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Don’t Believe the Myths – File Bankruptcy If It’s Your Best Option

How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit? The most significant concern among Americans struggling with overwhelming debt is that bankruptcy will destroy their credit. What these people may not know is that simply not paying their bills may have more of a negative effect on their credit report than filing for bankruptcy does. Collection agencies may include any and all collection ...

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Effects of Alcohol Based on Specific Blood Alcohol Content Levels

Because the effects of alcohol on one person may not be the same for another person, some users may become impaired or intoxicated at a higher or lower level than indicate below. However, the following is a list of the effects alcohol can have on the average person’s reactions, judgment, motor skills, reasoning, sense of caution, and other faculties necessary ...

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Four Arrested on Drug Charges in Oklahoma

Four Oklahoma men accused of being involved in illegal drug trafficking were arrested last week, following an investigation and cooperation by several law enforcement agencies throughout Oklahoma. Pedro Lee Luera, 31, Mark A. Prentice, 37, Ryan Battilsa Matlock, 23, and Richard Garcia, 36, were charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a substance containing methamphetamine between September and ...

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Study Finds Link Between Cancer and Bankruptcy

According to a new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, people diagnosed with cancer are nearly three times as likely to declare bankruptcy than those without cancer. The study authors also found that younger cancer patients had two- to five-times higher bankruptcy rates than older patients, and that overall bankruptcy filings increased as time passed following a cancer diagnosis. If you are struggling with overwhelming debt, including costly medical bills, consult our reputable attorneys to discuss your legal options. You may be eligible for bankruptcy protection, in which you can discharge your debt or reorganize it into a manageable repayment plan. Our lawyers have extensive experience helping Oklahomans file for bankruptcy, and can help you make the best decision for your financial situation.



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TX Fertilizer Plant Explosion Sheds Light on Inadequate Federal Safety Regulations

The deadly fire and explosion at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas that killed 14 people and injured 200, has shed some light on inexplicable failures in regulation and oversight that could happen anywhere, including in Oklahoma. State and federal regulatory agencies are charged with protecting the public from risks posed by unsafe workplaces, catastrophic explosions and the release of toxic pollutants, and any failure to do so can be devastating for Oklahoma workers and residents. If you have suffered injuries on the job in Oklahoma due to unsafe working conditions, contact our workers' compensation attorneys to discuss your eligibility for critical medical or disability benefits.



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Federal Pressure Could Result in Reduced BAC Limits

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) voted this week in favor of lowering the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) to .05%, a significant reduction from the current national standard of .08%. And while the NTSH doesn’t have the power to order the proposal into effect, the federal government has, in the past, threatened to withhold highway subsidies from ...

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Landmark Federal Ruling Could Mean More Rights for OK Sex Offenders

A recent federal court ruling could significantly change the way Oklahoma sex offenders are punished for their crimes. The May 8 ruling was decided in favor of defendant Charles Goodwin, a sex offender convicted of lewd acts in 1994, who challenged his probationary release terms and won. If you have been charged with a sex crime in Oklahoma City, or ...

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Report Indicates Motorcycle Accident Deaths Continue to Rise

According to a new national report, there was a spike in the number of motorcycle accident fatalities during the first part of 2012. The report, released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in April, found a significant increase in the number of deaths from motorcycle crashes during the first three quarters of last year, and projected that once all ...

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