Back Pain & Opioid Use Amongst Ohioans | Bainbridge

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 23, 2018 | Workplace Accidents & Injuries

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 >>

OSHA Finds Employer Failed to Provide Safety Training

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Apr 13, 2017 | In the News

In October of 2016, two workers died in Boston while working in about a 12-foot deep trench. Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were working when the trench collapsed breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line causing...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 >>

The Plague on Social Security Disability Claims

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 16, 2017 | Social Security in the News

Getting approved for Social Security Disability claims are no walk in the park. You would think it would be much easier but the process can be very long and repetitive. Waiting for a response is the...read more >>

The Social Security Benefits Application Process

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 02, 2017 | Social Security Disability Insurance

To apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI benefits based on disability, a person must first make a claim (fill out an application). This is done by contacting the Social Security office, either by phone...read more >>

What to expect at your first workers’ compensation hearing

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 09, 2017 | Hearing Process

If you are wondering what will happen at your first workers’ compensation hearing, you are not alone. Understanding the workers’ compensation hearing process is an important part of knowing what to expect at your hearing. One...read more >>

The Industrial Commission Hearing Process

by Casaundra Johnson | Feb 08, 2017 | Hearing Process

The Ohio Workers’ Compensation system is handled by two separate entities—the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) and the Industrial Commission (IC). The BWC handles the filing and processing of claims as well as the premium payments...read more >>

The Rights of the Injured Worker

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 06, 2017 | General Information

Anyone who suffers a work-related injury in Ohio deserves to be treated fairly by BWC employees and to promptly receive the benefits to which he or she is entitled. BWC believes every employee injured at work...read more >>

Injured workers don’t need to go at it alone

by Lauren Osgood | Jan 31, 2017 | Workplace Accidents & Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is the agency responsible for providing medical and wage replacement benefits to individuals who experience work-related injuries, disease or death. In the state of Ohio, workers have the right to...read more >>

Finding and Choosing an Attorney for your Workers’ compensation Claim

by Casaundra Johnson | Jan 19, 2017 | General Information

After being injured at work, one of the many questions that injured workers often struggle with is whether it is necessary to hire an attorney to represent them in their claim.  There is no law that...read more >>