Injured workers don’t need to go at it alone

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 31, 2017 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ compensation is the agency responsible for providing medical and wage replacement benefits to individuals who experience work-related injuries, disease or death. In the state of Ohio, workers have the right to...read more >>

Permanent Total Disability compensation in Columbus

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 30, 2017 | Permanent Partial Disability Compensation

Permanent Total Disability is defined by the Ohio Administrative Code as “the inability to perform sustained remunerative employment due to the allowed conditions in the claim.” O.A.C. §4121-3-34(B)(1). This simply means that an injured worker is...read more >>

The Top 3 Workers compensation Claims

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 30, 2017 | Workers' Compensation

Though there are many causes for needing to start a workers comp claim, there are some injuries that are seen happen more frequently in the work place. The top three injuries: Strains and Sprains Cuts or...read more >>

What are Divorced Spousal Benefits?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 27, 2017 | Divorced Spousal Benefits

A person may receive benefits as a divorced spouse on a former spouse’s Social Security record, if he or she was married to the former spouse for at least ten years, is at least 62 years...read more >>

What you should know about the Social Security increase of 2017

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 24, 2017 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

If you are receiving Social Security benefits then you will receive an increase this year. The cost of living (COLA) will increase a whopping $0.3 percent. The worst in history yet but hey, from no increase...read more >>

Finding and Choosing an Attorney for your Workers’ compensation Claim

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 19, 2017 | General Information

Although there is no law which says you need to hire a lawyer, in practical terms and regardless of how you feel about attorneys, it is difficult to handle a workers’ compensation case on your own....read more >>

Social Security Spousal Benefits

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 18, 2017 | Spousal Survival Benefits

The spouse of an individual may be able to receive social security benefits. Even if he or she has never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be able to receive benefits if he or she...read more >>

What do I do when I am injured on the job?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 16, 2017 | Hearing Process

If you are injured on the job, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention, especially if your injury is severe. Second, your supervisor should be notified about your injury and the way in...read more >>