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Mar 2, 2018

Opioid-Related Car Crashes See a Seven-fold Increase

By |March 2nd, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

A CBS News story reports that prescriptions for OxyContin (oxycodone), Vicoprofen (hydrocodone) and morphine have quadrupled from 76 million in 1991 to nearly 300 million in 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that opioids killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, which is more than any year on record. One of the side-effects of [...]

Sep 15, 2014

Texting And Driving: A Deadly Combination

By |September 15th, 2014|Auto Accidents, Legal Matters|0 Comments

Texting while driving is the top nationwide cause of teen road deaths in the United States. Most states ban all texting while driving. Oklahoma is among a small minority of states that have less restrictive bans. Impact of texting Researchers at Virginia Tech found that texting while driving virtually doubles the risk of crashes.  This is because texting drivers take their [...]

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 [...]

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