September 2015 Archives

Not using seatbelt can lead to serious injury in car accidents

After the death of a teenager in a rural Oklahoma accident, police are reminding drivers and passengers on the importance of driving safely. The accident occurred as a truck collided with a Jeep with three teenagers inside. The impact threw one victim from the vehicle, and the other two teens suffered from serious injury.

Family may want to file for workers' compensation after death

It's no secret that construction sites here in Oklahoma and across the rest of the country are dangerous places to work. There are power tools and large pieces of equipment of industrial grade throughout the work sites. While there are laws and regulations in place to ensure that the risks of injuries while on the job are reduced, a workplace accident may still cause serious or even fatal injuries to a worker. When an individual does suffers an injury during the course of his or her employment, it is typically possible to obtain workers' compensation benefits.

Tori Spelling files suit after 'burning' slip-and-fall accident

Oklahoma residents may be interested in hearing about a celebrity premises liability case that occurred in a state on the West coast. Tori Spelling, best known for her role in Beverly Hills: 90210 as Donna, has recently filed a lawsuit against a hibachi chain restaurant known as Benihana. She is alleging that she slipped and fell while dining at the restaurant. The slip-and-fall accident led to her suffering a severe burn on her right arm from touching the grill.

Pregnant woman loses life in fatal car crash in Oklahoma

A woman, who was six or seven months pregnant, was killed in an auto accident that occurred recently here in Oklahoma. She was 29 years of age at the time of the fatal car crash. The victim was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by a 38-year-old man.