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What are the statutes of limitations for Personal Injury in Tulsa?

Posted on June 11, 2018

Under Oklahoma law, if you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you have up to two years after the event to file a lawsuit against that person. In most cases, that two-year statute of limitation begins on the date of the original incident. If you have had an accident…

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How to ensure that an insurance company appropriately evaluates your Personal Injury Claim Settlement

Posted on May 22, 2018

Are you wondering about ways to ensure that your personal injury claim settlement is appropriately evaluated by the insurance company? Evidence is key in claims. Ensure that you keep records of any visits to a doctor, physical therapists, and any other medical providers. It’s also immensely helpful to have photo evidence available of your injuries,…

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What Happens if I Get Into an Accident While in a Taxi or Uber?

Posted on April 6, 2018

Whether you’re taking a taxi or an Uber vehicle to get from one point to another in or around Tulsa, you’re a passenger. You’re not in control of the vehicle, so it’s highly unlikely that any negligence for an accident might be attributable to you. If your driver or the driver of another vehicle causes…

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Is Texting While Driving Illegal in Tulsa?

Posted on March 6, 2018

Oklahoma is now the 46th state in the country to prohibit texting while driving. HB 1965 was guided through the legislature and signed off by the governor. It took the death of one Oklahoma State Trooper and serious injuries to another for the state’s legislature to finally prohibit texting while driving on any roadway in…

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Social Media could affect your Personal Injury Claim and here’s how

Posted on February 15, 2018

Seven out of ten internet users are connected to some form of social media. Sharing a story about your injury and venting can cause problems when there is an insurance claim involved. Many lawyers recommend that their clients give up social media, but most clients choose to remain connected. Below are three tips for using…

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What can an attorney do to help if you were involved in a car crash?

Posted on January 17, 2018

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident due to the negligence of somebody else anywhere in or around Tulsa, you’ll want to get yourself a qualified and respected car crash lawyer from Wandres Law, right from the start. You’ll be making your personal injury claim against an established insurance company (with billions of…

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Who is at fault for a pedestrian accident in Tulsa?

Posted on December 6, 2017

There is a long-held adage that “the pedestrian has the right of way.” There is a good deal of truth to this concept, although there are instances in which whether or not a pedestrian had the right of way in the event of an accident is not entirely clear. With this in mind, there are…

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What are the most common reasons for truck accidents in Tulsa, Oklahoma?

Posted on November 7, 2017

As per fatality statistics from the Truck Safety Coalition, OK recorded the third-highest wrongful deaths arising from truck crashes in 2009. Nationwide, 3,765 U.S. citizens lost their lives because of truck-related accidents in 2010. The number of wrongful deaths included the seven percent of fatalities caused by 18 wheeler trucks. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports…

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Things I should tell my personal injury attorney

Posted on October 5, 2017

Your client-attorney relationship is only as strong as it is open and honest. Truthful and thorough communication ensures that your attorney obtains the most complete information possible with which to build a case. Confidentiality is part of this partnership; whatever is discussed cannot be shared elsewhere. Your attorney needs to informed of certain issues as…

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What constitutes personal injury?

Posted on September 7, 2017

When you’re hurt in an accident, you might hear others throwing around the phrase personal injury. But you might not know what the phrase means. A personal injury is a physical injury. It’s different than an injury to your property or breaking a contract that you have with someone else. When you get hurt, personal injury…

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