Posts tagged "Car Accidents"

Oklahoma car accidents: 2 severely injured in crash

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office was called to investigate the cause of a two-vehicle collision in Harrah back in September. At least two people suffered injuries in the wreck. An update to the news story suggests that someone died as a result of the event. In severe or fatal car accidents, victims or their surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Do victims of car accidents need an attorney?

If you were recently injured in an auto accident or lost a loved one in such an incident, you may be thinking that insurance will have your back. That would be nice if that were the case, but many Oklahoma residents find that they are left far from whole with the settlements offered them after car accidents. What can you and they do when dealing with insurance providers who are being less than fair?

Road rage-related car accidents are a state and national problem

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 car accidents: 1 injured North Oklahoma City crash

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.

Oklahoma car accidents: Drunk police officer causes head-on crash

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 car accidents: How are settlement amounts determined?

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.

Oklahoma car accidents: 3 injured in drunk driving-related crash

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.

Oklahoma car accidents: Pedestrian hit and killed by motorcyclist

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.

Auto-pedestrian car accidents involving SUVs often prove fatal

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.

Too many car accidents are the result of reckless behavior

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.

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