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Oklahoma Supreme Court to Hear Arguments About Workers’ Comp Reform

by Trent December 6, 2013 Law

The Oklahoma Supreme Court will now decide the constitutionality of the new workers’ compensation reform after great pressure by two state lawmakers and the Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma. The full court will hear arguments from attorneys on Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. Proponents of the reform say the new administrative system will be more […]

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Update: Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Law Being Challeneged

by Trent October 15, 2013 Personal Injury

After a complete workers’ compensation system overhaul in Oklahoma was signed into law in May, the Oklahoma Supreme Court is being formally challenged. Those who filed the challenge are state Sen. Harry Coates, R-Seminole, state Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman, and the Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma. According to the Oklahoman, Coates said, “It’s wrong that […]

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Recent Workers’ Compensation Reform in Oklahoma

by Trent May 30, 2013 Business Law

Oklahoma workers’ compensation laws have recently changed with new legislation signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on May 6. New legislation shifts the current court-based system to an administrative structure. Businesses and government officials hope the restructure will reduce costs for businesses. While Republicans in Oklahoma backed the legislation, Democrats were strongly opposed, arguing that possible […]

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