How do I get the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to Cover Treatment Related to My Work Place Accident?

by Jacob Brandt | Feb 07, 2020 | Medical Care Benefits

If the BWC denies the treatment request the injured worker then has the ability to appeal that decision thereby entitling them to a hearing before the Industrial Commission of Ohio to argue that the treatment should be covered....read more >>

Are repetitive injuries eligible for workers’ compensation?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Feb 25, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

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

When an injury goes beyond a workers’ compensation claim

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 07, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

When you suffer an injury because of your own negligence, most people are okay with covering their own medical expenses. But when injuries are the result of someone else’s negligence, sentiments are different. Victims often feel...read more >>

Ohio employee injuries reduced due to daily exercise routine

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 29, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Despite best efforts by employers, workplace injuries still occur. It is a good idea to remember that regardless of what measures are taken to prevent such injuries, if you suffer an injury at work you should...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 >>

OSHA fines Columbus facility for mishap that pinned worker’s head

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 26, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times when people think of job-related accidents they think about an employer’s inability to keep the workplace safe. They may think of faulty equipment and an employer’s failure to provide proper safety equipment to employees....read more >>

Ohio’s ‘Move Over Law’ expanded to protect construction workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 18, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio’s construction workers are often exposed to dangerous working conditions, including fast-moving cars. These risks sometimes result in construction workers suffering serious, and at times life-ending, injuries. In fact, since 2008, more than 600 accidents happened...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 >>

Over 5,000 worker amputations have occurred since 2005

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 13, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has recently released statistics that show over 5,000 Ohio workers have suffered amputation injuries since 2005. The data shows 5,405 workers’ compensation claims related to such injuries were made between...read more >>