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3 Common Injuries Following a Rear-End Accident

 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that rear-end collisions cause roughly 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths every year. Almost half of the two-vehicle crashes between 2012 and 2014 were because of rear-ending crashes. Although many rear-end crashes are often at lower speeds, you may be surprised how many accidents occur at higher speeds simply […]

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Car Accidents with Uninsured Drivers in Oklahoma

Oklahoma law requires that the at-fault driver be responsible for all injuries and damages that result from a car accident. That means that if someone else hit you, then they must pay for your medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage—and any other money damages you may have. Auto Insurance Requirements in Oklahoma Each driver […]

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Tulsa Police Continue Investigation in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Tulsa Police Continue Investigation in Fatal Motorcycle Crash   On July 8, 2020, several people were involved in a motorcycle accident near 71st and Mingo in Tulsa. One man is dead, and at least one woman was injured because of the crash. Tulsa police continue to investigate this fatal motorcycle crash. In this accident, the motorcyclist […]

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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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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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Oklahomans Among Rudest Drivers in the Country

A recent survey found that Oklahoma drivers are among the least courteous in the country. Only seven states were ranked lower than the Sooner State. In other words, Oklahoma drivers are the eighth rudest in the United States. Tailgating, refusing to let other vehicles merge and neglecting to use turn signals are common examples of […]

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Road Rage, Aggressive Driving Causes Accidents

Most drivers have exhibited extreme anger or road rage while behind the wheel, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). In fact, almost 80 percent of drivers admitted to expressing road rage, aggression or significant anger during a recent one-year period. Examples of road rage behaviors include: Tailgating, which is also known as riding someone’s […]

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Teens at Greater Risk of Car Accident Injuries than Adults

Learning how to drive and becoming comfortable behind the wheel can be risky endeavors. In fact, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, and teens are more likely than adults to get into accidents. There were 221,313 teens between the ages […]

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Buses Lack Same Safety Features as Regular Vehicles

Buses are generally safe means of transportation. After all, they are typically used to transport children to and from school, sporting events and other activities. They are also used as a means of public transportation. But most buses do not sport the same safety features as a regular automobile (they often don’t have seatbelts or […]

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Tanker Truck Accidents

Tanker trucks are the most common means of transporting liquid cargo (like oil and other petroleum products) in the United States. Oftentimes that liquid cargo is flammable, which increases the likelihood of a fire or explosion if the truck is involved in an accident. Other dangers associated with tanker trucks include: Leaks and spills — […]

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