Join a Focus Group in Choctaw County – March 24th and 25th!

On Saturday and Sunday, March 24th and March 25th, we will be holding a focus group at the Hospitality House and Training Center near Hugo, Oklahoma. The the following groups will be available: March 24th Group 1 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Group 2 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   March 25th GroupRead more

Why are Children More at Risk in Semi-Truck Accidents?

Children Vulnerable in Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents are a terrible situation for those involved. Not only do these accidents usually occur at high speeds, but more often than not, the semi-truck has a severe size and weight advantage on a passenger vehicle. These accidents can often be devastating, even more so to small children who are more at risk thanRead more

Next Steps for Trucking Accident Victims: Handling Insurance Companies

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It’s inevitable that you will be contacted by an insurance company after a car crash. When a semi-truck is involved in the incident, the insurance companies and headaches can multiply quickly. Your first thought is for the health and safety of your passengers and yourself, but the insurance companies have their client’s bottom line inRead more

Why You Should Contact a Lawyer After a Trucking Accident

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When you or someone you care about is injured in an accident with a large truck, the results can be devastating. Outcomes can be even worse without an experienced truck accident lawyer on your side fighting to make those at fault take responsibility for their actions. If you’re like many Oklahomans, you may resist callingRead more

Fatal Trucking Accidents in Oklahoma

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Semi trucks, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial vehicles are massive machines. Many of these vehicles are major causes of fatal trucking accidents on Oklahoma highways. These accidents can be devastating to individuals and families in much smaller vehicles driving alongside them on the road. Semi trucks don’t even need to be moving fast, as they’reRead more

How do Truck Tires Cause Accidents?

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Anyone could inadvertently purchase a defective tire and experience a blowout. However, when the blowout is a semi-truck tire, the results are more catastrophic than in smaller vehicles. It is estimated that about six percent of the collisions involving large trucks result from tire problems. If you or someone you care about has been seriously injuredRead more

Catastrophic Injuries: What are They?

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Any injury can be considered “catastrophic” to your friends and loved ones. However, in the courtroom, “catastrophic injury” is a specific legal term reserved for some of the worst injuries resulting from an accident. Catastrophic injuries often incur for those involved in a trucking accident.  To ensure you receive the help you need to getRead more

What is A Spoliation Letter and Why Would I Need One?

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A spoliation letter helps keep evidence from being lost or destroyed. It makes obtaining evidence for a case much easier by putting the evidence holder on notice. The letter is given to the involved parties and ensures that they must do their due diligence to keep key evidence from being destroyed, tampered with, or misplaced.Read more

Should I Settle My Trucking Case or Go to Court?

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When you have been involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you’ll find your life gets turned inside-out. Many pathways exist to help you move forward, but which one should you take? Should you settle your case quickly or take it to trial? Your neighbors at Laird Hammons Laird are experienced with trucking accidents. We’reRead more

Federal and Oklahoma Trucking Regulations

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Federal trucking regulations and standards keep our roads safe in this country. Their chief goal is to reduce and prevent life-threatening accidents. Truckers and other large commercial vehicle drivers who fail to adhere to these regulations put everyone on the road at risk. There are some situations where Oklahoma state regulations outweigh federal regulations concerningRead more