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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Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

There are workplace injury cases that are straightforward and don’t require legal intervention. But when your injury is severe and/or denied by the insurance company, a workplace injury lawyer in Tulsa can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Hiring a workers’ compensation attorney in Tulsa offers many benefits especially when your case isn’t as…

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5 Reasons to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Getting injured on the job can leave you with mounting medical bills and the loss of ability to perform work. The good news is that you have the right to workers’ compensation, which according to law, holds your employer responsible for providing you an ample settlement amount to cover all your losses. While it is possible…

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How to File a Workers Compensation Claim in Oklahoma

Knowing your rights is the first step to protecting them. This is why educating yourself on your most basic rights as an employee is critical should you sustain an injury within your workplace. Of these locations, the workplace is probably where you spend most of your time. This makes it the one most likely place…

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4 Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

A workplace injury can be a devastating experience when your ability to work and provide for your family is threatened. That is why you should know what steps to take to obtain Oklahoma workers’ compensation and recover from the damages that the injury may cause. Working with an expert workers compensation lawyer from Burton Law Group is…

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Facts About Oklahoma’s Workers’ Compensation

Oklahoma is the city of beautiful sunsets, rapid weather changes and where locals gulp down sweet tea to warm the soul. But even in the best of places things can go awry and accidents can happen, even at the workplace. It’s then that you’d wish you knew more of the laws of this caring city….

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Sold For Parts

One of the most dangerous companies in the U.S. took advantage of immigrant workers. Then, when they got hurt or fought back, it used America’s laws against them. BY LATE AFTERNOON, the smell from the Case Farms chicken plant in Canton, Ohio, is like a pungent fog, drifting over a highway lined with dollar stores…

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Insurance Con

This week Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak once again has joined other elected officials and others in the continued assault on Oklahoma’s working families. In comments issued last Friday Commissioner Doak warned that the recent Oklahoma Supreme Court decision restoring a fraction of the massive benefit cuts Doak has championed under the guise of “reform”…

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Workers Compensation Information PART 1

Each state has its own workers compensation laws that require employers to provide their workers with insurance coverage. They can be difficult to understand. Not all employers are required to carry workers’ comp coverage but MOST are. Depending on the state, some smaller companies with a limited number of employees are exempt from having to provide coverage. Other…

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