As of the fall of 2021, Oklahoma does not consider COVID-19 infection an occupational disease, and therefore COVID-19 illnesses are not compensable under Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation laws.
A new Oklahoma law, which was filed on February 1, 2021, would change the rules for obtaining workers’ compensation benefits for first responders who acquire COVID-19 while performing their duties.
If you have sustained an injury in a car crash in Oklahoma City or other parts of the state, hospital and medical bills can add up quickly.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of people are tragically succumbing to COVID-19-related conditions each and every day in the United States. Losing a loved one while you are prohibited to see them in the hospital only adds to the grief experienced by families in Oklahoma and throughout the U.S.
A person who passes away in an accident will usually leave behind a family of loved ones who are going to have to learn to navigate life without someone they relied upon. This is a devastating development that can make life very difficult, especially if the victim was a financial contributor to or primary earner for the household.
Losing a loved one is emotionally draining during any part of the year, but it seems like the impact is greater when the holidays are near. For the men and women who have lost someone they love during this part of the year, it might be very painful to think about having to navigate these special days so close to the death.
Losing a loved one during the holiday season is difficult. When the death is unexpected, the grief that you experience might be enhanced. You will need to try to find ways to work through the grief so that you can move along with the holiday traditions.
Your loved one's death was a tragedy that might have shaken you to the core. Instead of taking illegal actions to get back at the person who was responsible, you can take legal action to hold him or her accountable. We know that this is a difficult time for you, but we are here to help you get your case together.
A wrongful death lawsuit isn't something that is easy to file against someone who killed your loved one. This is often something that loved ones who are left behind might decide they need to do. There are many reasons to file a wrongful death claim. One of these is that they want to hold the person who killed their loved one accountable for his or her actions.
Wrongful death lawsuits are some very difficult lawsuits to handle, not because of the complexities of these cases but because they revolve around someone losing his or her loved one. If you are in this position because your loved one died unexpectedly and due to someone's negligence, you should explore your right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit.
When a child loses someone he or she is close to, the child might not fully understand what is going on. They might not be able to understand the grief that they feel. These children will rely on the adults in their lives to help them work through everything they are feeling.
In our past couple of posts, we discussed semitruck accidents and how serious they can be. In some cases, these accidents can be fatal. If your loved one died in a big rig crash, you might decide that you are going to seek compensation for that death.
Teens are very close to many people in their life. Family members and friends are all beloved greatly. When a teen loses a loved one because of an unexpected accident, the teen will go through the grieving process. People who deal with the teen on a regular basis will need to help the teen as he or she moves through the grieving process.
In the past two blog posts, we discussed some points about semitruck accidents. If you recall, we discussed how serious these accidents can be. In some cases, they are deadly. If you lost a loved one in a big rig crash, you might opt to seek compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit.
Taking legal action regarding the death of a loved one is often an emotional decision. When you are preparing a wrongful death lawsuit, you can't let your emotions get the best of you. Instead, you need to make sure that your case has the required elements for a wrongful death lawsuit.