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Parking Lot Slip and Fall: How to Establish Liability and Seek Compensation in Oklahoma

Slip and Fall Parking Lot

As ice coated Oklahoma City in February 2023, around 37 people suffered slip and fall accidents across the city—including a local police officer. Around 30 of those incidents required emergency medical transportation. Fall injuries can cause significant damage to the injured party, including broken bones, head injuries, and more.  Exercising caution, especially in icy conditions,

How to Appeal a Denied Insurance Claim after a Car Accident

Denied Insurance Claim Law

Millions of accidents occur yearly in the country, with nearly two million being injury crashes. While multiple parties shoulder the costs of the injuries, private insurers are responsible for 50% of the claims. And as much as an injured person has a right to receive compensation from the at-fault party’s insurer, a significant number of

What Are My Rights as a Passenger in an Auto Accident in Tulsa?

Passenger Car Accident Law

According to the Tulsa police department, two passengers were rushed to the hospital in critical condition after an auto accident on Saturday, February 11th 2023. The auto crash happened on E. 21st St. near S. Pittsburgh Ave. at about 3 P.m. involving a white Ford and a blue Nissan. Auto accidents are common on many U. S.

A Summary of Pedestrian Laws in Tulsa Oklahoma

In 2020 alone, over 7,000 pedestrians were killed in road accidents involving motorists. These numbers have increased over time and vary across each state.  In Tulsa, Oklahoma, all road users have a duty to respect traffic laws. Given how vulnerable pedestrians can be, motorists must be aware of their surroundings to avoid pedestrian accidents.  Responsibilities

How To Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury Negligence

Accidents and injuries are a part of daily life in Oklahoma and everywhere else. Although personal injury claims comprise everything from premises liability cases to wrongful death litigation, a significant portion of personal injury claims in Oklahoma involve car accidents and other forms of motor vehicle crashes. The key to obtaining compensation in a personal injury

Why Would a Pre-Existing Injury Affect Your Car Accident Case?

Car Accident Injury Lawyer

Insurance companies have gained a reputation for denying claims or severely reducing payouts for a wide range of reasons. Notably, an insurance adjuster may seek to minimize an injury claim by citing a pre-existing condition. However, a pre-existing injury may benefit a car accident case in other circumstances. How Do Insurance Companies Look at Pre-Existing

Understanding the Difference Between a Settlement and a Jury Verdict

Personal Injury Settlement Lawyer

Who decides the case’s outcome in a personal injury case makes the difference between a jury verdict and a settlement? The major distinction between a jury verdict and a settlement is that the latter depends on the parties coming to an understanding outside of court. A verdict in a court case is a ruling or judgment by

Oklahoma Bicycle Laws 

Although most people learn to ride a bicycle when they are young, few are familiar with the bicycle laws established in their state of residence. At Graves McLain, we know the importance of being familiar with your state laws and how this can protect you in case of an accident.

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