Our Highways Aren’t Safe, and Trucking Companies Are to Blame
Jan 22, 2019
For decades, trucking companies have successfully lobbied against regulations and reforms that could make the trucking industry safer. Now, the most recent Commercial Vehicle Safety Report from Wards Intelligence shows that the trucking industry is failing to make safety improvements…
Ikea Furniture Continues to Put Young Children in Danger
Jan 16, 2019
In the United States, television and furniture tip-overs result in dozens of child injuries every day and nearly 40 deaths each year. Many consumer safety advocates feel companies are doing little to prevent these horrible accidents — most notably those…
Electric Scooters Are Convenient and Fun. They’re Also Dangerous.
Jan 09, 2019
Across the United States, people are embracing the latest trend in personal transportation: electric scooters. While riding these scooters can offer a lot of fun as well as an eco-friendly alternative to motor vehicles and public transit, e-scooters can also…
Understanding At-Fault vs. No-Fault Car Insurance
Dec 18, 2018
Oklahoma uses an at-fault system for auto insurance coverage. In our state, the negligent driver who causes a car wreck (or, more likely, their insurance company) must pay for all damages that occur as a result. These damages may include…
Who Pays for Dog Bite Injuries in Oklahoma?
Dec 11, 2018
Anyone who’s been attacked and bitten by an animal will tell you that it’s a serious, scarring event, especially when the bite occurs during childhood. If you or someone you know has been bitten by a dog or other domestic animal, you should seek medical attention right away. Once…
How Electronic Logs Can Help Your Truck Accident Case
Dec 06, 2018
Trucking companies frequently ask their employees to drive long distances and work long hours. Some companies even pressure their drivers to break federal regulations and drive unreasonably long shifts, threatening the drivers with punishment or even termination if they refuse. As a result, many truckers drive in a constant state of fatigue, and this widespread fatigue remains one of…
Should I Settle My Car Accident Case?
Dec 04, 2018
Individuals who have suffered injuries in a car accident because of another person’s negligence often don’t know where to turn. In many cases, their injuries require extensive and costly medical treatment. If their injuries are severe, they may not be able to work or enjoy life the way they had…
5 Good Reasons to Sue a Nursing Home
Nov 27, 2018
Nursing home abuse and neglect are more common than most people realize. According to the Nursing Home Abuse Center, between 1 million and 2 million U.S. citizens aged 65 and older have suffered some form of abuse at the hands of a caregiver. Research also suggests that less than 10% of…
Watch Out for Defective Products When Shopping for Holiday Gifts
Nov 20, 2018
Finding the perfect gifts for your friends, family, and coworkers is one of the holiday season’s biggest challenges — so much so that people often overlook the potential hazards those gifts pose when standing in the check-out line or filling their online shopping cart. Before you swipe your credit card for another…
A Drunk Driver Hit Me in Oklahoma — Can I Sue?
Nov 13, 2018
Many individuals who suffer injuries in a crash caused by a drunk driver come to a painful crossroads. They’re suffering through mental, emotional, and physical ailments that make it difficult to work, study, or enjoy their lives with friends and…
These 4 Common Truck Defects Cause Deadly Wrecks
Nov 06, 2018
While the truck driver’s actions should receive plenty of scrutiny in the wake of a devastating truck accident, there’s also a good chance the condition of the truck itself played a role in causing the wreck. Compared to a typical passenger car, trucks are extremely…
How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Oct 22, 2018
When you’ve suffered an injury, hiring and working with a lawyer sounds stressful. More importantly, it sounds expensive. But if someone has injured you, you’re already under a great degree of stress, and you’re probably facing thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages, not to mention other expenses…