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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What You Should Know About Car Insurance in Oklahoma

What You Should Know About Car Insurance in Oklahoma

Knowing certain things about car insurance in Oklahoma may be able to help you prepare for the expensive aftermath of an unexpected car accident. Being aware of the basic car insurance requirements in Oklahoma can also help you avoid being scammed by insurance fraud or bad faith insurance. There are other types of insurance coverage you can buy that will cover certain damages from a car accident. If you have questions about any of this, be sure to talk to [...]

How Dram Shops Laws Can Help You

How Dram Shops Laws Can Help You

The aftermath of a drunk driving car accident can be devastating, both emotionally and financially. Unfortunately, seeking compensation from the insurance company after this type of accident is often not enough to cover all the damages. This is when seeking compensation from additional sources can be helpful. Under dram shop laws, you may be able to sue the shop owner who sold the drunk driver the alcohol. If you have questions about this process, be sure to talk to an experienced Oklahoma [...]

Recognizing Insurance Fraud After a Car Accident

Recognizing Insurance Fraud After a Car Accident

Many car accidents come with significant financial damages that can leave people overwhelmed. Most losses come from car repair costs, medical bills, and lost wages. Unfortunately, in some situations, people will have to deal with insurance fraud on top of these expenses. Insurance fraud related to a car accident can impact your costs related to car repairs, medical expenses, and car towing fees. Talk to an experienced Oklahoma car accident lawyer if you suspect fraud related to the car accident.  Common Types [...]

Steps for Obtaining Compensation for Car Repairs After an Accident

Steps for Obtaining Compensation for Car Repairs After an Injury Accident

Most people already know how expensive car repairs can be after any kind of accident, but not everyone knows the steps it takes to file a claim with the insurance company after an injury car accident. If your injury car accident was caused by a negligent driver, you may be eligible for compensation to cover your car repair costs. Proving negligence and collecting evidence to submit with your accident claim can be complicated. Talk to an Oklahoma car accident [...]

Tips for Driving in the Snow

Tips for Driving in the Snow in Oklahoma

As winter grows colder and more snow starts to fall, driving can become dangerous during certain times, especially when roads ice over. Knowing what to do when you encounter an icy road may save you from a serious car accident. There are certain driving techniques you can use to decrease your chances of an accident in risky weather conditions like sleet, snow, or blizzards. However, if you suffered injuries from a car accident caused by a driver who was [...]

When Can I Use the Medical Emergency Defense After a Car Accident?

When Can I Use the Medical Emergency Defense After a Car Accident?

Many medical emergencies happen unexpectedly, but some people with a history of certain conditions like seizures might have a better chance of knowing that another seizure is likely. For this reason, some people with epilepsy may be restricted from driving unless they take certain medications. For those with unpredictable medical emergencies, you may be wondering what your options are if your medical condition led to a car accident that involved other people.  The good news is that you might not have to [...]