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April 2016 Archives

Victims of drunk drivers should know their legal options

As summer fast approaches, there may be more individuals on the roadways. Unfortunately, drunk driving car accidents are a reality we live with and a leading cause of death and injury on the roadways. Organizations against drunk driving report that hundreds of victims are killed in drunk driving accidents each year in Oklahoma and that 30 percent of car accident fatalities are related to drunk driving.

Time limits for bringing a personal injury claim

A personal injury claim for damages can be brought in a number of different circumstances and different types of accidents, including SUV accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents and truck accidents. What is important to keep in mind is that there are time limits in Oklahoma for bringing a claim for damages.

Estimating the costs of brain injuries in kids

Unfortunately, car accidents occur every day, and sometimes children are the victims. Traumatic brain injuries can be suffered by any car accident victim and the outcome can be costly medical treatments and rehabilitation. Six hundred thousand children visit hospitals each year for traumatic brain injuries and many more are treated for less severe TBIs. The costs associated with traumatic brain injuries are significant and can include medical expenses, as well as follow-up and long-term care.

Tips to help avoid distracted driving during awareness month

This blog recently discussed texting while driving in Oklahoma. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so it may be a good time for drivers to review tips to help them avoid distracted driving. Distracted Driving Awareness Month began in 2014 when an increase in distracted driving was noticed and is intended to bring awareness to the serious and dangerous issue of distracted driving.

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