What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Negligence Per Se?
April, 6, 2022 | Negligence
Negligence is the foundation of most personal injury cases. Many non-lawyers use this word in everyday conversations to describe someone who isn’t paying attention and makes a mistake. It has a special meaning in the legal context – a more complicated meaning than most people understand. That’s because negligence is a term of art, so… read more
What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?
March, 17, 2022 | Personal Injury
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
Delayed Concussion Symptoms
March, 15, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Concussion symptoms do not always appear immediately and at the same time. Here is some information about delayed concussion symptoms and how they might affect the compensation you can seek. Your Brain and Concussions A layer of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cushions your brain inside your skull. The skull and CSF work together to protect your… read more
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person
March, 11, 2022 | Car Accidents
In Oklahoma, driving a motor vehicle on a public road is a privilege, not a right. If the police catch you driving without a license in Oklahoma, you could face a range of penalties ranging from a minor fine to significant jail time. Keep your license up-to-date, always carry it on your person while driving,… read more
Understanding Assumption of the Risk in Oklahoma City
February, 21, 2022 | Negligence
In Oklahoma, as well as many other states, “assumption of the risk” is a defense against a personal injury or wrongful death claim. This principle is based on common law, which means that it is judge-made law derived from previous cases. Since it is based on common law, assumption of the risk is not a… read more
Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?
January, 24, 2022 | Personal Injury
“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
Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Oklahoma City?
January, 22, 2022 | Car Accidents
A car accident can be a scary event. An accident may result in an injury or significant damage to your vehicle. You may struggle with what to do next. It’s common for people who experience a car accident to face a surge of adrenaline and not know what to do. If you’ve been involved in… read more
Oklahoma Car and Booster Seat Laws
January, 21, 2022 | Oklahoma Law
Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children between the ages of one and 14. A large majority of these injuries come from car accidents. Although these facts are distressing, they aren’t entirely surprising. Car accidents can be devastating for any person. Naturally, vulnerable infants, children, and preteens are at even higher risk… read more
Can You Sue for a Car Accident If You Are Not Hurt in Oklahoma City?
December, 14, 2021 | Car Accidents
When you think of a car accident lawsuit, the first things that might come to mind are serious injuries, expensive medical bills, and even loss of life. While those are common reasons for suing after a car crash, they’re not the only reasons to take the other driver to court. If you were involved in… read more
How to Get Surveillance Camera Footage of Your Auto Accident in Oklahoma City
December, 13, 2021 | Car Accidents
Video recordings of a car accident can often provide valuable evidence for your injury claim. They can also help you prove what happened and who caused the accident. Finding and getting these videos can prove challenging, however. You need to identify who might have the footage. Next, you need to figure out how to either… read more