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At Carr and Carr our team of over 40 professionals are here to help you. We have been serving injured Oklahomans since 1973. With offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, we have a staff available to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our team of 12 attorneys and our dedicated staff are here to help you when you need it the most.

We represent young adults or parents of adolescents who became addicted to Facebook and/or Instagram and suffered serious mental health injuries, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and suicidal ideation.

A few of the listed negative experiences tied to social media are; fear of missing out, inadequacy about your life, isolation, cyberbullying, emotional exhaustion, low quality of sleep, and self-absorption. Many of these experiences create a cycle of users returning repeatedly.

Social media platforms are aware of the dangers they are introducing to young adults, the vulnerable and at-risk users to generate profits. Addictive tactics are being used based on rewarding behaviors and tracking focus and engagements to create dopamine like other addictions.

According to Data Reportal: 17 of the largest social media platforms had at least 300 million active users in July 2022. Facebook has 2.936 billion monthly active users and Instagram has a potential advertising reach of 1.44 billion. A 2018 study by Hopelab and Well Being found that 93% of youth aged 14-22 use social media daily. Earthweb states that teens spend an average of three hours a day on social media, while some reported spending up to 9 hours on social media.

If you or someone you love have suffered serious mental health injuries and believe it is tied to the use of social media platforms, we may be able to help. Our experienced Oklahoma and Arkansas attorneys have fought for our clients in courts across the country. We have successfully represented people who have suffered a wide range of devastating injuries. Call us today at 866-510-0580 for a free, no-obligation consultation or contact us online to get started now.

Tylenol Lawsuit Information

The makers of over-the-counter drugs have an obligation to ensure the products they manufacture are safe when used as directed.

Yet every year thousands of people are harmed by dangerous drugs, and at Carr & Carr, we believe the manufacturers should be held responsible.

Call us today at 866-510-0580 for a free, no-obligation consultation or contact us online to get started now.

Tylenol and Acetaminophen:

Studies have shown that taking Tylenol or other private label APAP during pregnancy increases the risk of having a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or ADHD.

In 2018, researchers did a meta-analysis of seven studies involving 132,738 pairs of mothers and children. The analysis revealed a 20% higher risk of autism for children who had prolonged exposure to acetaminophen in the womb.

In 2019, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that children whose cord blood samples contained the highest levels of acetaminophen — the generic name for the drug Tylenol — were roughly three times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder later in childhood, compared to children with the lowest levels of acetaminophen in their cord blood.


“The causes of ADHD and hyperkinetic disorder are not well understood, but both environmental and genetic factors clearly contribute,” says Beate R. Ritz, MD, PhD, chair of epidemiology at the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health. “We know there has been a rapid increase in childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, over the past decades; it is likely there are environmental components.” The UCLA researchers used the Danish National Birth Cohort, a nationwide study of pregnancies and children, to examine pregnancy complications and diseases in offspring as a function of factors operating in early life. The cohort focuses especially on the side effects of medications and infections.

Carr & Carr Attorneys have been protecting the rights of injured people since 1973. Our law firm has obtained multi-million dollar settlements for cases involving defective or dangerous products.

We’ve helped victims from across the country get the financial security they need to cope with medical costs and move forward with their lives.

We offer free, no-obligation consultations to help you understand your legal options, and we don’t charge for our services unless we successfully recover compensation on your behalf.

Call us today at 866-510-0580 to arrange a complimentary consultation or contact us online. Our dangerous drug attorneys have offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, but we work with victims of dangerous products nationwide.

Why Working With an Attorney Is Always Best After an Injury

If you get injured in Oklahoma, there may be severe financial consequences. Medical bills and lost wages can affect your finances immediately, and long-term care and reduced earning potential can create a monetary burden for years to come. This situation is even more frustrating for individuals who weren’t at fault for their injuries: drunk driving victims, neglected nursing home residents, or users of a defective product.

Generally, injury victims are told to file an insurance claim to receive compensation. But this process can be complicated and stressful, and insurance providers don’t always offer fair settlements. Sometimes, the only way to receive fair financial compensation is through a personal injury lawsuit.

The team of injury attorneys at Carr & Carr has helped many Oklahoma residents seek compensation via insurance claims or lawsuits. We’ll listen to your story and help you get the money you deserve to cover medical bills and other financial expenses. To schedule a free consultation, contact us online or call our OKC office at 405-691-1600.

