Article published by : James Stew on Friday, April 26, 2013 - Viewed 696 times

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Hire A Reputed Tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer



It is important to hire the best worker compensation lawyer who has several years of experience in this field of law.

Workers' comp used to be so simple. A machinist, cut by an errant scrap of metal, saw a doctor at company expense and returned to work. A factory worker, maimed in a production line accident, got a small check every month. A police officer, injured in the line of duty, got enough to keep body and soul together. Workers’ comp still does these things for those who suffer workplace injury, but these days it does much more for countless others who don't come close to the workplace. Workers' comp has become a $70 billion industry whose real beneficiaries are people who stand at the elbow of the injured, offering “help' of one sort or another in exchange for some — a lot — of that money. These people suck the system dry — lawyers, doctors, chiropractors, physical and vocational therapists, and assorted healer quacks of countless persuasions. Meanwhile insurance bureaucrats, state regulators, politicians, and even the courts themselves stand by, hands folded. Hiring a Tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer is very important if such situation occurs.

All of these people have long since forgotten the original idea behind workers' comp — i.e., that the employee ought not to bear the cost of treating workplace injury. It was a good idea. But as the idea dims, the American economy labors under the weight of a system so inefficient, so astonishingly corrupt that it makes the mouth gape. Indeed, it is so out-of-whack that earnest and reasonable people despair of fixing it. Sometimes their eyes just glaze over. More often their feet shift nervously and itch to turn away. Occasionally their frustration boils over and becomes rage. Rarely, however, does anyone attempt to do anything about this amazing problem. To employers, who stand witness to the destructive power of a good idea gone awry, the problem looks too big. It seems out of control. To all the others, the system ain’t broke in the first place, so why fix it? There's too much money in it

The adversarial nature of the system, the delay in processing claims, and the current disputes regarding compensable and non-compensable Injuries, as well as the continued viability of workers’ compensation, remain issues that must be addressed. Telecommuting has also raised new issues regarding worker’s compensation. Generally worker’s compensation statutes provide compensation for injuries that “arise out of" and “in the course of” employment. Some jurisdictions have held that employees can be compensated for injuries that occurred while performing work required by the employer at home. A tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer could be very useful in providing legal advice and support and help in getting compensation.

Author :- James Stew is a professional writer, presently writing for work injury attorney tulsa
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