Workers Compensation

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

Posted: October 08, 2013
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… Read Full Post
Posted: September 26, 2013
If you are injured on the job, you may wonder whether or not you need the services of an Oklahoma workers’ compensation attorney. If your employer is allowing you to collect any lost wages, have your medical expenses covered and be retained, are legal services really necessary? While on the… Read Full Post
Posted: September 05, 2013
Coming February 1, 2014 are new workers’ compensation laws in Oklahoma, changing the current system from a court-based system to one that is administrative. The intent is to save employers greater amounts of money as they can opt-out of certain benefits that they deem unreasonable. With an… Read Full Post
Posted: August 31, 2013
You don’t plan to get hurt at work. Actually, you don’t plan to get hurt ever, which is why a sudden injury at your workplace could cause serious disruption in your life. You may need immediate medical attention or you could possibly miss several days or weeks of work because of the seriousness of… Read Full Post
Posted: July 22, 2013
Workplace injuries are stressful and can interfere with a person’s life or prevent them from working. There are many ways one can be injured on the job, but the most common reported incidents involve falling, lifting, automobile accidents, and accidents involving heavy equipment. Any kind of… Read Full Post
Posted: July 10, 2013
One of the major questions coming from the recent workers’ comp reform is how much will small businesses have to make up for large businesses opting out of the current state workers’ comp system? Since most large businesses will in fact choose to opt out of the current system and determine their… Read Full Post
Posted: June 27, 2013
As of February 1 of 2014, you will no longer be able to challenge your workers’ comp benefits in court in Oklahoma. The current court-based system has been reformed through recent legislature, changing it to an administrative system. Why the New Reform? Many in the Oklahoma government believe this… Read Full Post
Posted: June 17, 2013
If there was ever a time to file a workers’ compensation claim in the State of Oklahoma, the time would be right now. Change to the “comp” system is inevitable; actually, change is here. The Oklahoma Legislature passed reform, effective February 1, 2014. Change is here. If you are an injured… Read Full Post
Posted: June 11, 2013
If you live and work in Oklahoma, then you have probably heard of the recent workers’ compensation law reforms. The new system provides an opt-out option for certain employers, allowing them to select the type of compensation benefits they offer. While the potential savings for these employers may… Read Full Post
Posted: May 30, 2013
Workers’ compensation is a wonderful benefit for when we get hurt on the job. However, the process breaks down when people don’t follow through with reports, or worse, when they don’t even report an injury. Compensation cannot be provided if an injury hasn’t been reported or if the report is… Read Full Post