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Common Reasons Why Drivers Hit Pedestrians in Tulsa

Posted on July 5, 2021

Negligent drivers and pedestrians are often a bad mix. This is especially true when a driver is in a hurry, distracted or intoxicated. If you were hit while walking, speak with a Tulsa accident lawyer today.  Unfortunately, cars and pedestrians are often a bad combination. In 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Stay Safe from Injuries in the New Year

Posted on December 7, 2020

Some injuries happen and are beyond your control, but there are steps you can take to keep you and your family as safe as possible. As the New Year approaches, remember the following tips and, if someone is injured due to the negligence or fault of another, contact a Tulsa personal injury attorney.  Accidental injuries…

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Violations of the Law Often Lead to Personal Injuries

Posted on November 9, 2020

While some injuries are completely accidental, others happen because another party violates a law that is in place to ensure safety in the community. In this situation, the wrongful party should be held fully liable for all harm and losses they caused. Contact a Tulsa personal injury attorney about your options. Personal injury claims allow…

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Woman killed in wreck with semi truck

Posted on November 5, 2020

Atoka County, OK (October 31, 2020) — A north Texas woman is killed in a wreck in southeast Oklahoma. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 65-year-old Sylvia J. McCoy of Beford, Texas was driving her 2017 Toyota Corolla on U.S. 69 in Atoka County when she was struck by a semi truck. The semi truck…

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Increase in Bicycle and Pedestrian Crashes in Tulsa

Posted on October 6, 2020

As fatal bicycle and pedestrian accidents increase in Tulsa, as a cyclist, it is important to keep yourself safe when you are around vehicle traffic. If an accident happens, you should be aware of what to do to protect your rights. Calling a Tulsa personal injury attorney is imperative. In late September, police in Tulsa…

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Konawa Woman and Toddler Killed in Crash with Semi Truck

Posted on April 14, 2020

A 21 year-old Konawa woman and a 2 year-old girl were killed Thursday when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by a semi-truck at the intersection of state Highway 39 and County Road 3520, just outside of Konawa in Seminole County. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a semi-truck, driven by Adam King, 29,…

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Crash between truck, agricultural sprayer leaves Sentinel man dead

Posted on October 9, 2019

Washita County, OK (October 7, 2019) – The OHP is investigating after the driver of an agricultural sprayer failed to yield at a stop sign and hit a truck, killing the driver. It happened Monday night on SH 55 and County Road 2160, just east of Sentinel, OK in Washita County. Officials say the driver…

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Grady Co. volunteer firefighter killed in crash near Fort Cobb

Posted on September 13, 2019

Caddo County, OK (September 13, 2019) – Grady County Fire Department officials confirm a volunteer firefighter was killed in an off-duty crash near Fort Cobb. It happened around 1:30 Thursday afternoon. According to the Grady County Fire Department Facebook page, 21-year-old Acme Firefighter Jeffrey Blaine Alexander of Marlow was killed in the crash. According to…

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Stigler Man Dies After Crash with Semi Truck

Posted on August 29, 2019

Haskell County, OK (August 15, 2019) – A Stigler man dies nearly two weeks after a crash with a tractor-trailer. 55-year-old John David Thompson was driving his Ford pickup when the driver of a tractor-trailer ran the stop sign on Oklahoma 9. Authorities say 58-year-old Feliciano Rosas was driving a Freightliner when he ran a…

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Is the Settlement from a Personal Injury Lawsuit Taxable?

Posted on May 9, 2019
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  After a serious, injury-causing accident that resulted in significant losses, taxes are probably the last thing you want to think about. However, taxes are a reality, and legal judgments are subject to complex IRS tax rules. The good news is that, in most cases, a personal injury settlement or award will not result in…

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