Personal Injury

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What It Means and How It Can Affect Your Case

Attorney-client privilege is a rule of evidence that prevents your lawyer from testifying about private communications between the two of you. A closely related concept is called attorney-client confidentiality. The purpose of both rules is to encourage clients to speak candidly with their lawyers. Attorney-Client Privilege The attorney-client privilege prevents your attorney from revealing confidential… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

Were you injured in a slip and fall, a car accident, or another personal injury situation? An accident or injury can cause you to experience severe pain and suffering. You might also incur lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.  Under Oklahoma tort laws, you can pursue a claim for damages against the party who… read more

How To Write a Settlement Demand Letter

Many personal injury cases in Oklahoma City settle through negotiations with the other party’s insurance company. Your personal injury lawyer begins the negotiations by preparing and sending a settlement demand letter to the company.  Drafting a compelling demand letter takes experience and skill. However, a correctly drafted settlement demand letter can increase the chance that… read more

An Overview of Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Oklahoma City

Insurance companies are for-profit businesses. Even though they claim to be there for their customers, they aim to make money. Paying insurance claims cuts into the company’s profit margin. An insurance adjuster works to limit the company’s liability for the claim. They may use various tactics to deny or undervalue claims. However, there is a… read more

What Is Considered a “Reasonable Person” When It Comes to Negligence in Oklahoma?

Before you can collect compensation for a negligence claim, you must be able to show what a reasonable person would have done under the circumstances and how the defendant’s actions varied from this standard. This is necessary to help establish negligence in Oklahoma.  If you were hurt in a slip and fall, car accident, motorcycle… read more

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