What happens when my claim reaches a hearing with the Industrial Commission?

by Jacob Brandt | Aug 26, 2019 | Hearing Process

The OAC requires the scheduling of hearings before a district hearing officer from the Industrial Commission service office in the city nearest the claimant’s residence, or for out-of-state claimants, from the service office nearest the claimant’s home if the service office is within one hundred and fifty miles thereof, or in Columbus for those claimants who live more than one hundred and fifty miles from an Industrial Commission service office, unless otherwise directed....read more >>

How Much Will I Receive in Death Benefits? How Much Will My Children Receive in Death Benefits?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jul 30, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

The unfortunate tragedy of losing a loved one to a workplace accident can be devastating. The Ohio Revised Code requires that in the case of injury or occupational disease, causing the death of an employee, benefits shall be paid to the surviving spouse and children of the deceased....read more >>

What Can I Do if the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Industrial Commission Have Denied My Claim?

by Lauren Osgood | Jun 18, 2019 | General Information

Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.512 provides that an injured worker, denied benefits from both the BWC and IC, has the right to file into common pleas court to establish their right to participate in the workers compensation fund....read more >>

Worker Critically Injured When Pinned by Machine at Columbus Castings

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 08, 2014 | In the News

Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Columbus Castings worker suffered a broken back, a collapsed lung and partial paralysis of his left leg after becoming pinned in a machine at the steel foundry on April 22, 2014....read more >>

Dayton police officer involved in I-75 construction zone crash

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 28, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio residents ranging from maintenance workers to police officers can find themselves in outdoor workplace environments, often near dangerous, busy roads. This is especially commonplace when construction is going on in an area. Those with such...read more >>

More police supervision for construction zone in Ohio

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 17, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

While the following story is a few weeks old, it serves as an important reminder to the many people who are placed in risky situations everyday when they work on a construction site. Around Christmas, a...read more >>

Worker in critical condition after truck falls on him

by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 25, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many Ohioans unknowingly work in jobs that pose risks of injury. Sometimes the danger is hidden and other times it is masked by safety procedures put in place by employers. Though employers have a duty to...read more >>

Grain bins pose serious risks to OH farm workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 21, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace accidents happen all the time. While we often think of these accidents as happening in construction or industrial work, they can happen in any profession. The dangers posed by a workplace accident are many and...read more >>

Survey shows which states have the most injured workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jul 16, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

A new study conducted by Allsup ranks states according to how many workers per one hundred workers are injured on the job. The study was based on data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and...read more >>

Energy worker suffers burn injuries after stepping in hot water

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 27, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many of us work in positions that require us to travel or to perform our tasks in various locations. Electricians, plumbers, inspectors and truck drivers all have jobs that require them to go from place to...read more >>