Yearly Archives: 2013

May 3, 2013

Asleep at the Wheel — No Joke

By |May 3rd, 2013|Auto Accidents, Legal Matters|0 Comments

Accident attorneys in Oklahoma City cite the most common reasons for serious truck and other motor vehicle accidents in our state: Failure to follow the rules of the road Violation of state or federal safety regulations Poor maintenance of vehicle Defective parts in vehicle Fatigue Drivers of any kind of vehicle are plagued with fatigue when they do [...]

Apr 19, 2013

Getting Hurt Trying to Get Help

By |April 19th, 2013|Defective Products, Legal Matters|0 Comments

They went because they were in pain, suffering back and neck trouble. Current estimates are that over 14,000 people across the United States sought joint pain relief by receiving steroid injections near their spinal column. Never even approved by the Food and Drug Association (FDA) for epidural injection, contaminated steroid lots have now sickened over 400 people, and [...]

Apr 12, 2013

Deny, Delay and Defend

By |April 12th, 2013|Insurance, Legal Matters|0 Comments

At one point or another, it is likely that you will make a claim on an insurance policy.  Whether it be homeowners, automobile or any other type of policy, we all pay premiums to ensure we are covered when we need it.  However, more often than not, people who faithfully pay premiums encounter insurance bad faith. Insurance is [...]

Apr 5, 2013

We All Fall Down

By |April 5th, 2013|Legal Matters, Personal Injury|0 Comments

From infancy through adulthood, we all occasionally slip, trip or fall.  However, the older we get, the more frightening a fall can be. Slip and fall injuries can take the form of a minor bruise — or a devastating brain injury. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, over 7,000 older adults are injured in fall accidents, [...]

Mar 29, 2013

Hurt On the Job

By |March 29th, 2013|Legal Matters, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

In our blog, we talk about different types of accidents. Oil field and construction accidents happen on the job. A slip and fall or automobile accident can occur on the job, as well.  As Oklahoma City workers compensation attorneys, we understand the impact of being hurt at work. Workers compensation is coverage provided to almost all Oklahoma workers [...]

Mar 22, 2013

Danger in the Field

By |March 22nd, 2013|Legal Matters, Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

In 2010, the offshore oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded off the coast of Louisiana.  Over one hundred people escaped the catastrophe, but eleven people did not. Land or sea, drilling is dangerous work. In April of this year, an oil field accident in Oklahoma City took the life of a 45-year-old man pinned beneath a broken hydraulic line. [...]

Mar 15, 2013

Accidental? Or Wrongful Death?

By |March 15th, 2013|Legal Matters, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

If a person exposed to asbestos later develops asbestos-related cancer and dies — is their death accidental?  If a young man walking across a street is struck and killed by a driver who was simultaneously driving and reading text messages — was the death accidental? As Oklahoma City wrongful death attorneys, our work involves understanding these catastrophic events, [...]

Mar 8, 2013

Getting Help with Trucking Accidents

By |March 8th, 2013|Legal Matters|0 Comments

In 2009, a tractor-trailer on the Will Rogers Turnpike slammed full speed into a line of cars stopped for an earlier accident. Nine people died. In August of this year, a car went under a tractor-trailer on Interstate 35 and its roof was sheared off, killing five people.  Because of their size, weight and speed, tractor-trailers are inherently [...]

Mar 1, 2013

Car Accidents: When Do You Need Legal Help?

By |March 1st, 2013|Legal Matters|0 Comments

As mentioned earlier, traffic collisions decreased in our state in 2011, but they are still an unfortunate daily event.  A good question to consider after any accident is whether to contact an accident attorney. When does it make sense to get legal help? If you are involved in an automobile or other motor vehicle accident, the need for [...]

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