How to carefully seek compensation following a crash.
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How to carefully seek compensation following a crash.
What evidence do I need?
Most injuries that occur on the job will be covered by workers' compensation.
There are exceptions.
3 tips for filing a workers' compensation claim successfully
If you have experienced an injury on the job, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy may provide important benefits. In addition to coverage for present and future medical bills, WC can help with replacing some of your lost wages while you recover. However, to receive these benef...
How can driving at night influence a truck accident?
A trucker who is rushing to get to their destination can feel tempted to take many shortcuts or drive recklessly. The added danger of driving like this when it is nighttime or the sun is going down can increase the possibility of an accident happening. Overestimated skills According to the National....
How is head trauma not always recognizable right after an injury?
When an accident happens at work, a sudden fall can leave you with a head injury. In the days following this incident, you could experience several signs of head trauma that you do not recognize right away. Knowing how these subtle symptoms show up is important in order to seek medical help before t...
Or will they just create opportunities for new kinds of injuries?
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What precautions should drivers take when towing a trailer?
How to haul precious cargo.
Why might someone file a wrongful death lawsuit?
Filing a lawsuit against someone who caused the death of your loved one may seem like a moot point. You may feel like it does not matter or will not do anything to help the situation. The reality is that a wrongful death lawsuit can help you in a variety of ways. Pay expenses The
Did you take a hit to the front of the head?
After getting into a crash and hitting the front of your head, you may end up with some damage to the frontal lobe. What does this mean for you, exactly? Can you manage this damage? What does recovery look like? What does the frontal lobe control? As Physiopedia states, damage to the front of the
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What do frontal head injuries look like?
When you get into a crash, the areas that are most likely to suffer from injury include the head, neck and back. Injuries to the front of the head often occur in crashes focused on the front or back of the car. What do these injuries look like and how do their symptoms manifest? How
Safety measures that help prevent trucking accidents
In traffic accidents that involve trucks, the size and power of these vehicles can have serious consequences. Fortunately, there are safety guidelines and regulations that aim to improve trucking and reduce the number of collisions. By following these rules, truck drivers and their employers can hel...
Our Oklahoma personal injury attorneys readily advocate for grieving loved ones after a fatal crash.
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Life after a spinal cord injury https://bit.ly/3Rj374i
Most bodily injuries heal over time with the proper medical attention. But a spinal cord injury is usually permanent. An accident at work that damages your spine can cause paralysis for the rest of your life. Depending on the site of your injury, you may lose the use of your legs, arms, torso and ne...
How effective is your child's car seat after an accident? https://bit.ly/3QUqlxD
As all parents know, child car seats do a much better job at protecting children during automobile accidents than regular seat belts. Simply by placing your child in an age- and size-appropriate car seat, you reduce his or her chances of suffering a catastrophic injury in a car accident. Provided yo...
Why are pediatric brain injuries so difficult to diagnose? https://bit.ly/3ww2MTW
Traumatic brain injuries are a leading cause of hospitalization for all age groups in the U.S. If you have a child, though, he or she may be particularly vulnerable to brain damage during a car accident. In fact, according to a recent study for the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research and others, be...
Oklahoma law protects families from trauma after a fatal car accident https://bit.ly/3wxMZ6O
A deadly traffic accident is always traumatic for survivors. The impact of the incident, the understanding of its lasting effects, and the possible injuries that survivors may suffer all contribute to the shock and horror that can follow a fatal car accident. The state of Oklahoma recognizes that th...
Can I receive workers' compensation for my healthcare job injury? https://bit.ly/3Ag2Ms6
If you sustained an injury at your healthcare job in Oklahoma City, you are not alone. More workers suffer injury in healthcare each year than in almost any other industry. Dealing with an injury can be frustrating and scary, and you may wonder if you can receive compensation while you recover. Here...
How much can speeding influence an accident? https://bit.ly/3pCYeai
When some drivers are late for appointments or meetings, they may attempt to get to their destination faster by increasing their speed. Many people underestimate how speeding can influence the amount of control a person has over their car. Noticing the signs of angry or reckless drivers can help you...
How are scaffolds dangerous for construction workers? https://bit.ly/3QOEsUT
When you are working in construction zones, you may need to climb up on a high platform called a scaffold in order to finish a job. When this scaffold starts to sway or fall apart, you could end up with life-threatening injuries. Being aware of why these injuries can happen may help you if you
How can working on scaffolding lead to lasting injuries? https://bit.ly/3plYeLW
No matter how many times you climb up on a scaffold, you can still face the same dangers that a new worker faces every day. Learning more information about why scaffolding can lead to injuries is important if you are facing issues related to an injury at work. Lack of safety checks According to the
Truck accident injuries have gone up in recent years https://bit.ly/3zLjL5p
If you become involved in an accident with a large truck, you have an especially high chance of suffering a serious injury. Not only does it take truck drivers longer to come to a stop, but the massive size of these vehicles becomes especially dangerous when a collision takes place. It is helpful to...
