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 >>

What About My Medical Bills?

by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 27, 2014 | Medical Care Benefits

Revised Code § 4123.54 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 4123 of the Revised...read more >>

Ohio plant fined for violations that put workers at risk

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 31, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Another Ohio workplace has been hit with fines by OSHA. The Reliable Castings Corp. manufacturing facility in Sidney, Ohio was found to have 14 safety and health violations that threatened to injure workers. Amongst the company’s...read more >>

Workplace accident at Ohio steel plant injures five

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 11, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio has several factories that provide much needed jobs to the areand much needed materials to the country as a whole. These factories would not function if it were not for their workers. As employees act...read more >>

Ohio prison worker injured on the job when attacked by inmate

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 05, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times on this blog we discuss workplace environments that seem safe, but actually pose hidden dangers. However, there are also workplaces that are inherently dangerous. Amongst these are those locations where law enforcement personnel work....read more >>

Ohio worker denied additional award for inhalation of metal dust

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

Readers of this blog are well aware of some of the dangers posed by their work environments. Heavy machinery can catch limbs or crush workers, employees can fall from heights, and construction workers may be at...read more >>

Accident at Tesla plant burns three workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 20, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

There are many factories in Ohio. Those employed at these plants may know the dangers posed by the heavy machinery and extreme temperatures with which they work. However, as time passes and accidents do not occur,...read more >>

Three railroad employees injured in Ohio

by Kara Dolan-West | Nov 06, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Three CSX employees were recently injured on the job in Ohio. Reports indicate the men were working on a railroad crossing when a car drove around two sets of barricades, hit a utility pole, then slammed...read more >>

Ohio company fined by OSHA for unsafe working conditions

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 30, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace safety is an employer’s responsibility. They are expected to provide adequate and safe equipment, properly install safety features, promote and enforce safety procedures, and ensure employees are trained to work in a safe manner. When...read more >>