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Apr 9, 2018

Why Do Tractor Trailer Rollovers Occur?

By |April 9th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Truck rollover accidents can be some of the most deadly crashes on the highway. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) states that an average of four cargo tank truck rollovers happen every day in the United States. And, many of these incidents are preventable, as they occur due to driver negligence or poor truck maintenance. In a [...]

Apr 3, 2018

Oklahoma Oil Rig Explosion Claims the Lives of Five Workers

By |April 3rd, 2018|Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

On Monday January 22, 2018, five workers died in an explosion on an oil drilling rig in Oklahoma, which is being considered the deadliest oil and gas accident since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 which claimed 11 lives. The oil rig that exploded is owned by Patterson-UTI, a Houston-bases drilling and hydraulic fracturing company with an abysmal [...]

Mar 20, 2018

Truck Drivers Scamming Hours of Service Safety Rules

By |March 20th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

When truck drivers are exhausted, yet continue to drive an 80,000-lb. machine along highways, everyone is put at risk – even the truckers themselves. The mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to oversee the safety of our highways by governing commercial vehicles like trucks that transport good and busses that transport people. Because fatigued [...]

Mar 8, 2018

Struck-By Injuries in the Construction Industry See a Staggering 35% Increase Since 2010

By |March 8th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Struck-by injuries are one of the most common injuries for construction workers. Throughout the United States at roughly 252,000 constructions sites, nearly 6.5 million people work on an average day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is one of the highest of all industries, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the U.S. [...]

Mar 2, 2018

Opioid-Related Car Crashes See a Seven-fold Increase

By |March 2nd, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

A CBS News story reports that prescriptions for OxyContin (oxycodone), Vicoprofen (hydrocodone) and morphine have quadrupled from 76 million in 1991 to nearly 300 million in 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that opioids killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, which is more than any year on record. One of the side-effects of [...]

Jan 14, 2015

Sports Waivers In Oklahoma

By |January 14th, 2015|Legal Matters, Sports Injury|0 Comments

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 terms of the [...]

Dec 15, 2014

Dram Shop Liability In Oklahoma

By |December 15th, 2014|DUI, Legal Matters|0 Comments

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 if you are [...]

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