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Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

June 17, 2019
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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…
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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

June 04, 2019
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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…

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Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

May 24, 2019
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Truck accidents are a serious problem in Oklahoma. Each year, thousands of truck accidents occur, resulting in many serious injuries and fatalities. The infographic below highlights some of the statistics regarding the impact of these collisions throughout the state.

infographic providing statistics about truck accidents in Oklahoma

If you’ve been injured in a truck accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to…

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5 Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

May 20, 2019
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Due to the lack of protection afforded by motorcycles, catastrophic injuries often occur in the event of a collision. Therefore, it’s crucial that you take the steps necessary to reduce your risk of a motorcycle accident.

The attorneys at Johnson & Biscone have witnessed first-hand the devastation caused by motorcycle accidents. We hope the following tips will help you stay safe when cruising the open road on your bike.

Wear the Proper Safety Gear

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Point of View: Bill Would Harm Oklahoma Patients, Doctors

May 02, 2019
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As someone who fights for Oklahoma’s working people every day, I am concerned about a workers’ compensation bill making its way through the Legislature.

A provision in House Bill 2367 would require doctors treating people with workers’ compensation claims to follow what are called official disability guidelines, or ODGs.

Mandated ODGs dictate what treatments doctors can use for their patients. If physicians go against the ODG in their patient’s best interests, their recommended procedure can be denied.

The only group that benefits from mandatory use of ODGs are insurance companies that always look for reasons to deny claims. If this provision passes, half of all…

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Determining Liability in a Truck Accident

April 30, 2019
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Truck accident cases are much more complicated than claims associated with other types of motor vehicle accidents. There are numerous federal and state laws which govern the trucking industry, and multiple agencies are responsible for ensuring these laws are followed properly. In addition, multiple parties may play a role in causing the truck accident. This can make determining liability a difficult task.

Due to the complex nature of these cases, it is crucial that you work with an experienced truck accident lawyer who can make sure your rights are protected. The attorneys at Johnson & Biscone have been handling truck accident claims…

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Stages of a Car Accident Lawsuit

April 24, 2019
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If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be considering filing a lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages. While you should certainly pursue compensation from all negligent parties, it’s important for you to understand that car accident lawsuits are a long, complicated process.

We’ve created the following slide presentation to explain the legal process for auto accident claims in detail. The best way for you to find out whether you have a case is to speak with our lawyers in person. During your complimentary initial consultation, we’ll discuss your claim, answer any questions you may have and advise you…

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Do I Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Oklahoma?

March 29, 2019
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All Oklahoma employers are legally required to carry workers’ compensation. This insurance system covers medical bills and other expenses for employees who are hurt on the job. Find out if you’re eligible to receive help with the costs associated with your injuries.

Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

Every seven seconds, a worker is injured on the job. Common workplace injuries include:…

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A lawyer can help you get Social Security Disability Insurance

March 11, 2019
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Velma believed she was eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). But the government denied her claim.

Even when she asked for a reconsideration, she couldn’t get what she deserved.

Her story isn’t unusual: About two-thirds of people who apply for SSDI benefits are rejected by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The denial rate increases to about 85 percent on the second attempt.

Besides the long odds, the appeals process is tedious and difficult. Velma realized she needed help, so she called me and my team at Johnson & Biscone.

She soon learned how helpful and responsive Johnson & Biscone was to…

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Timeline for a Personal Injury Case

February 27, 2019
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If you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions of another, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to recover compensation for your damages. When facing costly medical bills and lost wages due to missing work while you heal, a personal injury settlement can be a crucial way to stay financially afloat during this difficult time in your life.

The personal injury process can be long and complex. By understanding the steps involved, the process can seem much less stressful and overwhelming. Below is an explanation of the potential steps associated with a personal injury claim. Depending on the specifics of your case, it…

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