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If you’ve suffered a workplace injury, you may be wondering whether you need the assistance of a workers’ compensation lawyer. While the answer to this question depends on the nature and severity of your injury, these cases can be very complex and working with an experienced attorney is always the best way to ensure your rights are protected.
Filing a workers’ compensation claim is a complicated…Read Full Post
The American Tort Reform Foundation recently named Oklahoma a “judicial hellhole” along with nine other states. ATRF claims it fights for defendants’ rights in civil lawsuits. What they really mean is they want to protect corporations from being held responsible for their bad actions. They want to make it harder for workers to receive compensation when they are injured on the job. They want to protect the powerful.
Local politicians who share ATRF’s views used the ranking to bring up a case called Mullendore v. Mercy Hospital Ardmore. In the case, a worker injured her knee while carrying bags of ice as part of her duties. This should be uncontroversial: A person was hurt while on…Read Full Post
Truck driver fatigue is a common cause of truck accidents. Often, trucking companies impose unrealistic deadlines on their drivers, forcing them to log long hours behind the wheel. When fatigue sets in and drivers become less alert, it significantly increases the risk of a collision.
The following infographic sheds some light on the serious nature of this problem. If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, the attorneys at Johnson & Biscone can help you recover the compensation you deserve. We’ll evaluate the evidence associated with the truck accident to determine whether driver fatigue may have caused the…Read Full Post
It was a typical June day for Desi Robinson as she traveled on Northwest Expressway in 2018. Desi, who worked for Embark at the time, was driving near Piedmont, Oklahoma, when an accident occurred on the other side of the road. Things quickly took a turn for the worse as a car came crashing into her lane and hit her head on.
The crash was one of the most severe impacts we’ve ever seen, and Desi is lucky to be alive. After…Read Full Post
Truck accidents are often catastrophic in nature, resulting in serious injuries to the individuals involved. If you’re facing the financial burdens associated with costly medical bills and lost wages while you recover, it’s crucial that you work with an experienced truck accident lawyer who can help you recover compensation from all negligent parties.
Oklahoma uses the doctrine of comparative negligence in personal injury cases. This means that your damages will be reduced by the percentage of fault attributed to you and if you’re…Read Full Post
If you’ve recently been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering whether you need to hire an attorney. While you’re certainly not required to do so, it is always a smart idea to consult with a lawyer, even if you weren’t at fault for the crash.
The financial burdens associated with a car accident can be crippling. You may face costly medical bills, lose wages due to time missed at work and require expensive vehicle repairs. Working with an experienced car accident lawyer can ensure your rights are protected every step of the way and help you maximize the value of your compensation.
Your Damages Are Reduced by Your Percentage of…Read Full Post
When it comes to what to do in the moment after car accidents, there are common misconceptions. Take a moment to review the steps you should take to protect yourself.
Myth: You don’t need to call the police
Truth: If you’re in a car accident, call the police to the scene to assess injuries and create an accident report. A police report presents a determination of the accident cause and the resulting damage. The document is often crucial to any legal case and to successfully filing a claim for damages. Without a police report, it’s your word against the other driver’s.
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Summer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to cruise the open roads of Oklahoma on a motorcycle. Very few experiences are more exhilarating than a long motorcycle ride during the summer. At the same time, very few things are more dangerous. Due to the lack of protection afforded by bikes, injuries are often catastrophic in the event of a motorcycle accident.
The attorneys at Johnson & Biscone want to you enjoy riding your bike this summer, and we’ve compiled some safety tips to help you reduce your risk of a serious motorcycle accident. The advice in the infographic below is important for riders of all abilities and experience…Read Full Post
If you’ve suffered an injury caused by the negligent actions of another, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages. These lawsuits can help protect you from being crippled by the financial burdens associated with costly medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation and time missed from work after an accident.
At Johnson & Biscone, we can assist you with a wide range of personal injury cases, including:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Workplace injuries
- Catastrophic injuries
- Defective products
- Injuries on the property of…
Our legal system protects individuals who have been injured by the negligent actions of another. In these situations, you may be able to recover compensation for your damages through a personal injury lawsuit. Take our quiz below to find out whether you may have a valid case.
At Johnson & Biscone, we’ve been fighting for the rights of injured victims in the Oklahoma City area for more than 40 years. We are committed to providing you with the aggressive legal…Read Full Post