Motorcycle Rallies Are Leading to Increased Organ Donations, NY Times Reports
A recent New York Times article reported that motorcycle rallies have led to increasing numbers of crashes and fatalities, and there have been multiple studies showing that there is a link between more organ transplants when these major rallies are scheduled. In fact, it is believed that there is “one additional donor for every two…Read More
Who Is Liable in a Snow Plow Accident?
While our state of Oklahoma isn’t exactly the snow capital of the world, it does get cold in the winter, and occasionally snow falls and makes our roads a terror to drive on. Not only is it slick, but the rarely-seen snow plows make an appearance. Not just the ones sent out by the city,…Read More
Catastrophic Bone Breaks from Oklahoma City Motorcycle Accidents
The freedom and excitement that comes from riding a motorcycle is like nothing else, but it comes with some serious risks. As the driver of a motorcycle is open and exposed to the elements surrounding them with little protection, it is important to be aware of the type of injuries that are caused by accidents…Read More
Struck-By Injuries in Oklahoma’s Oil Fields
Oil fields are one of the most dangerous workplace environments. Filled with explosive and hazardous materials, heavy equipment, and large vehicles, oil field workers have to be attentive and careful in high-stress situations. It is not a job for the meek. One of the most common types of accidents that oil field workers are at…Read More
The Lasting Effects of Concussions in Children
When it comes to head injuries, they should always be taken seriously. Not just the bleeding head wound someone suffers during a car accident, but also smaller bumps to the head one might experience from banging it against a roof beam in your attic. What one may consider to be a negligible injury could actually…Read More
How the Media Drives the “Frivolous” Lawsuit Myth
The media often attacks what they deem to be frivolous lawsuits, dating back to the 90s. The reality is these lawsuits are not frivolous, and the victims are using their constitutional rights to get the justice they deserve. Sometimes these lawsuits start small, and we find a much larger problem. The media paints these lawsuits…Read More
Pine-Sol, Thy Name Is Irony
Pine-Sol, the popular multi-surface cleaner which claims it “cleans and disinfects so many surfaces, even the kitchen sink,” is facing a recall because of possible bacterial contamination. The cleaner is manufactured by Clorox – the first brand most people think of when they think of bleach – and affects about 37 million bottles of product.…Read More
Can I File a Lawsuit if I Didn’t Know How Much I Was Hurt?
Injuries, whether they’re from a car accident or from slipping on some ice, can be complex. You may feel immediate pain in some places, but sometimes, symptoms do not present themselves until a week or two later. If you thought you had no injuries, you probably didn’t think about filing a claim or lawsuit. But…Read More
Who Pays for the Ambulance After a Car Accident in Oklahoma City?
When you or a loved one is seriously injured in a car accident, you should call 9-1-1 to request an ambulance. But often, injured people forgo this step because the rising costs of emergency transport can cause substantial debts later. And should you end up using an ambulance for something that doesn’t require emergency medical…Read More
Oil and Gas Workers Face Risks to Their Mental Health, Too
It is well known that workers in the oil and gas industry face many risks to their physical health. They work with heavy, complex equipment; dangerous chemicals; and in hazardous work environments. From explosions, to fires, to being crushed by vehicles, and falls from great heights, the dangers these workers face are almost more than…Read More