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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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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Large Workers Compensation Payouts

Our Oklahoma City law firm handles hundreds of workers compensation cases every year. This article will share some of the highest known workers comp payouts in U.S. history CALIFORNIA WORKER SUFFERS TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Attorney Christopher Asvar has obtained the largest Workers Compensation Insurance Settlement in California history. This year, he was able to procure…

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Negligence Lawsuits

The term stems from the word, “neglect”. In legal terms, negligence is the failure to take action to avoid or correct a dangerous /potentially harmful situation. In other words, negligence is the failure to exercise the degree of care that the law requires for the protection of others. Negligence law enforces this premise — that…

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D.U.I. Laws – Oklahoma

Part One When you go out for entertainment or dinner, do you consume alcoholic drinks? Many people do, and of course, a designated driver is always a good idea. If you are pulled over, it doesn’t take much alcohol to be over the legal limit. In Oklahoma, if your blood alcohol level is 0.8 or…

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How Are Damages / Awards Determined In Injury And Wrongful Death Cases? Part Two

Last month, we shared an article about the process of determining and awarding compensation in personal injury cases. Here we continue that article, sharing the factors and facts that the court and the attorneys involved will look at closely. The age of the claimant The plaintiff’s age is of high importance and relevance if dealing…

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Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

The state of Oklahoma tracks and computes the rate of Pedestrian accidents via the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.  In any given year, there are nearly 700 accidents reported that involve a pedestrian.  Of these numbers, over 150 are incapacitating, while nearly 70 are fatal.  In addition, the rates by county were computed.  As a…

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