Victims of slip and fall injuries at someone else’s property, or business, can sometimes qualify for compensation. According to the Oklahoma Department of Health, approximately 7,000 adults are hospitalized every year for falling. If you’re shopping at the grocery store or the mall, and you slip on some water and fall to the floor, tearing […]
Category: Frequently Asked Questions
How Is a Car Accident Settlement Calculated in Oklahoma?
Figuring out how much compensation you deserve for an Oklahoma car accident can prove difficult. How can you place a value on pain and suffering in a car accident settlement? And who actually calculates the award of your settlement? While you’re recovering from the incident, you likely need more information about how to effectively estimate […]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Oklahoma?
When you lose a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, your grief temporarily overshadows your financial needs. Only as you transition back to everyday life do you consider how to recover compensation for the income your relative provided. When you consult with an Oklahoma wrongful death attorney, you receive critical information about who can […]
Uber & Lyft Car Accident Lawyer
Getting around the city has never been more convenient than before, thanks to ridesharing. With a few taps of the app, anyone can ask for a ride—be it someone’s personal car or a bright yellow cab—especially during peak hours. With such convenience at one’s fingertips, it’s not surprising that ridesharing is a multibillion-dollar global market. […]
Why did my doctor’s office file a lien against me?
Not every personal injury plaintiff has health insurance. Those who are involved in automobile accidents sometimes have have “PIP” (personal injury protection) or “Med Pay” (Medical Payments) coverage to pay medical bills, but these benefits are often not enough to cover all of the necessary medical treatment. These plaintiffs are presented with a catch-22: they […]
What goes into a Personal Injury Settlement Demand?
Friendly reminder that this isn’t legal advice, but “lawyer ramblings” on demand letters. What goes into personal injury demand packet? Once you are through with your medical treatment, or you’ve reached maximum medical improvement, and gathered all the documents necessary to make your settlement demand, it’s time to write a settlement demand letter. Here’s a […]
How Much is My Personal Injury Lawsuit Worth?
This is by far the most common question plaintiffs have, and also one of the most difficult to answer. There is no formula one can use, but there are several factors your attorney will consider in arriving at a fair value for either settlement or trial. At one point, a garden variety car accident case […]
Do You Need a Lawyer to Negotiate a Car Accident Settlement?
If you’ve visited our legal blog before, you may have seen our article about whether you need an insurance company to settle a car accident claim. This time, we’re shifting the focus onto whether you need an attorney. While it may seem biased for a car accident lawyer to advise hiring an attorney to assist you, […]
What is the Average Settlement Amount for a Car Accident?
No two vehicle accidents occur under identical circumstances or have identical outcomes. That means no two settlements are identical, either. Even within the same state, settlement amounts can vary hugely. Only by consulting with a car accident lawyer can you get a specific idea of the compensation you may be entitled to. However, this article […]
Will a Car Accident Settlement Affect My SSI Benefits?
Supplemental Security Income, commonly called SSI, provides critical financial support for thousands of Oklahomans and millions of Americans throughout the U.S. A car accident settlement can impact your monthly SSI payments, but with help from an experienced attorney, it may be possible to avoid losing your benefits. Social Security Administration SSI Statistics for Oklahoma According […]