Common Ohio Workers Compensation Injuries

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 17, 2020 | General Information

Workers compensation attorneys in Columbus can help you navigate that process and explore other options like a settlement or a trust fund that has already been set up to help injured parties....read more >>

Workers Compensation and Disability Statute of Limitations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 26, 2020 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

Workers and military personnel can obtain great benefits to ease their healing process, cover their expenses, and retain the dignity they deserve. Unfortunately shame, concern for lost wages, fear of your employer, or even just waiting...read more >>

Ohio Workers Compensation Coverage

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Apr 23, 2020 | General Information

Columbus Workers Compensation Attorneys at The Bainbridge Law Firm are dedicated to protecting Ohio employees, especially in the area of Columbus, from medical damages and lost wages due to work-related injuries....read more >>

Back Pain and the Use of Opioids

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 11, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

A tight, burning and stabbing sensation. Muscles spasms and tingling. The feeling of being electrocuted in the same spot repeatedly. Back pain comes in many forms. Millions of people experience the agony of back pain and...read more >>

BWC to Launch New Pilot Program for Montgomery, Ross and Scioto Counties

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Sep 27, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

On October 15, 2018, the BWC will be launching a pilot program to support employers willing to hire workers struggling to overcome an addiction to opioids and other dangerous substances1. With the opioid crisis currently being...read more >>

Officers at Ross Correctional Institution are Denied Workers Comp Benefits

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

On August 29, 2018, just before 9:00am, an inmate at the Ross Correctional Institution, exhibited signs of a possible overdose thought to be Fentanyl. Fentanyl, a legal synthetic opioid, can become airborne, entering through the lungs,...read more >>

BWC New Rule on Behavioral Assessment Payment

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Sep 07, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

For an injury or illness to be covered in a workers’ compensation claim, must be either a physical injury or occupational disease that is related to the injured workers’ employment.  When the injured worker successfully proves...read more >>

Your Choice to Choose a Physician

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 08, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

According to the book, Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, written by Phillip Fulton, under R.C. § 4123.651 injured workers are entitled to freely choose a physician to treat a covered injury. This includes both the initial choice...read more >>

Can I be compensated for an injury that occurs on the way to a medical examination ordered by the BWC?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jul 11, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

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 proximately caused by circumstances that arose out of employment...read more >>

Social Security Benefits: Tips, Tricks, and What to Look out for

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 06, 2018 | Social Security Benefits

In 2017, Two Million people in the United States applied for disability benefits, but only 762,141 were approved. This means that 4 in 10 applicants who claimed they were too disabled to work, met the Social...read more >>