Inadequate Insurance Settlements

Car or truck accidents are common causes of injuries in Oklahoma. If you’re injured in a car accident, one of the first things you should do is contact your insurance provider, even if you weren’t at fault (or were only partially at fault) for the accident. Under Oklahoma’s modified comparative fault laws, multiple parties can be liable in an accident, which can affect compensation via insurance claims and injury lawsuits.

Regardless of the exact circumstances of the accident, however, filing an insurance claim can often end the same way. The liable party’s insurance provider offers you an extremely low settlement for your injuries. In many cases, these lowball insurance offers aren’t enough to cover your initial medical bills, much less the cost of lost wages, ongoing treatments, and other financial consequences.

Insurance providers are businesses, and they will usually try to get away with paying as little as possible on a claim. Tring to negotiate an insurance settlement on your own can be a stressful experience.

High-Pressure Tactics

Unfortunately, insurance providers often use unsavory tactics to minimize the amount they pay on claims. The adjuster may try to rush through the process, making the victim feel like they must accept the first settlement offer immediately or risk losing the chance of any compensation. Another common tactic is using aggressive, “hard sell” language to try to pressure or guilt victims into accepting a low settlement offer.

It’s essential to remember that an insurance provider is a for-profit company. The adjuster assigned to your case may be a decent person, but their loyalty is to their employer, not to you. When you’re talking to anyone from an insurance company, remember that they’re working in the company’s best interest, not yours.

The Advantages of Hiring an Injury Attorney in Oklahoma

You may think that hiring an attorney automatically means you’ll have to file a personal injury lawsuit. But that’s not the case. A personal injury attorney can provide support and expertise to help you understand your options and let you know whether an insurance settlement offer is fair.

By calling an attorney after your injury, you can gain an ally for the entire claims process. Insurance providers are often more willing to offer high settlements to claimants who have legal representation. And if you do decide to file a personal injury lawsuit, having a lawyer with you from the beginning makes it easier to gather evidence and build a strong case.

Contact Carr & Carr for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one is injured in a car accident, on someone else’s property, or by a defective product, you may be able to file an insurance claim. However, insurance providers often use high-pressure tactics and lowball settlement offers to limit the amount of money they have to pay to claimants. When you’re recovering from an injury, trying to get a fair insurance settlement just adds stress to an already difficult time.

At Carr & Carr, we know the ins and outs of insurance tactics. We’re dedicated to helping injured Oklahoma residents get the money they need to cover their medical bills and lost wages. If you’ve been injured, call us to schedule a free consultation. We’ll help you understand what options you have and help you seek fair compensation, whether that means filing an insurance claim or an injury lawsuit. To reach our Oklahoma City office, call 405-691-1600 or contact us online.

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune – North Carolina Water Contamination Claims for Compensation

A recent federal law provides compensation for injuries caused by contaminants in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Individuals who may seek compensation include those who resided, worked, or were otherwise exposed (including in utero exposure) to contaminated water supplied by the United States at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina for not less than 30 days during the period beginning on August 1, 1953, and ending on December 31, 1987. Legal representatives of those individuals who have died or who are not competent may also seek compensation.

The toxic contaminants in that water may have caused conditions which include adult leukemia, aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Parkinson’s disease, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, renal toxicity, scleroderma (systemic sclerosis), lung cancer, hepatic steatosis (fatty liver disease), miscarriage, cardiac (heart related) birth defect (in utero only), birth defect/birth injury (in utero only), female infertility, childhood leukemia, childhood non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, or neurobehavioral effects. This list will change as scientific studies progress.

Individuals and representatives must make claims for compensation to the federal government and file lawsuits in federal court in North Carolina.

Carr & Carr has been a trusted Oklahoma based law firm for almost 50 years. We have helped thousands of clients obtain compensation for injuries. We can help you obtain compensation for your injuries or for those of a loved one caused by contaminants in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

The time to bring claims for compensation is limited. Contact us online or call 918-747-1000 to schedule a free consultation.

Carr and Carr’s Backpack Drive

Please join us for the Carr and Carr Attorneys 3rd annual backpack drive. We teamed up with 2 Cares for the Community to host a backpack drive on July 20th at the 2 News studios at 3701 S. Peoria Drive | Tulsa, OK to benefit The Pencil Box.

