Personal Injury

When Does Delaying Your Insurance Claim Become Bad Faith In Oklahoma? 

When you are injured in an accident in Oklahoma, you might rely on your insurance company to help you get everything back to normal. At the very least, you probably expect your insurance company to work on your behalf because you pay them.  However, insurance companies are just like every other business, and they want… read more

What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

Consent can be a crucial issue in some personal injury cases. When you consent to something, you agree to an action. There are two types of consent: express and implied. Understanding the difference between the two is important because it could affect your ability to file a personal injury claim if you have been negligently… read more

Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

“How much money will I get for my personal injury case?”  This question is asked by almost every injury victim who meets with an Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer. It’s easy to understand why people want to know how much an injury claim is worth. After an injury or accident, your initial focus is on… read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

Failure to yield the right of way is a leading cause of car crashes nationwide. Roughly 7% of all fatal car accidents and motorcycle accidents were caused by failure to yield the right of way. But what does yielding the right of way mean? For such an important factor in deadly automobile accidents, you need… read more

Valsartan Lawsuit

Valsartan is a popular drug prescribed for heart failure or hypertension (high blood pressure). It is classified as an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and blocks chemicals in the body that restrict blood vessels. Valsartan helps relax and keep blood vessels open, lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke.  In… read more

Allstate Worst Insurance Company For Consumers

Insurance companies are supposed to provide their consumers with assistance and financial security when life throws unexpected curveballs their way. In reality, insurers have been known to engage in shady tactics to avoid paying out claims. Policyholders must always remember that insurance companies are not charitable organizations. They are profit-driven businesses. Thus, insurers often focus… read more

Understanding the Difference between Civil and Criminal Cases

If you are injured because of another party’s negligence, the incident may result in a civil case and a criminal case.  When an individual injures another person while breaking the law, the individual could be charged with a crime and face civil penalties from the victims. For example, if a drunk driver causes an accident,… read more

What is the Difference Between an Accident and an Injury?

In the context of everyday language, many people confuse the concepts of “accident” and “injury.” This is fine for informal conversations. But in the context of tort law, “accident” and “injury” are different ideas with different legal implications. An accident may not have someone to blame, but a personal injury case is only possible if… read more

Elements of a Tort

Being injured by another person or party can be devastating. Oklahoma tort laws allow you to seek compensation for your injuries and damages. However, you cannot recover compensation from the other party until you prove the legal elements of a tort. What is a Tort? A tort is an act or omission that causes harm… read more

What’s the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

From television to movies, on billboards, and in commercials, we commonly hear and see the words “lawyer” and “attorney.” Are they two different jobs or do they mean the same thing? When you need legal advice, it really does not matter if a person advertises as a “lawyer” or an “attorney.” What matters is whether… read more