The most common types of back injuries in car accidents https://bit.ly/3BU6cTE
Any moderate or severe car accident can lead to serious injury or death. The abrupt halting of a vehicle in motion puts tremendous strain on the human body, often resulting in a debilitating medical condition. Several types of back injuries occur in accidents in Oklahoma and elsewhere. Some common b...
What are some special risk factors for large trucks? https://bit.ly/3S9QJEO
When you are driving alongside a truck, you may not initially worry about getting into an accident. However, when the truck driver starts acting erratically, you may wonder what dangers there are when this large vehicle crashes into you. Trucks are especially risky to share the road with for several...
A look at the texting and driving in Oklahoma https://bit.ly/3OKUKN8
As with many other states, texting and driving in Oklahoma became illegal several years ago. A conviction of this offense can result in fines for drivers as well as other negative consequences. More importantly, texting and driving can cause motor vehicle accidents that result in property damage, in...
Recognizing construction fall hazards https://bit.ly/3cvrRqN
If you work in the construction industry, you need to have a solid understanding of the risks that you face on a daily basis. In addition to electrical accidents, injuries involving equipment and falling objects, you could suffer a serious injury as a result of falling down. There are many ways you....
Data on deadly traffic crashes involving drunk drivers https://bit.ly/3ciHKkb
If you become involved in a drunk driving crash, you could face a variety of hardships. In addition to serious injuries, you could lose someone you love (or your own life). Sadly, drunk drivers continue to cause fatal crashes and the families of those who pass away deserve a voice. It is crucial for...
Taking precautions when pulling a trailer can help drivers protect their safety and their cargo.
Drivers can reduce risk.
How can contact dermatitis make it hard to work? https://bit.ly/3yLwB2Y
Your workplace may expose you to environmental conditions that harm your skin. Contact dermatitis is one of the more common skin problems that workers deal with. This condition is a rash caused by an allergic reaction to a variety of outside substances, like plants, chemicals and fragrances. Contact...
Top tips for trailer towing safety https://bit.ly/3Pgkj9J
Summer is in full swing, and it is time to get out and enjoy the outdoors. For many, getting outside also means brushing up your trailering skills to haul your favorite things to an exciting destination. Whether you are hauling toys or horses, towing a trailer means taking extra precautions to ensur...
Statistics show the prevalence of bicyclist injuries https://bit.ly/3InoG0o
If you enjoy riding your bike or depend on cycling as a means of transportation, you need to recognize the serious risks you face on the road. A reckless driver could cause a devastating accident that leaves you seriously hurt. Sometimes, bike accidents lead to long-term challenges, such as immobili...
What are some signs of distracted truck drivers? https://bit.ly/3NA1KvP
Between rush hour and busy roads, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to navigate to your next destination. When you also have to worry about large trucks invading your space and crashing into you, this fear can become more immediate. Distractions play a big role in truck crashes. Noticing the signs....
What are the dangers of internal bleeding? https://bit.ly/3I5LEZI
When a motorist does not heed safe driving practices, a devastating accident with another vehicle could occur. An innocent driver or passenger might suffer trauma from the impact of the crash, resulting in internal bleeding. This is a dangerous enough development to cause someone to die at a crash s...
Firefighters struggle to extinguish electric car fires https://bit.ly/39LtVtR
Electric vehicles are an attractive choice if you want to reduce your reliance on gasoline. These vehicles use batteries to generate power instead of relying on conventional combustion engines. While your wallet may appreciate you for choosing to drive an electric vehicle, you may be in for a surpri...
How can you keep your hard hat in tip-top shape? https://bit.ly/3N2DAK8
If you work in the construction industry, you are probably no stranger to hard hats. Regardless of whether your employer has a policy that requires you to wear one, you rely on your hard hat to protect your head from injury. Therefore, your hard hat is one of your more important pieces of personal p...
A look at fatal pedestrian accidents https://bit.ly/3HqZXrn
If your family is dealing with a fatal pedestrian accident, you likely have a number of challenges to work through. In addition to the mental toll of such a devastating loss, you could have difficulty covering medical bills, funeral costs and other hardships to deal with. Sadly, pedestrian accidents...
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