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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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When Wrongful Death Occurs on a Construction Site

Time called the construction industry one of the most dangerous in which to work in 2016. In fact, supervisors in the occupation landed in the #11 most dangerous spot and laborers landed in the #12 most dangerous spot. Construction workers typically understand that if they are injured on the job, they are supposed to file […]

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Too Close to Home – Wrongful Death in the Form of a Tulsa Car Accident

No one expects to die in a car accident. But, it happens every day. On July 28, 2014, police set out to investigate an accident right here in Tulsa that killed an OU student and injured five other students. According to the news report, the police believed that the driver of the other car that […]

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Beware of Filing Workers’ Compensation Claims in Tulsa

Being injured at work is bad enough. Not only do most injured workers lose time at work, they also have to deal with the pain and suffering that comes along with their injury, running back and forth to doctor’s appointments – and sometimes specialists – and worrying about their finances and how they will pay […]

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The Truth About Lawsuits, Big Companies, and the Media – The McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit

Nearly everyone has heard about the infamous McDonald’s coffee case – the old lady who sued McDonald’s because their coffee was too hot. But, the true facts of the defective products lawsuit are still murky to most people. Basically, the facts that everyone seems to know include that a woman spilled coffee on her lap, […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: The Domestic Violence Secret

We typically relate head injury and brain injury cases to contact sports like football or car accident victims, but we rarely hear about one group of victims who are impacted by traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). In fact, experts believe that domestic violence victims suffer more cases of TBIs than are reported and treated. Because these […]

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Oklahoma Drivers: Beware of Cooler Weather Hazards

This year, Oklahoma had a spring and summer that were out of the ordinary. May brought record-breaking heat waves, plus we saw months and months of droughts and floods, earthquakes, and winds that were strong enough to knock a semi-truck right off of its tires on 1-44 back in July. As we head into the […]

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Assisted Living Facility Homicide

At Frasier, Frasier & Hickman, LLP, we see too many cases of nursing home abuse in Oklahoma. A little over a year ago, we read an article appeared in the Chicago Tribune that we found to be significant regarding nursing home abuse. The medical examiner’s conclusion in that particular case is what made the entire […]

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