workers comp

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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When Workers Comp Fails

by Law Guru April 12, 2013 Accident Claims Law

For millions of people across the country, Workers’ Compensation can be the last line of defense when a catastrophic injury prevents an individual from working. The system, designed to protect both employers and employees (as you’ll see in this article), is designed to kick in when an employee suffers an injury while on the job. […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Workers Comp Process

by Ladyblogger March 5, 2013 Employment Law

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that is mandatory in all U.S. states. If an employee is accidentally injured on the job or suffers an illness as a result of his or her work, they can collect a number of benefits, including compensation for medical bills and lost wages. State workers’ compensation programs are […]

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