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 >>

Repetitive Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 02, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve ever performed a job that required you to repeat the same motion over and over again, then you may not have realized that you could have seriously damaged your muscles and connective tissue in...read more >>

Seeking Medical Care After a Work-Related Injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Mar 28, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

In addition to reporting the injury, seeking medical care after the injury is perhaps one of the most important things to do at the beginning of workers’ compensation claims. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>

Temporary Total Disability Benefits

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 09, 2017 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Temporary total disability (TTD) benefits are intended to replace lost wages while an individual is recovering from a work-related injury and is unable to return to his or her former position of employment. TTD benefits are...read more >>

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

by Kara Dolan-West | Apr 03, 2015 | Medical Care Benefits

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 approximately caused by circumstances that arose out of employment...read more >>

Residual Disabilities

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 13, 2015 | General Information

Ohio Revised Code § 4123.52 provides the Commission with continuing jurisdiction to make modifications, changes, findings, or awards if written notice of a claim relating to the specific part or parts of the body injured 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 >>

New rule meant to speed treatment of injured workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 15, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has adopted a new rule meant to help injured workers get quicker access to medications needed to treat their injury. The rule allows injured workers to get prescriptions filled while...read more >>

Medical Benefits Paid to Injured Workers | The Bainbridge Firm, LLC

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 24, 2014 | Medical Care Benefits

The Ohio Revised Code provides that every employee who is injured or who contracts an occupational disease is entitled to receive such medical, nursing, and hospital services as are authorized under Chapter 423 of the Revised...read more >>