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Former Oklahoma Jail Administrator Sentenced for Denying Inmate of Healthcare

Former Oklahoma Jail Administrator Sentenced for Denying Inmate of Healthcare A former McClain County, Oklahoma, Jail Administrator, Wayne Barnes was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Stephen P. Friot to 51 months in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for his...
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Walmart

Walmart Punishes Employees for Sick Days

With 2.3 million employees around the world and total revenue of close to $486 billion in the latest fiscal year, you would think that the largest private employer in the United States would appreciate and care for it’s employees right? Wrong! In a recent report from...
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Debt

Bankruptcy Vs. Forgiven Debt

America is drowning in debt. Millions are living paycheck to paycheck and worse. For a lot of Americans at the end of the day, payday has come and gone and still the ends do not meet. The average middle class household, those households with a net worth of $10,000 to $50,000 a...
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Trampoline Kid

Child Trampoline Injury Warning Issued [VIDEO]

All you have to do is hit YouTube and search “Trampoline Fail” and you will get 1,700,000 results, obviously these videos are of people getting hurt on trampolines. You would think that parents would steer away from such a dangerous creation, but no, trampolines...
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Football

NFL Concussion Study 2017: 111 NFL Brains, 110 Found to Have CTE

NFL Concussion Cases Latest Findings By now you have heard the discussion in main stream media about the relationship between NFL football players, actually football players of all levels and ages, and the news has not been good. In fact there has been a billion dollar settlement...
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Ask

How Do I Hire a Good Lawyer?

Tips on Hiring a Great Attorney There is a myriad of reasons that you may be looking for legal counsel, representation or maybe simply legal advice. Don’t be fooled into thinking that a quick Google or a look through the Yellow pages will get you a great Attorney. Google...
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Supreme Court

Children Receiving SSI Disability Becoming Adults

According to the  Social Security Administration, when a child receiving   Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits turns 18 they must be reevaluated by Social Security. This process is sometimes called a “age 18 redetermination.” You should know that...
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Hospice Care

Nursing Home Neglect Warning Signs

Signs of Nursing Home Neglect Unfortunately and sadly, in the state of Oklahoma there are too many reports of elder abuse occurring in state and private ran facilities to list in this blog. Signs of nursing home neglect are horrific, and the physical and emotional damage that is...
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Question?

Do I Really Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

Do I Really Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?   At the Law Offices of Jones Brown, we pride ourselves in representing those who have suffered injuries related to auto accidents. In each and every case our staff of professional auto injury specialists and lawyers strive to...
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US Supreme Courthouse

How To Prepare for a Social Security Disability Hearing [VIDEO]

If you are suffering from a serious disability, you know that the Social Security Disability Insurance application process is along complex, physically and emotionally draining process. For many Americans, their Social Security Disability Insurance benefit will be their only...
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Posting on Social Media After a Car Wreck

How Social Media Posts May Harm Your Car Accident Claim   When a car wreck or accident enters the court system there are many factors that come in to play. Testimony from witnesses, police reports and even traffic cameras can and are used in court by either side. The...
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Body Boarding

Boating Accidents and Personal Injuries

The blistering hot days of summer are on the way and that will have everyone searching for water. Lakes will be packed with those looking to beat the heat. Swimmers, fishermen and women, jet skis, and most importantly boats. Fishing boats, house boats, speed boats, and ski boats....
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Fireworks

Safety Tips for 4th of July Weekend

Safety Tips for 4th of July Weekend The 4th of July in Oklahoma means dazzling fireworks displays, backyard BBQ’s, family and friends, and ice cold beer. However, fireworks are a display and celebration of the Independence we hold so dear here in the United States, they...
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Semi-Truck

Semi-Truck Tire Blowout Safety [VIDEO]

Semi-Truck Tire Blowout Safety Drivers of all types of vehicles exceed speed limits both on and off the highway, posing a huge safety hazard for themselves and other drivers. Semi-truck drivers are no exception. In fact, speeding truck drivers are much more dangerous. Not all...
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Fired

Were You a Victim of Wrongful Termination?

Were You a Victim of Wrongful Termination? Have you recently been laid off or fired from your job? Here is another question- Do you know if your termination was legal? Were You a Victim of Wrongful Termination? A vast majority of employment contracts are “at-will”...
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Client Rights #4

Client Bill of Rights #4 – Attorney Fees

Attorney Logan Jones of Jones Brown PLLC. continues his series “Jones Brown Law: Client Bill of Rights.” In this installment Logan will take you through the topic of Attorneys Fees.  
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Social Media

How Law Enforcement and Prosecutors Use Social Media

How Law Enforcement and Prosecutors Use Social Media While watching an episode of “The First 48” on A&E, I noticed that the police detectives would go straight to Facebook and look up people that had been incriminated for crimes. That brought me to the question-...
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Army Dad

Agent Orange Exposure Lawsuits Continue

Agent Orange Lawsuits: Although the Vietnam war is over, the lasting affects of chemicals used during the war continue. If you or a loved one is a Vietnam Veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange during duty, you may be eligible for financial compensation even if your claim has...
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surgery

Medical Malpractice: Mistakes Most Made By Physicians

Like most people when you are ill or injured you visit the doctor or hospital. You expect to receive top-notch health care and nothing less, but the truth is that many people end up in a worse condition than they were before they arrived. Medical errors kill approximately 200,000...
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Jones Brown Health Pulse

Jones Brown Law Health Pulse: Medtronic INFUSE [VIDEO]

