Oklahoma Ruling May Open Doors to Fracking Lawsuits

The majority of the time, when an earthquake strikes, it's because of a natural phenomenon such as plate tectonics. In recent years, though, the growing use of fracking to extract oil and gas from the ground appears to be connected to the increase in earthquake activity in various parts of the country. Unfortunately, it's often difficult for people who have been hurt during these unnatural events to obtain compensation from those responsible for producing these quakes. Read More 

Do Not Allow Nursing Home Abuse To Be Swept Under The Rug

If you are like most people, you have great memories of the love and care your parents provided for you when you were growing up. Should you not provide this same level of care, or better, for your parents as they age? Unfortunately, if your parent resides in a nursing home, you may not be providing the care you think you are. Nursing home and elder abuse happens every day, and takes on many different forms. Read More 

SSDI And Child Support: 2 Things You Need To Do Immediately After You’re Approved For Benefits

Have you recently become disabled and are in the process of filing a Social Security Disability claim? Do you pay child support and think that you might run into financial hardships trying to keep up with your child support payments on your now reduced income? If so, it's crucial that you do the following two things immediately after becoming eligible for SSDI. #1:  Request A Reduction In Your Child Support Payments Read More 

Dealing With The Psychological Injuries Of Your Truck Accident

If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, you have probably experienced some physical injuries. While these can be quite severe, sometimes they do not compare to the psychological injuries that can result from such trauma. These injuries can be much harder to prove than those that show up on x-rays, but this difficulty does not negate the fact that they exist. Understanding that these psychological issues are normal following an accident, will not only help you seek treatment for them, but establishing the existence of your psychological injuries will also help your attorney seek the compensation that you deserve. Read More 

Could An Energy Drink Land You With A DUI Charge?

Globally, the energy drink market is now worth more than $27 billion, which represents a 620 percent increase since 1999. In the United States, these products are particularly popular, with 5,000 percent sales growth in the same period. That aside, if you like to consume energy drinks before you get behind the wheel, you could find yourself facing a DUI charge. Learn how energy drinks affect your body, and find out why these effects could spell trouble for drivers. Read More