2018

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Wrongful Death Suit Following Fatal Truck Accident in Oklahoma City Can Proceed

A United States District Court judge ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a Massachusetts man killed in a tractor-trailer crash near Oklahoma City can proceed. A detailed article on this fatal collision is available here. The judge rejected a motion filed by Missouri’s New Prime Inc. trucking company  to dismiss […]

December 27th, 2018 Read More
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Johnson & Johnson Knew Talcum Powder Contained Asbestos for Decades

A recent report issued by Reuters suggests executives and other officials within Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have known for decades that the talcum used to create the company’s signature baby powder products contained asbestos, and failed to notify federal regulators. An article summarizing the findings is available here. A History of Suppression After examining trial […]

December 19th, 2018 Read More
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Chad McLain Visited Good Day Tulsa to Discuss Dangerous Holiday Toys and Gifts for Children

On December 13th, attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa to discuss dangerous toys and gifts, and the dangers they can present to infants and younger children. With these insights, Graves McLain hopes to help parents protect their young ones from harm this holiday season. Watch the video: Consumer Advocacy […]

December 17th, 2018 Read More
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Surgeon Mistakenly Removes Healthy Kidney

In a recent case of medical malpractice, a Florida woman lost a healthy kidney when her surgeon mistakenly removed it. An article on the tragic surgical error appears here. A Terrible Mistake A Palm Beach, Florida woman in her early fifties entered the hospital for routine back surgery, only to leave with one kidney.  During […]

December 10th, 2018 Read More
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Oklahoma’s New Alcohol Laws Raise Concerns

New liquor laws went into effect in Oklahoma as of October 1st, 2018. While these changes have been well-received by beer drinkers and alcohol distributors, they have raised concerns with substance abuse and public safety experts. The changes have many concerned that expanded access could cause harm and raise the potential for abuse. A detailed […]

December 3rd, 2018 Read More
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Chad McLain Visits Good Day Tulsa to Discuss How to Avoid Drunk or Distracted Driving

On November 21st, Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa to discuss drunk and distracted driving, and the danger it can present during the holiday season. He offered insight on how to identify and eliminate risks on the road. Watch the video: Defining Drunk or Distracted Driving According to Mothers Against […]

November 28th, 2018 Read More
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High School Football Player Dies Two Days Following Head Injury

A Georgia football player died of head injuries two days after losing consciousness during a game. An article on the death of 16-year-old linebacker Dylan Thomas of Pike County High School appears here. A Tragic Loss At first, Dylan Thomas’s teammates thought their friend had suffered a leg injury. Leaving the game after an injury […]

November 26th, 2018 Read More
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Risperdal Cases Seek Punitive Damages

Nearly three years ago, two juries in Philadelphia awarded compensatory damages to clients in two lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ drug Risperdal. Now, both cases are proceeding toward new trials to determine punitive damages. A detailed article on the move appears here. Motion to Block Denied Judge Arnold New of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas […]

November 19th, 2018 Read More