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Workers Compensation Law Lawyers In Disney Oklahoma

Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 226 at the 2000 census. Despite its name, it is in no affiliation with the Walt Disney Company or Disney himself. Disney is also known as "Disney Island" because it sits on an island at the southern shore of Grand Lake O the Cherokees. OK highway 28 is the only road into and out of Disney. To get into Disney from the west, one must drive across the 1-mile long Pensacola Dam. To continue out of Disney, two more small dams with spillway gates must be crossed. The northern part of Disney is lake-front. The southern part boundaried by a wide stream. The spillways from the two small dams join this stream. Disney has a herd of "island deer" that, while wild and not kept in an enclosure, act more like dogs... sauntering across mainstreet (HwY 28) and nibbling on lawns, shrubs, and flowers. Today there is a convenience store, a bait shop, a post office, 2 drive-ins, and a sporting goods / lake apparel store in the historic "Dam Hotel" building. There are also offices for construction firms, a gift shop, two churches, and a church camp facility. When the dam was built in the early 30s, Disney was a different place—hundreds of workers, bosses, engineers, truck drivers, and all the services a large workforce would require were based in and near Disney. The Rogers Cabins motel is the former "superintendents" quarters. About 10 WPA era rock cabins, remodeled as motel rooms, are avaialble at reasonable rates. It's one of the few, if not the only, hotels / B&Bs, etc. on the southeast part of the lake. Disney's growth is limited by the size of the island and the technical difficulties with bringing municipal services across the dams, so Disney has its own water plant, no public sewer system (all septic), and no natural gas service to houses.

What is workers compensation law?

Workers Compensation establishes the liability of an employer for injuries or sicknesses which arise out of and in the course of employment. The liability is created without regard to the fault or negligence of the employer. Benefits generally include hospital and other medical payments and compensation for loss of income; if the injury is covered by the statute, compensation under the statute will be the employees only remedy against her or her employer. The workers compensation systems in place in each state are exclusive, no-fault remedies for most workplace injuries, and workers compensation attorneys guide injured workers through the process, to ensure that they receive appropriate income replacement payments and other monetary awards.

Answers to workers compensation law issues in Oklahoma

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance coverage that is designed to protect the working person in the event of...

Workers' compensation acts around the country are administered by a governmental agency for that jurisdiction. If an...

If you are injured on the job or suffer a work-related illness or disease that prevents you from working you may be...

Death benefits and major medical treatments need to be dealt with carefully to make sure that the amount of money...

There has been a good deal of controversy over the extent to which workers' compensation laws should provide...

If an employee is injured on the job as a result of the fault of some third person, then that employee may have a...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...