Workers' Compensation - No-Fault System
Work Injuries and Illnessess Are Covered
If you’ve recently experienced an on the job injury or illness, you may qualify for worker’s comp benefits that cover your medical costs and rehabilitation, including temporary total disability and/or permanent partial disability benefits. If you were employed full- or part-time, then workers' compensation should cover you.
Injured at work?
Do you qualify for workers' compensation?
A work-related injury is one that occurs at your place of employment or while performing work-related activities. To qualify for workers' compensation, you have to be an employee and not an independent contractor. Because Oklahoma workers' compensation law has time limits, it's important to make sure your claims are filed correctly. Give our experienced attorneys a call today for a free workers' compensation or personal injury case evaluation.
Serious Physical Work Injuries
A work-related injury is one that occurs while doing your job, which includes but is not limited to, accidents at a jobsite or on location and motor vehicle accidents. In certain situations, injuries can even happen in your employer's parking lot.
The most dangerous occupations with the highest risk of work-related injuries are construction workers, correction officers, emergency medical tehnicians (EMT), oilfield workers, carpenters, firefighters, nursing assistants, police officers and truck drivers. Industrial workers like assembly line, factory and warehouse workers are also at high risk of experiencing job injuries.
Many of these occupations require a level of exertion and interaction with machinery and equipment that can lead to a job injury. Because these jobs are very physical, sometimes workers experience physical overexertion. This leads to sprains, strains and back and neck injuries. Overexertion and hazardous working environments can also lead to injuries from slips, trips and falls.
Some occupations require a worker to perform the same motions every day for an extended period of time. Be it janitorial, factory or office jobs, repetitive physical motions over time can injure connective tissues including tendons and ligaments. These cumulative injuries can result in tendinitis, bursitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome .
In Oklahoma, most employers are required to carry workers' compensation insurance. This means, that you as an employee injured on the job should not have to pay out of pocket for medical treatment, rehabilitation or have a total loss of income due to missed workdays.
Call us for a free case evaluation to determine your eligibility for workers' comp benefits.
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In most workers' comp cases, no money down is required and we advance the cost to litigate your claim. We will help you get your medical bills paid!
Legal Options for Injured Workers
Bell Law Firm's workers' compensation attorneys understand the serious emotional and physical complications that a job injury can have on your life.
Workers' compensation in Oklahoma is a no-fault system. But sometimes an employer may dispute your claim. Our experienced workers' comp team will represent you and help you file your claim or appeals with the state. We'll also help you understand benefits calculations and help you through the process of obtaining disability ratings in Oklahoma.
We want to help you get the compensation and benefits you deserve for medical costs and rehabilitation. That's why the Bell Law Firm has been Oklahoma's choice for worker's comp representation for more than 84 years.
Call us today and we'll help you navigate the complex arena of worker's compensation to get the benefits you deserve.