January 2019 Archives

Court rules failed drug test does not affect workers’ comp

For injured Oklahoma workers, a recent court ruling may give them more access to care, even if they test positive for drugs. According to The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals recently ruled an injured worker should not be denied workers’ compensation benefits because he failed a drug test.

What should you know about a delayed-onset injury?

Auto accident injuries can be severe. Some don't show up right away, leading people to believe that they've gotten through a serious crash without the injuries that they actually have. Delayed-onset injuries are common for crash victims, and they're a true risk to their health in the coming days.

You have a right to appeal a denied worker's compensation claim

As someone who has been working for your employer for many years, the last thing you expected when you got hurt was that your workers' compensation claim would be denied. You were in the heart of the action, working on a long-term project for your employer. There's no reason for a denial, in your opinion.

Dangerous roads in Oklahoma

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, there were over 70,000 car accidents in Oklahoma in 2016. Could the amount of accidents be due to dangerous roads that lie within the state? What are the most dangerous roads in Oklahoma and why?

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