I Didn’t Know I Was Hurt! What to Do About Late-Diagnosed Injuries

Late-Diagnosed Car Accident Injuries

Some car accident injuries are very obvious, and victims often receive immediate medical attention for these types of injuries. However, other injuries sustained during car crashes can take longer to manifest and get diagnosed. These late-diagnosed car accident injuries can lead to significant medical complications, and they can also make it harder for victims to … Read moreI Didn’t Know I Was Hurt! What to Do About Late-Diagnosed Injuries

Understanding Oklahoma Contributory Negligence Law

Oklahoma Contributory Negligence

After a car crash, it’s tempting to go up to the other (at-fault) driver, check on them, and make a meaningless apology. “I didn’t see you until it was too late!” However, you may be shocked when the driver’s insurance company tries to use your words against you—and reduce your personal injury settlement. Like many … Read moreUnderstanding Oklahoma Contributory Negligence Law

The Takata Airbag Recall: What You Need to Know in 2019

Takata airbag recall

In 2008, when Honda issued the first Takata airbag recall, we didn’t expect it to become one of history’s largest and most complex product liability cases in history. Today, the recall has impacted roughly 37 million vehicles, including more than one million vehicles recalled by Honda in 2019. Keep reading to learn how the expanded … Read moreThe Takata Airbag Recall: What You Need to Know in 2019

How Oklahoma’s New Marijuana Laws Impact Our Roadways

Marijuana and Drugged Driving

The laws around recreational and medical marijuana use are quickly changing across the nation, and cultural attitudes to drug use are shifting just as fast. However, this doesn’t make driving while high any less dangerous or negligent, not to mention illegal. In this blog, we’ll outline how Oklahoma’s drugged driving laws affect cases involving marijuana … Read moreHow Oklahoma’s New Marijuana Laws Impact Our Roadways

How Comparative Negligence Laws Work in an Oklahoma Car Accident Case

Comparative negligence, modified comparative negligence, car accident

Sometimes, it can be relatively easy to identify the at-fault driver in a car accident. For example, if you’re following the rules of the road and a drunk driver hits you while going the wrong way, there’s not much room for debate. Unfortunately, most injury claims are less clear-cut, and it’s not uncommon to have … Read moreHow Comparative Negligence Laws Work in an Oklahoma Car Accident Case

The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Oklahoma drivers share the road with over 126,000 motorcyclists each year. Motorcycles aren’t involved in more accidents than cars or trucks, but their riders experience increased injury and fatality rates compared to their passenger vehicle counterparts. Motorcyclists don’t have the protection of a vehicle; therefore, crashes that are minor for a passenger vehicle are devastating … Read moreThe Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Why Did the Insurance Company Deny My Car Accident Claim?

Accident claim denied

Most of us buy car insurance for the peace of mind that comes with it—the idea that we’ll be taken care of if an accident should occur. And when an accident happens, we expect that filing a claim will take care of things—after all, we have insurance. Unfortunately, it isn’t always that easy. There are … Read moreWhy Did the Insurance Company Deny My Car Accident Claim?

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

distracted driving

While the advent of always-accessible technology has made our society safer in some ways, it’s also left us with constant temptations to drive distracted. The result is impossible to ignore: today, distracted driving causes roughly 25% of all motor vehicle accidents. Teenagers and other young drivers are at especially high risk. For parents or guardians … Read moreHow to Talk to Your Kids About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Make Safe Travel Arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day

Safe Driving on St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day often means letting loose with friends and enjoying a green beer or two. Because of all this celebrating, St. Paddy’s Day can be a dangerous time to be on the road. In 2016, almost 300 motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oklahoma on this holiday alone — resulting in over 450 injuries, … Read moreMake Safe Travel Arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day

UM/UIM Insurance Can Protect You From Uninsured Motorists 

UM/UIM Insurance

While Oklahoma law requires all motorists to purchase auto insurance, not everyone complies. The Insurance Research Council estimates that in 2012, which is the most recent year data was analyzed, one in eight United States motorists drove without insurance. In Oklahoma, that number was one in four — the highest rate in the United States. This rate translates to nearly one million resident uninsured motorists on our state’s roads … Read moreUM/UIM Insurance Can Protect You From Uninsured Motorists