What is Voluntary Abandonment of Employment and How Does it Affect My Compensation?

by Jacob Brandt | Apr 15, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Many injured workers throughout the state of Ohio come to learn that they are entitled to temporary total disability (TTD) compensation after the allowance of their claim. Temporary total disability compensation is awarded in instances where...read more >>

Maximum Medical Improvement

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 10, 2017 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

The term “maximum medical improvement” is one that comes up in claims where an injured worker is receiving temporary total disability compensation. A finding of “MMI” is one way in which the BWC or a self-insured...read more >>

Temporary Total Disability Benefits

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 09, 2017 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Temporary total disability (TTD) benefits are intended to replace lost wages while an individual is recovering from a work-related injury and is unable to return to his or her former position of employment. TTD benefits are...read more >>

Blurring the lines between TTD and PTD

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 14, 2015 | Permanent Total Disability Compensation

The roles of temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) are supposed to be separate and distinct. TTD is designed to compensate an injured worker for a loss of earnings while he or she...read more >>

Temporary and Permanent at the same time – Advantage Tank Lines

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 27, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Two of the most common benefits under the Ohio workers’ compensation system involve “permanent partial” benefits and “temporary total” benefits.  When an injured worker is not able to return to his or her former position of...read more >>

Setting the FWW

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 04, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

The full weekly wage (FWW) is one of two calculations used to set the rate at which workers’ compensation benefits are paid. Specifically, the FWW is used to determine the rate at which temporary total disability...read more >>

Blurring the lines between TTD and PTD

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jul 05, 2012 | General Information

The roles of temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) are supposed to be separate and distinct. TTD is designed to compensate an injured worker for a loss of earnings while he or she...read more >>