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  • Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer in Oklahoma City?

    A common question is, “do I need a personal injury lawyer in Oklahoma City?” Under Oklahoma law, a personal injury is bodily harm sustained through another person’s deliberate or negligent activities. Personal injuries could be caused by a motor vehicle accident, a physical assault, or a slip and fall at a home or business. Do […]

  • What Are My Rights in Oklahoma City Personal Injury Claims?

    When people hear about Oklahoma City personal injury claims, they all too often think about motor vehicle collisions. While Oklahoma car accidents are a major cause of people seeking personal injury lawyers, there are plenty of other types of situations that could be eligible for Oklahoma City personal injury claims. What follows is some advice […]

  • Who Is Liable for Injuries from a Company Vehicle Accident?

    In Oklahoma City, liability can be a complex subject when an employee has a company vehicle accident. Usually, if the employee was negligent and the employee’s negligence caused the accident, there are situations in which the employee would be held liable and some situations in which the employer would be held liable. Scope of Company […]

  • How Do Courts Determine Who Is Liable for an Oklahoma Rollover Accident?

    As our love for SUVs has grown in Oklahoma City, so have the number of Oklahoma rollover accidents. All vehicles may be involved in an Oklahoma rollover accident, but SUVs, trucks, and vans, with their higher center of gravity and a narrower axle base, are especially prone to tipping. A higher center of gravity and […]

  • Will Minimum Car Insurance Coverage Cover My Losses in an Oklahoma City Auto Accident

    Minimum liability insurance for your car is mandated by Oklahoma law. If you drive a motor vehicle, you are required to carry the following minimum coverage: $25,000 for injury/death of one person, $50,000 for injury/death of more than one person in a single incident, and $25,000 for property damage. (Okla. Stat. tit. 47 § 7-324) […]

  • My Oklahoma City Car Accident Lawyer Sent Out a Demand Letter…What Does That Mean?

    If you have had a car accident and were not at fault, at some point in time, you will need to make sure that the culpable driver’s insurance company clearly understands the nature of your injuries and damages and the value of your claim. If you have hired an Oklahoma City car accident lawyer to […]

  • Do Oklahoma City Auto Accident Attorneys Usually Take a Personal Injury Case to Trial?

    After a car accident in Oklahoma, it is natural to want things to become resolved as quickly as possible. Thus, a common question regards whether Oklahoma City auto accident attorneys usually take a personal injury case all the way to trial. The answer is not easy, and depends on the case. Do Oklahoma City Auto […]

  • What Can I Do If an Uninsured Motorist Oklahoma Causes an Accident?

    Most states, Oklahoma included, require that drivers carry a minimum of liability coverage for each motor vehicle driven. That does not mean that a driver will do so however. Nor does it mean that a driver will carry enough liability coverage. However, there are ways to protect yourself from an uninsured motorist Oklahoma. Insurance Minimum […]

  • How Long Will it Take to Fully Resolve My Oklahoma Personal Injury Claim?

    If you have been injured due to the fault of others, you may quite normally be wondering how long it will take to fully resolve your Oklahoma personal injury claim, should you decide to pursue one. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer to this question. The time it takes to resolve an Oklahoma personal injury […]

  • What Documentation is Needed for an Oklahoma City Car Accident Lawsuit?

    After an Oklahoma City car accident, you and your attorney will make the strongest case possible to persuade the opposing side to pay you the compensation that you need to make you whole again. In order to do that, you want to gather as much documentation as possible to support every part of the claim […]

  • Are Dog Owners Liable for Dog Bites Oklahoma?

    With strict liability, if prescribed conditions exist, then liability also exists. With regard to dog bites Oklahoma is a strict liability state. Under the law, an Oklahoma City dog owner is liable for all damages sustained when his dog, without provocation, bites or injures any person who is in or on a place he or […]

  • Liability in Texting and Driving Accidents in Oklahoma

    As texting and driving accidents in Oklahoma City have increased, state and local laws about this practice have become even stricter. Distracted driving has been shown to decrease road awareness and increase response times to a given road situation. Anything that causes us to be distracted could prove to be deadly. This includes eating, looking for […]

  • I Was Hurt in an Oklahoma City Car Accident But Cannot Afford A Lawyer…What Should I Do?

