Semi-Trucks Should Have Side Underride Guards

Underride accidents are a type of road collision that pose serious risks to everyone on the road. These accidents occur when a smaller vehicle crashes into the space beneath a larger truck, like an 18-wheeler. This space is often referred to as the “underride zone.” The dangers associated with underride accidents are significant and can…

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Let’s Talk About Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Many people have never heard of cubital tunnel syndrome until someone they love is diagnosed with this condition. It is less talked about than the more common condition called carpal tunnel syndrome, but it can still cause chronic pain and long-term disabilities for the rest of your life. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic…

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Can a Vehicle Recall Affect Your Accident Claim?

It is not uncommon to hear about various vehicle recalls in the news, on the internet, and in daily conversations. This is because many vehicles are now made up of complex systems and parts that are necessary to ensure safety and comfortability. However, if any of these systems or parts are defective, the manufacturer is…

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Tailgating Can Lead to Serious Injuries

Tailgating, a risky driving behavior that involves following a vehicle too closely, has become an all-too-familiar sight on the busy streets of Oklahoma City. This hazardous practice occurs when a driver neglects to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front, leaving minimal room for reaction in case of sudden stops or emergencies. The…

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Can I Sue a Drunk Driver Who Hit Me?

On our roads, there are quite a few drivers who end up causing accidents because they choose to get behind the wheel after drinking—and it happens far too frequently. Unfortunately, the damage they can do is also pretty severe. According to The Journal Record, “Oklahoma reported 145 deaths in 2021 attributable to drunk driving; 21…

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Whiplash Is a Serious – and Incurable – Condition

You’re nearing the end of your ride on your favorite roller coaster. Your hair is blowing in the breeze as your car pulls back into the station. Everyone is grinning ear-to-ear, hearts pounding, and then – WHAM! The brakes engage and your upper body is hurled forward. The seatbelt catches you and slams you back…

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Scaffolding Accidents: Causes and Prevention

Scaffolding is necessary for many job sites, especially in construction trades. It is very safe and secure when done properly, especially when all standards and regulations are maintained. Yet, over time, mistakes can occur, and a person may fall, which can lead to injury. Scaffolding accidents can cause injury to the worker as well as…

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