Workers’ compensation fund examines prescription painkiller use

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Aug 08, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Our Columbus-area readers may be interested in some new figures that have been released by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, although the data may signal a disturbing trend. According to the recent report, approximately 20...read more >>

Are painkillers overused to treat workplace injuries?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 12, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Injured Ohio workers may be affected by the nationwide practice of prescribing strong narcotic painkillers or opioids like OxyContin, Percocet and Duragesic to treat the pain from injuries like back strains. Many workers’ compensation professionals now...read more >>