As students get ready to go back to school, many families cannot afford to get their children the basics. The Pencil Box’s mission is every child deserves the supplies they need to succeed in school. Our mission is to maximize the academic potential of underserved students, equalize the learning experience and give hope for a brighter future by offering school supplies, educational tools, and incentive items necessary for successful learning.

2021 school supply impact study:

  • 70% of Tulsa public-school students arrive on the first day of school without the necessary supplies;
  • 78% percent of Tulsa public-school students do not have adequate school supplies at home to complete homework;
  • 82% percent of Tulsa public-school students’ families are unable to replenish supplies when exhausted.

The goals of Pencil Box:

  • Ensure every child in Tulsa County has the school supplies needed for school success.
  • Offer students hope for tomorrow by empowering them for success today.
  • Provide a wide variety of materials that support successful learning and enrichment.
  • Grow the organization to support all qualifying schools in Tulsa County.
  • Reduce the out-of-pocket financial burden many public school teachers face.

Since 1973 Carr and Carr have served the Oklahoma community. We hope you will join us and donate to help our local Tulsa students be prepared to return to school.

Recalls 6.21.22

TJX Recalls Egg Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold at Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Homesense Stores- over 30,600 units sold

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled egg chairs and return them to any Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods, or Homesense stores for their choice of either a full refund or a refund in the form of a store gift card. Consumers can also contact TJX for instructions on how to disassemble and dispose of the chair to receive either a full refund or refund in the form of a store gift card.

This recall involves nest swing egg chairs sold under the Tommy Bahama and Martha Stewart brands. The chairs have a metal circle base that attaches to a metal pole, from which the oval-shaped wicker chairs hang by hook and chain. The chairs were sold with a round cushion for seating and a hangtag with the brand name “Martha Stewart” or “Tommy Bahama.”

Eight of the nine styles were also sold with an additional decorative pillow. One of the following style numbers is printed on a second hangtag attached to the product: PMK-6501, PMK-6503, PMK-6503-N, PMK-6505, PMK-6506, PMK-6507, PMK-6508, PMK-6509, or PMK-6510.

The firm has received 27 reports of the chairs collapsing or tipping over, including 19 reports of injuries, including cuts, scrapes, soreness and one report of broken ribs and a collapsed lung.

Sold at Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Homesense stores nationwide from December 2018 through April 2022 for between $300 and $350.

Recalled on June 16, 2022, number 22-163.

Schneider ElectricTM Recalls 1.4 Million Electrical Panels Due to Thermal Burn and Fire Hazards

Schneider Electric is directly contacting all known retailers, distributors, homeowners, and any other individuals that purchased or installed the recalled product. All purchasers and installers should immediately contact Schneider Electric to arrange to have the recalled load centers inspected by trained electricians to determine if replacement or repair is required. This inspection and any resulting replacement or repair is free of charge.

Consumers can find the catalog number and date code on indoor load centers inside the door of the panel. Consumers should immediately contact Schneider Electric to arrange to have the recalled load center inspected by a trained electrician to determine if repair is required. This inspection and any resulting repair is free of charge. Consumers who continue to use the load centers while awaiting the free repair should have working smoke alarms in their homes. For uninstalled products, consumers should contact Schneider Electric for a free repair or replacement.

The firm has received one report of an incident of a loose wire. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at authorized Schneider Electric distributors and home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and online including Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Menard’s from February 2020 through January 2022 for between $90 and $1,660.

Recalled on June 16, 2022, number 22-159.

Sienhua Group Recalls WarmWave and Hunter Ceramic Tower Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards – over 580,000 units sold

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters, unplug the unit, and follow the instructions online at (www.homeproductservice.com/recall) on how to properly sever the electrical cord to make the unit unusable, and contact the distributor, Sienhua Group (North America), to receive a prorated refund.

The firm has received eight customer reports of fire at the plug or cord and dozens of customer reports of the plug or cord overheating. There have been no reports of injury or death and one report of minor property damage.

Sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, eBay, and other websites from September 2013 through February 2022 for about $30 to $40 depending on when purchased.

Recall number: 22-168, recalled on June 16, 2022.

Carr and Carr Attorneys
Carr and Carr Attorneys have helped people in Oklahoma and across the nation with dangerous and defective products. Call us today for a free consultation.

