When our military heroes put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms, we trust the equipment they use is going to protect them from unnecessary harm. However, this is not always the case. Defective products, like the 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms™ earplugs, put United States military members in harm’s way. Now, veterans across the … Read moreDefective 3M Earplugs: Are You Entitled to Compensation?
While the advent of always-accessible technology has made our society safer in some ways, it’s also left us with constant temptations to drive distracted. The result is impossible to ignore: today, distracted driving causes roughly 25% of all motor vehicle accidents. Teenagers and other young drivers are at especially high risk. For parents or guardians … Read moreHow to Talk to Your Kids About the Dangers of Distracted Driving
For young boys and men prescribed Risperdal for mood disorders, the reality of dishonest advertising and shading corporate practices has led to dramatic physical and emotional damage. As a result, there have been over 5,000 lawsuits against Johnson and Johnson, the manufacturer of this harmful medication, demanding justice for victims. If you or someone you know has taken Risperdal and suffered adverse side effects, you … Read moreIf You Were Prescribed Risperdal, You Could be Eligible for Compensation
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day often means letting loose with friends and enjoying a green beer or two. Because of all this celebrating, St. Paddy’s Day can be a dangerous time to be on the road. In 2016, almost 300 motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oklahoma on this holiday alone — resulting in over 450 injuries, … Read moreMake Safe Travel Arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day
Lawyers have to consider numerous factors when they calculate pain and suffering damages, including the extent and severity of injuries or illnesses, supplemental coverage, and the limits of the negligent party’s insurance policy. Keep reading to learn more about calculating damages for pain and suffering in a personal injury case. And if you or someone … Read moreDetermining Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Claims
While Oklahoma law requires all motorists to purchase auto insurance, not everyone complies. The Insurance Research Council estimates that in 2012, which is the most recent year data was analyzed, one in eight United States motorists drove without insurance. In Oklahoma, that number was one in four — the highest rate in the United States. This rate translates to nearly one million resident uninsured motorists on our state’s roads … Read moreUM/UIM Insurance Can Protect You From Uninsured Motorists
When It’s More Than the Flu: How to Tell if You Have Food Poisoning According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 50 million people in the United States get sick from some form of foodborne illness each year. About 128,000 of these people end up in the hospital, and, tragically, more than … Read moreHow to Tell if You Have Food Poisoning
Since e-cigarettes hit the market, companies have marketed these devices (also known as electronic nicotine delivery systems or ENDs) to the public as safe alternatives to tobacco use and as effective aids for quitting tobacco. However, the e-cigarette companies’ marketing messages for their devices don’t tell the full story. E-cigarettes have been shown to cause severe harm to the respiratory system, and very little legitimate research exists to support the claim that they help people quit using tobacco. And e-cigarette batteries frequently malfunction and … Read moreE-Cigarettes Are Anything but Safe, No Matter What the Ads Say
In Oklahoma, Dog Bite Liability Varies Based on Where the Incident Happens Suffering a severe dog bite can inflict not only gruesome injuries but persistent anxiety and a lifetime of painful memories. Thankfully, Oklahoma law allows dog bite victims are to recover financial compensation for the losses and pain they’ve suffered. However, many people don’t … Read moreDog Bite Liability Varies Based on Where the Attack Happens
According to the National Center for State Courts, people involved in injury lawsuits are increasingly going “pro se” — trying to represent themselves and navigate the litigation process on their own instead of hiring an attorney. While it’s possible to save money by representing yourself, pro se representation comes with risks you should seriously consider. … Read moreCan I Negotiate My Own Personal Injury Settlement?