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Understanding SSI vs. SSDI

Individuals with severe disabilities that prevent them from working and financially supporting themselves may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. There are two programs offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that people with… Read More

How to Determine if Misdiagnosis is Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals have a duty to accurately and timely diagnose a patient so that he or she receives the treatment needed to heal. Misdiagnosing a medical condition, illness or injury can have a disastrous effect on a patient’s health and could cause… Read More

Oklahoma’s Statutes of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

If you were injured because of another’s negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover compensation from the at-fault party. However, your claim must be filed within a specific time frame known as the statute of limitations. The… Read More

What Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

A serious injury is often a heavy burden that causes you large financial losses through mounting medical expenses, lost income from missing work, and any pain and suffering that you may experience. If you are filing a personal injury claim, you may be… Read More

How Can I File a Claim for Medical Malpractice?

A mistake made by a medical professional can have severe consequences for a patient and may worsen his or her current condition or create new injuries. In some cases, a physician’s negligence may meet the requirements for a medical negligence claim,… Read More

Did Asbestos Exposure at Work Cause Your Mesothelioma?

Until the mid-1970s, asbestos was considered a “wonder mineral” that was often used in several major industries because of its flame retardant qualities. After decades of widespread exposure to asbestos, its long-term negative effects became clear when… Read More

Concussion Rates Doubled for U.S. Children

A new study reveals that concussions among children and teenagers have doubled in recent years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 284,000 children end up in the emergency room every year with sports or recreation-related… Read More

Fireworks Safety Tips

Roughly 230 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month surrounding Independence day. More than half of these injuries are burns, and roughly one-third of them are to the hands and fingers. Another nearly 20… Read More

OSHA Warns Oil Workers about Risks in Manual Gauging of Tanks

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) have identified significant safety and health risks that workers face at oil and gas extraction sites. Workers that manually… Read More

Pediatricians Raise Concerns About Cellphone Radiation Exposure for Children

Recent studies are renewing concerns about cellphone radiation and the risk of brain cancer, especially among children. Several groups, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, are demanding more studies and a re-evaluation of radiation standards… Read More

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