How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?
by Jacob Brandt | Oct 11, 2022 | General Information
One of the best tools you have during any legal process is information. As Ohio workers’ compensation lawyers, one of our primary jobs is to make sure you have the information and context you need to...read more >>
How Do I Know if I Qualify for Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 09, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
As Ohio workers compensation lawyers, one of the most common things we hear from clients is concern that they may not be covered by the Ohio workers’ compensation system. While that concern is certainly understandable, it...read more >>
Can Employees be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation?
by Lauren Osgood | Jul 18, 2022 | General Information
If you’re looking to file an Ohio workers’ compensation claim, or you’ve recently failed a claim, you may be concerned about retaliatory action from your employer. Can they penalize you or fire you for filing an...read more >>
How Much Compensation Can I Receive If My Employers Fails to Comply With a Specific Safety Requirement Causes My Injury?
by Jacob Brandt | Jun 15, 2020 | Workers' Compensation
As explained in our other blog posts, under Ohio Law there are specific safety requirements that employers are required to follow in order to ensure the safety of their employees. These requirements are codified under Ohio...read more >>
Workers Compensation and Disability Statute of Limitations
by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 26, 2020 | Social Security and Disability Compensation
Workers and military personnel can obtain great benefits to ease their healing process, cover their expenses, and retain the dignity they deserve. Unfortunately shame, concern for lost wages, fear of your employer, or even just waiting...read more >>
Is my employer allowed to pay me while I am off from work due to my injury?
by Lauren Osgood | May 14, 2020 | Workers' Compensation
Salary Continuation When an injured worker is entitled to benefits under their claim, an employer is permitted to pay wage loss to an employee. In order to notify the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation that this arrangement...read more >>
If I contract Covid-19, is it a compensable workers’ compensation claim?
by Jacob Brandt | May 03, 2020 | In the News
Ohio workers’ compensation allows for injuries such as occupational diseases and illnesses. This then begs the question: do I have a claim if I am exposed to COVID-19 at work? Factors to take into account: The...read more >>
How do I get the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to Cover Treatment Related to My Work Place Accident?
by Jacob Brandt | Feb 07, 2020 | Medical Care Benefits
If the BWC denies the treatment request the injured worker then has the ability to appeal that decision thereby entitling them to a hearing before the Industrial Commission of Ohio to argue that the treatment should be covered....read more >>
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 >>
What do I do if my claim is denied? | The Bainbridge Firm, LLC
by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 01, 2019 | Workers' Compensation
Your claim may have been denied because you are missing a small piece of required information or medical support for your request. Or your claim may be denied because a legal question exists as to whether...read more >>
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