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Semi-Truck Owner Faces Oklahoma Damages Trial Over Decision to Entrust Vehicle to Driver with Prior Accident History

When a car or truck accident is the result of employee negligence, the employer can be held responsible for damages under Oklahoma law. This is commonly known as the legal doctrine of respondeat superior. But there are other ways in which an employer may also be liable depending on the particular facts and circumstances of […]

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Winter Weather in Tulsa, OK Means Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes

Another round of severe winter weather is on its way to Northeastern Oklahoma, according to Tulsa’s NBC affiliate News Channel 2 KJRH, which reported that the city is well-prepared to handle precipitation and blizzard conditions. With crews covering 35 snow removal routes, equipment to clear 2,000 miles of roadway, and 12,500 tons of salt, officials […]

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Potential Liability Issues for Three Children Injured in Oklahoma Bus Accident

What should have been a routine morning on the way to school turned tragic for three students who were injured in a school bus accident on January 14, 2020. Oklahoma’s KFOR News 4 reported on the incident, stating that the crash occurred when the bus driver collided with the front of a construction truck. The […]

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Tulsa, OK Wrong Way Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Another Victim

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) is investigating the causes behind a wrong way, head-on crash that occurred around noon on January 7, 2020. Tulsa’s News On 6 reported that one victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, while the other was pronounced dead after suffering massive injuries. An OHP spokesperson stated that […]

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Recent OK Truck Accident Highlights Dangers of Burn Injuries

Multiple teams of first responders were called to the scene of a truck accident that caused a fast-moving fire to spread through a rural area of Love County in South Central Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that the collision occurred around 3 p.m. on December 17, 2019 on Interstate 35, when the truck driver […]

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New Car Shopping Guide for 2020

Even for those who did not act on new car holiday sales for 2019, there are plenty of opportunities to get a great deal in 2020. Edmunds.com, an online resource for information automotive industry, recently published an article on the best times of the year to buy a new vehicle. The site also provides details […]

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Five Drivers, Passengers Injured in Recent Oklahoma Car Accident

Despite the serious nature of the incident, several victims involved in a three-car collision in Central Oklahoma are expected to recover from their injuries. Oklahoma’s News on 6 covered the November 5, 2019 motor vehicle crash, in which two passengers and three drivers were all transported to area hospitals for treatment. State and local police […]

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Proposed Hours of Service May Affect Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

Since regulations requiring rest for commercial truck drivers were originally established by the since-defunct Interstate Commerce Commission in 1938, there have been countless changes to the rules. When proposed changes to “Hours of Service” regulations were recently announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), activists on both sides of the issue have been […]

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Broken Arrow Police Investigating Causes of Fatal Bicycle Accident

  sxxssx As family and friends mourn the loss of a loved one, Broken Arrow Police continue their investigation into the causes behind the fatal bicycle accident that killed the 74-year-old male victim. According to Tulsa’s News Channel 6, the man was on his bike and navigating an intersection when he was struck by a […]

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Tasing and High Speed Chases

A high speed chase ended for a Texas man when police were forced to tase the suspect as he fled on foot down the middle of a busy interstate highway. The suspect and his accomplice were originally apprehended at a nearby department store, where they were caught attempting to take more than $2,000 worth of […]

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