What can I expect in a hearing before the Ohio Industrial Commission (BWC)?

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 09, 2020 | Hearing Process

When an injured worker suffers an injury at work, navigating the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation system can be stressful and challenging. Depending on the types of issues occurring within an individual claim, many matters may end...read more >>

What are the changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation system during Covid-19 epidemic?

by Lauren Osgood | Apr 11, 2020 | Hearing Process

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Changes Due to Covid-19 The Industrial Commission has made several key changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first major change is the suspension of in-person hearings. Instead of an...read more >>

Can I Call Witnesses to Testify At My Workers’ Compensation Hearings?

by Jacob Brandt | Nov 25, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Injured workers often wonder if they are able to call witnesses to testify on their behalf at hearings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio. So long as the witness has information pertinent to the issue being adjudicated, they are free to provide testimony at a hearing. Witnesses called to testify before the Industrial Commission of Ohio are free to provide factual information relevant to the adjudication of a claim. ...read more >>

What Medical Records Are My Employer/BWC Entitled To?

by Lauren Osgood | May 28, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Injured workers are often asked to sign medical releases throughout the processing of their workers’ compensation claim.  There is always a question regarding what medical information your employer and the BWC are entitled to receive....read more >>

What to expect at your first workers’ compensation hearing

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

Knowing what to expect at your first workers’ compensation hearing is important in helping to understand how the workers’ compensation process works. When a hearing is scheduled, it is scheduled because the parties to the claim...read more >>