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How to Avoid Distracted Driving

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Driving is a complicated process that does not receive enough proper recognition for how many actions are being performed at once. You have to look at the road, check your speedometer, apply pressure to the pedal or brakes, and remember where you are headed. Turning, passing cars, and trying to turn left at an intersection can further complicate this process. However, distractions like cell phone use, looking for something you dropped, or eating can add enough extra work and [...]

How an Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

How an Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Car accidents can lead to severe injuries that usually cost thousands of dollars in medical expenses. However, negligence law protects the rights of drivers and passengers to file personal injury claims against anyone who was at fault for the accident. No one is expected to pay for medical bills or lost wages if there is evidence that another driver was at fault. Not every insurance company will accept your claim and defending yourself against their team of lawyers can [...]

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Different Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Soft tissue injuries are not as severe as spinal cord or brain injuries, but they can cause uncomfortable prolonged pain. Those who work at jobs that demand manual labor may have to request off from work until their injuries heal. Doctors often encourage the patient to rest, take medications that may cause drowsiness, and apply heat or cold to the affected area. This can take time away from a person’s usual daily activities. One of the most common causes of [...]

Types of Rear-End Car Accident Injuries

Types of Rear-End Car Accident Injuries

Injuries from rear-end car accidents range from mild to severe. Some of these injuries, like head or neck injuries, can last for life. Managing prolonged injuries and dealing with chronic pain can both bring a person down. This on top of medical expenses can overwhelm almost anyone. The main types of rear-end car accident injuries are traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injuries, whiplash, and airbag burns. If you are struggling with any of these injuries from a car accident [...]

Do Seatbelts Really Make a Difference?

Do Seatbelts Really Make a Difference?

14,955 people were saved by seatbelts in 2017 alone, but some people still wonder how drivers and passengers survived not wearing seatbelts before the laws enforced them. It is important to understand the origins of seatbelts to know why seatbelt laws exist today. Not everyone agrees with seatbelt regulation laws, but statistics suggest that wearing a seatbelt might make a difference. The majority of car accidents happen unexpectedly. No one has time to buckle up if the other car comes [...]

The Main Cause of Rear-End Car Accidents

The Main Cause of Rear-End Car Accidents

Distracted driving is one of the main causes of rear-end collisions. When people look down at a cell phone, their eyes are staring down. No one can see what is front of them if they are looking down. Peripheral vision cannot be trusted because this type of vision is often inaccurate. If a car is parked or stopped at a stoplight or stop sign, distracted drivers often fail to notice and end up hitting the car in front of [...]

Different Types of Reckless Driving

Can Passengers File Personal Injury Claims?

According to the law of negligence, anyone who suffered injuries from another person’s careless actions has the right to file a personal injury claim. Passengers are usually considered innocent bystanders who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. There are hardly any situations in which the passenger would be placed at fault for a car accident, unless the passenger forced the driver to crash. This means that in most cases, passengers can file lawsuits against multiple [...]

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

The biggest danger of motorcycle accidents is that motorcycles tend to flip easily, which can throw the rider off at high speeds. Knowing what to do after a motorcycle accident can save you a lot of time, money, and may prevent further injury. You have a higher chance of being injured from a motorcycle accident than a car accident because motorcycles have no airbags, doors, or metal frames to protect you from the outside world. Talk to an Oklahoma [...]

Compensation for Psychological Distress

Compensation for Psychological Distress

Psychological distress can arise after almost any kind of traumatic experience, depending on the person’s sensitivity to and how the person interprets the event. Car accidents, workplace injuries, and pedestrian accidents can all lead to prolonged psychological distress that may continue months or years afterward. There are different types of psychological distress, some of which are categorized as mental disorders by the American Psychological Association (APA) and diagnosed by mental health professionals. You may be able to obtain compensation for [...]

Types of Compensation After a Car Accident

Types of Compensation After a Car Accident

Injuries from car accidents can cost up to thousands of dollars in medical bills, but you may not have to pay the full amount. When another driver is found responsible for the cause of a wreck, that driver also becomes responsible for any expenses you have lost. You need to file a personal injury lawsuit to collect compensation to cover those expenses. An Oklahoma personal injury lawyer can help you obtain reimbursement for specific damages, general damages, and punitive [...]