Will a Car Accident Settlement Affect My SSI Benefits?

Supplemental Security Income, known as SSI, is a vital source of financial aid for thousands in Oklahoma and millions across the United States. A car accident settlement can influence your monthly SSI payments. However, with guidance from a knowledgeable attorney, you might be able to maintain your benefits. Social Security Administration SSI Statistics for Oklahoma […]

Should You Accept a Settlement Offer for a Car Accident Injury?

Is $175,000 a Fair Settlement Amount for a Knee Surgery Injury from a Car Accident? A settlement offer of $175,000 for a knee injury necessitating surgery following a car accident prompts a discussion on its adequacy. In cases where liability is contested, the settlement amount might be influenced if the plaintiff received a citation, as […]

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Untreated Whiplash Injuries?

Whiplash is a common yet often underestimated soft tissue injury affecting the neck’s muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It is prevalent among car accident victims and can lead to significant complications if not properly addressed. Individuals who suspect they have sustained a whiplash injury due to a crash or collision should consider seeking legal advice to […]

What Happens if Someone Dies in a Car Accident?

Nothing could be more devastating than losing a spouse or family member to a fatal car accident in Oklahoma, mainly if the other driver’s careless actions caused the crash. Depending on your relationship with the victim, it may be possible for you to file a lawsuit on their behalf – not only to obtain compensation […]

What Happens if You Get into a Car Accident with No Insurance?

No one enjoys going through the hassle of getting insured, but the consequences of driving without insurance – which happens to be illegal – might make you think twice.  This article will explain Oklahoma’s minimum requirements for automotive insurance and cover the penalties uninsured drivers face.  If you’re ever in a car accident, you’ll be […]

What Is, Isn’t Allowed Under Oklahoma’s New Texting While Driving Law?

Oklahoma has taken a firm stance against the dangerous practice of texting while driving. As of November 1, 2015, the state has implemented a law forbidding drivers from manually using their phones to type or read any electronic message while their vehicle is in motion on Oklahoma streets or highways. This includes text messages, emails, […]

What Actions Are Considered Reckless Driving?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies reckless driving as a leading cause of car accidents, particularly among teenagers. However, this dangerous behavior affects drivers of all ages, contributing to about one-third of all car accident fatalities in the United States. Oklahoma, unfortunately, shares in these grim statistics, highlighting the importance of understanding […]