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Fourth of July Causes a Spike in Fatal Oklahoma Car Accidents

By Clayton HasbrookJul 22, 2016 News

The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO) releases annual reports on when and where crashes occur throughout the state, revealing information about Oklahoma’s top 20 cities for fatal car accidents.  In addition to publishing reports on counties and cities, OHSO also compiles data on accidents during various holidays, including Independence Day.  The following statistics are sourced+ MORE

Do You Need a Lawyer to Negotiate a Car Accident Settlement?

By Clayton HasbrookJul 20, 2016 Legal Information

If you’ve visited our legal blog before, you may have seen our article about whether you need an insurance company to settle a car accident claim.  This time, we’re shifting the focus onto whether you need an attorney.  While it may seem biased for an Oklahoma City car accident lawyer to advise hiring an attorney+ MORE

Steps to Take After a Dog Bite

By Clayton HasbrookJul 19, 2016 Legal Information

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as many as 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs annually. A troubling statistic is that with 60% of these victims are children.  The Centers for Disease Control also has estimated half of all children who are under the age of 12 have been bitten by a+ MORE

What Types of Dog Breeds Cause the Greatest Number of Deaths and Injuries?

By Clayton HasbrookJul 18, 2016 Legal Information

All types of dogs — including, as we’ll discuss, some unexpected culprits — are capable of inflicting nasty, sometimes life-threatening bite wounds.  However, some breeds pose a greater threat than others.  And, with warm summer weather bringing more animals and people together outdoors, the risk of being bitten or injured increases.  If your child was+ MORE

Improper use of Snapchat Leads to Car Accidents

By Clayton HasbrookJul 15, 2016 News

On May 3, 2016, images of a girl using the popular social media application SnapChat ran wild on the Internet. This picture showed a picture of the girl who was determined to have been driving at a speed in excess of 107 MPH. As you can imagine, she was subsequently involved in a car accident+ MORE

How Many Oklahoma Auto Accidents Are Caused by Speeding?

By Clayton HasbrookJul 13, 2016 News

A few years ago, we wrote an article investigating the role of speeding in Oklahoma car accidents.  At the time, we found that speeding was responsible for roughly a third of all auto accident fatalities, not only in Oklahoma, but throughout the United States.  Data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed+ MORE

Trampoline Accidents Cause Over 100,000 Injuries Per Year

By Clayton HasbrookJul 12, 2016 News

Frankly, it’s easy to see how trampolines might lead to injuries.  What’s more surprising is just how many injuries occur.  If you’d dismiss trampoline accidents as rare occurrences not worth worrying about, you’d unfortunately be mistaken.  Studies have shown that not dozens or hundreds but thousands of people get injured on trampolines every year —+ MORE

Two Injured in Edmond, Oklahoma Fireworks Accident on 4th of July

By Clayton HasbrookJul 11, 2016 News

If you’ve been reading our legal blog recently, you may have seen some of our Oklahoma fireworks accident lawyers’ safety articles leading up to the Independence Day weekend.  Unfortunately, thousands of injuries occur every year around the Fourth of July, and this summer proved no exception after two spectators were injured in a fireworks accident+ MORE