Attorney Logan Jones introduces a new edition of Jones Brown Health Pulse. In this episode Logan gives you information surrounding the Medtronic INFUSE medical device.  Despite this limited FDA approval, Medtronic INFUSE is alleged to have frequently been used off-label in other...
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HYUNDAI, FORD and KIA RECALL VEHICLES

The news has buzzing with automobile recalls in recent weeks from brands including Kia, Ford and Hyundai. These vehicle recalls are hitting close to home right here in Green Country and nationwide, so be sure to check the status of your vehicle’s recall list at www.nhtsa.gov....
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Memorial Day Travel Means Traffic Accidents: Here is What You Need To Know

Memorial Day is quickly approaching and that means travel and lots of it. With travel also comes the chance of you being involved in a car accident. The Memorial Day Weekend consists of a 72 hour period that begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26th and ends on Monday, May 29th at...
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Levaquin

Levaquin Lawsuits: Defective Drug Facts

What is Levaquin? Also known by it’s generic name, Levofloxacin, Levaquin was developed by Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd in 1987, and released in Japan in 1993. Approved by the Federal Drug Association (FDA) in 1998, Levaquin is now manufactured the United States by...
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Patients

Benefits for Patients Damaged by Abilify

Aripiprazole, more commonly known by its generic name Abilify, was first developed in the early 2000’s by Otsuka America, produced by Bristol-Meyer, and was then first approved by the FDA in 2013. Abilify belongs to a class of drugs called atypical antipsychotics, which are used...
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Risperdal

Johnson and Johnson Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit

Risperdal, a powerful antipsychotic manufactured by Johnson and Johnson, was approved by the FDA in 1993 for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults.  In 2007 the drug was approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults and youth between the ages of 13 and 17...
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Fluoroquinolones

Fluoroquinolones Lawsuits: Levaquin, Cipro, and Avelox

Fluoroquinolones, a family of synthetic antibiotics, are commonly prescribed to treat bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder or prostate.  These drugs are also prescribed to kill a bacterium that leads to bronchitis and pneumonia.   The most common...
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Zofran

Zofran Birth Defects and Heart Complication Lawsuit

Zofran, a drug produced and marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, acts as an anti-nausea and anti-vomiting medication for post-surgery patients. The drug was approved in the United States in 1991 exclusively for use with chemotherapy patients and post surgery patients. Zofran is also...
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Actos

Actos Heart Failure/Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Actos, a product of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the FDA in 1999 to help control blood sugar levels in type II diabetes patients.  Actos is considered one of the most popularly prescribed medications in the world, which is startling because it has been linked to...
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Pradaxa

Pradaxa and Xarelto Anticoagulant Lawsuits

Anticoagulants, usually prescribed to patients suffering from irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation) or patients recovering from invasive surgery, thin the users’ blood to prevent clotting.  The most popularly prescribed anticoagulants are Pradaxa and Xarelto. Pradaxa, an...
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Infuse

The Potential Negative Effects of Medtronic’s INFUSE Bone Graft Procedures

Medtronic, founded in Minneapolis, Indiana in 1949, is the world’s largest standalone medical technology company, credited with the invention and distribution of several cardiovascular products, diabetes supplies, and spinal materials.  Medtronic’s controversial INFUSE bone graft...
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Diabetes

Type II Diabetes Treatment Lawsuits: Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza

Adults suffering from Type II diabetes may have been prescribed one of several medications, including Byetta and Januvia.  Byetta, patented by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the Federal Drug Administration for use with insulin in 2005, and Januvia, using a patent of...
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Administrative Law Judge

The ABC’s Of Administrative Law Judge Hearings

You’ve filed for Social Security Disability benefits and you’ve been denied your initial application. So you work your way through the necessary appeals process and, unfortunately, your request for reconsideration is also denied. At this point, you have the opportunity to...
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Product Increases Risk of Cancer

Product Increases Risk of Cancer

Many women undergo surgeries such as a hysterectomy or a myomectomy when fibroids are found in the uterus and need to be removed. During procedure, surgeons make a small incision in the uterus using a tool called a morcellator. In 2014, Johnson and Johnson issued a recall of all...
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Inherited IRA

The Facts About Inherited IRA

Not an exempt “Retirement Fund” in the eyes of the Law Attorney Eric Brown shares his knowledge of how inherited IRA’s factor in when filing for bankruptcy: Just another example of a trap for the unwary in bankruptcy; the United States Supreme Court, on June...
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Bankruptcy

4 Ways to Recover After Filing for Bankruptcy

1. Learn from your mistakes after filing for bankruptcy. Reflect on the financial choices you made in the past and determine if there are any you can avoid repeating. If you recognize where you went wrong, the chances of being in a difficult financial spot are much less likely....
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divorce

6 Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

Considering a divorce? Here’s a few things you should keep in mind as you make your decision. 1. What is the motivation for your divorce? If you are considering divorce it is important that you are doing it for the right reasons. If this is the product of an emotional...
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Social Security

Substance Abuse: The Death-Nail to your Social Security Disability Claim

In my Social Security Disability practice, I have attended approximately 100 hearings before an Administrative Law Judge on behalf of claimants. It has been eye-opening to see the number of people who are applying for Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security...
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Arrested

6 Things You Should Know If You Are Arrested

  When you are arrested, everything seems to happen very fast.  There are many situations and different circumstances that can lead to an arrest. No matter how or why it happened, it is important to know your rights.  Read our top 6 things you should know if you are arrested...
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Car Accident

What To Do After A Car Accident

The initial shock and aftermath of a car accident can be stressful as well as traumatic. Some can be minor and some can be fatal. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car accidents were responsible for 33,561 deaths in 2012.  No matter the situation,...
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