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Feb 19, 2019

Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation if I’m Injured at an Office Party?

By |February 19th, 2019|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation if I’m Injured at an Office Party?

Many businesses host parties for their employees at specific times of the year, particularly during the holidays. Sometimes these get-togethers occur at other times as well in order to thank employees for a job well done, or boost employee morale. If, as an employee attending one of these functions, you sustain a physical injury at the event, are [...]

Jan 29, 2019

Severe Injury Rates Among Oil and Gas Workers Remain High

By |January 29th, 2019|Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

The oil and gas extraction industry has one of the highest severe injury rates in the nation, according to an E&E News report detailing workplace injury data. According to some measures, the industry leads the pack among all industries in this category. When examining available recorded data, more severe injuries occur in oil and gas than virtually every [...]

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, [...]

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