Oklahoma Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer

Assisted Living Abuse

Assisted living abuse in Oklahoma is serious and harms our vulnerable senior population. Moving a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living can be a difficult and nerve-wracking decision. Will your loved one receive the care, respect, and protection that they deserve? Sadly, some nursing home residents don’t. If your loved one is neglected and suffers an injury…

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Rights Of A Good Samaritan Injured In An Accident in Oklahoma

Good Samaritan Injured In An Accident

A good Samaritan injured in an accident has certain rights in Oklahoma. All states provide some version of a Good Samaritan law. These laws are intended to protect individuals who take action in emergencies and other injury accidents to offer help. Good Samaritan laws encourage individuals to do whatever is necessary to provide assistance in an emergency and to do…

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Should I Refuse Medical Care After A Car Accident in Oklahoma

Uninsured Motorist Attorneys

Getting medical care after a car accident in Oklahoma is one of the most important factors in the case of an injury accident. in many instances people might not know for sure if they are okay or if they are just a little shaken up after a crash. People believe that they will be fine after a few days of…

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Do I Have To Prove Negligence In Slip And Fall Accidents in Oklahoma

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall accidents in Oklahoma occur when someone trips or slips and falls because of another persons negligence. The slip and fall accident must also have caused you a personal injury. Depending on where this accident occurs, the property owner or operator may be held liable for your injuries. Depending on where the injury occurred determines the liability of…

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Closed Head Injuries At Work in Oklahoma

Head Injuries At Work

Head injuries at work in Oklahoma are covered by the states workers compensation insurance. Any work-related injury can be devastating and even life-altering for you and your family. But often, these injuries can be fixed, and you will heal. But what about the invisible injuries that stick with you forever? Many people suffer from closed head injuries at work, and…

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When Can I Be Awarded Punitive Damages For Personal Injury in Tulsa Oklahoma?

Punitive Damages For Personal Injury

Punitive damages for personal injury in Oklahoma are sometimes available to our clients. As in every other state, Oklahoma’s civil court system provides individuals with a mechanism for recourse when harmed by the negligent, reckless, and intentional conduct of others. If you live in Oklahoma and have been wrongfully injured, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries….

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Is There Swimming Pool Owner Liability For My Injuries in Oklahoma?

Swimming Pool Owner Liability

Swimming pool owner liability for personal injury exists in Oklahoma. In the hot Oklahoma summers, swimming pools are an inviting and refreshing form of recreation if you are fortunate enough to have access to one, whether public or private. But swimming pools are also potentially dangerous and cause many personal injuries in Oklahoma each year. Some persons, especially young children…

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Common Reasons For a Workers Compensation Denied Claim In Oklahoma

Workers Compensation Denied Claim

A Workers Compensation denied claim In Oklahoma is often times wrongfully done by the insurance company. Suffering an injury at work can be a devastating event. The pain and fear that you experience, coupled with the uncertainty of how you will provide for yourself and your family, can become a tremendous source of stress. Workers’ compensation laws may allow you…

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Who Is Liable For An Injury Caused By Construction Defects?

Injury Caused By Construction Defects

An Oklahoma Injury caused by construction defects can be devastating causing serious personal injury or death to victims. Construction projects are a daily occurrence. Whether it is the construction of a new building, roads, or the repairs and maintenance of highways and facilities, there is always some form of construction going on around us. That is why it is no…

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Car Accidents in Oklahoma?

statute of limitations for car accidents

The statute of limitations for car accidents in Oklahoma requires that you bring your negligence claim within a certain time period. If you miss the statutory period you may be time barred from collecting damages for the negligence of the other driver. There can be a lot to process after you’ve been in a car accident. There might be car…

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Can I get Covered For Car Accident Passenger injury in Oklahoma?

Car Accident Passenger injury

In Oklahoma personal injury cases, car accident passenger injury claims are covered by insurance. As a passenger in a car accident, you might face life-altering injuries. Even minor car accidents can cause severe injuries to passengers wearing seatbelts. You can be jarred around the inside of the car and suffer from severe whiplash-type injuries. An airbag could protect you from…

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What Do I Do After a Pharmacy Overdose in Oklahoma

Pharmacy Overdose

Helping Those Harmed By Medication Errors A pharmacy overdose in Oklahoma can lead to very serious personal injury. When your pharmacist hands you your prescription, you expect that prescription to help you. But what if it causes you to overdose or causes you or a loved one other harm or even death? If you or a family member have been…

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Does UM Insurance In A Car Accident Case in Oklahoma Help Me?

