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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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Guilty Plea in Fatal Tulsa OK Crash Opens Door to Wrongful Death Claim

More than four full years after a reckless driving car accident claimed the life of a Tulsa woman, the victim’s family can gain some closure. A criminal case against the 22-year-old motorist responsible for the crash wrapped up August 1, 2019, when he pled guilty to motor vehicle negligent homicide. According to police, the man […]

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Fatal Oklahoma Accident Points Out Dangers and Risks of Teen Drivers

Officials from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol continue to investigate the exact causes behind a fatal Oklahoma Accident that occurred on Jun 6, 2019. According to an article published by Oklahoma’s KFOR News Channel 4, there is speculation that the age of the driver was a factor. The accident, which claimed the life of a 12 […]

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Co-owner of Fat Guy’s Burgers Killed in Car Accident

On December 19, 2018, Chris Dodge, the co-owner of Fat Guy’s Burgers in Tulsa, was struck and killed while trying to cross the Inner Dispersal Loop on foot. Dodge, age 41, had exited his vehicle after being involved in a collision and was attempting to cross the IDL when he was hit by another vehicle. […]

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Former Oklahoma State Rep Mike Mass Injured and Wife Suzanne Killed in Vehicle Crash

Former Oklahoma state representative Mike Mass, and his wife Suzanne Mass were in a fatality collision. The accident happened on December 7, 2018 in Atoka County; resulting in the tragic death of Mrs. Mass, age 69. The fatality occurred on U.S. 69 near Stringtown. Mike Mass traveled on Fred’s Fish Camp Road. They were struck by a […]

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I-40 Semi-Truck Accident Kills 1 Woman, Injures Several Others

In the early morning hours of October 29, 2018, a chain reaction of motor vehicle accidents occurred on Interstate 40 in Oklahoma City. The reaction started when a wheel assembly came off a semi-truck, and struck a Jeep; a pickup truck; and a BMW; before falling off of I-40 onto MacArthur Boulevard, and hitting another […]

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Oklahoma Students Still Recovering From Injuries After Bus Accident

On September 29th, 2018, a class of fifth grade students from Norman, OK was on a trip to visit Seaworld San Antonio in South Central Texas. What should have been an amazing and experience for the children turned into a disaster. The bus was traveling down Highway 281 in rural Lampasas County. Only three hours […]

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Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident in Tulsa Raises Questions About Pedestrian Safety

A deadly hit-and-run accident in Tulsa raises questions about pedestrian safety for residents in the area. Tulsa residents were reminded that pedestrian safety is not something to take for granted after a deadly hit-and-run accident involving a pickup truck left a woman dead. Hit-and-run accidents have been on the rise across the country in recent years,;and […]

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OK Supreme Court Upholds $10.7 Million Verdict in Fatal Train Accident Case

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has upheld a $10.7 million verdict in a fatal crash; involving a Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Train. On June 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma affirmed a wrongful death judgment in favor of the estate of a driver killed in a 2008 motor vehicle collision with a Burlington Northern and […]

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