Seeking Medical Care After a Work-Related Injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Mar 28, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

In addition to reporting the injury, seeking medical care after the injury is perhaps one of the most important things to do at the beginning of workers’ compensation claims. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>

The Process of Settling a Workers Comp Claim

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 28, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

The settlement of a workers’ compensation claim can be a way for an injured worker to receive a final monetary payment under the claim. Once a claim is settled, no further costs (medical or monetary benefits)...read more >>

Fewer Injured Workers Are at Risk for Opioid Dependency

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 21, 2018 | Workers' Compensation in the News

According to the BWC, In 2011, more than 80,000 injured workers took the equivalent of at least 60mg a day of morphine for 60 days or more, becoming “clinically dependent” on Opioids.1 With an increasing number of...read more >>

The Ins and Outs of Temporary Total Disability

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 20, 2018 | Temporary Total Disability Compensation

“Total disability” means that the injured worker is unable to return to his or her former position of emloyment. A finding of temporary total disability, sometimes reffered to as TTD, does not require a showing of...read more >>

A New Ohio Workers’ Compensation Wellness Program

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 13, 2018 | Workers' Compensation Programs

The backbone of a successful business is its workers, and the backbone of Ohio is its workforce!1 The BWC hopes that through this program, Better You, Better Ohio!, Ohio workers will take ownership of their health and...read more >>