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.
The experience and skills of your lawyer play a significant role in the amount of compensation you receive. With this in mind, it is critical that you ask the right questions when consulting with an attorney. Doing so can make the difference between winning your case, going home with nothing, or receiving significantly less than your case is worth.
Twenty-five percent (25%) of drivers in Oklahoma do not carry auto insurance. So, what happens when you are injured in a car wreck by a driver without insurance, or not enough insurance? You find yourself stuck with large out-of-pocket expenses for medical care or health insurance deductibles.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy. It is especially difficult when the death could have been avoided. A wrongful death claim can be pursued when a loved one’s death arises from negligent medical care, a motor vehicle accident, or a slip and fall.
Though social media has become an integral part of daily life for most of the population, if you are pursuing a personal injury claim, you may be inadvertently providing information that can hurt your case.
The steps you take after suffering a personal injury caused by someone else can play a major role in whether your interests are protected. From ensuring you receive the treatment you need, to recovering for medical costs and lost wages; a personal injury case can leave you feeling overwhelmed.
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,
On Thursday, December 17th, Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared via Skype on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa program to talk about toy safety, and some items to avoid this holiday season. Watch the segment: Watching Out for Kids W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) is a non-profit organization designed to educate the public…
Believe it or not, the holiday season is upon us already. For many, Christmas is filled with laughter and tradition. As a homeowner, have you ever thought, “what if Santa Claus is injured while delivering gifts in my home?” Fortunately, the attorneys at Graves McLain have you covered. From tidying up rooms to bringing out…
The holidays are a time for family, friends, and enjoying traditions. Unfortunately, there’s an increase in accidents caused by drunk drivers around this time of year. Protect yourself and your loved ones from alcohol-related crashes this holiday season by following the safety tips below and serving up some of our favorite alcohol-free holiday drink recipes!…