Job-related accident at refinery fire injures two, kills a third

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 19, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Industrial worksites contain inherent dangers to Ohio workers. In recent years, industrial workplace accidents have killed about 4,000 to 5,000 workers in the United States annually, with fires and explosions specifically contributing 53 fatalities in 2009...read more >>

Worker crushed at race track construction site

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 12, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Everyone in Ohio knows that racing cars is a dangerous sport. Incredibly high speeds and crowded tracks put drivers at great risk of wrecking and getting injured. One unfortunate construction worker was also just recently injured...read more >>

BP settles with worker injured in Deepwater Horizon spill

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 05, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

In 2010, the oil rig Deepwater Horizon caused one of the most massive oil spills ever seen. It is hard to calculate the vast ecological and economic damage that resulted. Ohio and the rest of the...read more >>

Passing car kills worker in construction site accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 28, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Construction is a dangerous profession. It involves powerful machinery, heavy materials and a lot can potentially go wrong even in the best of circumstances. In Ohio and elsewhere, construction workers suffer job injuries every day. It...read more >>

Store workers may be eligible for compensation following attack

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 21, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Shoplifters at a grocery store allegedly injured four store employees in a violent attack earlier this month. According to news reports, the two women allegedly kicked and bit employees who tried to stop them from leaving...read more >>

Casino collapses in Ohio raise workplace safety concerns

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 13, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Casino developer Rock Gaming has had two fairly similar construction catastrophes in Ohio this winter. In both Cleveland and Cincinnati, upper-story floors collapsed as they were being built. Both incidents occurred during the concrete-pouring phase of...read more >>

New Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation pharmacy rules

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 07, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has recently changed its rules governing treatment of workplace injuries. The BWC will now be allowed, in certain cases, to only reimburse prescriptions filled at a single pharmacy that the...read more >>

Worker killed in Ohio Turnpike accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 31, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Late in the morning on Tuesday last week, a deadly accident took place on an Ohio construction worksite. A semi-truck struck three Ohio Turnpike Commission maintenance workers, severely injuring two and killing another. The driver of...read more >>

OSHA: Ohio companies recently violated work safety standards

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 24, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Injuries caused by conditions that violate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s standards can cause employees in Ohio to file claims with the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. Recently, OSHA issued more than $50,000 in fines...read more >>

Will OSHA issue safety rules on explosive dust in the workplace?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 17, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

In Ohio, industrial jobs are often dangerous jobs. Industrial workers often need to work around heavy equipment and potentially volatile chemicals. This can directly lead to workplace accidents. In the wake of several fatal explosions, the...read more >>