In bonus news:

Bob Burke, seasoned Oklahoma workers’ comp claimant attorney, has penned an editorial about the “Oklahoma Option” (or opt-out provision) that explores the reasons why he believes the new system to be unconstitutional. Burke’s direct bid to that state’s Supreme Court on behalf of two claimants with non-subscribing employers was rejected last week. Burke was also the plaintiff’s counsel for the landmark Duck v. Morgan Tire case earlier this year, which invalidated workers’ comp as the exclusive remedy because the claimant’s accident was “foreseeable.”

Read the editorial published in The Journal Record here.

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