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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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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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Graves McLain Brings Latest Suit Against Massage Envy for Concealing Sexual Misconduct

With a petition filed in Tulsa County District Court, a former Tulsa resident has joined a series of nationwide lawsuits against Massage Envy. This suit alleges the company’s practices have concealed claims of employee sexual misconduct to protect their own financial interests. An Assault Hits Close to Home One year after she claimed a therapist […]

October 22nd, 2018 Read More
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Graves McLain Joins Other Claims Against Massage Envy For Concealment of Employee Sexual Misconduct

TULSA, Okla., October 16, 2018 — With a petition (case CJ-2018-04177) filed last week in Tulsa County District Court, the Tulsa, Oklahoma law firm of Graves McLain PLLC joins a series of lawsuits filed in states around the country against Massage Envy that seek to stop a nation-wide epidemic of sexual assaults occurring at Massage […]

October 16th, 2018 Read More
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New Laws to Impact Alcohol Sales in Oklahoma

As of October 1st, 2018, several changes voted into law after the passage of State Question 792 will affect the sale of beer, wine, and liquor in Oklahoma. An article detailing the changes is available here. The changes going into effect will allow consumers to purchase a larger variety of products—including stronger beer and an […]

October 9th, 2018 Read More
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Tulsa-Area Schools Receive Backpacks from Graves McLain

In late August, Graves McLain was pleased to be able to provide Tulsa-area elementary schools with backpacks full of much-needed school supplies. They partnered with the Oklahoma Association for Justice and Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst to ensure the success of this program. Over 2,000 students in six schools received the backpacks to get their school […]

September 19th, 2018 Read More

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
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Oklahoma’s Left Lane Law Goes Into Effect Wednesday, November 1st

On Wednesday November 1st Oklahoma’s new left lane law will go into effect. The law will require all drivers to use the left lanes on highways & roadways with multiple roads for passing only. The new law requiring all drivers must use the right lanes for driving on the highway has been an ongoing dispute […]

October 31st, 2017 Read More