Oklahoma City Fireworks Accident Lawyer

It’s impossible to picture a Fourth of July celebration that doesn’t feature a dazzling display of fireworks exploding across the night sky.  But while fireworks are a beloved American tradition iconic of our independence and patriotism, they can also be incredibly dangerous when misused, mislabeled, defective, or improperly discarded.  Even though accidents can be avoided with a few basic safety precautions, fireworks continue to cause thousands of preventable injuries every year, especially during summer around the Fourth of July.

If you or your child was injured by fireworks in the Oklahoma City area, you may be able to recover compensation for the resulting medical bills, income losses, pain and suffering, and other hardships caused by your injuries.  The attorneys of Hasbrook & Hasbrook can help.  We have more than 75 years of combined legal experience representing injury victims throughout the Oklahoma City area, including Okarche, Mustang, and Choctaw.  To learn more about your legal options in a free and confidential consultation, call our law offices at (405) 698-3040 today.

Injury and Death Statistics: What Fireworks Cause the Most Accidents?

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A recent U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report found the following facts about fireworks-related deaths and injuries:

If your injuries were caused by another person’s intoxicated, reckless, illegal, or irresponsible use of fireworks, he or she may be liable for compensating your expenses.

Are Fireworks Legal in OK? How Are They Regulated? What Types Are Banned?

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Every state has its own set of laws regulating the use of fireworks.  The state of Oklahoma permits the purchase and use of fireworks under certain conditions, restricted to certain locations.  Listed below are some important fireworks laws in Oklahoma:

These laws regulate firework use throughout the state of Oklahoma.  Many cities, however, have adopted additional local ordinances further regulating or outright banning usage.  It is illegal to use fireworks in the following Oklahoma cities without the appropriate permit:

An Oklahoma City Personal Injury Lawyer of Hasbrook & Hasbrook Can Look Into Your Case

If you or one of your family members was injured in a fireworks accident in Oklahoma, you may be entitled to compensation depending on what caused the accident to occur.  Call the law offices of Hasbrook & Hasbrook at (405) 698-3040 to set up a free legal consultation today.