Recalls 5.3.22

Polaris Recalls RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard – over 1,000 units sold

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. The dealer will re-route the battery cable, and if needed, replace it free of charge. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicles and is contacting registered owners directly to provide more details about the repair.

This recall involves certain VINs of Model Year 2022 RZR Pro R 4 Premium and Ultimate vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in the following colors: black, blue and lime.

The recalled vehicles were sold in a four-seat configuration. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille and POLARIS and RZR are printed on the sides of the vehicles. The model name is also printed on the side of the chassis. The VIN is located on the vehicle’s frame in the left rear wheel well.

The firm has received one report that a vehicle lost power after start up. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2021 through April 2022 for between $39,000 and $45,000.

Recalled on April 28, 2022, number 22-744.

Amazon Recalls AmazonBasics School Classroom Stack Chairs – over 22,000 chairs sold

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Amazon for instructions on how to dispose of the chairs for a full refund. Amazon is contacting all known purchasers directly.

The firm received 55 consumer reports of the chairs breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at Online at Amazon.com from January 2019 through January 2022 for between $128 and $190 for a set of six chairs.

Recalled on April 28, 2022, number 22-743.

Generac Power Systems Recalls Generac and DR Power Electric Start Pressure Washers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard – over 50,000 units sold

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure washer unless they have removed the rechargeable battery, and contact Generac to arrange to have an authorized dealer replace the start/stop switch on the pressure washer free of charge. The pressure washer can continue to be used with the battery removed but using the pull-start option to start the unit. Generac is contacting known consumers directly to provide more details about the repair.

The firm has received nine reports of the pressure washers self-starting and operating without being connected to a water supply. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Recall number: 22-127, recalled on April 28, 2022.

Carr and Carr Attorneys

Carr and Carr Attorneys have helped people in Oklahoma and across the nation with dangerous and defective products. Call us today for a free consultation.

Recalls 4.20.22

Dollar Tree Recalls More than One Million Hot Glue Guns Due to Fire and Burn Hazards– over 1 million units sold

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the Crafter’s Square Glue Gun and return it to any Dollar Tree or Family Dollar store for a full refund. Online purchasers will be contacted directly with further instructions.

This recall involves Crafter’s Square Glue Guns. They dispense hot glue when plugged into an outlet and the trigger is depressed. The plastic glue gun is black with an orange trigger and tip. The glue guns have a silver UL listed label located above the handle with “GLUE GUN” and “XY-15302” printed on the label.

Dollar Tree has received seven reports of electrical malfunctions when using the glue guns, including four reports of fire and one report of skin irritation.

Sold at Dollar Tree stores nationwide from August 2020 through February 2022 and Family Dollar stores nationwide from January 2022 through February 2022 and online at www.dollartree.com from August 2021 through February 2022 for about $1.

Recalled on April 14, 2022, number 22-120

Rae Wellness Recalls Prenatal and Immunity Dietary Supplements Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Rae Wellness for information on how to dispose of the product and receive a full refund. Consumers can also contact the place of purchase for a full refund.

This recall involves bottles of Rae Wellness Prenatal and Immunity Capsules. Both products were sold in 60-capsule bottles and contain iron and have “Rae” in yellow lettering and “Prenatal” or “Immunity” printed on the label. The bottles have a white continuous thread closure.

Sold at Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com, ThriveMarket.com, Amazon.com, FabFitFun.com and StandardDose.com from September 2019 through February 2022 for the Rae Prenatal Capsules and from October 2020 through February 2022 for the Rae Immunity Capsules, for about $15.

Recalled on April 14, 2022, number 22-114, about 191,000 units sold.

Telebrands Recalls Hempvana Pain Relief Products with Lidocaine Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and store them in a safe location out of sight and reach of young children. Contact Telebrands for information on how to safely dispose of the recalled products and how to receive a full refund or a free child resistant closure for the jar products. In addition, Telebrands is providing a $15 digital coupon code good toward the purchase of any Hempväna products at www.Hempvana.com. The products contain the substance lidocaine which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed or placed on the skin of young children.

This recall involves Hempväna pain relief products containing lidocaine, including Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream with Lidocaine, Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream Night with Lidocaine, Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream Turmeric with Lidocaine, and Hempväna Pain Relieving Hand & Body Lotion with Lidocaine. “Hempväna” and “Pain Relief” or “Pain Relieving” is printed on the packaging in large black letters.

