Abuse Claims Levied Against Enid Nursing Home

Sadly, nursing home abuse is a dilemma that has been common for some decades. In August 2021, a nursing home in Enid, Oklahoma was investigated for several cases of verbal and physical abuse against at least five of its residents. A report was recently submitted to the Oklahoma State Department of Health citing several incidents…

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Olympian Connor Fields’ Injuries Are All Too Common for Cyclists

On August 16, 2021, the 2016 Olympic BMX gold medalist Connor Fields took to Instagram to update the world on his current condition. Earlier this month, Fields was the victim of a traumatic bicycle accident that happened while he was in the middle of competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic semifinals. In the middle of…

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What Are the Dangers of Extreme Heat?

Recently, data was collected to determine the heavy human and financial toll that heatwaves have caused over the course of forty years. Not surprisingly, two heatwaves that occurred in Oklahoma happened to make the list. The first heatwave occurred in the summer of 1998, and the second between spring and Summer of 2011. In the…

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Why Truck Drivers Should Worry About Today’s Motorists

We spend a lot of time talking about the dangers that commercial vehicles and 18-wheeles pose to drivers. Those dangers are real: the sheer size of a big rig is enough to turn any accident into a fatal one. As a recent survey shows, however, truck drivers may have something to worry about, too –…

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Protecting Your Child Athlete from Injuries

Many people are looking forward to returning to some form of the normalcy we had before the coronavirus pandemic led to a global lockdown. For some parents, that sense of normalcy includes preparing their children for returning to sports. With schools making the decision to open back up in a few weeks, many parents and…

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Nursing Home Deaths Surge Even Without COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to thousands of deaths in nursing homes across the country and Oklahoma is no exception. Reports are that more than 90,000 residents of nursing homes in the country have died during the pandemic. However, the pandemic isn’t the only thing to blame as nursing homes have long seen issues with…

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How to Increase Your Chances of Surviving a Car Accident

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released data from 2019 (the most recent year available) in March 2021 for car accident fatalities. The IIHS mined data from the United States Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). The data for 2019 shows an alarming number of fatal traffic accidents that occurred in Oklahoma.…

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Homes for Veterans Hit the Hardest Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, one of the worst places to live was in a nursing home. Some of the worst places nursing homes were those run by states and the federal government for veterans of the armed forces. There are 150 of these homes in the country where…

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Workers’ Compensation Claims for Hand and Finger Injuries

Hand and finger injuries are two of the most common causes for workers’ compensation claims. Not only do these injuries occur often, but because of their nature, they can make it virtually impossible for a person to do any work – and they can take a very long time to heal. Today, we are going…

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How Much Will an Accident Devalue My Car?

Being involved in a car crash is a serious matter, and may not just involve injury to you and your passengers, but also damage your vehicle. When working with an insurance company to secure compensation for your injuries, it is important not to forget compensation for your property damage as well. Even after repairs, your…

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