Time to try new workers' comp system in Oklahoma
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Burke was among those critical of the bill unveiled this week by Bingman, R-Sapulpa, and Sen. Anthony Sykes, R-Moore. You can expect much more howling from attorneys as the bill makes its way through the process, because the system works just fine for them. But it doesn't work nearly as well for employers. Balance is needed.
Transitioning away from a system driven by lawyers and judges will help. Oklahoma has tried many times to reform the current system, with little success. It's time to try something new.
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