Comparative Negligence

Comparative Negligence

Oklahoma comparative negligence can limit recovery in Creek County personal injury cases. Tulsa alone has nearly 30,000 car and truck and motorcycle  collisions annually.  This includes small fender benders, fatality wrecks, and also wrecks that total a vehicle.  Often these wrecks will injure one or more of the people involved.  This triggers a legal theory in Oklahoma law—Comparative Negligence.  In some cases this may…

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Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys

Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys

Our Creek County Truck Accident Attorneys know what to do when you’ve been in a wreck with a semi-truck. Automobile and motorcycle accidents with commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, or 18-wheelers can be terrible. Just in the past month, a man in Tulsa was critically injured in an accident involving a semi-truck. The driver appeared to have hit the rear tandem of the truck…

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Nursing Home Negligence in Creek County

Nursing Home Negligence

Recently, In Oklahoma, a woman died while in the care of a nursing home. The original injury occurred after staff dropped her during physical therapy. The nursing aides refused to believe the elderly woman when she claimed to have broken her femur bone during her therapy. Adding to the neglect caused in dropping her the Nursing Home failed to treat the broken femur for…

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Burn Injuries at Work in Creek County

burn injuries

In August of 2017, three men suffered serious burn injuries in a Canadian car wash.  Two of the men are in life threatening condition, while the other is critical but expected to live.  The three men, employees of a car wash, were handling a flammable tire cleaner near an open flame.  The chemicals exploded and engulfed the men in flames.  Other employees hearing and…

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Child Support Modifications in Creek County

Child Support Modifications

In Creek County Family Court Child support modifications are undertaken on a daily basis. Child support is generally a court order that will span several years.  As a result, it is likely you will experience income fluctuations during this time.  These fluctuations may be a promotion, a demotion, or any other type of job changes.  To modify child support, you will need to file…

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Creek County Divorce Process

Creek County Divorce Process

The Creek County Divorce Process is straight forward but for many it involves some very difficult issues. Divorce in Oklahoma unfortunately happens about 32% of the time.  During this process, it is fair to say that both spouses feel stress and likely sadness.  During the divorce process this same stress and anger may influence you ability to negotiate a favorable outcome. While you are…

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Emergency Custody Orders

Emergency custody orders in Creek County Family Court are a big part of the courts daily business. A Delaware County woman and her estranged husband are facing numerous charges in child abuse, child endangerment, neglect, and more.  DHS workers are also facing federal lawsuits over the situation, allegedly warning the woman and her husband about DHS interviews and visits beforehand.  The abuse includes forcing…

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Creek County Attorneys Discuss Step-Children in Inheritance

Drafting a Trust in Estate Planning

Step-Children in inheritance Planning sometimes can cause people unforeseen problems. Not everyone prepares a will before their passing.  This leaves their estate subject to the intestate laws of Oklahoma.  Intestate means that the estate will travel through probate and follow certain rules of inheritance.  However, over 200,000 children are step-children in Oklahoma.  How the law addresses step-children in inheritance is different in intestate succession…

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Failure to Pay Court Costs and Fines in Creek County

Failure to Pay Court Costs and Fines in connection with a criminal case can land you in jail.  In the world of court costs and fines, the term “revolving door” is familiar to many people.  It goes like this:  You receive a speeding ticket, or worse you go to jail and receive a hefty fine.  While you may not or no longer be in…

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