Personal Injury Blog

How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

Oklahoma personal injury laws allow victims to recover compensation for their injuries, financial losses, and other damages when another party causes their injury through negligence or wrongdoing. A person injured because of a slip and fall accident, motorcycle crash, medical malpractice, defective product, or other personal injury accident can receive money for their damages.  Damages… read more

Assault at Oklahoma City Restaurant Could Give Rise to Criminal Charges, Civil Lawsuit

Investigators are attempting to identify a woman who allegedly assaulted an employee of a restaurant located off the N.W. Expressway. She began cursing at employees and was being escorted to the door when she attempted to hit one employee and spit on another. The woman left after being removed from the premises. Oklahoma City police… read more

What If I’m In An Accident In A Rental Car?

Car accidents can be stressful. Even a fender bender can disrupt your daily routine and result in financial losses. However, when the car you are driving is a rental car, that fact adds extra stress and complications. When you drive a rental vehicle, you are responsible for any damage to the vehicle while it is… read more

What’s Causing Neck & Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident?

Neck and back injuries are common in a variety of traffic accidents, including head-on collisions, rear-end accidents, and rollover accidents. In some cases, injuries to the neck or back can result in disabling conditions. Some victims may be unable to perform routine daily activities or return to work. Identifying the cause of the neck and… read more

Tattoo Infections

Tattoos can often be an appealing method of self-expression, but due to the nature of the procedure, they may also pose a high risk for complications. Permanent tattoos require mechanized needles that puncture the skin to inject ink into the second layer of skin.  Any procedure that involves penetrating the skin carries the risk of… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Oklahoma City?

There’s a common belief that it’s illegal to drive barefoot in Oklahoma or any other state. You may have heard it from your parents. They probably heard it from their parents. However, in truth, no state has a law on the books that makes it illegal to drive a car while barefoot.  The supposed law… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma—Cause and Effect

Blunt force head trauma is the primary cause of traumatic brain injuries. The term is used when a blunt force causes trauma, but not penetration, to the head. The two most common causes of blunt force head trauma are falls and motor vehicle accidents, including motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians struck by vehicles. Work-related accidents also… read more

Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

Traffic accidents are a common part of daily life for individuals in cities and towns throughout the United States.  There were over 6.7 million traffic crashes in the United States in 2018. As a result, 36,560 people died. Another 2.7 million people were injured in traffic accidents in 2018. In Oklahoma in 2018, there were… read more

What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike With Your Car in Oklahoma City?

Hitting someone on a bicycle with your car is terrifying for a driver, and extremely dangerous for the cyclist. Reacting quickly, instead of panicking, can save someone’s life. What you do in the first few minutes after an accident involving a bicycle can have a profound impact on the outcome. Immediate Action if You Hit… read more

Attorneys Answer: When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Oklahoma City?

Deciding whether you need to hire a car accident lawyer can be challenging. Some accident claims can be settled without the assistance of a lawyer. How do you know if your case falls into that category? Take Advantage of a Free Consultation After any car accident, it is wise to talk with an experienced personal… read more