When, Where, And Why It Was Used
Asbestos is defined as a heat-resistant fibrous silicate
mineral that can be woven into fabrics and is used in fire-resistant and
insulating materials such as brake linings.
Who uses Asbestos?
The United States is one of the few major industrialized nations without an asbestos ban in place. It continues to be used in gaskets, friction products, roofing materials, fireproofing materials, and other products that are used every day.
More than 50 countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and all 28 countries of the European Union, have banned the use of asbestos.
Continue reading “Asbestos In The US”
We all need medical professionals for many of our health concerns. Whether it is something as minor as a checkup or as major as surgery, we expect the doctors, nurses, and surgeons to perform their jobs well. We count on them to heal us when we’re sick and trust them with our lives on occasion.
When something goes wrong and you or a family member is injured as the result of a health care provider’s negligence or recklessness, the results can be life-changing.
Continue reading “Bartlesville Patients Expecting Flu Shot Received Insulin Instead”
A worker is injured on the job every seven
seconds in the United States, according to the National Safety Council. Although every job
carries a level of risk, some occupations are inherently more dangerous than
others, and Oklahoma happens to be home to a number of high-risk professions.
In this post, the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation
lawyers at Carr & Carr Attorneys at Law examine some of the most dangerous
occupations in the state and discuss what to do if you suffer a job-related
Continue reading “The Most Dangerous Occupations in Oklahoma”
Tulsa World reports – A program designed to crack down on uninsured drivers through the use of automatic license plate scanning technology has located thousands of violations in the first weeks of its deployment. About 2,100 uninsured vehicle violation notice letters will be sent to registered owners in coming days, said Amanda Arnall Couch, prosecutor for the Uninsured Vehicle Enforcement Diversion Program, a unit of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Council. Continue reading “Oklahoma Uninsured Motorists: New Technology”
What is a stroke?
A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If a stroke is not caught early, permanent brain damage or death can result. Continue reading “Stroke Misdiagnosis”
Electric scooters have become popular all across the country. These scooters are used on college campuses for students, downtown for business personnel and in entertainment districts for quick transportation that was previously a walk, Uber or cab ride. Continue reading “Electric Scooters in Oklahoma”
Some injury victims are tempted to personally negotiate their legal claim for financial compensation with the at-fault party’s insurance company only to later realize they have made a grave mistake after receiving a lowball settlement or no recovery at all. An insurance adjuster will salivate at the prospect of taking on a self-represented party because this is akin to a little league baseball player trying to face a major league pitcher. Our experienced Oklahoma Personal Injury Attorneys at Carr & Carr, Attorneys at Law, have provided an overview of ways that a skilled and experienced lawyer can add value to your case. Continue reading “Ways a Personal Injury Attorney Can Add Value to Your Case”
Carr & Carr is helping a female patient who was a victim of sexual battery, and we are searching for other women who might have experienced the same trauma. Continue reading “Searching For Dr. Kersi Bharucha’s Patients Who Might Have Been Victims Of Sexual Battery”
Victims of especially heinous crimes such as rape, child molestation, forcible sodomy and sexual battery have a legal option – in addition to pursuing criminal charges – to file a civil lawsuit. Crime victims have the right to file a civil lawsuit seeking financial compensation from the person who committed the crime or from other parties whose unreasonable conduct permitted conditions that allowed the crime to occur. Continue reading “Carr & Carr and The National Crime Victim Bar Association”
Have you been asked for a recorded statement by an insurance company after being involved in a car accident? The first step you should take is contacting a lawyer. Recorded statements requested by the at-fault person’s insurance company can often times work against you and your case. For example, they make ask you a trick or confusing question where you accidentally say something that isn’t true and that works against you. You are under no obligation to give a recorded statement. Continue reading “Recorded Statement Requested by Insurance Companies”