Workers Compensation

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 […]

Read the full blawg post →

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 […]

Read the full blawg post →

The ABC’s and 123’s of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

by gibson-gibson April 4, 2013 Accident Claims Law

(Guest post from an Australian law firm; includes information on claiming for compensation in Australia and general tips for everyone). If you have an accident at work, you may be able to make a claim through the Workers’ Compensation scheme. You are entitled to make a claim if you sustain an injury in the course […]

Read the full blawg post →

When to Seek Advice on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

by CherrellT January 6, 2012 General Law

In most jurisdictions, workers’ compensation is a right that protects employees from incurring into severe economic loss as result of an injury or ailment suffered as a result of a workplace accident or physical work conditions. Statutes set out the general provisions and clauses that the state agencies, employers and workers must follow in order […]

Read the full blawg post →