What are the Three Types of Distraction?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which reminds drivers to eliminate unnecessary distractions to protect themselves and everyone else on the road from a serious or fatal motor vehicle accident. Distraction is dangerous. According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, 8,000 motorists in Oklahoma suffered an injury due to distracted driving accidents between 2017 and 2021. […]

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What is Nursing Negligence?

Nursing negligence is a form of medical malpractice resulting in severe or fatal harm to the patient. The most common examples of nursing negligence is failure to adequately monitor a patient, track vital signs and watch for signs of distress. Other examples of nursing negligence include: Improper medication (over/under-medication, wrong drug, wrong route of administration, etc.) Failure

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Is it Safe to Use Voice Activated Technology While Driving?

Voice-activated technology, such as talk-to-text, is now a standard feature in most vehicles. Intended to prevent distracted driving accidents, these technologies have evolved over the years to control multiple vehicle functions. Sadly, while intended to make driving safer, studies have found these technologies are also distracting and present risk. What are the Different Types of Distraction?

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Top Reasons for SSDI Denial

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program funded through payroll taxes. It provides financial assistance to individuals with medical conditions preventing them from working in any significant capacity for at least one year. You only qualify for SSDI eligibility if you pay social security taxes. Additional qualifications for SSDI rely on meeting the

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What Employees Should Know About Workers’ Comp

Workers’ compensation, often shortened to workers’ comp, is a type of no-fault insurance carried by employers to cover the wages and medical expenses of injured workers. Employers in Oklahoma are required to carry this insurance, with a few exceptions. Worker’s comp provides monetary compensation for wages lost due to injury, but only up to a point.

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Does workers’ comp cover remote employees?

When people think of someone receiving workers’ compensation, they might picture a construction worker injured by a piece of equipment, or a nurse who damaged her shoulder transporting a patient.   Workers’ compensation covers all kinds of employees who get injured on the job – but historically the injury happened in a traditional workplace, not at

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How Common is Drowsy Driving?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that approximately 100,000 motor vehicle accidents are related to driver fatigue every year. According to the NHTSA, more than 75 percent of these accidents result in injury and approximately 1.5 percent are fatal. Drowsy driving factors in one to two percent of all motor vehicle accidents annually. However, a

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What Makes a Product Defective

Defective products injure and kill hundreds of people every year. Talking to an attorney is the best way to learn about your options when you or someone you love is the victim of a defective product. Issues that make a product defective include: Poor design Inadequate testing Improper manufacturing Insufficient labeling Missing or incomplete instructions Victims

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