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Tanker Truck Accidents

Tanker trucks are the most common means of transporting liquid cargo (like oil and other petroleum products) in the United States. Oftentimes that liquid cargo is flammable, which increases the likelihood of a fire or explosion if the truck is involved in an accident. Other dangers associated with tanker trucks include: Leaks and spills — […]

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Accidents Caused by Rubbernecking

People are naturally curious whenever they see an accident on the side of the road. When there are emergency vehicles, lights flashing and banged-up cars it’s hard not to look. But slowing down and gawking at someone else’s misfortune can cause another accident — and this one could involve you. The Dangers of Rubbernecking Merriam-Webster’s […]

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Driving Children Without Proper Use of Child Safety Seats

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 U.S. children ages 12 and younger died in 2015 in car accidents — 35 percent of those children were not buckled up when the accident occurred. Additionally, more than 121,000 children were injured in 2014. At least some of those fatalities and […]

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What is “Wrongful Death” in Oklahoma?

Wrongful death is the death caused by someone else’s misconduct or negligence, or by some intent to cause harm. This could include many situations, from car accidents and medical malpractice to nursing home abuse and intentional homicide. It is a legal action filed by survivors for their own losses. In the state of Oklahoma, you […]

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Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury: When Is It Medical Malpractice?

What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy is a disability that causes loss or reduction of muscle coordination and other disabilities. What causes Cerebral palsy? Cerebralpalsy.org states that “Cerebral palsy is a result of brain injury or brain malformation that occurs before, during, or immediately after birth while the infant’s brain is under development. But how […]

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I was Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident; Can I Actually Afford a Lawyer?

Yes. You can afford a lawyer. Of course, many slip and fall accident victims have the same concerns about cost as do you. After all, lawyers are expensive, right? This is a common misconception. By hiring a personal injury lawyer on a contingency fee basis, you will be able to ensure that you always have access […]

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Auto Accidents: Determining Who is at Fault

Much of our time is taken up by commuting to and from our work, activities, food, entertainment, shopping, and home. A large amount of time we spend on the road translates into more of a chance to be a victim in an auto accident. This is why it is important to practice road safety, but […]

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What Is Medical Malpractice Can I Prove It?

Your sister goes into the hospital for a complete hysterectomy. You stay in the room to aid in her recovery and talk with the nurses to make sure everything is going well. On the door is a big sign that states your sister’s allergy to latex. It is on her chart, and even the gloves […]

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While Walking in a Crosswalk, I Was Hit By a Car; Do I Have A Pedestrian Injury Claim?

The last thing you expect when crossing the street, especially when you are lawfully inside of the crosswalk, is to be hit by a car. You have no bodily protection when you are walking, such as a safety belt and the body of a car surrounding you, so the likelihood of serious injuries is high. […]

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Common Injuries from a Car Accident

Car accidents can be severe, resulting in drivers and passengers not being able to walk away unscathed. When two or more cars collide, a significant force is sent through everyone’s bodies. People are pushed forward, backward, or to the side, crashing into their doors, windows, airbags, and debris. Common injuries people experience from auto accidents […]

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