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Social Security Disability Q&A With Attorney Eric Brown

Social Security Disability Q&A With Attorney Eric Brown Today we received a question via our website pertaining to Social Security Disability. Attorney Eric Brown took the time to answer the question asked. “Why is the Social Security Administration changing my...
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Norris 2

Chuck Norris Takes On Big Pharma Companies For Poisoning His Wife

Star of television and the silver screen Chuck Norris and his wife Gena are suing seven pharmaceutical and medical diagnostic companies along with their subsidiaries for failing to warn Gena or her healthcare providers of the risk of gadolinium. Gadolinium Deposition Disease...
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Wubbles Body Cam Footage

Utah Nurse Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Her Detainment After Blocking Cop From Drawing Blood

Utah Nurse Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Her Detainment After Blocking Cop From Drawing Blood From Unconscious Patient The Jones Brown Team recently reported on a story that came out of Salt Lake City Utah, where a University Hospital nurse Alex Wubbles was handcuffed and...
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Kermit

New Oklahoma DUI Laws Are Now In Effect

Changes in Oklahoma DUI Laws Now in Effect Back in June of 2017, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed State Bill 643, amending the DUI laws in the State of Oklahoma. The changes in the bill referred to as the “Impaired Driving Elimination Act 2” went into effect on...
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Q&A

How Can I File A Lawsuit Against Social Security?

How Can I File A Lawsuit Against Social Security? Social Security Corner Q & A: We received the following question via our website, Jonesbrownlaw.com/contact-us/ from Wendy of Bakersfield Ca.: “Hi. my name is Wendy and back in 2013 I applied for social security...
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Anatomy

Interior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Lawsuits

Interior Vena Cava Filter Lawsuits Design problems of certain inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have caused many individuals all throughout the nation to suffer severe complications and injuries when the small medical devices fractured or broke inside the body. Inferior Vena Cava...
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Disabled

Do You Meet The SSA Definition of Being Disabled?

Do You Meet The Social Security Administration’s Definition of Being Disabled? A disability can affect a person in many different ways. Quality of life, the ability to earn a living, families well being and financial security just to name a few. If you are indeed disabled...
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Bullies

New York Law Holds Parents Accountable for Their Kids Bullying

We are all aware of the problem that poses a threat in schools around the nation, the bullying of children. Teasing, name-calling, leaving kids out on purpose, attacking them verbally and physically and even electronically through texts, email and social media. This bullying can...
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Defective Drug

Are Generic Drugs Manufactures Given a Licence to Kill?

Let us take a look at the case of a girl named Kira, or “Nikki” as her friends and family called her. Nikki was a 22-year-old, All-American girl that had just graduated from college. Nikki started working at a local orphanage and had big plans, as all young people do,...
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Gas Rig

EEOC Files Age and Disability Complaint Against Purcell Oklahoma Contract Driller

The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a complaint against a Purcell -based drilling contractor, alleging the contractor has discriminated against job applicants older than 40 years of age and those who had filed workers’ compensation claims.According...
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Cheerleaders

Pep Rally Skit Leads to Student’s Brain Injury and $10.5 Million Settlement

Pep Rally Skit Spirals Out of Control and Results in Student’s Brain Injury and $10.5 Million Settlement We all remember the excitement of the high school pep rally. The high school band blaring the school song, cheerleaders flying through the air and coaches and players...
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Johnson and Johnson to Pay $417 Million in Talcum Powder Case

Update: Johnson and Johnson to Pay $417 Million in Talcum Powder Case As we reported to you earlier this year, Johnson and Johnson and their Baby Powder (talcum powder) product were under fire for causing ovarian cancer in women. Since then the cases against the big pharma giant...
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Senior Care

Dying Cancer Patient’s Pain Meds Stolen. Care Facility Settles For $1 Million

Henry Sloan, a resident of the Oakleaf Village, a care facility in Lexington South Carolina, lay in his bed in excruciating pain as pancreatic cancer took its toll on his 75-year-old body. Why was Mr. Sloan in so much pain considering that he was in a facility that he and his...
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Equality

EEOC Sues Pizza Studio Restaurant Owner for Violating Equal Pay Act

A Delaware Pizza company is feeling the heat and not from it’s own ovens. Until recently PS Holding LLC (Pizza Studio) restaurant in Kansas City, Kan., violated federal law by withdrawing job offers from two teens after the female teen complained about being offered less...
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Workplace

Political Views in the Workplace: An Employers Guide

Political Views in the Workplace: An Employers Guide There is an old saying that there should never be any discussion of politics or religion inside a bar, with today’s political climate the workplace should be added to that list. Democrat or Republican, Trump supporter or...
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Prison

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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