Will an Attorney Get Me a Better Workers’ Compensation Settlement?
by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 10, 2023 | Hearing Process
A legal professional who is experienced in workers’ compensation can certainly help you secure a larger settlement when it comes time to resolve your workers’ compensation claim. A thorough understanding of the workers’ compensation system will...read more >>
What types of injuries are not covered under Ohio Workers Compensation?
by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 21, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
It is well established that the Ohio Workers’ Compensation system is not meant to act as a general insurance provider for every possible injury that could stem from employment. In fact, the law of Ohio has...read more >>
Common Mistakes of the Claimant
by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 23, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
Reasons a Workers’ Compensation Claim May Be Denied Most people do not plan to be injured on the job. Unfortunately, a substantial number of Ohioans are forced to hire a workers’ compensation attorney in Ohio to...read more >>
Workers’ Compensation: How to Get Medical Expenses Paid
by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 08, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
If you have been injured on the job or suffer from an occupational disease, you most likely will need to see a doctor and need medication to help with your injury or occupational disease. That said,...read more >>
What You Should Know About Heat Illness in Ohio | Bainbridge
by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 21, 2021 | Workplace Accidents & Injuries
Here we are in June of 2021! Though it is still early summer, many parts of the country have already experienced intense heat waves. Those places that have not yet felt the full blast of summer...read more >>
Will all of My Medical Bills be Covered, if I am Injured at Work?
by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 01, 2020 | Medical Care Benefits
When an individual suffers an injury at work, you may think that all of the medical expenses associated with that injury should be covered until the individual is fully recovered. Unfortunately, this may not always be...read more >>
As an unpaid intern or apprentice, am I covered by Ohio Workers’ Compensation?
by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 22, 2020 | Workers' Compensation
As an unpaid intern or apprentice, you may still be entitled to workers’ compensation coverage if you are injured on the job. Ohio’s General Assembly extended workers’ compensation coverage to apprentices engaged in formal training programs...read more >>
What do I do if my claim is denied? | The Bainbridge Firm, LLC
by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 01, 2019 | Workers' Compensation
Your claim may have been denied because you are missing a small piece of required information or medical support for your request. Or your claim may be denied because a legal question exists as to whether...read more >>
What treatment services require pre-authorization?
by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 06, 2019 | Workers' Compensation
The BWC’s MCO standardized prior authorization table Service Prior Authorization Required No Prior Authorization Required Physical medicine services, including chiropractic/osteopathic manipulative treatment and acupuncture Yes Psychological services Yes Dental Yes Evaluation and management services Yes for...read more >>
The Ins & Outs of Temporary Total Disability | Bainbridge
by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 20, 2018 | Temporary Total Disability Compensation
If you have been hurt at work, or contracted an occupational disease, you may find yourself unable to return to your former position of employment. Your restrictions may be totally disabling and may be temporary, with...read more >>
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