What is CTE?
November, 17, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a rare degenerative brain disorder. A form of CTE called dementia pugilistica (commonly referred to as “punch drunk” syndrome) was discovered in the 1920s in boxers. Since CTE is rare, there is still a lot that experts don’t know about it. There is no known cure, and it can’t be… read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
November, 16, 2021 | Personal Injury
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
What is Lane Splitting? Is it Legal in Oklahoma?
October, 20, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
If you’re riding a motorcycle, you might have heard the term “lane splitting.” You might have also wondered what that means and if it’s legal in Oklahoma. Lane splitting is when a motorcycle rider cuts down the middle of two lanes of traffic. It’s also called “lane filtering.” And it’s illegal in Oklahoma. The law… read more
Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?
October, 20, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle can make you feel like you’ve achieved total freedom. Riding on the open road, leaving all your worries behind. But is a motorcycle really worth the cost? Unless it’s going to be your sole means of transportation, you’ll still have regular car expenses to maintain. Factoring in the risks of riding, consider… read more
September, 8, 2021 | Personal Injury
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
7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them
August, 31, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle can be a very fulfilling experience. However, it can also put you in a vulnerable position on the road. In a car, your vehicle’s metal frame may offer a degree of protection in an accident. Not so with a motorcycle. Motorcyclists often sustain serious injuries when they’re involved in accidents. In fact,… read more
What is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?
August, 26, 2021 | Oklahoma Law
Many people find themselves wondering, “what is the difference between lawyer and attorney?” It is easy to see why there is confusion surrounding this subject. These terms are used interchangeably in daily conversation, but some still argue that the two words actually have slightly different meanings. Lawyer vs. Attorney In Daily Use In daily use,… read more
Allstate Worst Insurance Company For Consumers
August, 26, 2021 | Personal Injury
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
Top Five Reasons to Hire a Litigation Lawyer
July, 8, 2021 | Oklahoma Law
Most injury cases never reach a jury. According to one analysis, claimants settle about 62% of claims, drop about 34% of claims, and take around 4% of claims to court. Many claimants who receive settlements have a litigation attorney representing their claim. One of the most effective settlement strategies includes filing a lawsuit to pressure… read more
How Much Does A Texting Ticket Cost in Oklahoma City?
June, 7, 2021 | Oklahoma Law
Distracted driving continues to be a problem in the United States. It is estimated that nine people die and 1,000 are injured each day in traffic accidents involving a distracted driver. Texting while driving remains one of the most common forms of distracted driving in the United States. Unfortunately, it is also one of the… read more