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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 [...]

Jul 2, 2019

Distracted Driving and its Potentially Devastating Consequences

By |July 2nd, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on Distracted Driving and its Potentially Devastating Consequences

In 2010, a student at the University of Oklahoma – Mary Beth Davis – was traveling home to Guthrie, OK to visit her parents for the weekend when she suffered a car accident that changed her life. As Ms. Davis told KFOR, “Distracted driving, took my eyes off the road, overcorrected, went down a steep hill and flipped [...]

Jun 25, 2019

Johnson & Johnson is the Latest Target in Oklahoma’s War Against Pharmaceutical Giants

By |June 25th, 2019|Product Liability|Comments Off on Johnson & Johnson is the Latest Target in Oklahoma’s War Against Pharmaceutical Giants

The title wave of litigation focused against opioid manufacturers over their alleged culpability in feeding the national epidemic in recent decades has entered the courtroom once again. Now the target is Johnson & Johnson, as Attorney General Mike Hunt takes aim at the mammoth manufacturer. Johnson & Johnson is staring down the allegations from the Attorney General alone [...]

Jun 18, 2019

Insurance Coverage Considerations in the Wake of El Reno

By |June 18th, 2019|Insurance|Comments Off on Insurance Coverage Considerations in the Wake of El Reno

During a Memorial Day weekend of destructive tornados that passed through the El Reno, OK and surrounding areas in the Central portion of the state, six people lost their lives. Two were confirmed dead in El Reno, two others in nearby Maynes County, and one fatality occurred in Stephens and Payne Counties, according to officials. The entire event [...]

Jun 11, 2019

Poultry Processing, Injuries, and Workers’ Compensation Claims

By |June 11th, 2019|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Poultry Processing, Injuries, and Workers’ Compensation Claims

Most people associated Oklahoma with a handful of industries: oil and gas, biotech, and aviation. Our open landscapes, though, make us an ideal place to raise chickens on an industrial scale, and a number of farms and processing centers can be found around the state, including a few right here in Oklahoma City. You might think that raising [...]

Jun 4, 2019

How Much Is Pain and Suffering Worth?

By |June 4th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on How Much Is Pain and Suffering Worth?

When you get into a serious car accident, or if you are injured because of a defective product or unsafe property, you can make a claim for pain and suffering. How much that claim is worth, however, can be difficult to answer. Generally, the more serious and longer-lasting your injuries are, the higher your personal injury claim is [...]

May 28, 2019

Keeping Your Kids Safe on Water Slides

By |May 28th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Keeping Your Kids Safe on Water Slides

The warm weather is here. Once the rains finally pass, spring will be in full swing, and sunny skies allow us to enjoy outdoor activities, including throwing birthday parties for the kids or packing everyone up for a fun day at a place like White Water Bay or Safari Joe’s in Tulsa. Of course, when we’re planning a [...]

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 [...]

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