REPUBLICAN LED SENATE ADVANCES HORRIBLE BILL

SB 1062 passed out of the Oklahoma State Senate Judiciary Committee on February 19, 2013, after being released for its first public review less than 24 hours previously.  President Pro Tem Brian Bingman (Republican) and Senator Anthony Sykes (Republican) are co-authors of SB 1062 which was drafted primarily by Hobby Lobby, Unit Drilling and the…

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage – Part 2

In a previous article, we discussed some details of Oklahoma’s Workers Compensation law. Here we continue with more information in Part 2 of the series. Oklahoma law gives employers three options for attaining workers’ compensation coverage, explained here: 1. Secure Coverage from a Private Insurance Carrier (They must be authorized to do business in the…

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Explanation of Class Action and Mass Tort

You may have heard of class action lawsuits. Personal Injury firms are hired to fight these cases when a group of people suffers harm or injury and all are filing suit as one. Typically it is a business that is held accountable in a class action or tort case. So what is the difference between a class action…

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Injunctive Relief – Explanation & Description

Have you ever heard of ‘injunctive relief’ or an injunction? They are one and the same, and a discretionary power of the court in a civil lawsuit. Injunctive relief is an alternative legal remedy that can be extremely helpful to the plaintiff. (See our previous articles about Tort and Class Action cases). Injunctive relief is…

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Fender Benders & Insurance Companies

It’s interesting to note that CNN and several other entities have done studies on minor auto accidents. They examined, among other things, how long it takes for these types of claims to be handled by insurance companies. As an injury law firm, we often get questions about “fender benders”. What we know about minor auto accidents…

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WHAT QUALIFIES A WORKERS COMPENSATION CASE?

The last thing that you would ever want to happen is to be fighting with your employer over an injury that you suffered while at work. Not only does this make tension levels run high, but also it can feel as though you are putting your job at risk. Worker’s compensation cases can be challenging…

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Negligence or Not – With Workers Compensation, It Doesn’t Matter

Workers compensation insurance provides the monies to compensate a worker who is injured performing a job-related task. Medical bills and time lost from work will be reimbursed to the injured employee. But this reimbursement comes at a trade-off. Yes, the injured person is assured of getting compensated—but it is limited. And they also give up…

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Personal Injury Trials

There are almost as many different kinds of personal injury cases as there are ways to get injured. From a car accident to a slip and fall, and from injuries caused by defective products to medical malpractice, personal injury law covers a broad range of incidents. It is important to know that no two personal injury cases…

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Ariz. Hotshot Widow Juliann Ashcraft Fighting For Denied Benefits

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57597110/ariz-hotshot-widow-juliann-ashcraft-fighting-for-denied-benefits/

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