The statute of limitations for negligence is two (2) years in Oklahoma. I recommend hiring a personal injury attorney to investigate - sooner rather than later. In my experience, these are difficult cases to prevail on in Oklahoma.
I was approaching a crossing that I cross every day to and from work, I have never seen a train. The tracks where over grown with weeds and the brush on the sides where over grown limiting your ability to see a train approaching. The tracks only have a yield sign, and as I was approaching 1 day, a... View More
Under Oklahoma law you are required to yield at railroad crossings. Accordingly I believe you were at fault notwithstanding the visibility issues particularly since you were familiar with the route and knew there was a RR crossing there. Railroads are maintained by the federal government and you...View More
So I took over payments on a Camaro about 9 months I was giving the ppl that had the car $70 that first month to cover insurance the following month I told them I was going to get insurance in my name. They stated don’t do that I know the situation you in it’ll be cheaper if I add you to my... View More
In Oklahoma, a physician's lien means a healthcare provider can claim a portion of a personal injury settlement or judgment to cover medical treatment costs. If your husband received treatment after the accident and a lien was filed, the provider expects to be paid from any compensation you...View More
In Oklahoma, if you're facing criminal charges and cannot afford a lawyer, you have the right to request a public defender. At your next court appearance, let the judge know that you cannot afford an attorney and request to have one appointed for you. If you qualify financially, a public...View More
An Oklahoma attorney should advise, as your question involves state civil procedure rules, not general legal concepts. But you posted your question last week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, some of the elements that could SOMETIMES serve to toll the statute (subject to a...View More
I was going through taco Bueno, and as I am pulling off from ordering my food, I heard a noise I look in my mirrors and I noticed that my cargo trailer has hit the awning above the drive-through menu. got out and looked did not really see any damage. I looked to see if there was any warning,... View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. First priority is to address the citation for leaving the scene of an accident. You could reach out to attorneys - it isn't likely that someone here would be able to respond with meaningful step-by-step...View More
The husband was appointed Admin for her Estate and only listed himself and his 2 children as sole and only heirs. A Notice of Settlement of the civil case was posted on March 23, 2023, but the Final Account and petition for distribution and discharge is coming up April 25th. My question is, does... View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Unfortunately, the spike in car values since the pandemic is a factor here. If you're still negotiating the claim, you could present the PD examiner with values in your geographic region. But there's no...View More
To our knowledge, the property owners are not pressing charges. However, the District Attorney is charging him with a misdemeanor for this accident. He was not under the influence of anything. He was returning home from football practice. He's a good kid. No history of drugs or alcohol. Good... View More
If the District Attorney is prosecuting this, then you need to hire an attorney to represent your son's interests and help mitigate this matter----depending on the age of your son, it may be possible to get all of this transferred to juvenile court jurisdiction which might keep all of this off...View More
I want to file it in small cliams but i will have to serve the woman that hit me and progressive insurance, the woman thaht hit me will be hard to locate, can i do a service by publication in small cliams or only teh regular court?
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you consult with a local attorney who knows specific provisions in Oklahoma's civil procedure rules, keep in mind that publication is a very weak form of service (even if permissible under certain...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It sounds like the homeowner would be liable as a general matter. Coverage could depend on the policy. If the carrier considered such a claim, they would conduct a more detailed investigation of the gate, weather,...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. If the mother was the operator of the other vehicle, then she would have a claim brought against her - but that vehicle's insurance should cover that. In terms of your second point on the settlement for a minor,...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope your grandson and the other occupants are okay. At this point, you've probably already been in touch with your insurance carrier. They will review the policy conditions and advise accordingly. If their...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry this happened to you. Based on the brief description, one possibility is that the settlement you say you signed (which was probably a release form) contained figures for a gross settlement, not...View More
I was recently in a minor vehicle collision. Minimal damage to the vehicles. I ended up with three dislocated ribs. Police report clearly states that the other driver was at fault. The agent for the other driver called me and disputed the dislocated ribs stating, “Did you diagnose... View More
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This is something that attorneys in the Libel/Slander category would know better than car accident attorneys. There's no guarantee all questions are picked up, but you could repost in that category. Good luck
My son was 15 at the time he is 17 fixing to be 18 in October so it's been a few years they were at my at a complete stop and got hit from behind from a guy that has Farmers insurance The Farmer insurance people don't want to pay no more than $4,900 and he's whiplash is the pain is... View More
An Oklahoma (or Texas?) attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. No one here could pass judgment on your son's case or his attorney. An attorney would need to see the file. You posted under Oklahoma, because that's where you may be located. But you...View More
Your chances of getting out of a traffic ticket increase if you have a traffic ticket lawyer representing you and you had insurance at the time of the collision. Go hire a traffic ticket lawyer and follow his advice. Good luck.
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