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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It’s Time to Get Serious about Plugging Orphaned Wells

Oklahoma has a long history with oil and gas. It helped build our economy and our cities before we were even a state, and it’s a driving force in our economy, and our culture, today. While people across the country contend with the future of this industry, there is one thing about which we should…

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What We Can All Learn from the Tesla Drone Hack

In 2020, some researchers used a drone to hack a Tesla. If you are interested in Tesla or computer hacking or drones, this may have seemed like a very big deal. If you are not interested in those things, perhaps you didn’t even know a Tesla was hacked. But for those of us who don’t…

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How Do Road Design and Road Defects Lead to Truck Accidents?

Most truck accidents are caused by negligent drivers. Many truck drivers speed, drive while intoxicated,  drive while fatigued, or drive distracted. Defective truck parts such as bad brakes, and defective tires can cause fatal and catastrophic truck accidents. Still, sometimes truck accidents are the fault of the state of Oklahoma, a subdivision (a county) of…

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What You Should Know About Nursing Home Neglect

Residents of nursing homes rely on the staff and medical professionals to provide for their needs. If a resident is harmed, the nursing home and its employees may be held liable. In addition to being responsible for nursing home abuse, nursing homes can be held liable for the negligent care of their nursing home patients.…

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What Are the Most Common Injuries to Pedestrians Who Are Hit by Cars?

It’s hard to imagine: you’re walking across a neighborhood street, taking a stroll around the neighborhood, or walking through a grocery store parking lot when a car rams into you. Even cars traveling at low speeds can causes catastrophic injuries. Cars traveling at high speeds or larger vehicles or SUVs that strike a pedestrian are…

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