The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Oklahoma drivers share the road with over 126,000 motorcyclists each year. Motorcycles aren’t involved in more accidents than cars or trucks, but their riders experience increased injury and fatality rates compared to their passenger vehicle counterparts. Motorcyclists don’t have the protection of a vehicle; therefore, crashes that are minor for a passenger vehicle are devastating … Read moreThe Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Defective 3M Earplugs: Are You Entitled to Compensation? 

3M Earplug Lawsuit

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? 

If You Were Prescribed Risperdal, You Could be Eligible for Compensation 

Risperdal, Risperdal Side Effects

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 

Make Safe Travel Arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day

Safe Driving on St. Patrick’s Day

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

Determining Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Claims 

Determining Pain and Suffering

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 

How to Tell if You Have Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning

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

E-Cigarettes Are Anything but Safe, No Matter What the Ads Say 

E-Cigarette Safety

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 

Dog Bite Liability Varies Based on Where the Attack Happens

Oklahoma Dog Bite Liability

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

Our Highways Aren’t Safe, and Trucking Companies Are to Blame

truck accident

For decades, trucking companies have successfully lobbied against regulations and reforms that could make the trucking industry safer. Now, the most recent Commercial Vehicle Safety Report from Wards Intelligence shows that the trucking industry is failing to make safety improvements and is even causing more truck accidents over time. Keep reading to learn more about … Read moreOur Highways Aren’t Safe, and Trucking Companies Are to Blame

Ikea Furniture Continues to Put Young Children in Danger

Defective Ikea Furniture

In the United States, television and furniture tip-overs result in dozens of child injuries every day and nearly 40 deaths each year. Many consumer safety advocates feel companies are doing little to prevent these horrible accidents — most notably those caused by Ikea’s “Malm” line of dressers, which have already crushed and killed at least … Read moreIkea Furniture Continues to Put Young Children in Danger