It is hard to go a day without seeing overly aggressive drivers on Oklahoma roads. Sadly, numerous car accidents occur in the state and across the country because drivers fail to control their emotions when behind the wheel. Road rage is a real thing and a real problem.
Oklahoma City police are in the process of investigating a wreck that left one person critically injured. This event happened the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 31. The victim of this incident may be entitled to seek compensation for his or her losses if negligence can be established against the other driver or anyone else deemed responsible for the crash. As the damages associated with car accidents can be quite extensive, seeking relief is certainly worth the victim's and his or her family members time.
An officer with the Oklahoma City Police Department found himself behind bars after he caused a head-on car crash. Authorities say he was drunk at the time of the collision and he allegedly had a loaded gun in his vehicle. Oklahoma residents who suffer injuries in car accidents caused by drunk drivers may seek compensation for their losses.
Oklahoma residents or visitors to the state who suffer injuries or lost loved ones in automobile collisions likely have a lot of questions about seeking compensation for their losses. How much can they get? What can they do if insurance providers are not playing fair? Following car accidents, settlement amounts are determined by looking at a number of factors.
Police officers in Tulsa were called to a three-vehicle auto accident on Saturday, July 21. Three people suffered injuries in the wreck. It is unclear if any of them had to be transported to a medical facility for treatment. Those individuals who are victims of car accidents in Oklahoma may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.
Police in Oklahoma are in the process of investigating an accident between a motorcyclist and a pedestrian that left one man dead and another in critical condition. This event happened mid-July in Oklahoma City. When car accidents prove fatal, the surviving family members of the victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.
When it comes to car sales, 60 percent of new cars sold are sport utility vehicles. People in Oklahoma and elsewhere love them for their size, design and capabilities. Unfortunately, it is believed that the increase of SUVs on the road has contributed to the increase in fatal auto-pedestrian car accidents.
It was just another lazy summer day. At the last minute, you decided to take your children to a splash pad on the other side of town, just to get out of the house. Even though the trip was just taking you a few miles from home, during that short car ride you were involved in an accident that left you and your kids injured. The driver who caused the crash was in a rush and showing no care for the others with whom he or she was sharing the road. Too many car accidents in Oklahoma are the result of reckless behavior and too many residents and visitors to the state suffer because of such behavior behind the wheel.
On Sunday, June 17, four vehicles were involved in a wreck in Ringwood. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to investigate the crash. It is believed that impaired driving may have contributed to this event. Those individuals injured in car accidents caused by drunk or otherwise impaired drivers may have legal recourse.
Maintaining control of one's vehicle at all times is a must in order to keep oneself and others safe. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. You may have recently found yourself the victim of an out-of-control driver and suffering a great deal because of it. Did you know, following such car accidents in Oklahoma victims may have legal recourse?