Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford

343 E. Carl Albert Pkwy.
McAlester, OK 74501, United States

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Throws Out Onerous Requirement In Medical Malpractice Cases

In a companion case to Douglas v. Cox Retirement Properties, Inc., the Oklahoma Supreme Court threw out the requirement that a plaintiff must file an expert’s affidavit at the time of filing suit for medical malpractice…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

More On Oklahoma Changes To Workers’ Compensation Laws

Oklahoma has now joined Texas in offering employers a way to control workers’ compensation insurance and claims through arbitration and privatization. What does this mean for employees?…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Oklahoma’s New Workers’ Compensation Law

Up until now the idea behind workers’ compensation insurance has been that employees injured on the job can expect medical treatment and wage replacement regardless of who is to blame…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Oklahoma Legislature Refuses To Pass Ban On Text Messaging While Driving

Only novice drivers with learner’s permits, intermediate license holders, school bus drivers and public transit drivers are banned from text messaging while driving in the state of Oklahoma…more
| Personal Injury

Oklahoma Supreme Court Declares Comprehensive Lawsuit Reform Act Of 2009 Unconstitutional

The Oklahoma legislature enacted the Comprehensive Lawsuit Reform Act of 2009, or H.B. 1603, to limit corporate liability for personal injury by curbing the availability of class actions and limiting product liability cases…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Transvaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuit Yields $11.1 Million Settlement

According to the National Foundation for Continence, an estimated 3.3 million women suffer from some form of pelvic organ prolapse (POP)…more
| Products Liability

Caring For Elderly Loved Ones: Be Aware Of Medications

With age come infirmities and medical issues. Along with those issues come prescriptions. And sometimes those prescriptions are for dangerous drugs…more
| Personal Injury, Products Liability

Social Security Disability v Supplemental Security Income

If you are disabled and unable to work, understanding the programs available to assist you is important. Two of the largest federal programs are Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)…more
| Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Dangerous Attraction: High Powered Magnets & Children

More than a decade ago, manufacturers began marketing a different kind of toy magnet…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability

Update: Defective Hip Implant Cases

With age or a degenerative condition, many people suffer from hip pain. When less invasive treatment options fail, hip replacement or resurfacing may be suggested to alleviate pain and restore mobility…more
| Products Liability

Understanding The Social Security Disability Appeals Process

Our firm is focused on relieving the hardship experienced by our clients either through experienced representation in personal injury matters or by helping you apply for needed workers’ compensation or Social Security benefits…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure

Working Toward Fewer Medical Mistakes

A new study suggests limiting the work hours of resident physicians does not lead to patient death. In fact, mortality declined during the study period even though patients may have received fewer hours of care…more
| Health, Professional Malpractice

New Guidelines For Automakers To Deter Distracted Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has identified and engaged distracted driving as a serious threat to motorists in America. In June of last year, NHTSA released a Blueprint for Ending Distracted…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection

When Your Child Has Been Injured Or Killed In An Accident

When a child is injured or killed in an accident caused by negligence, parents are often emotionally distraught and unsure about the best course of action. Aside from seeking immediate medical attention for the injuries your…more
| Personal Injury

How To Spot Nursing Home Abuse

The decision to place a loved one in the care of a nursing home is a serious one. It is often the best possible solution for an elderly person and his or her family. Unfortunately, the decision is a difficult one with elder…more
| Personal Injury
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  • Worker’s Compensation
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