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July 2015 Archives

What are the statistics for car accidents in Oklahoma?

Getting into a car accident is never easy or something you can just blow off as unimportant. Being hit by another vehicle happens more often than you might think. In 2013, there were 69,430 car accidents in Oklahoma alone. This is an increase of 1.8 percent from 2012. It seems that driving defensively may not be enough.

Brain injury can affect more than just your head

Being a victim of an incident that causes a brain injury can leave you facing challenges that you aren't ready for. This type of injury can change your life forever. Remembering that the person who had the injury happen to him or her is, first of all a person, is vital. The cause, location and severity of the injury will affect each person differently.

Truck accidents result in fatalities all too often

Truck accidents occur too often. When it comes to bicycle riders and pedestrians the numbers are high, especially in big cities. For instance, one experienced biker was in a designated bike lane last year and got literally sucked under the wheel of an 18-wheeler. It is so tragic and awful to lose a loved one due to the careless driving of a trucker, but it happens all too often.

Attorney available for action in wrongful death case

Having a loved one killed in a fatal accident causes so much grief. The recovery process can be daunting and you may feel like the hole in your heart will never go away. Because of others' poor choices, you have lost a loved one. Their irresponsible actions took the life of someone who is so dear to you.

New technology will help prevent truck accidents

Have you ever thought of how expensive truck accidents are? The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has put a cost on the big rig accidents. The NTHSA has instituted a program called electronic stability control, or ESC. This system will save 49 lives, prevent 1,759 accidents each year and save $300 million annually.