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What Compensation Is Available for Birth Injury Victims?

May 30, 2021

Birth injuries can devastate families for decades. Mothers and fathers of injured children often feel immense guilt for the harm their children suffered, even if that harm was solely the fault of negligent doctors, midwives, and other healthcare professionals. At Parrish DeVaughn Injury Lawyers, we can’t reverse, heal, or undo the damage that mothers and […]

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What Compensation Is Available for Birth Injury Victims?

Birth injuries can devastate families for decades. Mothers and fathers of injured children often feel immense guilt for the harm their children suffered, even if that harm was solely the fault of negligent doctors, midwives, and other healthcare professionals. At Parrish DeVaughn Injury Lawyers, we can’t reverse, heal, or undo the damage that mothers and […]

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How Serious Does Your Slip and Fall Injury Need to Be to Sue?

May 23, 2021

One of the biggest misconceptions about personal injury law is that people want to sue others at the drop of a hat. In reality, many injury victims—including those who have suffered debilitating, disabling, and even life-threatening injuries—are hesitant to sue others or pursue compensation from insurers. That’s because they don’t want to get involved in […]

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How Serious Does Your Slip and Fall Injury Need to Be to Sue?

One of the biggest misconceptions about personal injury law is that people want to sue others at the drop of a hat. In reality, many injury victims—including those who have suffered debilitating, disabling, and even life-threatening injuries—are hesitant to sue others or pursue compensation from insurers. That’s because they don’t want to get involved in […]

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Are Truck Accident Claims Worth More than Car Accident Claims?

May 16, 2021

People call personal injury lawyers after accidents for one reason: to get the money they need to get back on their feet. But the amount of money that victims can receive varies significantly from accident to accident. In most cases, the more severe the accident and the worse the injuries, the more compensation victims may […]

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Are Truck Accident Claims Worth More than Car Accident Claims?

People call personal injury lawyers after accidents for one reason: to get the money they need to get back on their feet. But the amount of money that victims can receive varies significantly from accident to accident. In most cases, the more severe the accident and the worse the injuries, the more compensation victims may […]

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Why Insurance Companies Are Biased Against Motorcyclists

May 9, 2021

When it comes to great fuel efficiency, fast acceleration, responsive handling, and overall “cool” factor, it’s hard to beat a motorcycle. But riding a motorcycle is fraught with danger. Unlike passenger vehicles, motorcycles have no safety features, and it’s up to riders to protect themselves with helmets, jackets, pants, gloves, and boots. To make matters […]

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Why Insurance Companies Are Biased Against Motorcyclists

When it comes to great fuel efficiency, fast acceleration, responsive handling, and overall “cool” factor, it’s hard to beat a motorcycle. But riding a motorcycle is fraught with danger. Unlike passenger vehicles, motorcycles have no safety features, and it’s up to riders to protect themselves with helmets, jackets, pants, gloves, and boots. To make matters […]

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Why Older Riders Face Greater Risks on Their Motorcycles

May 2, 2021

When you ride your motorcycle on Oklahoma’s roadways, you need to be focused, attentive, and always ready to react at a moment’s notice. Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be injured and killed in accidents than people in passenger vehicles (often because of other drivers’ negligence), so avoiding crashes by focusing on safety should be […]

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Why Older Riders Face Greater Risks on Their Motorcycles

When you ride your motorcycle on Oklahoma’s roadways, you need to be focused, attentive, and always ready to react at a moment’s notice. Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be injured and killed in accidents than people in passenger vehicles (often because of other drivers’ negligence), so avoiding crashes by focusing on safety should be […]

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Can You File an Injury Claim Against a Driver Who Was Impaired by a Medication?

April 26, 2021

In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that human choices account for approximately 94% of all crashes in the U.S. That means that almost all car accidents are due to mistakes behind the wheel. And when those mistakes are due to negligence, injured victims can file personal injury claims against the people who […]

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Can You File an Injury Claim Against a Driver Who Was Impaired by a Medication?

In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that human choices account for approximately 94% of all crashes in the U.S. That means that almost all car accidents are due to mistakes behind the wheel. And when those mistakes are due to negligence, injured victims can file personal injury claims against the people who […]

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What Happens if You Don’t Report a Crash to Your Insurer During Their Time Limit?

April 19, 2021

After a car crash that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to get money from the at-fault driver’s insurance policy by filing a compensation claim. That’s because Oklahoma is considered an “at-fault” state, which means that the person who caused the crash has to pay for any damages (typically through their insurance coverage). Most […]

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What Happens if You Don’t Report a Crash to Your Insurer During Their Time Limit?

After a car crash that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to get money from the at-fault driver’s insurance policy by filing a compensation claim. That’s because Oklahoma is considered an “at-fault” state, which means that the person who caused the crash has to pay for any damages (typically through their insurance coverage). Most […]

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Can I Sue if My Car Was in a Crash, but I Wasn’t Driving?

April 12, 2021

There are many reasons that you may find yourself in the passenger seat or even the back seat of your vehicle. Maybe you’re teaching your child to drive, or a designated driver is taking you and some of your friends home after a night out. These are common scenarios for vehicle owners, but what happens […]

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Can I Sue if My Car Was in a Crash, but I Wasn’t Driving?

There are many reasons that you may find yourself in the passenger seat or even the back seat of your vehicle. Maybe you’re teaching your child to drive, or a designated driver is taking you and some of your friends home after a night out. These are common scenarios for vehicle owners, but what happens […]

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Are Box Truck Crashes Treated the Same as Semi-Truck Crashes?

April 5, 2021

When you hear the phrase “big truck accident,” you probably picture a jackknifed semi-truck or a tractor-trailer that collided with a passenger vehicle. But not all “big trucks” haul trailers. When it comes to transporting freight, box trucks can be ideal, especially in dense urban areas like Oklahoma City. But as with all vehicles, box […]

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Are Box Truck Crashes Treated the Same as Semi-Truck Crashes?

When you hear the phrase “big truck accident,” you probably picture a jackknifed semi-truck or a tractor-trailer that collided with a passenger vehicle. But not all “big trucks” haul trailers. When it comes to transporting freight, box trucks can be ideal, especially in dense urban areas like Oklahoma City. But as with all vehicles, box […]

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When Do Car Accident Cases Go from Civil to Criminal?

March 29, 2021

After a car accident, it’s common for both police and attorneys to be involved. And one or more of the drivers involved in the crash may be cited for breaking laws, such as failure to stop, speeding, texting while driving, and more. And if one of the victims wants compensation, they may need the help […]

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When Do Car Accident Cases Go from Civil to Criminal?

After a car accident, it’s common for both police and attorneys to be involved. And one or more of the drivers involved in the crash may be cited for breaking laws, such as failure to stop, speeding, texting while driving, and more. And if one of the victims wants compensation, they may need the help […]

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