Seeking medical care after a work-related injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 01, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

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 claim. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>

What is the AWW?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jun 23, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

It is necessary to establish the average weekly wage (AWW) for the year prior to any particular injury. In the simplest form, the AWW is the average weekly wage an injured worker earned for the year...read more >>

Switching the Physician of Record

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 20, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

As previously discussed, the physician of record (POR) is an important part of any workers’ compensation claim. The POR has the ability to request treatment to improve or maintain a claimant’s allowed conditions in the claim....read more >>

Ohio Workers’ Compensation system’s role in economic recovery

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 04, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

When an Ohio worker is injured in a job-related accident, the workers’ compensation system can help with financial assistance during time away from work. This helps injured workers turn their efforts toward recovery and ultimately a...read more >>

Workers’ comp reform mirrors calls for change

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 08, 2011 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Very few people would dispute the fact that workers’ compensation is an important safety net for workers who are hurt on the job. However, the workers’ compensation system in Ohio has proved to be the subject...read more >>