Yearly Archives: 2018

Sep 18, 2018

The Dangerous Business of Oil Field Drilling

By |September 18th, 2018|Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

The practice of onshore and offshore oil extraction is a dangerous business in Oklahoma and other parts of the nation. The risks associated with tasks performed in and around oil drills are considerable. The work involves heavy equipment, combustible materials, and intense pressure. According to information gathered by OSHA, workers in the oil and gas industry are 600 [...]

Sep 11, 2018

Deaths Due Red Light Running on the Rise

By |September 11th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Every day, pedestrians, vehicles, and bicyclists cross intersections on busy city streets in Oklahoma City and across the nation. As a result, some of the most dangerous locations for crashes to occur are at these very intersections where a traffic light is typically installed to control the flow of traffic. One of the most common types of accidents [...]

Aug 21, 2018

Major Indicators That a Car Accident Victim’s Life is in Danger

By |August 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Every car crash is serious. After all, we refer to minor crashes as “fender benders,” yet the impact is enough to bend a fender. While not all car accident victims will sustain injuries, many do – and those injuries can be life-threatening. Getting proper care as quickly as possible can be the difference between healing and sustaining life-altering [...]

Aug 13, 2018

Five Workers Unaccounted for after an Oklahoma Oil and Gas Field Explosion

By |August 13th, 2018|Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

Reuters news service reported in January 22, 2018, that five workers were missing after an explosion occurred in an eastern Oklahoma oil and gas drilling site. Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. was drilling the well for Red Mountain Energy. Gas from the well was feeding the fire preventing a full search of the area. The fire was extinguished later in [...]

Aug 7, 2018

Truck Rollovers – Causes and Myths

By |August 7th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

According to ATBS, a business and accounting firm for the trucking industry, there are three basic myths about truck rollovers that drivers, the industry, and the public should understand. Rollovers are largely caused by bad driving conditions. ATBS claims that: Under four percent of truck rollovers are caused by poor roads 56% of truck rollovers happen on straight [...]

Jul 31, 2018

Mistakes That Workers Often Make in Workers’ Compensation Cases

By |July 31st, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Oklahoma workers who are involved in a workplace accident should immediately consult with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer. Without strong representation, you could lose out on your claim for benefits, be denied the medical help you need, or lose out on additional benefits you should be entitled to receive. Employees who act without counsel often: Fail to timely [...]

Jul 24, 2018

Chainsaws Recalled Because They Might Not Turn Off

By |July 24th, 2018|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Harbor Freight Tools announced the recall of approximately one million of its electric chainsaws due to a malfunctioning power switch. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports the power switch is defective, and can allow the chainsaw to continue running even after the operator has turned the switch to the “Off” position, putting the operator at risk for [...]

Jul 10, 2018

CPSC Warns Riders to Keep ATVs Off Paved Roads

By |July 10th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Summer is in full swing, with dozens of outdoor activities waiting for us. For many of the adventurous in Oklahoma, that means ATV riding. Going out on an all-terrain vehicle can be lots of fun, but it's important to avoid an accident and injuries. The U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently released a public service announcement about the [...]

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