Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits the Only Option if Injured at Work?

by Jacob Brandt | Dec 01, 2020 | General Information

The short answer is “it depends.” Regardless of the cause of a workplace injury, your first step should be to file a workers’ compensation claim. But keep in mind that seeking workers compensation benefits may not...read more >>

What’s the difference between a state-funded employer and a self-insured employer?

by Jacob Brandt | Oct 19, 2020 | General Information

The legislature for the state of Ohio has determined that in order to conduct business in this state, employers must provide benefits to their injured employees. Essentially, employers must provide insurance to their employees for injuries...read more >>

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work In Ohio?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | 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 The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | 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 The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | 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 >>

The Bainbridge Firm Welcomes Robert Nemo

by Lauren Osgood | Jul 06, 2020 | General Information

We are excited to announce that Marion attorney, Robert Nemo has joined the Bainbridge Firm. Robert Nemo has been licensed in Ohio since 1979 and has maintained a practice in the Marion area for over 30...read more >>

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 >>

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 >>

Can I Participate in Vocational Rehabilitation?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jan 31, 2020 | General Information

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation offers a number of programs and services to help Injured Workers return to the work force following an industrial injury. You are not required to participate in these programs, but participation may be worthwhile if you are willing and able to participate....read more >>

Can I Receive Compensation if I am an Independent Contractor?

by Lauren Osgood | Nov 15, 2019 | General Information

Even if you are classified as an “independent contractor,” you may still qualify for Workers’ Compensation benefits. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation may determine that a person designated as an independent contractor is legally an employee and is therefore entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits. The BWC is focused on the level of control that an employer has over a worker, even if that person is classified as an independent contractor....read more >>