In both Oklahoma and Arkansas, there are generally two categories of damages: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages are designed to compensate the injured person for things such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Punitive damages are different. Continue reading “What Are Punitive Damages?”
Tulsa, OK – A civil lawsuit against a liquor store which sold alcohol to a minor who died in a car wreck recently settled on the second day of trial with $1.5 million going to the teenage victim’s family. Continue reading “$1.5 Million Settlement Reached In Case After Liquor Store Sold Alcohol To Minor Who Died”
Fortunately, about 85% of drivers routinely wear seatbelts. However, there are still many drivers who don’t wear seatbelts sometimes. If you are in a car wreck, not having a seatbelt on can cause you to be more injured than if you were wearing one. Many people hurt in car wrecks that don’t have their seatbelts on wonder if they still have a case. In other words, does not having a seatbelt on prevent you from obtaining compensation for your injuries? The answer is No. We can still help you obtain compensation for your injuries, any lost wages and pain and suffering. Continue reading “I was injured without my seatbelt on. Do I still have a case?”
If you have been injured by an exploding Takata airbag on a car, call Carr & Carr Attorneys today at 1-866-510-0580.
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Remember time limits called “statute of limitations” are in effect for filing law suits. You must file a lawsuit before the applicable time limit expires. The time limit and other regulations are different in each state, so it is important to talk with the experienced personal injury lawyers at Carr & Carr as soon as possible to learn what options you have.
Millions of cars have been affected by a massive recall of defective Takata airbags which can explode and hit passengers with shrapnel. Continue reading “Recall: Takata Airbags Affect Millions Of Cars, Can Cause Injuries”
Chrysler has recalled 1.6 million Jeeps due to a high risk of catching fire when hit from behind. With the gas tanks located in the “crush zone,” a rear impact crash is more likely to cause the cars to catch fire as the fuel tank is punctured. The most-publicized deaths have been in fires following rear-end crashes by another vehicle traveling at highway speeds crashing into the back of a Jeep that was stopped or moving slowly. Continue reading “Recall: Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys Due To Possibility Of Catching Fire”
Getting a rental car after you have been in an accident can certainly make a complicated time after a car crash less difficult for you and your family.
Whether you need to get to doctor appointments, physical therapy, work if you are able, or take children to school, having a rental car makes these things easier. At Carr & Carr Attorneys at Law, we can assist you with this sometimes-complicated process.Continue reading “Can I Get A Rental Car After An Accident?”
Defective tires can cause major problems for drivers — loss of control of your vehicle which can lead to a wreck, resulting in injury or death. A blowout or shredded tire on a car or truck can quickly cause a rollover accident, frequently at highway speeds. Continue reading “Tire Defects Can Cause Rollovers, Wrecks, Injuries And Death”
Let’s say you’ve been in a car wreck which wasn’t your fault. Within a couple of days, you likely will get a phone call from the at-fault person’s insurance company. The insurance representative wants to “help” by offering you some fast money right away. Continue reading “Beware Of The First Offer From Insurance Companies”
Are my medical costs covered by their insurance?
Insurance policy regulations concerning what is covered vary from state to state. But, generally speaking, a car insurance policy usually covers the licensed driver who is operating the vehicle.
This can be good news if you were the injured person, but it is still a very complicated issue.Continue reading “Hit by Someone Driving a Borrowed Car?”
Car, SUV and truck rollovers are one of the most serious types of personal injury accidents. The physical science of a rollover accident leaves little room for drivers and passengers to walk away unhurt — cars, trucks and SUVs moving at a high rate of speed (even if they are not speeding), the weight of the cars, the hurling of the vehicle, the forceful impacts as the car or truck repeatedly hits the earth, trees or even buildings. Continue reading “Car and Truck Rollovers Cause Extreme Injuries”
Every year, thousands of people are injured in the United States from accidents on all-terrain-vehicles (ATV), also known as four-wheelers and riding quads. While some of those accidents can be attributed to driver error, there are instances where the accident is caused by a defect in the ATV. Continue reading “ATV Accidents”
Over a century ago, the United States enacted laws that punished businesses for selling alcohol to minors and to those people who are visibly intoxicated by alcohol. The businesses would also be held responsible for damages caused by either the intoxicated person or the minor. Continue reading “Are Bars And Restaurants Liable For Damages Caused By Drunk Drivers?”
Ford F150 pickups have had some serious safety issues in the past few years. Continue reading “Recall: Ford F150 Trucks Brake Fluid Compartment Leak and Gas Tank Problems”
Being in a car wreck is never an easy situation and being in a rental car crash is even more complicated.Continue reading “What If I’m In A Car Wreck In A Rental Car in Oklahoma?”
We all know how important it is to wear your seatbelt. Statistics prove again and again that this simple habit saves lives. But did you know your seatbelt usage — or rather, lack of useage — can be brought up in court during a trial? Continue reading “Using Seatbelts Not Only Saves Lives, It Might Help Your Case”
“Just a fender bender” can cause painful injuries and unseen car damage. Click on this video and watch closely to see how the car’s driver gets a serious jolt from what seems like a minor crash. Continue reading ““Just A Fender Bender” Can Cause Serious Injury”
You’re driving along, explaining to your grandkids how you know exactly what is in a Big Mac (from the jingle that’s been in your head for 25 years) when you glance in your rear view mirror. It’s too late to avoid – all you can see is the way-too-close hood of a big SUV. In a split second, you brace for the impact and everything that happens next. Continue reading “Should I See A Doctor After A Car Wreck?”
During the past few months, national news has been filled with stories of car recalls. Major car manufacturers — Toyota, Hundai, Acura, Lexus and dozens of others — have issued far-reaching recalls due to safety issues that can cause injury or even death. And lawsuits have been filed, with the possiblity of more on the horizon. At first, it might seem frivilous or even greedy — but in the long run, as you can see, lawsuits against car manufacturers have made autos safer for all of us.
Car wrecks might be reconstructed after a serious crash which resulted in death or catastrophic injury. Reconstructing an auto accident can help an attorney determine the cause, and consequently your next legal step. Continue reading “Why Would A Car Wreck Be Reconstructed?”