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  • Is It Too Late to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Oklahoma?

    A wrongful death claim in Oklahoma is a tort claim that a deceased person could have brought when they were alive but is now being brought by the estate of that deceased person. In Tulsa, a wrongful death claim is filed by the representative of the deceased person’s estate. Typically, the representative is a close […]

  • Oklahoma Injury Laws: Can I Recover for Injuries From a Slip-and-Fall on an Airplane?

    Slip-and-falls can happen anywhere but airplanes are especially notorious for these types of accidents.  Airplanes have crowded aisles strewn with baggage and other tripping hazards – especially during boarding or departure when passengers are scurrying to enter or exit the plane. If you fall and injure yourself inside an airplane, will Tulsa, Oklahoma injury laws help […]

  • Can My Criminal Record Come Up in My Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    Any serious issues from your past, including your criminal record, will likely come up during any Tulsa, Oklahoma personal injury lawsuit. However, a lot of circumstances will determine if the situation will truly damage a legitimate Oklahoma personal injury lawsuit. FAQ: Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawsuit Personal injury claims involve great amounts of discovery, which is […]

  • Will a Pre-existing Condition Affect My Tulsa Workers Compensation Claim?

    A pre-existing condition can affect a Tulsa workers compensation claim in Oklahoma. In fact, many insurers will attempt to deny an Oklahoma workers compensation claim if a person is injured on the job in the very same area of his or her body in which he or she suffered a previous injury. FAQ: Tulsa Workers […]

  • Does Medical Malpractice in Oklahoma Include Failing to Promptly Diagnose Cancer?

    Finding out that you have cancer is life-changing and traumatic.  It can be even more devastating to find out that your Tulsa, Oklahoma physician should have diagnosed your cancer sooner but did not. Consequently, you must be subjected to more invasive treatments or will die because you failed to get treatment sooner. In such cases, medical […]

  • How Can I Recover for Bicycle Accident Injuries in Oklahoma?

    Being the victim of a bicycle accident involving a motor vehicle in Tulsa, Oklahoma can sometimes leave you feeling like a second-class citizen. Police officers who show up at the scene do not always ask for your version of the events, and often only seem interested in speaking to the driver of the automobile. However, […]

  • What Are My Rights After Exposure to Asbestos in Oklahoma?

    The mineral asbestos has fibers that can scar your lung tissue. People who were exposed to asbestos in Oklahoma often contract asbestosis, an aggressive lung disease that mimics asthma and pneumonia. You may have certain legal rights if you were exposed to asbestos in Oklahoma, especially in a Tulsa workplace. An experienced Tulsa personal injury attorney can […]

  • Can I Sue if Someone Causes an Accident While Texting and Driving in Oklahoma?

    Traveling the highways and streets in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma can sometimes feel like a gamble, especially considering all the people who drive while using a smartphone. Texting and driving in Oklahoma is now a huge contributor to many car accidents – some of them deadly.  In 2013 alone, devices such as smart phones caused […]

  • When Can You File a Food Poisoning Lawsuit in Oklahoma?

    Eating is a favorite pastime for many Oklahomans.  We all have a favorite restaurant chain to visit on special occasions or just because we need to get together with family. Occasionally, however, dangerous microbes are lurking in our favorite dishes, especially when restaurant and food service workers fail to follow rules and regulations in order […]

  • Can I Recover For Injuries Linked to Benzene Exposure in Oklahoma?

    Benzene is a colorless, flammable liquid that has been used for more than a century as a solvent and as an ingredient to make pesticides, dyes, and detergents. Benzene can be found in coal tar and gasoline. Thus, it is possible some people have been victims of benzene exposure in Oklahoma. FAQ: Benzene Exposure in Oklahoma […]

  • Can I Be Compensated for Escalator Related Injuries in Oklahoma?

    Escalators make it simple to travel from one floor to another in Tulsa’s multi-level department stores, airports, and government buildings. However, they can occasionally be the cause of serious physical harm. An escalator can suddenly stop, throwing riders forward and causing them to lose balance. Shoes, clothing or hair can become caught in the tracks and […]

  • Can I Recover for Injuries Caused by Cattle in Oklahoma?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention name agriculture as one of the most hazardous industries in the United States. Some of the fatal and nonfatal injuries caused by cattle in Oklahoma involved people working in the Tulsa agriculture industry. Injuries are also sometimes caused by working with pigs, horses, and sheep. Livestock handlers are involved […]

  • Can I Sue Over a Vehicle Rollover Accident in Oklahoma?

