Jan 8, 2019

Payne County Sheriff Thinks Bigger Trucks Are a Bad Idea

By |January 8th, 2019|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Payne County Sheriff, R. B. Hauf, recently wrote an op-ed in News OK about the dangers of increasing the weight and/or length of commercial trucks. His concern, which he raised as the president of the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association and a member of the National Sheriffs Association Traffic Safety Committee, was in response to current lobbying efforts regarding the [...]

Jan 2, 2019

FDA Altering Approval Process of Medical Devices Due to Numerous Defects

By |January 2nd, 2019|Defective Products|0 Comments

The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates more than just food and drugs. It also regulates the product safety of medical devices. Manufacturers of medical devices are generally required to obtain FDA approval of their devices before selling them to hospitals and medical practices for use on patients. According to Fortune, the FDA is changing its decades-old [...]

Dec 24, 2018

Am I Liable if Someone Borrows My Car and Then Crashes It?

By |December 24th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

When a car accident happens, the injured victims have the right to hold a careless driver responsible for their medical bills, lost income, physical pain, emotional suffering, scars, and any other damages. Many times, others may be also be liable for their driver’s negligence. If the driver of the vehicle did not own the car, then the owners [...]

Dec 18, 2018

The Dangers of Work Zones in Oklahoma

By |December 18th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Over the past few years, there has been an influx of people moving to Oklahoma for work. More people and more jobs mean more construction: both of buildings (residential and professional) and on roads. Work zones are dangerous places for construction workers and drivers; in 2016, there were 158,000 work zone crashes in the U.S., and 61,000 injuries, [...]

Dec 11, 2018

Well Drilling, Earthquakes, and Oklahoma’s New Normal

By |December 11th, 2018|Legal Matters|0 Comments

In early November, a drilling site operated by Roan Resources was shut down after a 3.4 magnitude earthquake. According to News 4, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission got involved, and since then, Roan “has decided to permanently end all hydraulic fracturing operations at its well completion operation in the Bridge Creek area where earthquakes have recently occurred.” The news [...]

Nov 27, 2018

Can Oklahoma Firefighters Collect Workers’ Compensation?

By |November 27th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

The wildfires in California have proven to be the deadliest on record. As the firefighters on the coast do whatever they can to keep residents safe, our minds turned to our own First Responders and firefighters, who faced similar conditions this April against the 34 Complex and Rhea megafires. In Oklahoma, we have both paid firefighters and volunteer [...]

Nov 20, 2018

Ridesharing Services – Are They Actually Increasing Accident Rates?

By |November 20th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

The use of ridesharing services has swept across the nation in recent years with Uber and Lyft as two of the major players in the industry. All that is required to use these services is an easily downloadable application, your credit card information, and a simple request for a ride at any time. While there are certainly significant [...]

Nov 14, 2018

Determining Liability as the Victim of a Truck Accident in Oklahoma

By |November 14th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

The sheer size of big rig trucks gives them the potential to inflict devastating and even fatal injuries when they are involved in a collision. In 2016 alone, nearly 4,000 people in the U.S. died in large truck crashes. Some 17 percent of these fatalities were occupants of the truck itself, 16 percent were bicyclists, pedestrians, or motorcyclists, [...]

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