UM Insurance In A Car Accident

Uninsured motorist or UM insurance in a car accident is important in many circumstances. I have had clients who were seriously injured because of some one else who acted negligently. In some of the car accident cases the negligent driver didn’t have any insurance. Or they had insurance but not enough to cover my clients damages. Although there are things…

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Do Sleep Deprived Truck Drivers Cause Commercial Accidents in Oklahoma

Sleep Deprived Truck Drivers

Sleep deprived truck drivers are connected to countless injury accidents in Oklahoma. One of the numerous sources of car truck and motorcycle accident injuries on the roads and highways of our state is crashes involving massive industrial trucks. Crashes caused by commercial semi-trucks can be are often very violent and prone to cause serious injury or death. Although the industry…

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What is The Value of a Car Accident Claim in Oklahoma

Value of a Car Accident Claim

The value of a car accident claim in Oklahoma depends on several different factors. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in an Oklahoma car accident, you are likely interested in understanding the monetary compensation you are entitled to receive. Oklahoma law might compensate you for all your damages. Your damages might be economic and non-economic. In Oklahoma,…

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How Do I Recover Damages For Dog Attacks in Oklahoma?

To recover damages for dog attacks in Oklahoma there are certain things that you must show. An animal attack can be a traumatic experience. Many people suffer from severe injuries after being bitten by a dog. Sometimes, people will suffer permanent injuries like scarring, torn ligaments and muscles, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If you have been seriously injured in a…

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Steps To Settling Automobile Accident Claims Without A Trial in Oklahoma

Spouse Files A Protective Order

Settling automobile accident claims in Oklahoma requires that certain steps are taken. For many of us, car accidents are among the more stressful situations in life. While sometimes the accidents are just a headache to deal with, other times an accident can come with severe consequences. This may include physical injuries, financial harm, and emotional trauma. Facing the legal system…

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Oklahoma Workers Compensation Death Benefits

Workers Compensation Death Benefits

You may already know that becoming injured or falling ill while at work could entitle you to workers’ compensation benefits. What you may not know is that if you die as a result of a workplace injury or disease, your loved ones may be able to collect what is known as death benefits. These benefits can include funeral expenses, weekly…

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Who Is At Fault In A Rear-End Car Accident In Oklahoma?

Value of a Car Accident Claim

If you were involved in a rear-end car accident in Oklahoma, you might assume that the driver in the back will automatically be held responsible for the damage, regardless of the circumstances. However, this common belief is not completely accurate. Here is some information on the factors that may be considered when determining liability for a rear-end car accident in…

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Car Accident Evidence I Should Gather to Win A Car Wreck Case

Pharmacy Overdose

Car accident evidence is important for winning your personal injury case. Following a car accident, people are often not thinking clearly. Individuals often panic or fail to acknowledge the severity of a collision. Unfortunately, even minor crashes can lead to severe injuries. Suppose you are involved in a car or truck accident. In that case, there are certain steps you…

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Time Limits For Reporting a Work Injury in Oklahoma

Personal Injury Claims Exemption

There are time limits for reporting a work Injury in Oklahoma. When you suffer a workplace injury in Oklahoma, you should seek medical treatment immediately. You do this at the same time that you report the workplace injury to your employer. You can inform the designated safety manager or your supervisor about the injury. This requirement also applies if you…

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Can I Get Punitive Damages After a Truck Accident?

Damages after a truck accident in Tulsa include pain and suffering and sometimes even punitive damages. Punitive damages can be awarded to you (the plaintiff in a lawsuit) when the person or company you sue (the defendant) is found liable for committing an offense which results in your injury. Unlike compensatory damages – which pays you for medical bills, lost…

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Who’s Responsible For Car Accidents at Work?

