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    I jus have a few questions about sum things , thinking maybe you could answer them for me ... I worked for the state of oklahoma and i hurt my back on the job , I have been goin to the doctor and recieving physical therpy, and workman comp has been payin me for that , but on nov.of this year I recieved a letter saying that I was fired on the same day I hurt my back on the job injury .. all I want to know, with them firing me can i still recieve worker's compsation...

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    Yes, you can in many states, as long as it is believed that the injury wasn't caused by your own negligence, etc. Workers compensation is regulated at the state level. I would suggest you contact the Oklahoma Workers Compensation Enforcement Division. Their website is at:

    Let me know if you have any other questions.
    Lillian Connell

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