    An Oklahoma City car accident is not only scary at the time of the wreck, but also it can affect you in many ways for months, sometimes years to come, depending on the injuries suffered. You will have experienced damage to your car and possibly the contents of your car, along with physical and psychological […]

  • Why You Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

    If someone else hits you and causes you to suffer an injury, their liability insurance will cover your damages. However, if they are uninsured or underinsured, your uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage will cover your damages, but only if you have it. Learn the difference between uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, and how and when […]

  • What To Do When A Family Member Has Been Killed In An Accident

    When a family member is killed in an accident, such as an auto accident, slip and fall accident, or due to medical malpractice or a faulty product, you may have grounds to seek damages by filing a wrongful death claim. Read further to learn what a wrongful death claim is in Oklahoma, who can file […]

  • How An Insurance Claim Works In An Oklahoma City Personal Injury Case

    Most people are baffled by the insurance claim process. In fact, for most, only the accident itself is more bewildering than the claims process which follows. Read here to learn how insurance claims work in Oklahoma City personal injury cases, including the most commonly disputed issues and the main factors that will determine the outcome […]

  • Oklahoma City Personal Injury Claims: Terms You Should Know

    Clients sometimes complain that they don’t understand their attorneys because they use legal jargon and discuss legal rules and concepts that the client does not know. However, an effective attorney-client relationship is one in which the two are able to communicate and understand each other. Information needs to flow both ways. You need to be […]

  • How Much is My Oklahoma Personal Injury Case Worth?

    Usually, when you first contact a personal injury attorney, you are still being treated for the injuries you sustained in the accident. At this point, it is extremely difficult for any personal injury attorney to estimate accurately how much your case might be worth, because a large part of your personal injury case will depend […]

  • Should I Sign a Release After an Injury in Oklahoma?

    If you have been injured in an accident in Oklahoma and an insurance company is pressuring you to accept a settlement offer, here is some basic information to help you decide whether to accept the offer and sign a release for your injury. When Not to Sign a Release After an Injury in Oklahoma Typically, […]

  • What is a Manufacturing Defect in Oklahoma Product Liability?

    When we buy products, we expect them to be safe, whether they are products we use at home or in our place of employment. Manufacturers have a legal responsibility to manufacture products with safety as the utmost consideration. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and unsuspecting users are sometimes injured because the product wasn’t manufactured properly. […]

  • Who Can I File a Personal Injury Claim Against if I Was injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident in Oklahoma City?

    Passengers in automobile accidents are eligible to be compensated fully for any injuries they sustain, by whomever is at fault for the accident, be it the driver of the vehicle in which they are a passenger or other drivers involved in the accident. Often, more than one driver can be held liable for a passenger’s […]

  • What to Do if You Have a Slip and Fall Case in Oklahoma

    Every year in Oklahoma, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. Although most premises owners, and their employees, diligently make sure that their premises are clear of any hazards that may cause injuries, people are often injured because the hazard went undetected or because the management had not been alerted to the […]

  • How Long Will My Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

    How long your Oklahoma personal injury lawsuit takes depends on a number of different variables: chiefly, how bad you injuries are, how you were injured and whether or not you need to go to court in order to settle your case. Going to Court with an Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawsuit Each personal injury case is […]

  • How Much Proof is Needed to Win a Wrongful Death Claim in Oklahoma?

    If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another, it’s important that you seek immediate legal representation to file a wrongful death claim against the party responsible. There are many types of wrongful death claims, and the evidence needed to prove negligence can vary depending on the cause of death. […]

  • How Can I be Sure I Have Grounds to Seek Compensation in an Oklahoma City Personal Injury Claim?

    Accidents happen all of the time; there is no sure way to predict if and when an accident will occur. Whether you or someone else is responsible for your injuries, the reality is that an accident can cause you injuries that will make it difficult to perform daily tasks such as dressing, walking, eating and […]