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How Medication Errors Happen and What to Do

How Medication Errors Happen and What to Do

Medication errors can lead to tragic consequences for patients. Reactions to medication errors range from overdoses to life-threatening adverse reactions. One small writing or prescription error is all it takes to cause internal injuries or death. Being aware of these errors, how they happen, and what you can do after you have experienced the negative effects of a medication error can be vital for protecting yourself and your finances. You can also talk to an experienced Oklahoma medical malpractice lawyer to figure out [...]

How Does Insurance Work with Rideshare Accidents?

How Does Insurance Work with Rideshare Accidents?

Most people know the basics of what to do for a car accident claim, but not everyone knows what to do after as a passenger in a rideshare accident. Rideshare services are so new that insurance standards vary across different rideshare drivers and services. This leaves many injured passengers confused about how much compensation they are eligible for after a rideshare accident. Knowing how rideshare insurance works and what to do is essential for seeking the compensation you need. Be sure [...]

What Happens If Someone Else Has an Accident in My Car?

What Happens If Someone Gets into an Accident in My Car?

You may be wondering what your options for compensation are if another driver had an accident while driving your car. Since you were not driving when the accident happened, you may also be wondering who is supposed to file the accident claim, who is liable for the car accident, and who is covered by auto insurance. These are important things that can help you avoid potential lawsuits, legal trouble, and financial losses. Talk to an experienced Oklahoma auto accident lawyer to find [...]

How Other Drivers Can Use Insurance Fraud Against You

How Other Drivers Can Use Insurance Fraud Against You

Insurance fraud can happen to almost anyone. Many drivers do not realize that insurance fraud not only happens to insurance companies but can also happen to them. Some people will stage a car accident or exaggerate their personal injuries to obtain more compensation from you through a lawsuit or your insurance company. Being aware of the various tactics of insurance fraud and staged car accidents may be able to help you avoid the negative legal and financial consequences that could [...]

Who Do I Sue for Faulty Brakes?

Who Do I Sue for Faulty Brakes?

Faulty brakes can happen unexpectedly and often cause serious car accidents with significant injuries. Rear-end car accidents are the most common when a car’s brake system goes out, but you may be wondering how you can obtain compensation for the injuries you suffered. This requires figuring out who was negligent for your defective brake system. The two third parties who may be responsible for your faulty brakes are the product manufacturer and mechanic who installed your brakes. Talk to an Oklahoma personal [...]

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

Knowing the statute of limitations is vital for being able to submit your personal injury claim on time. Missing the deadline usually means your claim will no longer be admissible in court or any other legal situation. You could potentially lose the chance to collect compensation for your personal injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Each state has a slightly different statute of limitations. Talk to an Oklahoma personal injury lawyer to find out what steps you need to [...]

Dangers of Driving at Night

Dangers of Driving at Night

Driving at night is common for adults with late-night jobs, college night classes, and hectic schedules. For teenagers, driving at night is common during school dances, dates, and hanging out with friends during the weekend. Knowing the risks of driving at night might be able to help you avoid an unexpected car accident. There are also certain things you can do to reduce your chances of an accident. If you were in an accident caused by another driver, be sure [...]

Dangerous Weather Conditions for Motorcycles

Dangerous Weather Conditions for Motorcycles

Poor weather conditions can make driving unsafe for almost anyone, but motorcyclists may be more vulnerable to certain types of bad weather. Understanding the different types of weather conditions that make motorcyclists vulnerable may be able to help you avoid a serious motorcycle accident. If your motorcycle accident was caused by the negligence of another driver, do not hesitate to talk to an Oklahoma auto accident lawyer about what you can do to obtain compensation.  Dangerous Weather for Motorcyclists Various weather conditions can affect the [...]

How Can a Police Report Help Me After a Car Accident?

How Can a Police Report Help Me After a Car Accident?

Filing a police report is one of the many steps people take after a car accident that resulted in significant damages. Some states mandate drivers to not leave the scene of the accident until police are called. In Oklahoma, police do not have to be called if there is only property damage but must be called if anyone was injured. Not calling the police in this situation could result in penalties.  There are instances where filing a police report can help [...]

Suing After a Texting and Driving Car Accident

Suing After a Texting and Driving Car Accident

Most people have already heard about how texting while driving leads to car accidents. However, not everyone knows the protocol for filing a personal injury lawsuit after a car accident caused by a driver who was texting while driving. The damages that can be caused by this type of car accident can involve serious injuries and expensive payments. Many people are unable to afford all the costs of car repairs, medical expenses, and lost wages. Be sure to seek guidance [...]