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Pool Safety Reminder For Oklahoma Residents

Summer is in full swing and attention on pool safety should be focused, especially for individuals who have a pool in their backyard. More than half of children who drown between the ages of one and four do so in their own home swimming pool.

In a recent interview on Good Day Tulsa, injury lawyer Michael Carr discussed both the potential dangers of home swimming pools and the liability issues that surround injuries and deaths that may occur.

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Backpack Drive

For the second year, please join us as we host a school supply drive on July 21st at the 2 News studios at 3701 S. Peoria Drive | Tulsa, OK.

This year 2 Works for You and Carr & Carr Attorneys are hosting the 2 Cares for the Community Back 2 School Backpack Drive benefiting Project Elf

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Defective Pressure Cooker Lawsuits

These days, many kitchens have a pressure cooker, Instant Pot, or multi-cooker. They’ve become popular because they cook foods faster, but saving time might come with a problem…

On Good Day Tulsa, defective product lawyer Michael Carr recently discussed the dangers associated with these common kitchen gadgets.

“We’ve been seeing reports and there have been recalls…because these lids on these pressure cookers fly off and they cause really bad burns,” said Carr.

In November 2020, Sunbeam Products recalled nearly 1 million Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cookers after 99 burn injuries and 119 reports of the lid detaching.

CLICK HERE to find out if your pressure cooker or Instant Pot has been recalled.

If you’ve been injured by a product and you’re injured because that product was defective, then you’re eligible to collect compensation.

“We provide free consultations to anyone who’s been injured by a dangerous product,” concluded Carr.

To get in touch with a Carr & Carr attorney today, call 866-510-0580 or get in touch with our Tulsa law firm online.

Pedestrian Accidents in Tulsa

As the weather begins to warm in Oklahoma, it’s common for joggers, walkers, and runners to hit the streets. Individuals who use our roadways to exercise often use headphones or ear buds to listen to music, which can limit their ability to hear what’s going on around them.

In a recent Good Morning Tulsa interview, injury lawyer Michael Carr discusses how fault works in a pedestrian accident and offers advice for anyone who has been injured.

That’s what we do here at Carr & Carr,” said Carr. “We represent pedestrians who have been hit by drivers who don’t exercise reasonable care by either driving too fast, driving while on their phones, or driving while distracted.”

Pedestrian accidents are extremely dangerous. Without the safety of a car frame, individuals struck by a vehicle are most vulnerable to injury. If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident, don’t hesitate to call Carr & Carr for help!

Distracted Driving in Oklahoma

Distracted driving is ANY activity that diverts attention from driving…things like:

  • Composing, sending, or reading a text
  • Talking on the phone
  • Using an app on your phone
  • Eating food or drinking beverages
  • Fiddling with the stereo, heat or air conditioning, or navigation system
  • Talking to passengers in your car
  • Handling children or pets in the car

In a recent interview on Good Morning Tulsa, personal injury lawyer Michael Carr discussed what to do if you’re ever involved in an accident with a distracted driver.

“That’s what we do here, we represent people who have been injured by distracted drivers, and we work to make claims for them against the other driver’s insurance carrier,” explained Carr.

Watch the video to learn more or CLICK HERE to learn more about distracted driving in Oklahoma.  

Firearm Safety With Michael Carr

Attorney Michael Carr joins Good Day Tulsa to talk about firearm safety and how gun owners can avoid negligent lawsuits.

From 2005 to 2010, nearly 3,800 people in the United States died from unintentional shootings. More than a third of the victims were younger than 25.

On average, people in all age groups are more likely to die from unintentional firearm injuries when they live in states with more guns.

Firearm negligence is a serious matter. If you’ve been involved in an accidental shooting or been injured by another person’s discharge of a firearm, the firearm negligence attorneys at Carr & Carr can help.

The Dangerous Toys of 2020

Attorney Michael Carr joined a recent episode of Good Day Tulsa and talked about some of the 2020s most dangerous toys.

When you buy your child a toy, it’s reasonable to expect that the toy is safe for them to use.

In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) made the voluntary toy safety standard in effect at that time mandatory nationwide instead. 

Even with laws in place to protect children from dangerous toys, defective toys can still get into their hands and cause injuries.

If your child is injured by a dangerous toy, please place the toy in a safe space away from your child and contact us to schedule a free consultation.

With offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, our product liability lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of injury victims across Oklahoma.

Children and Hope Chests

Injury Attorney Michael Carr joined Good Day Tulsa to talk about how children can become trapped in a hope chest. Some hope chests, he says, have a locking mechanism that traps the child when the lid closes.

Factors in Product Liability

Understanding a little about the three basic types of product defects can help you determine whether you may have a valid product liability claim:

  • Design defects: Flaws in a product’s design make it unreasonably dangerous
  • Manufacturing defects: Faults in the manufacturing process contaminate the product or otherwise make it unreasonably dangerous
  • Warning defects: The manufacturer or seller of the product fails to provide adequate warnings about the product’s risks or instructions for the product’s proper use

It’s important to note a successful product liability case must establish the product was defective and the product defect caused the resulting injury or illness.

If you or a loved one suffered harm due to a potentially defective consumer good, please call us at 866-510-0580 for your free case consultation or contact us online to tell us your story now.

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