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Types of Damages Recoverable in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Embarking on the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit is a big commitment – before you do it, you surely want to learn as much as you can about the process, what your chances of success are, and how much you can recover in compensation. While knowing the exact amount that you might win […]

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What Is the Difference Between an At-fault and a No-fault State?

Each state has autonomy in determining the laws surrounding fault and liability in the event of a car accident involving two or more drivers. Most states have enacted either a fault or a no-fault system (some states have created a blended system, using “choice” at-fault laws). Consider the difference between an at-fault and a no-fault […]

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Tips for Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you are injured by the fault of another, you almost always have the right to file a lawsuit against the negligent party for damages. When seeking compensation from the at-fault party, it is smart to have a lawyer represent you throughout the process. An attorney not only knows the law – and can help […]

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EEOC Age Discrimination Defense for Employers

Federal law prohibits employment discrimination of individuals who are 40 years of age or older. This legislation was established by Congress in 1967 because of concern that older workers would be at a disadvantage in finding and keeping work in comparison to younger workers. Examples of this law can be seen in circumstances where a […]

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Negotiating an Executive Employment Agreement

Receiving an offer of employment from a company is a very exciting and significant moment for you. It’s important to negotiate an agreement that is fair and equitable for both you and your business. Many times a company will not want to do this in writing, but it’s best to you as a new employee […]

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Determining Who is an Independent Contractor

Hiring independent contractors can be a useful way for businesses to complete projects at a lower cost than hiring full-time employees. Many people also prefer the freedom that comes with working as an independent contractor. Often, independent contractors can work from home and make more money on an hourly basis, with the downside of having […]

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Do I Have To Sign An Employer’s Non-Compete Clause?

Perhaps you are working for a Mobile Phone Service and before hiring you, they ask you to sign a non-compete clause on your hiring contract. This may seem strange though it isn’t uncommon. However, there are some critical things to note about non-compete agreements, in particular for those living in the state of Oklahoma that […]

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Attorney reports increase in Tulsa-area age discrimination claims

TULSA, Okla. – Local attorneys say there has been a 25%- 30% uptick in age discrimination claims in the Tulsa area. Katherine Stromland says she was told she could not get a promotion because she is too old. The 57-year-old works in the airline industry as a baggage handler. She filed a complaint with the […]

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EEOC Seeks Disclosure of Salary Information

Dealing with the EEOC can be tricky for many businesses, especially as the agency’s regulations are constantly updated and changed. While not yet the law of the land, it’s important to be aware of one proposed rule that the EEOC is now considering. A recently proposed change to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) would require […]

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Know the Rights of Transgender Employees

Recent laws restricting which bathrooms transgender people can use in other states has recently put a spotlight on the issue of transgender rights in the workplace. Transgender individuals, meaning those who were born male or female and now identify as a different gender, are not a protected class under Oklahoma law. However, the EEOC has […]

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