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Product Recalls 11.8.2021

Backyard Play Systems Recalls Playsets with Wooden Roof Due to Entrapment Hazard – About 5,100 units sold

This recall involves Backyard Play Systems outdoor playsets with a wooden roof. The wooden roof is included with home play equipment marketed under the brand names Yardline Play Systems (models Turbo Racer, Cloud Racer) and Gorilla Playsets (models Captain’s Fort, Fort Highlander). The playsets include a solid wood roof with a lookout window, slides, swings, a rock-climbing wall and other play features.

The wooden parts used to reinforce and create a decorative gable design on the wooden roof pose an entrapment hazard to children. Children can become trapped in the gap between the lower part of the roof structure and the bottom of the gable decoration.

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Fatal Car Crash – Saturday, November 6th

A man was fatally crushed between two cars just after midnight on Saturday, November 6th in Oklahoma City.

The crash happened on SW 3rd Street and MacArthur near Walmart at about 12:30 a.m.

The man crashed into the rear of another vehicle, he was then standing in front of his vehicle and behind the struck car. A third driver then crashed into the back of the man’s vehicle, causing him to be crushed between his vehicle and the rear-ended car.

The man was pronounced dead after the incident. He was not immediately identified. At this time we are unclear if the other drivers were hurt.

Product Recalls 11.2.2021

Walmart Recalls Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones Due to Rare and Dangerous Bacteria; Two Deaths Investigated

This recall involves Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones. Tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) determined that a bottle of the room spray contained the rare and dangerous bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei which causes melioidosis, a condition that is difficult to diagnose and can be fatal. CDC has been investigating a cluster of four confirmed cases of melioidosis including two deaths in the U.S. Though the source of these four infections has not been confirmed by CDC, the bottle with the same type of bacteria was found in the home of one of the melioidosis decedents.

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Carr and Carr Hosts Inaugural Food Drive for Local Shelters

Carr and Carr Attorneys have been helping Oklahomans for almost 50 years. We live here, work here, and serve here. November 1st – 12th we are accepting nonperishable food donations at our office on SW 89th street, between Penn and Western in OKC and at our office at 44th and Harvard in Tulsa. Please bring by your donations and help our neighbors when they need us the most.

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Tye Smith named to the 2021 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list

October 15, 2021

Tye H. Smith, Carr and Carr Attorney, named to the 2021 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list.

We are pleased to announce that Tye Smith, the Senior Trial Attorney and Director of Litigation at Carr & Carr Attorneys, has been selected to the 2021 Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 5 percent of attorneys in the state.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

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Product Recalls 10.12.2021

Phoenix 200 All-Terrain Vehicles ATVs Recalled by Polaris Due to Crash Hazard– About 13,000 sold

In September 2021, Polaris recalled the Phoenix 200 All-Terrain ATVs, all model years 2011 through 2021. They were sold in red, blue or gray. “Polaris” is decaled on the front body and the sides of the ATV seats and “Phoenix 200” is decaled on the side panels. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the vehicle’s front left frame.

About 13,000 of these ATVs were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2010 through June 2021 for between $3,500 and $4,300. The firm has received 18 reports of throttle stop breaking or sticking, including one report of a crash which resulted in a minor injury.

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Tulsa 911 dispatcher killed in hit and run

A hit and run collision at around 9:15pm on Tuesday, October 5 at Admiral Boulevard and Utica Avenue in Tulsa has left a longtime 911 dispatcher dead. The intersection at Admiral and Utica hosts Admiral Park and Robertson Tire.

Mary Byers served Tulsa for 26 years as a 911 call taker, dispatcher, and supervisor.

Tulsa police say the man alleged to have hit her, 27-year-old Cody Carrell, turned himself in later, on Tuesday. In an arrest report it was stated Carrell ran a red light and hit Byers car. Speed is believed to be a factor in the accident.

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Teen hits motorcyclist in Tulsa, OK

A 16-year-old boy driving a white sedan struck and badly injured a motorcyclist on 61st St near Hwy 169 Monday due to road rage.

The teen was trying to merge onto Hwy 169 from 81st St, while a woman driving north on Highway 169 tried to exit at 71st. The 16-year-old driving a white car was getting on the highway at 81st and forced her to swerve to avoid hitting him. He then threw a water bottle at her car.

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The Boppy Company Recalls Due to Suffocation Risk

The Boppy Company Recalls Over 3 Million Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers After 8 Infant Deaths; Suffocation Risk

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and The Boppy Company, of Golden, Colorado, are announcing the recall of the Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers. There have been eight reports of infant deaths associated with the Boppy Company Newborn Lounger and this hazard. The infants reportedly suffocated after being placed on their back, side or stomach on the lounger and were found on their side or on their stomach. The infant deaths occurred between December 2015 and June 2020.

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