Partial Disability: Temporary or Permanent?

partial disability

Partial disability is a state in which you are no longer able to perform the physical tasks you used to. However, you are still able to function and perform other tasks the job may require. Approximately $2.3M to $2.4M goes to partially disabled employees each year in Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation claims. As you can see, this is a significant amount of money in awards. Understanding […]

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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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Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys

Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys

Our Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys know what to do when you’ve been in a wreck with a semi-truck. Automobile and motorcycle accidents with commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, or 18-wheelers can be terrible. Just in the past month, a man in Tulsa had critical injuries in an accident involving a semi-truck. The driver allegedly hit the rear tandem of the truck and his […]

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Creek County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

Creek County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

Our Creek County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys get you the maximum settlement under the law. Just last June, a man from Illinois was killed in a motorcycle accident in Oklahoma City after being struck by a semi tractor trailer while riding his Harley Davidson near I-35 and 122nd Street. The man was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. His wife, who was […]

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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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