Workers Compensation and Independent Contractors in Oklahoma

Workers Compensation and Independent Contractors

Workers Compensation and Independent Contractors status in Oklahoma determines if you’re eligible for coverage. In September of 2017, a man working in Okmulgee on a construction site broke his hand and arm.  He caught his arm in a concrete mixer on the worksite.  Most people would expect the company to be responsible for the injuries.  However, this is not always the case.  It can…

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Comparative Negligence

Comparative Negligence

Oklahoma comparative negligence can limit recovery in Creek County personal injury cases. Tulsa alone has nearly 30,000 car and truck and motorcycle  collisions annually.  This includes small fender benders, fatality wrecks, and also wrecks that total a vehicle.  Often these wrecks will injure one or more of the people involved.  This triggers a legal theory in Oklahoma law—Comparative Negligence.  In some cases this may…

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Burn Injuries at Work in Creek County

burn injuries

In August of 2017, three men suffered serious burn injuries in a Canadian car wash.  Two of the men are in life threatening condition, while the other is critical but expected to live.  The three men, employees of a car wash, were handling a flammable tire cleaner near an open flame.  The chemicals exploded and engulfed the men in flames.  Other employees hearing and…

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