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.
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.
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.
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?
You likely know about workers’ compensation and how you can apply to receive benefits if you suffer a work injury.