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Plans to Amend Workers’ Comp Laws for 2017

MOORE FILING 2017 WORKERS COMP MEASURE In Oklahoma, Rep. Lewis Moore made moves to file legislation for a revised workers compensation law. The OK-based Representative made his move during the interim session of H16-012, pushing for fairer measures towards both...

Supreme Court finds Opt Out

Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Opt-Out Provision Found Unconstitutional The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that the opt-out provision in the state’s 2013 workers compensation reform measure is unconstitutional per Oklahoma’s Constitution Article 5,...

Governor Fallin Names

Fallin Announces the Successor of Dr. Leroy Young Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has appointed a new member of the Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission, Jordan Russell. Jordan will hold the position that was formerly held by Dr. LeRoy Young. Russell is allowed to...

Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs Fall

Workers’ Compensation Losses Dip for Fourth Consecutive Year For the fourth consecutive year, the annual filing most Oklahoma insurance carriers use to develop workers’ compensation insurance rates has decreased. The National Council on Compensation...