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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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What Happens if My Personal Injury Case Goes to Court?

Posted on April 24, 2019
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If you have been injured in an accident such as a car accident in the Tulsa area that left you injured and it was the fault of another party, you may want to file a personal injury claim. Doing so will give you the opportunity to potentially collect compensation for your medical bills, property damage,…

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Why Hiring an Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer is Essential

Posted on April 21, 2019
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Spinal cord injuries are among the most devastating that a person can suffer. These are serious, often-debilitating, life-changing injuries that can affect not only the injured individual but their loved ones as well. Often, people who sustain spinal cord injuries require continuous medical care that can last for the rest of their life. If you…

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How Does the Personal Injury Legal Process Work in Tulsa?

Posted on April 16, 2019
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If you suffered injuries as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else in or around Tulsa, there are certain procedures that you must follow when seeking compensation for the damages that you suffered. By following these procedures, the chances of recovering compensation for your damages increases dramatically. If you fail to follow…

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What is a severed spine?

Posted on April 4, 2019

There are several levels of a severed spine that you need to consider in terms of having function in the body once again. Most often, a spinal cord is severed during a car accident or because of a disease. The cord doesn’t have to be completely severed for there to be a loss of function…

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What is Oklahoma Insurance Bad Faith?

Posted on March 24, 2019

You purchased car insurance, homeowner’s insurance, or supplemental health insurance policy to help protect you and your family in time of need, whether it be from an auto accident, house fire, natural disaster, illness, or other loss. You diligently pay premiums every month, with the comfort of knowing that if the unexpected happens, your insurance…

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in Oklahoma?

Posted on March 11, 2019
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Under Oklahoma law, if you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you may be able to file a claim against the at-fault party. In most cases, you have up to two years after the event to file a lawsuit against that person. That two-year statute of limitation often begins…

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Is Texting While Driving Illegal in Tulsa?

Posted on March 6, 2019

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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What you should do following your Motorcycle Accident

Posted on February 22, 2019
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Any kind of vehicle accident can be a disorienting and confusing time. The loss of your vehicle, the potential for long-lasting injury and the ever-present concerns over the financial damage present and future can be overwhelming even for people who otherwise have their lives flawlessly managed and organized. When your accident involves a motorcycle, all…

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When your mortgage company fails to pay your insurance out of escrow, what can you do?

Posted on February 14, 2019

What happens if your homeowners insurance on your mortgage has been cancelled for failure to pay the insurance premium? Since your house is mortgaged, many people are required to pay money into escrow held by their mortgage company or bank. Frequently, mortgage companies put force placed insurance in place with a different insurance company because…

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