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What Are the Intersections with Most Car Wrecks in Tulsa?

Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in motor vehicle crashes. Statistics always vary on the causes, typically they include distracted driving, alcohol abuse, or failing to wear a seatbelt. In 2019 alone, motor vehicle crashes caused over 36,000 deaths in the United States, 584 in Oklahoma. While representing a small percentage, many Oklahoma…
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Are Car Accident Cases Different If Children are Involved?

No matter the extent of an injury, the last thing you want is your child to be involved in an accident. Adults are more likely to be involved in car accidents than children, but, unfortunately, children are in accidents all the time. If a child is involved in a car wreck, know that they have…
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What is the Difference Between a Class-Action Lawsuit and a Multi-District Litigation?

When large groups of individual lawsuits are filed against one entity across many different locations, it is often beneficial for a request to be made to have all cases centralized and heard by one judge. This request is made to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”). The JPML considers whether to centralize the litigation…
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What to Do if You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver

In the chaos and confusion that ensues after a car accident, it can be overwhelming. However, when the accident involves a drunk driver, there are even more concerns to deal with. A drunk driver could be held liable for injuries or damages resulting from an accident they caused. Because of this, it is important that…

Graves McLain Recognized in 2021 Super Lawyers List

As a leading rating service of lawyers that spans over 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers Magazine releases a yearly list of lawyers that have received outstanding peer recognition and sustained professional achievement. This accolade is given through a patented selection process recognizing a law firm or individual lawyers’ professional accomplishments. Now that the annual selection…
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Graves McLain (Super Lawyers)

GRAVES MCLAIN LAWYERS NAMED TO 2021 SUPER LAWYERS LIST Tulsa Law Firm Selected for Inclusion in Latest Edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers (Tulsa, OK – 10/21/2021) As an AV-rated firm, the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell® for legal ability and ethics, the team of attorneys at Graves McLain PLLC are once again honored for the…

What Do I Get in a Free Consultation?

When looking for the right attorney, it is essential to find someone you feel comfortable with. The person you choose to advocate for you is someone you should feel has your best interest at heart. It is also crucial for you to understand all aspects of the legal process for your case type. A free…
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How to Handle Your Property Damage Claim

Serious damage to your vehicle can stop life in its tracks, leaving you displaced and without the ability to get to and from work for the foreseeable future. To say this is a frustrating experience is a tremendous understatement.   Report the Accident to Insurance Immediately You should understand what coverage you have on your auto policy before an accident happens. With full…
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Can My Auto Insurance Company Deny My Claim?

Any time a driver gets into a car accident, it can be a traumatic experience. When it happens, most drivers will depend on their insurance company to timely pay their claim so they can have the funds to put their lives back together; however, some insurance companies may wrongfully deny a claim leaving the policyholder, now victim, responsible. In this article, we will look…
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What Do I Do if a Big Rig Hits Me?

It is not uncommon for serious injuries or fatalities to happen when an accident involves a big rig or another large commercial vehicle. While families try to pick up the pieces and grieve, the company at fault has lost an income provider and is only interested in getting that vehicle back out on the road.…