How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If you are unable to work and believe you may be entitled to workers’ compensation payments, you have a limited time to file a claim. You may lose the opportunity to qualify for compensation benefits if you miss the deadline to file for Oklahoma workers’ compensation benefits. Each state requires employees who have been injured…

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First 4 Steps After Getting Injured at Work

If you are injured while working, you should know the steps you need to take immediately after the accident.  By knowing the right steps, you can obtain the medical treatment you need and recover your lost wages while out of work.  The more you become aware of your rights, the easier it is to minimize…

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Information You Need to File a Claim After a Car Accident

If you are involved in an car accident, you should file a claim to receive the settlement you deserve. Here is a guide that can help you. Steps to filing an insurance claim after an accident Gather information regarding the accident scene It is easier for you to file a claim if you obtain all…

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Medical Conditions That May Qualify You for SSDI

Injuries that lead to medical conditions resulting from an auto accident, slip and fall accident,  or maybe even an on-the-job injury can be debilitating and cause a loss of income.  In such a case, you might be a candidate for social security disability.  Here is a guide to help you know more about SSDI and…

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Oklahoma EMT hospitalized with COVID-19 for weeks, denied worker’s compensation

CLEVELAND, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma paramedic who was one of the earliest and worst cases of COVID-19 in the state is now on the slow road to recovery, but as her medical bills grow, her worker’s compensation has been denied. Ibeth Carpenter has been in hospital care for weeks now. The 52-year-old EMT started…

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The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Worker’s Compensation

By law, injured workers have the right to demand and receive compensation along with medical benefits following an injury sustained on the job or while performing work. Workers’ compensation law is mutually beneficial for employees and employers because should a worker get injured on the job, they become entitled to medical treatment and off-work benefits…

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How an Injury Attorney Handles a Slip and Fall Case

Slip and fall injuries are very common and their severity can range from minor bruises to more serious fractures and debilitating conditions. Most people will sustain a slip and fall accident at one point or another. Worse yet, these accidents are—all too often—someone else’s fault. When you encounter a slip, trip, or fall accident because…

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Auto Accident Claims: How to Maximize Your Compensation

Getting hurt in an auto accident because of someone else’s negligence may entitle you to compensation for damages, including your medical bills, auto repair, lost wages, along with other losses you may incur. An Oklahoma City auto accident attorney is one of the first people you should call when faced with a car accident claim. Attorneys…

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How a Lawyer Can Help Get Disability Benefits for a Child

Children who are under 18 and are legally disabled may qualify for Supplemental Security Income or SSI, provided that they also meet resources and household income requirements. If you are caring for a child who has physical and/or mental disabilities, there’s hope for some financial reprieve. Talk to an Oklahoma City social security disability attorney…

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The 5 Stages of Your Car Accident Lawsuit

Have you been involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault? The first step is to talk to an Oklahoma City accident lawyer who can review your case and give you advice on whether it’s a good idea to pursue a lawsuit or not. Should you decide to proceed, then you need to familiarize yourself…

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