February 2015 Archives

Seeking compensation after the loss of a loved one

If you are facing emotional and financial difficulties from the loss of a loved one after an accident, you may have legal options. When a person's negligent or intentional actions cause the death of another individual, remaining family members may consider pursuing a legal remedy to the financial struggles that often accompany a fatal accident. If your family has suffered the loss of a loved one, a wrongful death claim may be an appropriate course of action. 

Distracted driver has accident, now promoting driver safety

After an accident totaled his car while checking a text message, a former distracted driver is now crusading for laws to ban texting while driving. He avoided serious injury and more severe consequences, and he is now promoting driver safety by encouraging others to put down their phones while behind the wheel. This former distracted driver is making an effort to remind other Oklahoma drivers how dangerous it can be to take their eyes off of the road. 

Should you settle your claim after the loss of a loved one?

Oklahoma readers who have suffered from the loss of a loved one and chosen to take legal action may be faced with the possibility of settling the claim out of court. The tragic loss of a loved one is difficult, and there are many positive aspects to taking a deal instead of facing a lengthy legal battle. While these offers are tempting, it is important to carefully evaluate the proposal and the entire case in order to make the best decision possible. 

Workers' compensation for the injured employee

A work accident can leave an Oklahoma employee without income and dealing with accumulating medical bills. Fortunately, workers' compensation benefits exist to financially support an individual after a work accident. After suffering an injury at work or contracting an illness as a direct result of job requirements, it is important to understand how to file a claim to get the compensation that is deserved.