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Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Laws Overhauled

In 2011, Senate Bill 878 regarding the overhaul of Oklahoma workers’ comp laws became effective. Although the system in general stayed in place, there were 88 various sections reviewed for changes. Each of the 88 sections will have different effective dates. Changes will include everything from the laws governing the presiding judge(s) to…

Medical Field Sees Increase in Medical Malpractice

There are currently hundreds of cases filed concerning medical malpractice in the state of Oklahoma with over a hundred claims paid in 2010. The average claim paid was in excess of $235,000. These medical malpractice cases involve physicians, surgeons, dentists, hospitals and other health care providers. As medical fields expand so…