Uninsured Motorist Coverage – Everyone Should Have It

Being in an auto accident can be an unfortunate, unpleasant circumstance… or, a horrible, extremely painful occurrence. On top of dealing with pain and injuries, not to mention damage to your vehicle, you may also have to deal with another highly unfortunate and difficult situation…and that is, dealing with an uninsured motorist. This can mean that…

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Inside Corporate America’s Campaign to Ditch Workers Comp

One Texas lawyer is helping companies opt out of workers compensation and write their own rules. What does it mean for injured workers? by Michael Grabell, ProPublica, and Howard Berkes, NPR October 14, 2015 STANDING BEFORE A GIANT MAP in his Dallas office, Bill Minick doesn’t seem like anyone’s idea of a bomb thrower. But backed by some…

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SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE, Part 1

If you or a loved one was injured on the job and now unable to work, you most likely have a disability claim. Workers compensation allows for disability coverage. In some cases, mainly when a worker has been with a company for a long time, and their disability is indeed permanent, they would most likely apply…

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Part Two – Choosing A Workers Compensation Attorney

PART TWO – CHOOSING A WORKERS COMPENSATION ATTORNEY  As discussed in the last article, Part 1, if you have a workers compensation case in Oklahoma City, you’ll start by selecting a workers compensation attorney to consult with. So what’s next? Here is some guidance.  Treat your complimentary initial consultation as your lawyer’s job interview. Nearly all workers’ comp attorneys offer…

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Practical and Useful Guidelines to Wisely Choose a Worker’s Compensation Attorney

Unfortunately, as you may already know, serious injuries and/or illnesses can happen in almost any working  environment. If you’ve suffered a serious work-related injury or illness, you should hire a Worker’s Compensation Attorney to manage your Workers’ Compensation Claim. This is because the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Law is complex and highly specialized, and a skilled attorney will understand the ins…

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Advice and tips for staying safe on the job – Part 2

This article continues the topic of safety in the workplace. Every company should have a goal of zero injuries per year. Nobody wants to get hurt or develop an illness due to their job, and so every measure should be taken to ensure employee safety. Personal Safety and Security Managers should outline personal safety precautions that employees…

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Tire Safety for Safe Driving

Millions of people get into auto accidents each year. There are many, many possible causes. But one of the causes of accidents can be tires that blow out or fall off. TIRE SAFETY is something very few people think about, yet it is extremely important. As the advertising saying goes, “There’s a lot riding on your…

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Guide to Oklahoma Employee Rights

This article will provide a basic overview of Oklahoma employee rights. It’s important to know your rights as a worker so that you will know if your rights were violated. The rights provided under both federal and state laws are afforded to Oklahoma employees. You may want to consult with a labor attorney and employment…

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Advice and tips for staying safe on the job

Preventing accidents is good for everyone. As injury attorneys serving Oklahoma City, we see our share of people who have been injured in work-related accidents. Here we share some good suggestions for helping keep your workplace safe at all times. For starters, post a list of safety tips in the workplace to increase awareness and reduce on-the-job…

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Large Workers Compensation Class Action Suits

One of the most well known, heavily publicized class action lawsuits brought by workers was actually never completed. Dukes Vs. Wal-Mart began in 2001 when employee Betty Dukes claimed sex discrimination. She insisted that she was denied training needed to advance to a higher paying position and not treated fairly in comparison with male workers….

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