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 >>

What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

by Kara Dolan-West | Jul 11, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

What this means is that MMI occurs when further improvement to the injured worker’s recovery is unlikely, despite ongoing medical treatment or rehabilitation. Once a physician determines that MMI has been reached, the BWC will terminate...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 >>

Seeking medical care after a work-related injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 01, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

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 claim. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>