Ohio Makes Changes To It’s Workers’ Comp Billing System

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 28, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

As you may have already heard from news sources like the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ compensation recently made changes to its billing system for workers’ compensation coverage. The change will affect any private or...read more >>

Several Richland County Employers Receive Safety Award From BWC

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 21, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

As we have said many times before on this blog, providing a safe working environment should be an employer’s top concern. When they start to let their safety standards slip or fail to address their employees’...read more >>

Is A Construction Company Liable For Workers’ Comp Insurance?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 16, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

Ohio laws clearly state that if an employer has any employees, they must have an active workers’ compensation insurance policy in place. If an employee suffers an injury on the job, they may seek workers’ compensation...read more >>

Study shows danger of exposure to particular oil cleanup chemical

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 07, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

A study published this month may start raising concerns about the use of a particular dispersant known as Corexit EC9500A, which was widely used in the cleanup efforts following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. According to the...read more >>

Can I be compensated for sustaining an injury on my way to a medical exam ordered by the BWC?

by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 03, 2015 | Medical Care Benefits

A Court of Appeals has held that injuries sustained by the claimant while traveling to or from a Bureau medical examination are compensable “as being directly and approximately caused by circumstances that arose out of employment...read more >>

Medical Exams Ordered by the BWC

by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 01, 2015 | Medical Care Benefits

Revised Code § 4123.53 permits the Administrator of the Bureau of Workers’ compensation or the Industrial Commission to compel any employee “claiming the right to receive compensation to submit to a medical examination, vocational evaluation, or...read more >>