an intentional tort. In an action brought against an employer by an employee, for damages resulting from an intentional tort...read more >>

Ohio man is among 9 workers injured in building collapse

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 15, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

While it may be true that those engaging in asbestos removal understand the risk of workplace injuries, on account of exposure to a substance known to cause cancer, dangers from other sources are not necessarily foreseeable....read more >>