Ohio court: Businesses overpaid $860 million into workers’ comp

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 28, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

A recent ruling by the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals has confirmed that the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has overcharged Ohio businesses more than $800 million in workers’ compensation assessments. The question now becomes,...read more >>

Can a Social Security Disability Attorney Help You Get Benefits Faster?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 25, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

The fastest way to receive benefits is to receive approval based on your original application for Social Security disability benefits (rather than having to appeal the decision, which can take more than a year). An attorney...read more >>

The Social Security Benefits Application Process

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 20, 2014 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

To apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI benefits based on disability, a person must first make a claim (fill out an application). This is done by contacting the Social Security office, either by phone...read more >>

Industrial workplace accident at Ohio steel plant injures 4

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 19, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

On behalf of The Bainbridge Firm, LLC posted in Workplace Accidents and Injuries on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Industrial safety is something that is easily taken for granted. Every time an industrial accident occurs, the reaction...read more >>

Employers Aren’t Legally Liable is Staff’s Commute Goes Awry?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 18, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2014/02/16/employers-arent-legally-liable-if-staffs-commute-goes-awry.html For some central Ohio businesses, the winter of 2014 will go down as the season of locked doors and darkened windows. Faced with dire forecasts, dangerous roads and diminished customer demand, a number of area...read more >>

Working While Receiving Social Security Benefits

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 16, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

You can work while you receive Social Security retirement (or survivors) benefits. When you do, it could mean a higher benefit for you in the future. Higher benefits can be important to you later in life...read more >>

Ohio woman killed in skydiving workplace accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 12, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

Worksites that use heavy machinery, equipment, and large vehicles like planes should take extra precautions to ensure that all employees are carefully versed in safety protocols and procedures. Failure to provide adequate safety gear or education...read more >>

The Medical Care Setback for Social Security Claimants

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 12, 2014 | Social Security Benefits

A claimant’s medical care may be particularly important if the claimant is involved in so much medical care that the time spent going to physicians and hospitals or in therapy is a serious impediment to working...read more >>

Ohio man ordered to repay workers’ compensation benefits

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 05, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

Ohio has always been a state that prides itself on building things. Manufacturing has long been an important part of the state’s economy and identity, but unfortunately workers’ compensation disputes tend to go hand in hand with manufacturing...read more >>