2018

CDC: Medical Malpractice Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

Michael Eisenberg—a filmmaker based in Chicago—has recently produced a documentary that details the effects of preventable medical mistakes. To Err Is Human—named after a 1999 Institute of Medicine report estimating hospital mistakes killed nearly 98,000 in the U.S.—is to be screened at large hospitals and major healthcare organizations across the country. This fall, the film […]

May 15th, 2018 Read More
Distracted Driver

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving continues to rise throughout the United States as more drivers turn to their phones while behind the wheel. In 2016, approximately 3,450 people were killed—and 391,000 were injured—in motor vehicle accidents related to distracted driving. To put distracted driving in perspective, consider that taking your eyes off the road for a mere five […]

April 16th, 2018 Read More

Chad McLain & Dr. Eric Sherburn Recently Appeared on Good Day Tulsa to Discuss Traumatic Brain Injuries

One of the leading causes of death & disability in the United States are Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), contributing to approximately 30% of all injury related deaths. Each day in the U.S. approximately 153 people die from TBI related injuries. Chad McLain and Dr. Eric Sherburn recently appeared on Good Day Tulsa to discuss Traumatic […]

March 22nd, 2018 Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

Did you know that each year in the U.S. approximately 50,000 people die from injuries related to TBI’s? One of the leading causes of death & disability in the United States are Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), contributing to approximately 30% of all injury related deaths. Each day in the U.S. approximately 153 people die from […]

March 9th, 2018 Read More
winter weather on the road

What You Need to be Prepared for as this Weeks Winter Weather Conditions Continue

As winter weather conditions continue throughout the week in Oklahoma roads are becoming hazardous due to icy conditions. The slick road conditions and low visibility continue to cause car accidents on some of Oklahoma’s busiest highways. Earlier this week troopers responded to an accident involving a young driver and multiple cars along S.H.16. The girl […]

February 23rd, 2018 Read More
aggressive dog

February is National Responsible Pet Owners Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States every year. Although it may be hard to believe that dog attacks are such a large problem in the U.S., Floyd Hunter gets calls regularly about Alabama dog attack injuries. Each year millions of dog attacks occur, resulting […]

February 21st, 2018 Read More
supreme justice

New Court Ruling Allows Oil Companies to be Sued When a Worker is Injured or Killed

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a report detailing just how hazardous oil and gas extraction work conditions can be and the fatality rate that goes along with it. From 2003-2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job throughout the United States. The fatality rate of oil and gas […]

January 29th, 2018 Read More

Oklahoma Rig Explosion Named Deadliest Oil and Gas Industry Accident Since 2010

The gas well explosion that occurred early this week in Oklahoma has shined light on Patterson-UTI Energy and the amount of safety violations the company has received over the past decade. At least 20 workers have died at well sites linked to Patterson-UTI from 2005-2007. This is the same drilling contractor responsible for the horrific […]

January 26th, 2018 Read More