When does a Workers’ Compensation Claim Expire in Ohio?

by Jacob Brandt | Dec 14, 2020 | Workers' Compensation

Typically, a claim will remain open and viable for five years from the last medical bill or compensation payment. However, there are instance where claims close well before the expiration of that five-year statutory period. Really...read more >>

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 >>

Can I Receive Compensation if I am an Independent Contractor?

by Lauren Osgood | Nov 15, 2019 | General Information

Even if you are classified as an “independent contractor,” you may still qualify for Workers’ Compensation benefits. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation may determine that a person designated as an independent contractor is legally an employee and is therefore entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits. The BWC is focused on the level of control that an employer has over a worker, even if that person is classified as an independent contractor....read more >>

Don’t Be Fooled By Your Employer. You Have Rights To Compensation.

by Andrew Bainbridge | May 26, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

If you’re like a lot of our more frequent readers and have been injured while on the job, then chances are you were also filled with a sense of fear when it happened. Not only were...read more >>

Columbus Workers’ Compensation Attorney

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 15, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

The Bainbridge Firm, LLC: We’re Here To Help If you’ve been injured on the job, or a disability is preventing you from working, you may worry about how you will make ends meet. At The Bainbridge...read more >>