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Not having use of one arm can cause employment problems, trouble driving, inability to care for your family, and many more problems. If the shoulder injury was caused by someone else, either through an accident, negligence, or any other reason, you are entitled to compensation.

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More than 750 motorists are killed and another 20,000 suffer personal injuries in truck accidents caused by fatigued drivers each year. The long hours spent behind the wheel of a big rig can be monotonous for even the most proficient of truckers. Fatigue can cause drowsiness, delayed reaction times and inattention, not to mention the risk of a trucker simply ...

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Torn muscles, ligaments and tendons often result from car wrecks and can result in considerable pain and some level of incapacity to function normally.

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The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA); the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA); the Oklahoma Trucking Association; and the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office are just some of the different entities that compile truck accident statistics.

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The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves that serves as the “conduit” for neural signals between the brain and the rest of the body. Motor information like breathing, the body’s reflexes, processes, systems and movements are coordinated and controlled through this conduit. When the spinal cord or nerve roots are impinged or compressed, this can result in profound ...

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The attorneys at The Rode Law Firm understand nerve root compression. The spinal cord, the body’s central nerve network, is protected by vertebrae, and between the vertebrae, discs of cartilage and other tissue act as cushions between these bones as we move around in the course of a day.

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Most fatal truck accidents are tragedies that could have been prevented entirely. Sadly, the most recent statistics on truck crash fatalities do not show consistent signs of improvement, despite efforts by the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce the number of truck wrecks nationwide.

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Time is of the essence when it comes to filing a truck accident claim. Key evidence and recollections can diminish over time and proof is crucial when filing suit against truck companies who typically have teams of professionals such as accident reconstructionists, engineering experts, and a squad of defense lawyers on call.

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Truck accidents have some of the most devastating outcomes particularly due to the large weight differential of a truck and a passenger vehicle. In 2017, 4,761 fatalities were reported from accidents involving trucks according to the NHTSA which was about a 9% increase from the previous year — even though other vehicle fatalities had actually decreased about 2% in the ...

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