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Apr 9, 2019

Why You Want a Lawyer to Pursue Your UM/UIM Claim

By |April 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Why You Want a Lawyer to Pursue Your UM/UIM Claim

Even though Oklahoma requires that car owners carry minimum insurance coverage to cover the bodily injury damages, more than one in 10 Oklahoma drivers drive without any insurance coverage. Many drivers don’t have enough insurance – they are underinsured. What is UM/UIM coverage? UM/UIM stands for uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. It’s a type of auto insurance designed to help [...]

Apr 2, 2019

The Consequences for Construction and Oil Field Workers Exposed to Electric Shock

By |April 2nd, 2019|Oil Field Accidents|Comments Off on The Consequences for Construction and Oil Field Workers Exposed to Electric Shock

Electric shocks in the construction and oil field sector are all too common. They’re often deadly. Electric shock in its simplest term is human contact with electricity. The more electrical voltage there is, the more the worker is likely to die or suffer severe life-changing injuries. Most households have voltage that ranges between 110-220 volts. Construction sites and [...]

Mar 25, 2019

Veterans and Hearing Loss

By |March 25th, 2019|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Veterans and Hearing Loss

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 year, 933,000 veterans [...]

Mar 19, 2019

What Role Does the Collision Report Play in Your Car Crash Lawsuit?

By |March 19th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What Role Does the Collision Report Play in Your Car Crash Lawsuit?

Finding yourself involved in a car accident is never easy. The stress you will encounter simply because you were hit from behind or you tapped someone else’s car while approaching a red light can be enormous. There’s always the worry of dealing with insurance companies and whether or not they will make a payout that helps cover all [...]

Mar 12, 2019

Pumpers Face Real Risks in the Field Every Day

By |March 12th, 2019|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Pumpers Face Real Risks in the Field Every Day

The oil industry is one of the most lucrative in the country. It is also one of the most dangerous. One such job within the oil industry that is particularly dangerous is that of an oil pumper. There are a number of contributing factors, often beyond the pumper’s control, that could lead to a serious injury. Pumpers work [...]

Mar 5, 2019

How Long Will It Take My Truck Accident Case to Settle?

By |March 5th, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on How Long Will It Take My Truck Accident Case to Settle?

It doesn’t always matter how safe of a driver you might be; if the the drivers around you aren’t safe, then your chances of being in a crash increase. The most tragic accidents often involve trucks. These vehicles are long, wide, heavy and often haul hazardous materials. Their drivers have schedules to keep, and as a result, they [...]

Feb 28, 2019

The Dangers of Undiagnosed Spinal Stenosis

By |February 28th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on The Dangers of Undiagnosed Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a serious medical issue that can cause a lot of pain and discomfort, should it go undiagnosed. It is a condition where there is a lack of space between different areas of the spine. It most often occurs in the neck and the lower back areas of patients. There are cases so severe that doctors [...]

Feb 22, 2019

Veterans Have Begun Filing Lawsuits against 3M for Defective Earplugs

By |February 22nd, 2019|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Veterans Have Begun Filing Lawsuits against 3M for Defective Earplugs

Photo credit: Military Times In 2018, the Minnesota-based 3M Company agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold defective earplugs to the U.S. government. Lawsuits are currently being filed by veterans throughout the country who sustained hearing loss as a result of the defect. Per the Military Times, hundreds of veterans have [...]

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 [...]

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