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Toddler Killed by Ikea Dresser; Company Must Pay $46 Million

Popular Swedish furniture seller Ikea has agreed to pay $46 million to the family of a California toddler who was crushed by one of their dresser models. According to reports,…
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What to Know Before Your Social Security Disability Hearing

A Social Security disability hearing is often an extremely nerve-wracking event. Because the judge’s decision can have a significant impact on the rest of your life, it’s crucial that you go into your hearing fully prepared. Not only will preparing beforehand boost…
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Why Did the Insurance Company Deny My Car Accident Claim?

Most of us buy car insurance for the peace of mind that comes with it—the idea that we’ll be taken care of if an accident should occur. And when an accident happens, we expect that filing a claim will take…
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How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth in Oklahoma?

If you or someone you loved has suffered serious injuries and you’re considering a lawsuit, it makes sense to ask how much compensation you stand to receive. Filing a lawsuit and taking your case to trial is a long and…
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Defective 3M Earplugs: Are You Entitled to Compensation? 

When our military heroes put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms, we trust the equipment they use is going to protect them from unnecessary harm. However, this is not always the case. Defective products, like the 3M Dual-Ended…
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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

While the advent of always-accessible technology has made our society safer in some ways, it’s also left us with constant temptations to drive distracted. The result is impossible to ignore: today, distracted driving causes roughly 25% of all motor vehicle…
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Make Safe Travel Arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day often means letting loose with friends and enjoying a green beer or two. Because of all this celebrating, St. Paddy’s Day can be a dangerous time to be on the road. In 2016, almost 300 motor…
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Determining Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Claims 

Lawyers have to consider numerous factors when they calculate pain and suffering damages, including the extent and severity of injuries or illnesses, supplemental coverage, and the limits of the negligent party’s insurance policy. Keep reading to learn more about calculating…
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UM/UIM Insurance Can Protect You From Uninsured Motorists 

While Oklahoma law requires all motorists to purchase auto insurance, not everyone complies. The Insurance Research Council estimates that in 2012, which is the most recent year data was analyzed, one in eight United States motorists drove without insurance. In Oklahoma, that number was one in four — the highest…
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How to Tell if You Have Food Poisoning

When It’s More Than the Flu: How to Tell if You Have Food Poisoning According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 50 million people in the United States get sick from some form of foodborne illness each…
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E-Cigarettes Are Anything but Safe, No Matter What the Ads Say 

Since e-cigarettes hit the market, companies have marketed these devices (also known as electronic nicotine delivery systems or ENDs) to the public as safe alternatives to tobacco use and as effective aids for quitting tobacco.  However, the e-cigarette companies’ marketing messages for their devices don’t tell the full story. E-cigarettes have been shown to cause severe harm to…
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Dog Bite Liability Varies Based on Where the Attack Happens

In Oklahoma, Dog Bite Liability Varies Based on Where the Incident Happens Suffering a severe dog bite can inflict not only gruesome injuries but persistent anxiety and a lifetime of painful memories. Thankfully, Oklahoma law allows dog bite victims are…
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Can I Negotiate My Own Personal Injury Settlement?

According to the National Center for State Courts, people involved in injury lawsuits are increasingly going “pro se” — trying to represent themselves and navigate the litigation process on their own instead of hiring an attorney. While it’s possible to…
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