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Oklahoma attorneys seek to overturn workers compensation cut


August 4, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City attorneys have filed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a legislative cut in the amount of money injured workers receive while recovering.

Attorneys Bob Burke and Emily Biscone and her father, Joseph Biscone II, filed the suit Wednesday in Oklahoma Supreme Court, The Tulsa World reported . It argues that the maximum temporary disability benefit set by the Legislature is arbitrary and that it places economic burden on injured workers without any legitimate state interest.

Burke said the cut is a denial of due process and that it also violates the state cons...

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