Construction Injuries and Oklahoma Workers Comp

Construction injuries Covered by Oklahoma Workers Compensation

Construction injuries Covered by Oklahoma Workers Compensation depend on your status as an employee or an independent contractor. If you suffer injuries while working on a construction site, the contractor, through his workers…

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What to do if you’re injured at work

When you suffer injuries in a work-related accident, you should not talk with the insurance company’s attorney. You only talk with them about your accident only in the presence of your workers compensation…

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Suing Outside of Workers Compensation Court

Workers’ compensation is generally the sole means of compensation for employees suffering injuries.  Although this is generally the rule, there are several exceptions.  Under certain circumstances, you may be able to sue…

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New Workers Comp Laws in Oklahoma

New workers comp laws  were passed in May 2013.  The Oklahoma Legislature passed Senate Bill 1062.  This codified the Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act, the Oklahoma Employee Injury Benefit Act, and the new…

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Can I File for Workers Compensation?

Unlike the tort system, where you are able to file suit against someone who is at fault for causing you harm, such as a personal injury action, a nursing home negligence action,…

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Workers Compensation Law Challenges

A new workers compensation law is set to take effect in February 2014.  The bill creates an opportunity for businesses to opt-out of Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation law program.  They can either self-insuring…

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Contractor Work Injuries

Contractor Work Injuries in Oklahoma are not covered by Workers compensation insurance.The question of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor is extremely important for on the job injuries.  While…

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