Recall number: 22-118, about 183,000 units sold, recalled on April 14, 2022.

Carr and Carr Attorneys

At Carr and Carr we have successfully helped clients who have been hurt by defective or dangerous products. If you or a loved one have been hurt call us at 866-510-0580 or contact us online for a free case consultation.

Why Trusted, Local Experience Matters in Your Injury Case

In many cases, filing an injury lawsuit is the only way to get financial compensation for the medical bills, lost income, and pain caused by someone else’s negligence or reckless actions. As an Oklahoma resident, you have many options when it comes to legal representation for injury cases, but not all firms offer the same level of expertise and service.

Carr & Carr has been a trusted Oklahoma law firm for more than 49 years. We have helped thousands of clients pursue compensation, and we are dedicated to ensuring that liable individuals and companies are held responsible for the harm they cause others. Whether you are looking for representation for injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident, dog bite, or dangerous product, the expert team at Carr & Carr can help. Contact us online or call 918-747-1000 to schedule a free consultation.

Carr & Carr: A History of Excellence

A lifelong resident of Oklahoma, Patrick E. Carr has spent over 49 years providing legal services in Oklahoma and Arkansas. He started Carr & Carr Attorneys at Law in 1973 together with his father, Eugene Carr, and the two practiced law together for nearly 20 years until Eugene’s death in 1992.

Pat is active in the local community and the Oklahoma legal profession. He has held several positions within the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, serving as a member of the Board of Directors, Vice-President in 2001, and President in 2002. He has also served as a member of the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association and a Judge on the Oklahoma Temporary Court of Appeals. Along with his distinguished law career, Pat has served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard and in the U.S. Army Reserves.  

In 2010, Pat’s son, Michael, joined the firm as a partner. Michael earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma and his Juris Doctor at Oklahoma City University School of Law. 

Michael’s practice is centered at Carr & Carr’s Midtown Tulsa office, but he has helped clients throughout the country in complex cases involving serious injury, wrongful death, and product liability. In his career, Michael has successfully represented clients against large companies, including Ford and Wal-Mart. 

Notable Cases and Settlements

At Carr & Carr, we have successfully represented thousands of clients over the past several decades. Here are some of the verdicts and settlements we’ve achieved:

Window Blind Cord Injury

A young child became entangled in a dangerous window blind cord and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Carr & Carr secured a $15.5 million settlement to be placed in a trust account for the victim’s ongoing medical care.

Car and Truck Accidents

Many of our clients are injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by another driver’s dangerous or negligent behavior:

  • $7.6 million settlement: A semi-truck rear-ended a car, killing one occupant and severely injuring his wife.
  • $6.6 million settlement: A car accident caused by a driver under the influence of illicit drugs killed a husband and father of two.
  • $3.5 million settlement: A semi-truck driver made a dangerous turn in foggy weather, killing the victim, a husband and father of two young children.

Carr & Carr recovered a $1 million settlement from a bar that overserved a customer who ended up causing a fatal car accident while driving under the influence of alcohol.

Defective Products

At Carr & Carr, we also represent victims against manufacturers of dangerous or defective products:

  • $850,000 settlement: A defective firework prematurely exploded and caused serious injuries to a firefighter.
  • $750,000 settlement: We recovered compensation from the designer and distributor of a poorly designed food processor that severed two of the victim’s fingers.
  • $500.000 settlement: A defective switch in a Ford truck caused a fire that destroyed the victim’s house.

These are just a few examples of the cases we’ve successfully represented. Find out more about what our clients have to say about working with the Carr & Carr team.

Trust Carr & Carr for Expert Legal Advice in Oklahoma

Physical injuries often cause a significant financial burden that typical insurance settlements don’t cover. In many cases, manufacturers of defective products don’t offer any financial compensation to victims who have been harmed. An injury lawsuit can give victims and their families the chance to recover financial stability.
Every attorney at Carr & Carr is committed to helping clients pursue justice and compensation from liable parties. We are your trusted partner, ready to listen to your story and give you all the facts about your legal options. We serve clients throughout Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. If you or a loved one has been injured, contact us online or call 918-747-1000.

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