“Reckless” driving doesn’t get as much attention, it seems, as drunk driving or distracted driving does, but that doesn’t make it any less dangerous. In fact, reckless driving may be more dangerous, because under Oklahoma’s definition, a reckless driver is one who exhibits a “willful disregard” for the safety of others. This is why reckless…

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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…

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The medical bills you face in the aftermath of a car accident injury can add even more stress to an already difficult situation. You require medical care to get better, but in some cases, you may not have the money or health coverage to pay for that treatment. If you are left seriously injured from…

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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…

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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…

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More adults than ever are choosing to participate in organized sports activities, placing themselves at a heightened risk of injury. Factors that contribute to adult sports injuries include age, lack of agility and poor conditioning. The likelihood of receiving damages for injuries suffered during a sports activity, however, may be limited by various factors — including the…

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According to recently published data, approximately one third of all road fatalities in Oklahoma involve drunk driving. If you are injured by a drunk driver in Oklahoma, you may be able to sue a number of parties, including the bar that served the drunk driver. Basis for server liability in Oklahoma Oklahoma’s Supreme Court has held that…

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Insurance companies have dedicated staffs of insurance adjustors, attorneys and accountants who are charged with minimizing your damage payments. In the best circumstances, the conduct of these parties can be inconvenient and time-consuming. In the worst circumstances, an insurance company’s tactics to deny coverage can cross the line into bad faith.   What is insurance bad…

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News 9 reported a total of 22 school bus accidents in 2012 in the Oklahoma City area. More than a third of these accidents were caused by driver negligence. If you are injured due to the negligence or fault of a city worker, such as a school bus driver or city tow truck operator, you may be…

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