Car accidents at work create a special kind of liability in Oklahoma. Its not uncommon for individuals to get into a truck or automobile accident in the course of their employment. This may range from a simple work errand to a person whose primary job is done on the road. Car accidents at work can go a couple of different…

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Tulsa Wrongful Death DUI Accident Attorneys

Our wrongful death DUI accident attorneys file claims against drunk drivers that cause fatalities in Oklahoma. When someone you love is killed by a drunk driver in Oklahoma, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain damages. Although no amount of financial compensation can erase your loss, but holding the drunk driver accountable can help you…

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Motorcycle Passenger Injury Claims in Tulsa Oklahoma

Motorcycle passenger injury claims in Oklahoma are compensated for just like any other car or motorcycle accident in Tulsa. Riding a motorcycle can be fun and exhilarating for both the rider and their passenger. However, it is also quite dangerous, particularly when compared with driving a car or a truck. In fact, motorcycle riders and their passengers tend to be…

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Boating Injury Accidents in Oklahoma

Boating Injury Accidents in Oklahoma cause serious personal injury each year. Boaters in Oklahoma face the risk of accident or injury, which could occur for a number of reasons. The state’s waterways are subject to regulations set by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (Lake Patrol Section), which regulate various things from licensing and registration to boating accident protocols to safety education…

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Proving Liability For Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

Liability For Truck Accidents in Oklahoma is determined using more then a normal police report. Claims involving truck collisions are vastly more complicated compared to passenger car crashes. Injuries in truck accidents tend to be more severe. Companies with deep pockets don’t make matters easy for their victims. This makes it imperative to consult with an 18-wheeler truck accident attorney…

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Who Do I Sue If I am Injured From A Dog Bite in Oklahoma?

If you’re injured from a dog bite in Oklahoma there are certain things you should be careful to think about. A dog may be man’s best friend, yet these creatures are known to cause vicious and traumatizing attacks which could result in life-threatening injuries. If a dog mauled you, then you can’t sue the dog. However, depending on the circumstances,…

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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Nursing Home Neglect is similar to abuse in certain respects, but there are important differences between the two. “Abuse” means causing or permitting the infliction of physical pain, injury, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation. It could also include unreasonable restraint or confinement, or mental anguish, or the deprivation of nutrition. More examples involve the lack of clothing, shelter, health care, or…

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Dog Bite Injury Lawyers

We all love our furry friends and want to feel safe when walking them around the neighborhood.  Most people think about dog bites as being the most dangerous aftermath of an aggressive attack.  However, it is equally dangerous to walk a dog without a proper leash. Or to be walked by someone who is not the dog’s owner. If you…

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Truck Accident Attorney in Tulsa Oklahoma

Our truck accident attorney in Tulsa Oklahoma knows about all types of Truck and car accidents. Vehicle accidents occur frequently on the Oklahoma roads, which is no secret. What you might not know is that many of those accidents are caused by employees driving company vehicles, which significantly affects who is legally responsible for injuries that result from these accidents….

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Accident Dos and Donts

Car accident Dos and Donts can make the difference in your settlement. Generally speaking, being in an accident of any type can be devastating, especially when it is the person’s first time.  However, failing to be prepared should you find yourself involved in an accident can make the situation even worse. Not only can it cause you to be seriously…

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Contributory Negligence in Oklahoma Car Wrecks

Contributory Negligence in Oklahoma Car Wrecks changes the way insurance company’s pay claim to injured people. Most people are familiar with the tragic death of actor Paul Walker in 2013 after wrecking into a street pole in a Porsche.  In the months following his death, Walker’s daughter filed a suit against Porsche for not providing adequate safety features on the…

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Negligent Amputation in Oklahoma

Negligent Amputation in Oklahoma

Negligent Amputation in Oklahoma is absolutely devastating.  in a 2010 CNN Article approximately 107 people had the wrong body part amputated in the hospital.  Amputation of the wrong body part is a devastating experience. Take for example a Brazilian man in 2013 who had his left leg amputated only to find out doctors were supposed to amputate the right leg…

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Injuries Caused by Oklahoma Distracted Driving

Oklahoma Distracted Driving accidents are on the rise. The serious accident risks posed by drug and alcohol impaired drivers is widely acknowledged. But, the dangerous practice of Oklahoma distracted driving  has increasingly become the focus of traffic safety experts in both truck and car wrecks. Serious Public Safety Issue: Injuries caused by Oklahoma distracted driving has become a serious public…

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Birth Injuries and Negligence Laws

Birth Injuries

Many Oklahomans know of the legendary musician Leon Russell from Lawton.  But, what many do not know, is that Leon Russell was the victim of a birth injury that left his right side partially paralyzed.  While Leon Russell overcame his birth injury to become a famous artist, some people never overcome their birth injuries.  As a result, these victims will…

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Tulsa Lawyers Discuss Nursing Home Abuse in Oklahoma

