A New Ohio Workers’ Compensation Wellness Program

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 13, 2018 | Workers' Compensation Programs

The backbone of a successful business is its workers, and the backbone of Ohio is its workforce!1 The BWC hopes that through this program, Better You, Better Ohio!, Ohio workers will take ownership of their health and...read more >>

New Law Going Into Effect in April

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 30, 2017 | In the News

Senate Bill 27 which passed in 2016, will go into effect April 6th. Under the firefighter-cancer presumption law, current and retired firefighters who suffer from various cancers will be able to receive workers compensation benefits. The...read more >>

The Plague on Social Security Disability Claims

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 16, 2017 | Social Security in the News

Getting approved for Social Security Disability claims are no walk in the park. You would think it would be much easier but the process can be very long and repetitive. Waiting for a response is the...read more >>

Ohio Makes Changes To It’s Workers’ Comp Billing System

by Andrew Bainbridge | Apr 28, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

As you may have already heard from news sources like the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ compensation recently made changes to its billing system for workers’ compensation coverage. The change will affect any private or...read more >>

What Law Governs The BWC And Industrial Commission?

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 04, 2015 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Ohio Constitution Article II, Section 35 provides for the Ohio workers’ compensation system. Ohio Revised Code, Chapters 4121 and 4123 contain the statutes which govern the Ohio workers’ compensation system. Ohio Administrative Code, Chapters 4121, 4123...read more >>

Waiver of and Employes’ Rights to Participate in the Workers’ Compensation System is Prohibited

by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 08, 2014 | General Information

Ohio Revised Code § 4123.80 prohibits an employee from waiving rights to compensation or benefits under Ohio workers’ compensation laws. This prohibition is intended to prevent an employer from making an employee’s or a prospective employee’s...read more >>

Ohio bureau to hold work injuries congress

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 13, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be holding its annual conference later this month. The bureau handles workers’ compensation claims in the state along with the Ohio Industrial Commission. The organization intends to welcome various...read more >>

Ohio man killed, another injured in workplace accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 06, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Working in dangerous environments such as near electrical equipment, or at elevated heights, can increase one’s chances of being involved in a serious workplace accident. Those who earn a living in and around dangerous job sites...read more >>

Ohio plastic company hit with $86,000 in fines

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 20, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Recently, an Ohio plastic company was the subject of an investigation by the Occupational and Safety Health Administration. The company, Berry Plastics Corp, located in Monroeville, was investigated to determine whether there was adequate safety present...read more >>

Ohio man killed and one injured in job-related accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 05, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many Ohio residents probably know that the drilling of natural gas has become a big business for the state. Some are concerned about the environmental impact this drilling may have. Another serious concern is the safety...read more >>