Construction Work and the Risk of Electrical Injuries and Burns

It is not a stretch to state that electricity has transformed people’s lives for the better. However, because electricity is simple and easily accessible, we forget how dangerous it can be. Construction workers face significant risk of electrical injuries. A construction site accident involving electricity can cause significant injuries, from burns and scarring to long-term…

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Can Low-Speed Car Accidents Lead to Serious Injuries?

When we think about car accidents, we usually picture a rough and sudden clash of metal, something jarring and so fast we barely have time to process it before it’s over. We think of vehicles piled up on the side of the highway, backing up traffic for miles. And, as such, we associate that speed…

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How to Safely Share the Roads with Trucks

If you’ve been on the road, either as passenger or driver, chances are you’ve been on that road with an 18-wheeler truck. They tend to stand out, being the biggest things on the road, and they can definitely be intimidating. Accidents happen, and accidents involving a much larger vehicle can be especially devastating. Knowing how…

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Why Road Rash Is a More Serious Injury Than You Think

Motorcyclists are no strangers to risk. From negligent motorists to unforeseen obstacles, there is an unfortunate laundry list of possible accidents to get into — and from those, possible injuries. But that doesn’t mean no one should ride, right? After all, the adrenaline rush is part of the draw. So, if you are going to…

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The Leading Causes of Vehicle Crashes In Oklahoma

There are some 200 motor vehicle crashes a day in the Sooner State. These crashes involve more than 170,000 people each year, or nearly one in every 25 people. These facts and figures are courtesy of the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO), a division of the Department of Public Safety. Their Crash Facts report, published…

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Should I Settle My Tulsa Truck Accident Case?

You were lucky enough to survive a truck crash. That’s already a win, but navigating the post-accident world of insurance adjusters, settlement offers and the pressure to financially recover from the damages you’ve suffered can make surviving a truck accident a living nightmare. The sheer volume of information to remember and deadlines to meet, in…

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Do I Have to Call the Police After a Car Accident in Tulsa?

If you haven’t been there, you’re among the lucky few – standing on the side of the road, inspecting damage that’s going to cost you significantly (whether it’s time or money), and debating whether it’s worth the hassle of involving the police or insurance companies. Different circumstances have different requirements, and failure to follow the…

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New Surface Transportation Bill Could See Sweeping Safety Standard Reform

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee introduced a bipartisan bill in June to invest $78 billion in transportation infrastructure over the next five years. As a general rule, the intricacies of proposed legislation for infrastructure spending doesn’t make for interesting conversation, not least because so many things can change before a bill becomes law. However, this…

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The Dangers of Pedestrian Accidents

Nick Wathor, a 23-year-old father of two children, is lucky to be alive after a dangerous pedestrian accident. At around 8:45 pm that evening, Wathor was in the middle of picking his children up from their grandmother’s house when their son threw a toy out of the car window. Before proceeding to grab the toy,…

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