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 >>

Can I be compensated for an injury that occurs on the way to a medical exam ordered by the BWC?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 11, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

A Court of Appeals has held that injuries sustained by the claimant while traveling to or from a Bureau medical examination are compensable “as being directly and proximately caused by circumstances that arose out of employment...read more >>

What is Statutory Permanent Total Disability Compensation?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 05, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

Statutory permanent total disability compensation is different from permanent total disability compensation. Statutory permanent total disability compensation is granted to a person who has lost both eyes, both hands, both arms, both legs, or both feet,...read more >>

Common Construction Worker Accidents

by Andrew Bainbridge | May 10, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

The Centers for Disease Control and prevent reported that more than 9 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2009 were sustained by construction workers. That year, construction workers suffered 4.3 nonfatal injuries and illnesses...read more >>

The Top 3 Workers compensation Claims

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 30, 2017 | Workers' Compensation

Though there are many causes for needing to start a workers comp claim, there are some injuries that are seen happen more frequently in the work place. The top three injuries: Strains and Sprains Cuts or...read more >>

The compensation bargain

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 07, 2015 | General Information

The Workers’ compensation Act reflected a growing public sentiment that employees should receive compensation for work-related injuries and that compensation should be regarded as a charge upon the business in which the employee worked. Workers’ compensation...read more >>

compensation and benefits

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 28, 2015 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Chapter 4123 of the Ohio Revised Code prescribes the amount and duration of compensation payable to a claimant. The Industrial Commission lacks the power to adopt rules and regulations establishing a rate of compensation other than...read more >>