I remember my 9th grade biology teacher telling us to avoid antibacterial soaps because our bodies actually need bacteria. She also mentioned that there’s a risk of creating bacteria that would be even more harmful. It turns out, there’s more to the story:...
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“Voir dire” is one of the first things you will see in any type of jury trial. Remember that sometimes the judge is the “trier of fact” in non-jury cases. During this time, the attorneys, and sometimes the judge, will ask the possible jurors...
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What happens if the statute of limitations in a personal injury case has lapsed? Generally, the statute of limitations for a personal injury case in Oklahoma is two years from the date of the injury/accident. In some cases, medical malpractice for example, it can be...
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The Associated Press reported yesterday that “Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades.” This confirms the up hill battle that we’ve...
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The Chicago Tribune reports that three people whose fingers were snipped off by Martha Stewart chairs “won” settlements against the company: The settlements were reached with Sandy Caffoe of Jamestown, N.Y., a 67-year-old who lost the function of her right...
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