I went through a claims experience that I didn’t appreciate because I was feeling pushed by my employer to sign off before I felt I was back to normal. She has done this on multiple occasions I have found out. Not looking to sue for money. But I wish to anonymously notify the correct agency so... Read more »
The 2014 Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act allowed employers to “opt out” of the state workers’ compensation system as long as they provided equal or better benefits. Since that time, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the “opt out” provision. Employers can self-insure, but...Read more »
I was injured in 2010. We received a settlement, but left the medical maintenance open - pain management. In July 2015, my condition began to get worse. In Sept 2015, it looked like I was going to have to apply for disability. My wife of 22 years took the kids left as soon as I couldn't work any... Read more »
You need to speak with a personal injury attorney ASAP. Your attorney can help determine whether you're receiving fair compensation for your injuries. As a general rule, represented persons receive more compensation that unrepresented persons.
She is 19 and received virtually no training on how to handle situations like that other than to squirt them with a water bottle. There were 3 employees watching 70 dogs. She wasn’t even allowed to leave to get medical treatment even though she was bitten quite badly. What legal actions can she... Read more »
The attorney had improper contact with the ins attorney as monetary amounts were pre set. I am pro se and am fine with it. However, the insurance Co. Doctor make a reference on his report that he should not have known as I didn't tell him my legal situation - the only one that could was the... Read more »
In January I slipped and fell on the job and severed my patellar tendon. The injury required surgical reattachment and for two days after surgery I was told not to move from my bed. I wasn't not sent home on any type of anticoagulants or with an exercise machine and I developed a DVT which led to a... Read more »
So, in January I fell while on the job which led to a major knee injury (completely severed my patellar tendon). The injury required surgery to reattach the tendon to my kneecap. After surgery I was specifically instructed to go home, elevate the leg, and do not get out of bed for 2 days. I wasn't... Read more »
You didn't say who--I'm assuming it's the workers comp insurance. Different states have different rules, but generally for a period of time they only have to pay for their doctor--you can use your own but that's on your dime. After a period of time you get to choose, but they can have you...Read more »
In 2014 Oklahoma switched from a court system to an administrative system. For injuries occurring on or after February 1, 2014 the claim is processed through the administrative system. The change in the law from the old system to the new system are significant. The full extent of the new law is...Read more »
My husband was working for a company that manufactures drill bits and carbonizes them with high temp furnaces. Well he has Carbon Monoxide levels in his blood of from 1-10. 10 being the worse his was at an 8 and then 2 months of being out of there has only went to a 6. Has been having terrible... Read more »
But in many states workers compensation is an exclusive remedy. This means that a lawsuit against his employer might not be allowed.
Also, CO2 means carbon Dioxide. I believe you mean CO (carbon MON oxide).
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