Car Wreck? Not Your Fault? Here’s What You Should Do

It is impossible to prepare for a motor vehicle accident. It is even harder to prepare for what might be required after a motor vehicle accident like medical treatment, being absent from work, and unpaid bills. Add to the picture an insurance company that is working to minimize its cost and close your claim as fast as…

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Avoid Costly Liabilities with These Boating Tips

If you are an avid boater, it makes sense to know how you can safely enjoy your vessel and make the most of your time on the water. Here are boating tips that will keep yourself and others safe, as well as information on what you should consider if you or a loved one gets…

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How to File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Unfortunately, medical practitioners can sometimes be negligent in their care of patients.  Occasionally, such negligence results in death. Such an incident may leave you feeling devastated, but you may have a way to hold the negligent party accountable. With an Oklahoma City wrongful death attorney, you can file a claim and pursue a recovery from…

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Do I Need a Product Liability Lawyer?

When you’ve been injured or in any way harmed by a defective or dangerous product, holding its manufacturer accountable for the damages is what is called Product Liability. A victim of a defective product may be entitled to compensation for damages like medical costs, pain, and suffering. Seeking the aid of an Oklahoma product liability…

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Common Kinds of Nursing Home Abuse

One of the most basic rights of a nursing home resident is the right to an environment that’s free from neglect and abuse. Sadly, this right is also among the most frequently violated. Many elders in the care of nursing homes experience neglect and/or abuse in one form or another—maltreatment that warrants investigation and action…

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Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

There are workplace injury cases that are straightforward and don’t require legal intervention. But when your injury is severe and/or denied by the insurance company, a workplace injury lawyer in Tulsa can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Hiring a workers’ compensation attorney in Tulsa offers many benefits especially when your case isn’t as…

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When to Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

Hiring a Tulsa Social Security Disability lawyer is often necessary to help ensure the success of your claim. With so many social security disability claims being denied at the initial stage, it is extremely helpful to have an attorney who knows the law and can help you meet the qualifications for Social Security Disability. An…

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5 Reasons to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Getting injured on the job can leave you with mounting medical bills and the loss of ability to perform work. The good news is that you have the right to workers’ compensation, which according to law, holds your employer responsible for providing you an ample settlement amount to cover all your losses. While it is possible…

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Summary Of Court Challenges – Part I

TO TITLE 85A, THE ADMINISTRATIVE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT Updated February 1, 2018 Four years ago to the day, an Act became effective in Oklahoma making devastating cuts to workers’ compensation benefits.  Attorneys who represent injured workers, like Brandon Burton, advised law makers at the time that at least 52 of the new statutes contained in…

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Summary Of Court Challenges – Part II

PRE-EXISTING CONDITION Gillispie v. Estes, 2015 OK CIV APP 93, 361 P.3d 543 Challenge: Claimant appealed ALJ order that he had no compensable injury because he had a previous injury to the same part of the body. Decision: Oklahoma Court of Appeals, Division IV, reversed ALJ’s opinion and held: (1)  An aggravation of a pre-existing…

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