Personal Injury

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

Causes and Symptoms of Cephalohematoma

Giving birth can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Unfortunately, there are times it can turn into a traumatic event for both mother and baby.  The journey from the womb through the birth canal and into the world takes a great toll on a newborn. There are numerous issues that can occur along the way, resulting… read more

Herniated Discs C4/C5 and C5/C6 Injuries

One of the most common injuries people suffer after getting in a car accident, especially in accidents in which they are rear-ended, is neck injuries. More specifically, individuals who have been rear-ended might suffer a herniated disc.  A herniated disc can happen for a number of different reasons. Everything from aging to simple genetics can… read more