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What Is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in modern times. While entirely avoidable, the growing reliance on cell phones for communication has made this practice a hot issue over the last few years. An average of eight people are killed each day, in the United States, in crashes that reported a distracted driver. To further stress the importance…

What Electronic Evidence Can Support Your Claim Against Another Driver After an Accident?

There are two main components to establishing a claim: liability (who is at fault?) and damages (how hurt are you?). Oklahoma is a comparative negligence state, which means that if you are found partially liable, your compensation will be reduced.
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Should I Hire an Attorney After an Accident That Wasn’t My Fault?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a car accident happens once every minute across the United States. While nearly everyone car accident results in property damage, personal injury or the risk of legal action,

Top 8 Types of Evidence to Collect at the Scene of a Car Accident

If you get into a car accident, one of the best ways to protect your legal rights is to gather evidence at the scene as soon as possible. Even if you believe that the accident was relatively minor, you still should collect evidence immediately following the crash. Knowing what evidence you need will prepare you…

The 3 Problems You’ll Face Dealing with Car Insurance Companies After an Accident

One of the more complicated aspects after being involved in a car accident is dealing with the car insurance companies. Unfortunately, you cannot expect that they’re going to be upfront and honest with you. These companies are businesses, and they have to make their money somehow.  In this blog, you’ll find information on how to…

Calculating Liability in a Car Accident in Oklahoma

When you’ve been involved in a car accident in Oklahoma and have suffered injuries or damage to your vehicle, it can create an extremely stressful situation. In order to figure out whether you are entitled to damages, you must first determine liability. When you take your case to court, the jury may find that the…

What to do if You’re the Victim of a Hit-and-Run

Between dealing with physical and property damages, mounting medical bills, and potentially decreased income due to injuries, the aftermath of a car accident can always be stressful. If you are the unfortunate victim of a hit-and-run accident, you may not know what to do next. According to Oklahoma Title 47 (§47-10-103), anyone who hits another…
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Common Causes of Left-Turn Accidents

When driving, there are certain maneuvers that are naturally riskier than others. One such maneuver that tends to be risky is turning left at an intersection. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 36 percent of all auto accidents occur at intersections and more than 480,000 of them involve drivers who are turning left. In…