How Does Workers’ Compensation Work In Ohio?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 01, 2020 | General Information

Understanding Workers’ Compensation Claims and What You Need to Do to Pursue Your Claim: After getting hurt on the job, injured workers often wonder what they need to do to file a workers’ compensation claim and...read more >>

10 Most Common Mistakes an Injured Worker makes when Filing for Workers’ Compensation

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 28, 2020 | General Information

Filing a workers’ compensation claim is not a process that most people are familiar with. After all, getting injured on the job is not a circumstance most employees would like to dwell on. Unfortunately, rates of...read more >>

Workers Compensation: Ohio’s Most Dangerous Jobs

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jul 14, 2020 | General Information

In the state of Ohio, an employer with even just one employee must carry workers compensation insurance. This insurance provides cash assistance to employees who were injured on the job or while on the job outside of a work setting, but in a work context....read more >>

Repetitive Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

by Andrew Bainbridge | Mar 04, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve ever performed a job that required you to repeat the same motion over and over again, then you may not have realized that you could have seriously damaged your muscles and connective tissue in...read more >>

Common Construction Worker Accidents

by Andrew Bainbridge | May 10, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

The Centers for Disease Control and prevent reported that more than 9 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2009 were sustained by construction workers. That year, construction workers suffered 4.3 nonfatal injuries and illnesses...read more >>

Repetitive Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 02, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve ever performed a job that required you to repeat the same motion over and over again, then you may not have realized that you could have seriously damaged your muscles and connective tissue in...read more >>

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 >>

Ohio poultry company fined $1.46M for 2 amputation incidents

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 30, 2015 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

After two Case Farms employees lost body parts in terrible accidents, and were later fired, the chicken supply company is facing fines totaling more than $1.46 million from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA...read more >>

Workplace fatalities going up in Ohio, U.S.

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 25, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

Fatal workplace incidents are on the rise in the U.S., including here in Ohio. That grim news comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Ohio Department of Health, and suggests that we still...read more >>

How many U.S. construction workers die every year?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 17, 2015 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

It usually makes the news when a construction worker is killed on the job in Ohio. Obviously, these incidents do not happen every day, but neither are they nearly as rare as they should be. According...read more >>