If you’ve recently been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering whether you need to hire an attorney.
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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
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.
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to…Read Full Post
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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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…Read Full Post
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…Read Full Post
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…Read Full Post