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

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers

Fisher-Price Recall

Our children deserve the best. As parents, we carefully choose products that will help them grow and keep them safe. When companies knowingly betray consumer trust, innocent children pay the price. The Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper has been harming infants since 2011, and now 4.7 million models are finally being recalled. If your child … Read moreFisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers

Practice Safe Firework Handling This 4th of July

Fireworks Safety

Despite firework bans in numerous cities and counties in Oklahoma, every year, several people suffer severe injuries or even death as a result of improper fireworks handling or defective fireworks. This year, we want our fellow Oklahomans to have a safe and fun Independence Day celebration without the devastating impacts of a fireworks accident. To help … Read morePractice Safe Firework Handling This 4th of July

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

What Medical Malpractice Victims Need to Know About Oklahoma’s Tort Reform Law

Oklahoma Tort Reform

When you’ve been injured by a medical professional’s negligence, the emotional toll can be overwhelming. When doctors make life-changing mistakes, it can take months and years not only to recover (if you ever recover at all), but to regain your sense of self, enjoyment, and purpose in the world. Individuals who have been harmed by … Read moreWhat Medical Malpractice Victims Need to Know About Oklahoma’s Tort Reform Law

How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Oklahoma

file a wrongful death lawsuit

Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstances, but when a negligent party is to blame, the loss can seem especially senseless. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit may stir up feelings of grief, but determining who was at fault for your loved one’s death and holding them accountable for their actions can go a … Read moreHow to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Oklahoma

Swimming Pool Safety Tips to Remember This Summer

swimming pool safety

According to the Centers for Disease Control, between 2005 and 2014, there were 3,536 annual non-boating related drownings in the United States — roughly ten deaths per day. Unfortunately, one out of every five drowning deaths happens to victims age 14 or younger. And non-fatal pool injuries like traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and spine injuries … Read moreSwimming Pool Safety Tips to Remember This Summer