May, 2019

Flooded Tulsa

Powerful Weather Systems Damage Much of Oklahoma

In the past two weeks, a series of powerful weather systems have caused significant damage to many parts of Oklahoma. Bringing with them heavy rain, strong winds, and tornados, these systems have threatened many locations around our home state—disrupting the lives of thousands of the citizens we have pledged to serve. As residents and involved […]

May 30th, 2019 Read More
transvaginal mesh pain

FDA Halts Sales of Surgical Vaginal Mesh

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered two manufacturers to halt sales of surgical mesh commonly used to correct pelvic organ prolapse. A detailed article on the FDA action is available here. Recently, the FDA ordered two companies—Coloplast and Boston Scientific—to stop selling surgical mesh used for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ […]

May 28th, 2019 Read More
Chad McLain on Good Day Tulsa

Chad McLain Talks Motorcycle Safety on Good Day Tulsa

Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain visited KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa on May 23rd to discuss May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. He addressed both state and national accident figures, and offered advice to keep riders safe. Watch the segment:     Troubling Statistics According to 2016 statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

May 24th, 2019 Read More
Doctor looking at brain scans

Scientists Link Brain Injuries to Specific Brain Protein

Researchers examining the brain tissue of deceased National Football League (NFL) players have linked abnormal levels of a specific brain protein to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE was first discovered in the brain tissue of deceased NFL players 15 years ago. CTE is a degenerative brain disease—a type of traumatic brain injury commonly associated with […]

May 20th, 2019 Read More
Gavel

Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit to be Decided by Judge

A Cleveland County District Judge has ruled he will decide Oklahoma’s case against several drug manufacturers for their alleged complicity in the opioid crisis currently gripping the United States in a bench trial. An article outlining this emerging story is available here. District Judge Thad Balkman made the decision to forego a jury trial during […]

May 13th, 2019 Read More
bike helmet on road

Oklahoma City Bicyclist Dies Following Hit-and-Run Collision

Police in Oklahoma City confirm that a bicyclist who was originally listed in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in Northwest Oklahoma City has succumbed to his injuries. A news report on the investigation is available here. The Incident The Oklahoma City Police Department is currently searching for a driver who hit a bicyclist and […]

May 6th, 2019 Read More