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…
One of the most common questions that a potential client will ask a personal injury lawyer is, “what is my case worth?”. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not as simple as one might think. A lawyer cannot accurately predict how much a case might be worth without much information and thorough research. Every…
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.