Three people lost their lives because of an alleged drunk driver in Oklahoma City. Law enforcement officers say that a man driving a sedan T-boned the vehicle with three people inside. A woman died at the scene of the accident, and a man and baby were taken to the hospital, where they both later succumbed to their injuries. The drunk driver was arrested for his role in the fatal car crash.
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.
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.
The abrupt loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another person is devastating in many ways. One man found the strength to move on following a fatal car crash that killed and maimed his immediate family, and he is calling for strict changes to truck driver regulations. As evidence of the need, this victim and others cite the rising number of fatal truck accidents. They also point to increased pressures on truckers and companies as well as failure of statistical data to capture the number of fatigue-related accidents.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol was on the scene of a fatal accident that occurred near Turner Falls around 9 p.m. on Sept. 26. For unknown reasons, a northbound semi-truck on I-35 went across the median into oncoming southbound traffic and struck a bus. Three young women were killed in the wreck, and a fourth died afterward in the hospital.