2018

Jury Awards $289 Million to Cancer Patient in Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit

A jury in San Francisco has ordered Monsanto—an agribusiness company recently acquired by Bayer AG—to pay $289 Million in compensatory and punitive damages to a former school groundskeeper who says his Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was caused by heavy exposure to the company’s Roundup herbicide. The decision could set a precedent in thousands of similar cases against […]

August 15th, 2018 Read More

Innocent Tulsa Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Police Pursuit

A tragic turn of events ended with the death of a 23-year-old, married father following a collision with a vehicle traveling the wrong way on U.S. 75 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The innocent commuter lost his life after the driver of a stolen Oklahoma Natural Gas truck led officers from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol on a […]

July 31st, 2018 Read More

Local Oklahoma Law Firms Kick Off Backpack Drive, Expands Program to Six North Tulsa Elementary Schools

For many families in North Tulsa and surrounding Oklahoma cities the back-to-school season can be financially challenging. Buying backpacks, school supplies and new clothes can quickly become expensive, especially for families with more than one child. The Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ), Graves McLain and Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst, started the Free Backpack Program  two […]

June 19th, 2018 Read More

Chad McLain & Malcolm McCollam Recently Appeared on Good Day Tulsa to Discuss Bike Safety

Over the years there has been an increase in Americans bicycling to commute, for exercise or just for fun. As the weather continues to get warmer we begin to see more people utilizing their bicycles and are sharing the road with more motor vehicles. Unfortunately, when a cyclist is involved in a motor vehicle accident […]

May 31st, 2018 Read More

Years Later, Asbestos—and the Threat of Mesothelioma—Still a Problem

Decades after American manufacturers stopped using asbestos in building products, its legacy of harmful health complications remains. As a result, new cases of potentially fatal side effects—including Mesothelioma—are still being diagnosed. Mesothelioma is a potentially fatal respiratory disorder caused by exposure to asbestos found in tile, insulation, and other building products. In one major American […]

May 30th, 2018 Read More

Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend!

The Summer season officially kicks off this weekend! The attorneys and staff at Graves McLain want to wish you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! No matter how you choose to spend your Memorial Day weekend, whether it’s on the beach, at a family barbeque, or enjoying a staycation, we hope […]

May 25th, 2018 Read More

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