Car Accidents Archives

Oklahoma car accidents: Truck driver killed in wreck

An Oklahoma man recently died in an accident in Bryan County. It is said he was involved in a crash with a driver who crossed the center line on U.S. Highway 70. A total of three people, including the driver who caused the crash, were injured in the wreck as well. When car accidents happen, victims or -- in the event of a fatality -- their surviving family members may have legal recourse.

Oklahoma car accidents: Full coverage insurance may not be enough

You've done your due diligence and purchased a full coverage auto insurance policy. You think you are good to go. Then, it happened. You were involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist in Oklahoma and you come to find out that your full coverage policy may not be enough.

Losses suffered in car accidents with drunk drivers compensable

Are you one of the many Oklahoma residents who has been injured or lost a loved one in an automobile accident? Was the wreck caused by a drunk driver? Did you know that compensation may be sought for losses suffered in car accidents caused by drunk drivers?

Oklahoma car accidents: 1 injured in Valentine's Day wreck

Police in Oklahoma are investigating a Valentine's Day wreck that left one person injured. This incident occurred in the Lawton area, and involved a semitrailer and a pickup truck. The victim of this crash, and others who have suffered injuries in similar car accidents, may be entitled to seek compensation through legal means for any damages sustained.

Car accidents: Life of young cheerleader cut short

Losing a child unexpectedly because of a vehicle wreck may be one of the most devastating processes a parent has to go through. Surviving loved ones of those killed in car accidents typically experience a range of negative emotions, such as confusion, anger, guilt, sadness, blame and countless others. For one Oklahoma family, these emotions have become a reality after losing their daughter, a high school cheerleader, from a heartbreaking car accident.

Fatigue is detrimental to the safety of commercial truck drivers

Safety authorities say the primary causes of fatigue that leads to commercial truck drivers falling asleep include acquired sleeping problems exacerbated by their circumstances, long driving hours and unhealthy lifestyles -- all directly linked to their jobs.

Legal entitlements after fatal car accidents

One of the most common causes of car accidents is a distracted driver. In a matter of seconds, an accident can occur should a driver divert his or her attention away from the road. As a result, severe injuries are sometimes sustained and, even worse, a fatality. In the event of a fatal car accident, Oklahoma families should be aware of any legal entitlement available to them.

1 dead in highway car accident

Every day, someone in the United States dies in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver. Within a split second, the life of an individual and his or her family can be drastically changed. Unfortunately, an Oklahoma family is now grieving after the loss of a loved while another family is left with unanswered questions.

Car accidents that involve speeding are typically more severe

Oklahoma residents are often vulnerable and exposed to the dangers caused by speeding drivers. Authorities say almost 10,000 people died on roads nationwide in 2015 in car accidents that involved speeding. Speed limits are posted for a reason, but even where no limits are posted, the weather and other adverse conditions may require a driver's common sense to tell him or her to slow down.

Car accidents often caused by distracted drivers

An Oklahoma father of three who was overseeing a brush removal project in a construction zone lost his life when a motor vehicle ran him over. The vehicle had crashed into a Department of Corrections work van just moments earlier. Car accidents like this one are often caused by driver negligence.

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