Jeremy Thurman

Jeremy Thurman is an attorney at McIntyre Law who focuses primarily on semi-truck accident and catastrophic injury cases. He is known as a meticulous attorney whose work ethic and small town values translate into excellent results for his clients. Read more about Jeremy Thurman.

What You Don’t Know About Backyard Trampolines

Bounce, bounce, bounce. The trampoline seems like the quintessential kids’ entertainment; it’s been around forever, and kids (and adults) love them. It may surprise you, though, that there were 83,300 trampoline injuries treated in emergency rooms in 2011. As a matter of fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises against trampoline use for kids altogether, citing too-frequent cases of fractures, dislocations, cervical spine injuries and even death. Continue reading

Is your dashboard your biggest distraction?

There’s been so much in the news about the hazards of distracted driving, but not much attention has been paid to the fact that one of the causes can actually be your own dashboard. If you think about it, your dashboard is significantly lower and out of sight-stream from the windshield (in other words, you must take your eyes off the road in order to look at it) and it controls so much of what you do for both driving and personal comfort. Whereas your dash was once just a way to fiddle with the radio or adjust the temperature, newer cars have technology integrated into their dashboards (mostly for use by smartphone apps) that they’ve become much more dangerous. Continue reading

Pet-friendly Oklahoma: Dog Parks and Hotels

Thrilled that summer’s finally here? Looking to do something with your best friend? No, not your BFF… your four-legged, furry, always-happy-see-you best friend. Lucky for you (and the pup), there are plenty of Oklahoma pet-friendly destinations. Continue reading

Swimming Pool Safety Checklist

Summer is approaching, the warm weather has arrived and you’re looking to hit the pool. Swimming pools are always popular, but they can be dangerous too. With a few precautions, you can keep your family safe this summer.

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Report Finds Americans Are Driving Less

A report released today by the U.S. PIRG shows that after a six decade-long period of increased driving in the United States, Americans are driving less. The data compiled from 1946 forward, shows that a steady increase in per-capita driving in the United States that has finally begun to decrease. Continue reading

May is National Bike Month

Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate cycling and its many benefits. For cycling enthusiasts and novices alike, information is widely available on how to keep safe on the roadways. As motorists, May is a good time to reflect on keeping our two-wheeled- companions safe on the roads we share. Continue reading

‘SaferCar’ App offers Drivers Real-Time Safety Information

Late last month the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the release of a new safety app for Iphones and Ipod Touches called, SaferCar. The app’s many safety features allow drivers instant access to information on everything from car seat safety and installation, to vehicle recalls. Continue reading

Criminal Charges Not Yet Filed in Tulsa Dentist Case

Tulsa dentist, Dr. Wayne Scott Harrington, has been accused of exposing patients to a variety of blood-borne illnesses in his Tulsa and Owasso offices. While the Tulsa Health Department, in connection with the state Health Department, and the state dentistry board, are beginning the task of notifying around 7,000 of Harrington’s patients, only a small number of those have been screened as of Monday. As that process unfolds, it may take a long time before criminal charges are filed against Dr. Harrington. Continue reading

Jurors award damages in DePuy hip implant case

A Los Angeles jury awarded $8.3 million to a former prison guard in a hip implant case earlier this month. In the case between 65-year old Loren Kransky and Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary, Kransky accused Johnson & Johnson of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled. Continue reading

Driving in Inclement Weather: Resources and Tips

With large parts of the state of Oklahoma waking up to more snow and hazardous conditions, for those attempting to get to work today, driving may be a challenge. With a little extra caution and the help of a few resources, any driver can stay a little safer on slick Oklahoma roads. Continue reading

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