How an 18-wheeler accident attorney in Oklahoma City can help

An accident with an 18-wheeler is often a life-changing event. If you are lucky, your injuries heal over time, but a large number of 18-wheeler accident injuries result in long-term or permanent disability, reducing or eliminating the ability of victims to earn a living or even care for themselves and their families. Sadly, many families lose their loved ones as a result of 18-wheeler accidents—a loss that no amount of money can truly repay.

Your 18-wheeler accident lawyer in Oklahoma City must be dedicated to digging into the details behind the accident to ensure all responsible parties have been identified. At Monty L. Cain, P.C., we provide the full services needed to provide our clients with the best chances for the brightest future possible. Representing plaintiffs throughout Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas, attorney Monty L. Cain is an 18 wheeler accident attorney who identifies the unique needs of each client. He assists in many ways, including the following:

* Focusing on your health first by helping you find the right health care professionals to diagnose and treat your injuries
* Using forensic investigators who specialize in trucking accidents when needed to determine the true causes of the accident
* Using an understanding of trucking operations and regulations to identify everyone who has contributed to the accident

Litigating aggressively in court to prove your case before a jury to ensure you obtain the fullest possible compensation for all your losses

The unique causes of 18 wheeler accidents in Oklahoma City

Naturally, any time a person gets behind the wheel of any motor vehicle, there are many reasons why he or she might be involved in an accident. That said, the specific properties of the commercial trucking business and the 18-wheeler vehicles themselves add to the list of potential causes:

Driver fatigue, distraction, or inexperience
Increased stopping distance due to the weight of the truck
The configuration of 18-wheelers, with trailers moving in opposition to the tractor

Sudden shifts of heavy cargo within the trailer causing loss of control of the 18-wheeler 
Anyone injured in an accident with an 18 wheeler accident needs the experience of an 18 wheeler accident attorney in Oklahoma. Your attorney must have a solid understanding of both the operational details behind every truck run as well as knowledge of state and federal trucking regulations to ensure you obtain all possible compensation from everyone responsible for your injuries.

Oklahoma Large Truck Accidents

Approximately one out of every eight accidents involves a large truck throughout the United States. Approximately 70% of large trucking accidents happen in rural areas. Centered at the crossroads of the United States, one might draw the conclusion that Oklahoma has it’s fair share of large truck accidents. Oklahoma large truck accidents can be devastating to the victims. Mental anguish may occur due to the devastation these large truck accidents can create. If you find yourself in need of a Oklahoma large truck accident attorney, those at Cain Law Office will be there for you. Experienced and accomplished Oklahoma large truck accident attorneys in the state of Oklahoma.

Nursing Home Abuse on the Rise

As Oklahoma’s population ages, nursing home abuse statistics grow more alarming than ever.  Statistics reveal 30% of nursing home facilities are sited for some type of nursing home abuse.  What is even more disturbing is the unknown statistic of the many cases of nursing home abuse that goes unreported.

These statistics cover a wide array of subjects including improper medication, improper diet/malnutrition, cleanliness concerns, mental health issues and even death.

The impact of nursing home abuse on the patient is horrific.  The impact of nursing home abuse on the victim’s family is no less.  The Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee was shocked when reviewing the extent of abuse occurring in a large percentage of nursing homes.

Much of nursing home abuse stems from underpaid, under-educated, and undervalued staff.   The State of Oklahoma as a whole must address this issue.  Each individual victim of nursing home abuse must be recognized and the cause resolved.  If you, or someone you know, are a victim of nursing home abuse, Monty L Cain of Cain Law Office will insure that you are heard.

Oklahoma Workers Compensation Court News

Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation News

In 2012 alone there have been many modifications and additions to Oklahoma Workers Compensation Law.  These changes and additions may have an adverse effect on a claim you are filing or an existing claim you have filed.

Oklahoma Workers Compensation Claims can be very complicated and confusing.  When you have issues or concerns regarding  a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Oklahoma, Cain Law Office is here to assist you.  With two locations and a highly professional staff we will work with you to insure you are compensated fairly.

Oklahoma Workers Compensation Court news and updates can be found at http://www.owcc.state.ok.us/news.htm .

Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Laws Overhauled

In 2011, Senate Bill 878 regarding the overhaul of Oklahoma workers’ comp laws became effective.  Although the system in general stayed in place, there were 88 various sections reviewed for changes.  Each of the 88 sections will have different effective dates.  Changes will include everything from the laws governing the presiding judge(s) to what is classified as an injury.

There were close to 170,000 workers’ compensation cases in the latter part of 2011.  It is hoped the overhaul of some of these laws will reduce the burden and expedite resolution.  Time and money savings to both the government and private sector is expected to be substantial.  In addition, the anticipation is a better understanding of personal injury law and its applications.

Oklahoma workers’ comp laws, as with other law classifications, are very complex in their own right.  Hopefully, this overhaul of the State of Oklahoma workers’ compensation laws will allow for better understanding, clarification, and application of the law.  Regardless of the complexity, rest assured Monty L. Cain of Cain Law Office will make certain his clients are treated fairly and justly compensated for suffering endured from work related injury.

Medical field sees increase in medical malpractice

There are currently hundreds of cases filed concerning medical malpractice in the state of Oklahoma with over a hundred claims paid in 2010.  The average claim paid was in excess of $235,000.

These medical malpractice cases involve physicians, surgeons, dentists, hospitals and other health care providers. As medical fields expand so do medical negligence claims.  Approximately 1 in 5 cases filed concerning medical malpractice end up with victim compensation.  If you are a victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence, it is essential to have a reliable attorney.

If you feel you are a victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence, do not hesitate to contact Monty L. Cain at Cain Law Office to assist you with your claim.