Workers Compensation

Injury & Accident Attorneys Serving Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman & all of Oklahoma

Posted: May 02, 2019
As someone who fights for Oklahoma’s working people every day, I am concerned about a workers’ compensation bill making its way through the Legislature. A provision in House Bill 2367 would require doctors treating people with workers’ compensation claims to follow what are called official… Read Full Post
Posted: March 29, 2019
All Oklahoma employers are legally required to carry workers’ compensation. This insurance system covers medical bills and other expenses for employees who are hurt on the job. Find out if you’re eligible to receive help with the costs associated with your injuries. Work-Related Injuries and… Read Full Post
Posted: July 16, 2018
If you’ve been injured, you need an attorney who seeks justice on your behalf. You need a lawyer you can trust and who cares about your family. You also need an attorney with a deep understanding of the law, whether you were hurt in a car accident, in the workplace, or anywhere in Oklahoma.… Read Full Post
Posted: June 13, 2017
It is almost impossible for an injured worker in Oklahoma to bring an injury lawsuit against his or her employer. Even if someone loses an arm or a leg, a jury will likely never hear of the life-altering loss or the workers’ altered earning capacity, no matter how negligent the employer was.… Read Full Post
Posted: May 17, 2017
For many years, state legislators and executive office holders, strongly aligned with business interests, complained about the need to change Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation laws. Governor Mary Fallin has been one of the biggest proponents of workers’ comp “reform”. In February of 2014, their… Read Full Post
Posted: March 14, 2017
Work comp reform failing Jonathan Buxton (Point of View, March 8) left out some very important points in praising Oklahoma’s new workers’ compensation system. He failed to mention the reforms made Oklahoma’s compensation rate the absolute lowest in the nation. Now, a worker who makes $2,000 a week… Read Full Post
Posted: October 10, 2016
Nicole Templin Flick was in the last trimester of her pregnancy when she lost her husband, Scott Williams, in the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. Her daughter, Kylie, never had a chance to meet her father. As a toddler, Kylie was diagnosed with sensory integrative dysfunction, possibly… Read Full Post
Posted: September 13, 2016
Question: What is workers’ compensation? Answer: Workers’ compensation is a state benefit program for injured workers. It was established in the 1920s. It is a compromise plan where employers are relieved of their liability if an employee is hurt due to the negligence of an employer or a co-… Read Full Post
Posted: March 02, 2016
There’s good news for injured workers from the Oklahoma Supreme Court.  The Court has found unconstitutional a clause the Oklahoma legislature added to the state workers’ compensation law in 2014.  The clause required that cumulative trauma cases in a workers’ compensation claim were not… Read Full Post
Posted: February 19, 2016
Two years have passed since Oklahoma enacted the last major change in workers’ compensation law. Only one bill concerning workers’ compensation was filed heading into the 2016 Oklahoma legislative session, but that doesn’t mean another big change won’t happen. Before the session began February 1,… Read Full Post