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May 21, 2019

Hand Injuries Pose Great Risks to Oil and Gas Workers

By |May 21st, 2019|Oil Field Accidents|Comments Off on Hand Injuries Pose Great Risks to Oil and Gas Workers

Anyone who has ever sliced open a knuckle, or broken or sprained a finger, understand just how difficult it is to navigate the world when one of your hands isn’t working the right way. For oil and gas workers, however, the types of hand injuries they face are far more severe. In some cases, the injuries can lead [...]

May 15, 2019

Monsanto Hit with $2 Billion Verdict in Roundup Case

By |May 15th, 2019|Product Liability|Comments Off on Monsanto Hit with $2 Billion Verdict in Roundup Case

A jury in California has ordered Monsanto, creator of Roundup weed killer, to pay $2.055 billion to Alva and Alberta Pilliod. The Pilliods claimed that Monsanto failed to warn them (and all other Roundup users) of the risks associated with repeated exposure to glyphosate. As a result of that repeated exposure, the Pilliods claimed, both Alva and Alberta [...]

May 6, 2019

Why Falling is a Major Cause of Serious Personal Injuries

By |May 6th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Why Falling is a Major Cause of Serious Personal Injuries

Falls are a leading cause of death and injuries to workers and to anyone visiting the property of another. According to the National Flooring Safety Institute: More than 20% of all visits to an emergency room are due to falls. Slips and falls account for 12% of all falls. Many people who fall suffer a fracture. Hip fractures [...]

May 2, 2019

For Want of a $3 Truck Part, a Life Is Lost

By |May 2nd, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on For Want of a $3 Truck Part, a Life Is Lost

A tragedy occurred in Mississippi when a Tulane University student was struck and killed by two truck tires while she was sitting at a rest stop. USA Today reported that the student was getting ready to get back into her vehicle when two tires which had come loose from a tractor-trailer rolled across the Interstate striking the young [...]

Apr 22, 2019

April Is Distracted Driving Month

By |April 22nd, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on April Is Distracted Driving Month

Driving while distracted is one of the leading causes of death and serious injuries for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that nearly nine people are killed EACH DAY and more than 1,000 people are injured each day due to a distracted driver. Distracted driving involves any activity that takes the driver’s: [...]

Apr 16, 2019

The Dangers of Different Types of Commercial Trucks

By |April 16th, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on The Dangers of Different Types of Commercial Trucks

Commercial trucks are the lifeblood of communities and states. They help provide food, building products, machinery, and many other types of goods. Some trucks even deliver other vehicles. They transport hazardous materials. They pick up your trash. While trucks do provide valuable services, there are dangers. Truck accidents are often more dangerous than car accidents because trucks are [...]

Apr 9, 2019

Why You Want a Lawyer to Pursue Your UM/UIM Claim

By |April 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Why You Want a Lawyer to Pursue Your UM/UIM Claim

Even though Oklahoma requires that car owners carry minimum insurance coverage to cover the bodily injury damages, more than one in 10 Oklahoma drivers drive without any insurance coverage. Many drivers don’t have enough insurance – they are underinsured. What is UM/UIM coverage? UM/UIM stands for uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. It’s a type of auto insurance designed to help [...]

Apr 2, 2019

The Consequences for Construction and Oil Field Workers Exposed to Electric Shock

By |April 2nd, 2019|Oil Field Accidents|Comments Off on The Consequences for Construction and Oil Field Workers Exposed to Electric Shock

Electric shocks in the construction and oil field sector are all too common. They’re often deadly. Electric shock in its simplest term is human contact with electricity. The more electrical voltage there is, the more the worker is likely to die or suffer severe life-changing injuries. Most households have voltage that ranges between 110-220 volts. Construction sites and [...]

Mar 25, 2019

Veterans and Hearing Loss

By |March 25th, 2019|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Veterans and Hearing Loss

According to US Department of Veterans Affairs, hearing loss affects more than 28 million Americans, many over 75-years-of-age. Hearing loss is a leading service-related disability. Tinnitus, which is a ringing or buzzing in the ear, is a common type of hearing loss among veterans. The VA reported that, at the end of the 2014 fiscal year, 933,000 veterans [...]

Mar 19, 2019

What Role Does the Collision Report Play in Your Car Crash Lawsuit?

By |March 19th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What Role Does the Collision Report Play in Your Car Crash Lawsuit?

Finding yourself involved in a car accident is never easy. The stress you will encounter simply because you were hit from behind or you tapped someone else’s car while approaching a red light can be enormous. There’s always the worry of dealing with insurance companies and whether or not they will make a payout that helps cover all [...]

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