Personal Injury Blog

What is the MCS-90 Endorsement?

Trucking companies assume a lot of financial risks when truck accidents happen. These accidents can cause massive property damage and multiple injuries. Because of this, trucking companies depend on their insurers to protect them after an accident. Without insurance, a truck accident could easily bankrupt a trucking company. Insurers use MCS-90 insurance endorsements to record… read more

These Nine Factors Can Help You Figure Out How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

In 2019 alone, there were about 75,000 car accidents in Oklahoma. These accidents resulted in a little less than 25,000 injuries. If you’ve been in a car accident, depending on its severity, you may be eligible to receive compensation. Most car accident injury cases – including insurance claims and third-party lawsuits – resolve with a… 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

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers in Oklahoma?

When an individual files a lawsuit or takes legal action against another individual or party—whether it be a divorce or a personal injury matter—the plaintiff in the case needs to inform the defendant that they are suing them. In order to inform them of the suit or legal action, a process server might be hired… 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

Brain Stem Injuries: Cause & Effect

Doctors have become more aware of the risks and effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in recent years. Whether an injury occurs on the football field or in a car accident on the highway, a brain injury can pose serious health risks and lead to lifelong disabilities. Brain stem injuries are in a special class…. read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Oklahoma

Distracted driving is a serious problem in Oklahoma. According to the State of Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, distracted driving caused 3,500 deaths and 391,000 injuries in 2015. In the ensuing five years, Oklahoma has taken steps to reign in this problem. Oklahoma has undertaken educational and public relations initiatives to reduce the risks of distracted… 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

Pregnancy & Car Accidents: Risks & Consequences

Car accidents can cause traumatic injuries to the occupants of all vehicles involved in the collision. When a pregnant woman is in one of the vehicles, there is a chance that there are two victims. The baby can sustain injuries because of the car accident along with the mother. It is crucial for a pregnant… read more

What is Popcorn Lung? What Are My Legal Options if I Got Sick?

Bronchiolitis Obliterans is a disease that affects an individual’s lungs, causing damage to the lung’s small airways making it difficult to breathe and inducing chronic coughing. The disease is more commonly known as “popcorn lung.”  This is because of the increased likelihood of contracting it those who have been exposed to the diacetyl—a common artificial… read more