Takata Airbag Defect Strikes Again

The A&M TeamCar Accidents, Personal Injury

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Takata Corp., a Tokyo-based maker of vehicle safety parts that are used by numerous popular automakers, has been under fire lately for the rise in injuries and deaths caused by their faulty airbags. Once deployed, the airbags have the potential to rupture and spray bits of metal into drivers and front-seat passengers, causing more serious injuries and even death. Such … Read More

The A&M TeamTakata Airbag Defect Strikes Again

Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims

The A&M TeamMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury

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Unfortunately, medical errors in hospitals and physician’s offices are considered the third leading cause of death in the United States. This is a disturbing statistic that raises many questions about our medical system and those in which we are entrusting with our lives. Right behind heart disease and cancer, medical negligence is the cause of somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000 … Read More

The A&M TeamMost Common Medical Malpractice Claims

Do I Need an Asset Protection Plan?

The A&M TeamAsset Protection

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What does the term “asset protection planning” mean to you? If you said it is the idea behind applying a series of techniques to protect your assets from future creditors, you would be correct. While many believe it is only something for wealthy families and people in high-risk professions, this couldn’t be further from the truth. A car accident, foreclosure, … Read More

The A&M TeamDo I Need an Asset Protection Plan?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The A&M TeamGeneral

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October has been named Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which gives us a great opportunity to open the discussion on this important issue. As an Oklahoma law firm, Atkins & Markoff is committed to helping raise awareness about domestic violence and the importance of protecting the rights of victims in an effort to prevent future abuse. Domestic violence occurs in many … Read More

The A&M TeamOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

10 Habits of Safe Construction Workers

The A&M Teamconstruction accidents, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

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    The construction industry is one of the most important, and dangerous. Those who work in the industry put themselves at risk of injury, and even death, every single day in order to improve roadways, build new homes and corporate structures, and maintain buildings. Because of the high level of risk associated with the job, it is all the more important … Read More

The A&M Team10 Habits of Safe Construction Workers

The Top Causes of Boating Accidents

The A&M TeamBoating Accidents, Personal Injury

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    Regardless of the time of year, it is important to be aware of some of the top causes of boating accidents in the United States. With this, it is always a good idea to check your safety equipment before heading out on the beautiful Oklahoma waters. The fun and excitement of taking your boat out on the waters can quickly … Read More

The A&M TeamThe Top Causes of Boating Accidents

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

The A&M TeamPersonal Injury

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Pedestrian accidents occur for a wide range of reasons, whether the unsuspecting pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, or the person was distracted and is to blame. In some cases, pedestrian accidents happen because the person is not paying attention, decides to cross the street without a crosswalk, swerves off a sidewalk, or is walking or bicycling against a traffic … Read More

The A&M TeamCommon Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

What is considered Nursing Home Abuse?

The A&M TeamNursing Home Abuse

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Unfortunately, many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in trusted facilities responsible for caring for them, and in relatives’ homes. Here at Atkins & Markoff, we understand how difficult it can be to deal with these types of situations as family members. You assume your loved one will be taken care of and treated with respect when you … Read More

The A&M TeamWhat is considered Nursing Home Abuse?

The Most Common Reasons for Divorce

The A&M TeamFamily Law

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Making the decision to get married and spend the rest of your life with another person is not one that should be taken lightly, and neither is divorce. Many people who enter into a marriage do so with no intention of getting divorced, regardless of what takes place during the marriage. However, divorce has become extremely common in the United … Read More

The A&M TeamThe Most Common Reasons for Divorce

How to improve your credit the right way?

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    There are many different reasons why a person’s credit can be ruined. Whether you’ve gotten in over your head in debt, made one too many late payments, or have been forced to file for bankruptcy. Regardless of the reason your credit has been destroyed, rebuilding said credit is thankfully not out of the question. When it comes to the daunting … Read More

The A&M TeamHow to improve your credit the right way?