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Comparing Settlements and Jury Verdicts in Personal Injury Cases: Pros and Cons
Comparing Settlements and Jury Verdicts in Personal Injury Cases: Pros and Cons
October 12, 2023

In personal injury cases, two primary routes exist for resolving disputes: settlements and jury verdicts. Each option comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages, sparking a continuous debate among individuals who find themselves in such unfortunate circumstances. Settlements often offer a quicker, less stressful resolution, allowing both parties to avoid a lengthy court ...

Workers’ Compensation Appeals: What to Do If Your Claim is Denied
October 5, 2023
Workers’ Compensation Appeals: What to Do If Your Claim is Denied

Recently, workers’ compensation in Oklahoma has been undergoing changes to potentially cover more employees – for example, the introduction of a bill to compensate first-responders for mental health treatment. Understanding workers’ compensation appeals can seem like a daunting task, especially after experiencing the disappointment of a claim denial. A denied claim is not the end ...

Common Injuries in Bicycle Accidents and Legal Remedies for Cyclists
September 27, 2023
Common Injuries in Bicycle Accidents and Legal Remedies for Cyclists

Tulsa offers a rich variety of bike trails for cyclists of all levels. River Parks Trails run along the Arkansas River, offering scenic views and bike rentals. The East Bank Trail and West Bank Trail provide different experiences, from urban settings to serene river views. Midland Valley Trail is a three-mile route near downtown, surrounded ...

The Hidden Dangers of Defective Medical Devices: Seeking Compensation for Harm
September 20, 2023
The Hidden Dangers of Defective Medical Devices: Seeking Compensation for Harm

Medical devices, from pacemakers to surgical instruments, play a significant role in patient care. While these devices often improve lives, not all are foolproof. Some carry hidden risks due to manufacturing defects or design flaws. In fact, a recent US Product Safety and Recall Index report states that manufacturing defects are the leading cause of ...

The Intersection of Workers’ Compensation and Third-Party Liability Claims in Oklahoma
September 13, 2023
The Intersection of Workers’ Compensation and Third-Party Liability Claims in Oklahoma

Workers’ compensation serves as a safety net for employees who sustain injuries while on the job in Oklahoma. Under state law, most employers must offer this form of insurance to provide financial assistance for medical expenses and lost wages. When an employee gets hurt at work, workers’ compensation kicks in to cover costs without requiring ...

Hospital-Acquired Infections: Holding Healthcare Facilities Accountable
September 4, 2023
Hospital-Acquired Infections: Holding Healthcare Facilities Accountable

Hospital-Acquired Infections: Holding Healthcare Facilities Accountable According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately one out of every 31 hospital patients suffers from an infection acquired in a healthcare facility.Hospital-acquired infections, also known as nosocomial infections, occur when patients contract an illness during their stay in a medical facility. Often, these infections result from lapses ...

Exploring Product Liability in Defective Consumer Products: Legal Recourse for Consumers
August 29, 2023
Exploring Product Liability in Defective Consumer Products: Legal Recourse for Consumers

In 2022, an Oklahoma jury reached a decision in a product liability case involving Michelin North America Inc., connected to a fatal accident in 2016. The incident occurred when a BFGoodrich light truck tire on the vehicle experienced a partial tread belt separation, leading to a loss of control and collision with a tree. The ...

Legal Rights of Passengers in Car Accidents: Seeking Compensation for Injuries
August 21, 2023
Legal Rights of Passengers in Car Accidents: Seeking Compensation for Injuries

According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, there were over 1700 vehicle crashes in 2021 resulting in serious injury – including drivers and passengers. When a person rides as a passenger in a vehicle and sustains injuries during an accident, different laws and regulations come into play. Compensation may be sought from various sources, including ...

Car Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists: Your Options for Recovery
August 12, 2023
Car Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists: Your Options for Recovery

According to the Insurance Information Institute, Oklahoma ranks 18th in the USA for uninsured motorists – comprising 13.4% of drivers in the state. This statistic is a concern for others on the road in the Sooner State. In Oklahoma, it’s required by law for drivers to have liability insurance, but when drivers ignore this requirement, ...

The Complexities of Defective Drug Lawsuits: Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Liable
August 2, 2023
The Complexities of Defective Drug Lawsuits: Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Liable

Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly, known for their significant revenues from GLP-1 diabetes and obesity medications, are preparing to defend against legal actions brought by recent consumers. One particular case involves a woman from Louisiana who has filed a lawsuit against both pharmaceutical companies. She asserts her consumption of Novo’s Ozempic (semaglutide) and Lilly’s Mounjaro ...

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