Nursing home abuse

Nursing Home abuse is devastating to families. When we’re dealing with our sickly family members sometimes all other awareness goes out the window. As we grapple with the difficult reality that our once vibrant parent or other family member can no longer care for themselves the prospect of nursing home abuse just doesn’t register on our radar. Each day, together…

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Tulsa Injury Attorney Explains Fatal Car Accident

Fatal Car Accident  kills Ashley Biggs , Larry Lawson and Toby Lawson of Oklahoma Larry Lawson and his 10-year old grandson were both killed along with a passenger in the other vehicle, 24-year old Ashley Biggs, when the Lawson vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic striking the Biggs vehicle head on causing a violent, fiery fatal car accident. Further, Ashley’s mother…

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Uninsured Motorist Attorneys in Oklahoma

Uninsured Motorist Attorneys

Uninsured motorist attorneys offer an overview to accidents involving drivers who fail to carry insurance. Oklahoma law requires all drivers to have automobile liability coverage. However, though automobile liability coverage is mandatory, Oklahoma has the highest percentage of uninsured motorists. In 2012, over 25.9% of drivers did not have insurance. This statistic is alarming for any driver involved in an…

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Oklahoma Car Crash Injury Law: Sleep Deprivation

Few adults get the amount of sleep they or the medical profession feels that they need. The statistics support this assertion. A Gallup poll from December 2013 found that 40% of Americans get less than the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night. The average night sleep for adults is now only 6.8 hours. Medical studies, and common…

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Tulsa Nursing Home Attorneys and Abuse: What Oklahomans Should Know

In 2012, over 1.3 million Americans resided in a nursing or adult care facility. Additionally, in 2013, that number had climbed to over 3.3. million. With the Baby Boomer generation aging and increasingly requiring outside care, the number of individuals in nursing homes is continues to grow exponentially. In fact, estimates predict that by the end of this year, one in seven people over…

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Slip and Fall Injury: Claim Filing Overview

Have you received a slip and fall injury?  If it is due to the negligent act of a property owner or occupant, then you may be able to file a case. Our strategic approach will ensure that you receive the highest level of compensation for your bodily injury. Slip and Fall (Premises Liability) Claim Overview The owner or possessor of property…

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Alternative Medicine Malpractice Injuries

People know that when they’re treated by a healthcare physician, and the physician makes a mistake due to negligence, they can sue for medical malpractice if they are injured.  However, people may not know that they may also be able to sue providers of alternative medicine.  Given the increased popularity of alternative medicine and herbal supplements,  alternative medicine malpractice is…

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Injury Accidents in Parking Lots

 Injury accidents in parking lots are common types of accidents. Many people naturally dread parking lots, decks, and garages. Parking spots are all around dangerous places to be, for you and your vehicle. Our personal injury attorneys are prepared to handle all types of injury accidents in parking lots.  For example, we offer consultations for injury accidents in parking lots including slip and…

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Pharmacy Negligence: Important Lawsuit Information

The 2013 annual Gallop Poll once again ranked pharmacists as the runner-up for most trusted professionals, second only to nurses, and tied with grade school teachers. This marks the third year in a row for pharmacists to rank second in the Gallop Poll. Consequently, the high level of trust from consumers speaks volumes about the confidence we place in those…

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Nursing Home Negligence in Oklahoma: What Legal Options are There?

Nursing homes are a necessary haven for many ill and elderly Oklahoma citizens with injuries.  These patients deserve a high level of care that they often don’t receive resulting in nursing home negligence.  Many nursing home residents must use wheelchairs on a daily basis in order to move about the nursing home.  Therefore, it is imperative that nursing home staff…

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What You Should Know About Oklahoma Rollover Accidents

Oklahoma rollover accidents often involve life threatening and sometimes fatal injuries.  Most of us have heard stories about horrible Oklahoma rollover accidents. This is a function of the severity of this type of accident. Interestingly, most people associate roll-over accidents with SUVs. However, recent statistics suggest that under certain circumstances, anything from a sedan to a tractor-trailer can become vulnerable…

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Wrongful Death Information in Tulsa

Wrongful death information in Tulsa can help you approach a sudden tragedy in some what of a systematic way. To lose a loved one in a wrongful death is overwhelming. The sudden loss can leave you in shock and as if its only you in the world. Wrongful death information can give you some direction while you attempt to regain…

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