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 >>

What is the difference between the Average Weekly Wage and the Full Weekly Wage in my claim?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 21, 2017 | Temporary Total Disability Compensation

Average Weekly Wage (AWW) In every workers’ compensation claim the average weekly wage (AWW) of the injured worker needs to be determined. In general, to calculate the average weekly wage, the injured worker’s total earnings for...read more >>

What you should know about the Social Security increase of 2017

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 24, 2017 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

If you are receiving Social Security benefits then you will receive an increase this year. The cost of living (COLA) will increase a whopping $0.3 percent. The worst in history yet but hey, from no increase...read more >>

What is the AWW?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Jun 23, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

It is necessary to establish the average weekly wage (AWW) for the year prior to any particular injury. In the simplest form, the AWW is the average weekly wage an injured worker earned for the year...read more >>