    According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, 7,323 people were involved in rollover accidents in 2014; 236 of those people were killed. Rollover accidents happen when a vehicle tips over on its side or onto its roof.  Ninety-five percent of rollovers are caused by collisions with other vehicles or when the vehicle leaves the road […]

  • Can I Sue for Injuries from Latisse in Oklahoma?

    Latisse is a new drug being promoted on television and on the Internet by gorgeous celebrities claiming that it makes lashes grow thicker and fuller. Most people do not know that Latisse was formerly known as Lumigan, a drug used to treat glaucoma. Lumigan lowers intraocular pressure in the eye. When glaucoma patients reported another […]

  • Can I Recover for Injuries Related to Dental Malpractice Oklahoma?

    Everyone knows that if a doctor makes a mistake during a medical procedure in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area, the patient can file a malpractice lawsuit for his injuries. But did you know that you can file a claim for injuries related to dental malpractice Oklahoma? What Constitutes Dental Malpractice Oklahoma? Dentists make mistakes all the […]

  • What Constitutes Intrauterine Device or IUD Complications Lawsuits in Oklahoma?

    Intrauterine devices (also known as “IUDs”), such as Paragard, Mirena, and Skyla, have been touted for providing up to five years of pill-free contraception. IUDs are tiny devices, usually made of plastic, which once inserted into a woman’s body, release doses of the same hormones that are found in birth control pills, patches, injections, and […]

  • Is it a Bad Idea to Liquidate My Structured Settlement in Oklahoma?

    A structured settlement in Oklahoma is an agreement between a plaintiff and a defendant that the plaintiff will settle her Tulsa personal injury claim in a series of many payments over a long period of time rather than in one big payment at one time. The plaintiff will usually receive a larger total amount from […]

  • What Constitutes Defective Airbags Lawsuits in Oklahoma?

    Every year, airbags save the lives of Tulsa motorists involved in dangerous automobile accidents. However, airbags also can cause serious injuries, including, but not limited to, injuries to the neck, head, brain, spine, and upper body. If this happens, you could possibly recover compensation through the defective airbags lawsuits in Oklahoma process. FAQ: Defective Airbags Lawsuits […]

  • What Constitutes Rivaroxaban or Xarelto Lawsuits in Oklahoma?

    Xarelto, also known under its generic name of rivaroxaban, is a blood thinner used to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. Rivaroxaban can also prevent deep vein thrombosis in knee and hip replacement surgeries. Despite the fact that Xarelto is used to prevent stokes and deep vein thrombosis, it is also known to increase […]

  • Oklahoma Workers Compensation Rights: Can I Sue Over a Back Injury on the Job?

    If your back has been injured due to a job-related incident while you were employed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, you are prevented from suing your employer unless you can show that your employer intentionally caused your injuries. This rules out any negligence suits, i.e., any lawsuits against your employer for failing to safely maintain the worksite, […]

  • Can Victims of Sports Assault and Battery in Oklahoma Sue for Injuries?

    Spectators are frequently injured at sports events in and near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Foul balls and flying bats can cause serious head injuries at baseball games.  Wayward pucks can damage eyes and noses at hockey matches. At the races, automobiles explode and catch fire, sending heavy metal parts shooting into the crowd. Die-hard fans will tell […]

  • What Justifies a Serzone or Nefazodone Lawsuit in Oklahoma?

    Nefazodone, also marketed as Serzone, is an anti-depressant that was very popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s. One reason for its popularity is that unlike most antidepressants, it has little or no sexual side effects. In its hey-day, Serzone was prescribed to as many as 4.5 million people per year. Unfortunately, some people have been […]

  • Oklahoma Workers Compensation Law: How Do I File for Benefits?

    In 2013, the legislature enacted several changes to Oklahoma workers compensation law. Formerly, workers compensation in Tulsa was based around a court system. As of February 1, 2014, all work-related claims must be processed through Oklahoma’s new administrative workers’ compensation system – the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Committee. Any claims for injuries taking place prior to February 1, 2014 […]

  • What Constitutes Zolpidem or Ambien Lawsuits in Oklahoma?

    Ambien, also known by its generic name, zolpidem, is a sedative prescribed to treat insomnia. Ambien’s original purpose was to treat short insomnia spells, such as jet lag. However, healthcare providers commonly prescribe the drug for longer periods of time and the effects can be dangerous. If you or a loved one has taken zolpidem and […]

  • Can I Recover for Injuries Sustained From a Dog Attack in Oklahoma?

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 4 million people throughout the United States are bitten by dogs each year. Sadly, most of those victims are children. If you or your child has been bitten by a dog in Tulsa, Oklahoma, you are protected by our state’s strict liability laws. This […]