What is a VSSR Claim and What Happens After I File One?
by Jacob Brandt | Dec 30, 2019 | VSSR Benefits
Under Ohio Law, there are a specific set of safety requirements that employers are required to follow in order to ensure the safety of their employees. These requirements are codified under Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 4123:1. This section of the Ohio Administrative Code provides clear and distinct requirement that employers are obligated to follow. These rules are similar in nature to the rules set by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)....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 >>
What is the difference between the Average Weekly Wage and the Full Weekly Wage in my claim?
by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 21, 2017 | Temporary Total Disability Compensation
Often we are asked by clients, “how much compensation will I receive?” The answer to that question almost always depends on the injured worker’s average weekly wage and full weekly wage. For that reason, it is...read more >>
Blurring the lines between TTD and PTD
by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 14, 2015 | Permanent Total Disability Compensation
The roles of temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) are supposed to be separate and distinct. TTD is designed to compensate an injured worker for a loss of earnings while he or she...read more >>
What is Permanent Partial Disability Compensation?
by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Nov 21, 2013 | Permanent Partial Disability Compensation
Permanent Partial Disability Compensation, commonly referred to as PPD, is a monetary award for residual disability. Residual disability is permanent damage/impairment that the worker experiences as a result of the injury. For example, let’s say that...read more >>
What is Permanent Total Disability Compensation?
by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 21, 2013 | Workers' Compensation Benefits
Permanent Total Disability is defined by the Ohio Administrative Code as “the inability to perform sustained remunerative employment due to the allowed conditions in the claim.” O.A.C. §4121-3-34(B)(1). This simply means that an injured worker is...read more >>
Settlement of a workers’ compensation claim
by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 06, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits
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 >>
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