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Sep 17, 2019

TBI in Children Caused Often By Common Everyday Products

By |September 17th, 2019|Brain Injury|Comments Off on TBI in Children Caused Often By Common Everyday Products

Children and adolescents are particularly susceptible to sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBI). In the U.S. every year, 700,000 children under the age of 19 are diagnosed with TBI. This represents a large percentage of the 1.7 million TBI patients diagnosed every year. The Official Research Journal of the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) published a study of an [...]

Sep 10, 2019

Congratulations, Jamie Campbell, on Being Selected for the 2019 Cunningham & Mears Academic Scholarship!

By |September 10th, 2019|Firm News|Comments Off on Congratulations, Jamie Campbell, on Being Selected for the 2019 Cunningham & Mears Academic Scholarship!

A strong justice system is critical to protecting people. At Cunningham & Mears, we believe it is our duty to help young law students achieve their dreams, so they can help uphold the rule of law in this country. That is why we are thrilled to announce that Jamie Campbell is the winner of the 2019 Cunningham & [...]

Sep 3, 2019

Car Incursions into Structures – Causes and Injuries

By |September 3rd, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on Car Incursions into Structures – Causes and Injuries

It is commonly understood that any type of car crash poses a danger to drivers, other vehicle occupants, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicycle riders. We hear on the news and sometimes may witness in person the aftermath of these accidents. However, a less common type of accident ever seen or reported is referred to as a car incursion. What [...]

Aug 27, 2019

Causes of, and Injuries from, Jackknife Accidents

By |August 27th, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Causes of, and Injuries from, Jackknife Accidents

Unfortunately, Oklahoma roadways are the scene of jackknife accidents involving big tractor-trailers all too often. These accidents on high-speed highways in particular can cause multi-vehicle pileups and serious injuries for many people involved. If you have sustained an injury in a truck jackknife crash due to the negligence of another party, you maybe be entitled to pursue and [...]

Aug 21, 2019

Congenital Heart Defects in Babies Connected to Proximity with Oil and Gas Areas

By |August 21st, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Congenital Heart Defects in Babies Connected to Proximity with Oil and Gas Areas

The occurrence of congenital heart defects in babies has been linked to pregnant mothers living in close proximity to oil and gas well sites. A new study conducted by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health came to the following conclusion: Children born to mothers who live a relatively short distance from oil and natural gas well [...]

Aug 13, 2019

Decision Pending in $17 Billion Opioid Case Against Johnson & Johnson

By |August 13th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Decision Pending in $17 Billion Opioid Case Against Johnson & Johnson

The $17 billion lawsuit the state of Oklahoma has filed against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, is now awaiting a decision by Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman. As the 7-week trial wound down to a conclusion on Monday, July 15, attorneys for the state and J&J presented their closing arguments, thus concluding a high [...]

Aug 6, 2019

The Dangers of Lithium Ion Batteries

By |August 6th, 2019|Product Liability|Comments Off on The Dangers of Lithium Ion Batteries

Almost every portable electronic device in use today has a lithium-ion battery. As device manufacturers race to build more products, they may use less reliable batteries, or take short-cuts when it comes to building or installing them. A fire or explosion resulting from a malfunctioning lithium battery has the potential to cause catastrophic results for the victim. These [...]

Jul 30, 2019

Police and First Responders Face Dangers on the Side of the Road

By |July 30th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on Police and First Responders Face Dangers on the Side of the Road

Place yourself in the position of a first responder for a moment. You are giving first aid on the side of the road in the aftermath of a car crash. Or, you are working feverishly to free someone from a badly damaged, twisted vehicle. Or, as a police officer, you may be evaluating a suspect for possibly DUI. [...]

Jul 23, 2019

Oil Field Workers and Heat Stroke

By |July 23rd, 2019|Oil Field Accidents|Comments Off on Oil Field Workers and Heat Stroke

Oilfield workers in Oklahoma are particularly vulnerable to suffering heat stroke during the hottest months of the year. The risk for heat stroke is higher under direct sun and hot conditions which are commonly found at these oil field operations, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). Although heat stroke is one of the most severe [...]

Jul 9, 2019

What to Do If You are Injured in a Pedestrian Accident

By |July 9th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What to Do If You are Injured in a Pedestrian Accident

Car crashes involving pedestrians can result in serious and devastating injuries, including fractured bones and brain damage. Injured victims may require hospitalization and extensive rehabilitation or physical therapy that lasts months or even years. As a pedestrian accident victim, you may be entitled to pursue compensation from the liable driver in the accident in order to cover your [...]

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