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Why SSDI Shouldn’t Be The Solution To Bad Workers Comp Laws

Oklahoma is a workers’ compensation opt-out state. This means that employers can choose to not be a part of the state’s workers’ comp system if they come up with an internal compensation system that meets federal standards. However, some employers are taking advantage of the system, and it could be hurting your Social Security Disability Insurance. Why SSDI Shouldn’t Be The Solution To Bad Workers Comp Laws A 54-year-old man working as a building engineer for Macy’s was struck by a mannequin that fell from a shelf 12 feet high. The collision caused the man’s head to ricochet into another shelf and then into the cement floor. The accident caused a traumatic brain injury that has left this engineer with headaches, disorientation, memory loss, light sensitivity, and slurred motor functions. Yet, he was denied workers’ compensation benefits from Macy’s private system. Why Was This Accident Victim Denied Workers’ Comp? Macy’s…
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