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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Constitutional Law, Elder Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Q: I can’t drive a car anymore but I can drive a golf cart. If they won’t renew my license is there something I can get?

I drive to the mailbox, up the street to the store and maybe fishing at the lake. I live in a lake area and it is legal where I live, but what if I lose my license? Is there something I can do or get to make it legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: I signed a settlement for a car accident the insurance told me a higher amount that was on the settlement.

I signed a settlement for a car accident the insurance told me a higher amount that was on the settlement but I didn't notice until after I signed, is there anything I can do?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 15, 2022

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Libel & Slander for Oklahoma on
Q: Do I have grounds to dispute this insurance?

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... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 18, 2022

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

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: What should I do I have an attorney that ain't doing no good and my minor son has been injured in a car accedent

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... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 10, 2022

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... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Oklahoma on
Q: I got a ticket fail to yield out of private drive and it Resulted in someone hitting my car both cars are totaled

Can I get out of the ticket they gave me in Oklahoma

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 17, 2022

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: Crossing a Street with no proper markings and a vehicle turns down that road and strikes the pedestrian, whose at fault?

Vehicle turned from 4 way road onto a two lane road. Pedestrian was in the middle of the two lane when vehicle struck pedestrian on driver's side of the vehicle. Pedestrian was struck hard enough to lift him off his feet and pitched backwards 10 feet resulting in injury to back(noted later but... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 29, 2021

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your injuries and loss of income. You may have already consulted with an attorney by now. If a law firm felt that you had the basis for a case, they would likely conduct a full investigation.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: I need to know if I have a lawsuit..

I had went out with a friend which I thought was my friend and he was taking me home and I can tell that he had been up a few nights probably on some kind of drug when he was dropping me off he was screaming at me telling me to get out get out I was trying to get my things together and snap my... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Dec 7, 2021

Yes you should retain counsel and file a police report as well as file an insurance claim against his liability carrier for damages. Do not delay in seeking treatment medical treatment immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter was left alone at scene when her dad was taken to jail for warrants..is this illegal in oklahoma?

I was across town when i got the call and raced to the scene, but by the time i got there my daughter was sitting in the front of a police car and her dad had already been taken to jail and car was being towed away. My daughter was left alone, her dad handcuffed and taken to jail and car towed... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Nov 1, 2021

Based on what you have stipulated in the question, your daughter was left with another officer. So short answer, Yes a minor can be left with another officer while her father was escorted to jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: If I'm injured in an auto accident while driving under suspension can I still Sue

The other driver admitted to running the light and the officer did say that the young lady admitted fault & to running the light and hitting me. There's witnesses to the accident. I was taken by ambulence to the hospital with a concussion and injury to back , arm & head. They were... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 13, 2021

Only an Oklahoma attorney could advise here, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, a GENERAL premise followed nationwide (subject to state law distinctions) is that liability is separate from the underlying offense - no license,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was rear ended in company car while working. I am suing the trucking company that hit me. Should I sue Work Comp too.

The Attorney I hired for the personal injury, referred me to a workers comp attorney as well. I have reached MMI after a lumbar fusion but I still have a pinched nerve in my neck from whiplash that causes complications . My comp attorney is acting like I should just take what WC offers and has not... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 27, 2021

MMI is a bogus concept invented by insurance companies. Be guided by what the injury attorney has to say. It sounds like you have signficant issues, and fusions are never mmi as the person can develop pain and other issues as the fusion puts more strain on the discs above and below the point of... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: If my car was impounded,I didn’t receive any citations nor do I have the title:is it up to the tow yard to let me get mY

Things out or are they required to let me get my stuff out by law?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Mar 20, 2021

They are not required to let you have anything out of the car until you pay them. Until that time it is all considered collateral for the expense of towing and storage.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: I had a wreck while I was delivering for Domino's, it was not my fault, the other vehicle was stolen with no insurance,

The driver fled on foot and was never caught, my insurance wont help because I was on the job and Domino's aka team next level of tulsa will not help or answer my questions my employers will not respond to calls or messages anymore, the most they will do is get me in touch with work comp for... Read more »

Jessica Brown
Jessica Brown answered on Mar 22, 2021

You should contact a "bad faith" insurance attorney. They frequently review initial information for no charge - have any rejection/denial letters ready to show them.

It sounds like your insurance company denied the claim because of an exclusion in your policy. An attorney can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: In oklahoma is it a misdemeanor or felony to leave the scene of an accident after hitting a parked car on private proper

With nobody being in the car

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Feb 9, 2021

Based on the limited facts - Per Ok statute 47 OS §10-103; If no injury is caused then leaving the scene is a misdemeanor with a $500 fine and up to 1 year in county jail. Furthermore, the person leaving the scene is liable up to 3 times the amount of the actual damage caused to the other... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What is a hit and run on private property ? Hitting a parked car ? Nobody in the car.
Brian Boeheim
Brian Boeheim answered on Feb 9, 2021

Hit and run can be of property, like a parked car.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: In a 3 car pile up at a traffic light, who is liable for the front car's damages( car A)? C car hits B then B hits A .
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 3, 2021

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, as there could be state-specific elements of vehicle & traffic law involved. But your question remains open for a week and you probably need to be in touch with your insurance carrier. As a GENERAL premise nationwide, vehicle C is usually liable if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: I WAS AWARDED $25,000IN A ACCIDENT.AFTER BEING REWARDED I WAS TOLD THAT HALF OF THAT WENT TO TAXES IS THIS TRUE
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 1, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney or accountant could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL rule in most jurisdictions, personal injury awards are usually not taxable. But if your attorney provided a breakdown of the money you are receiving, an Oklahoma accountant would be able... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: What are my options if my car is totaled and its not my fault
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 22, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, if you were injured, it would make sense to seek a free initial consult with an Oklahoma injury attorney. If you were not injured, then the most practical course of action could depend on... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: What does possession schedule 2 CBS ( except those listed in 63; 2 - 206. D mean when it refers to ( using motor vehicle
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 10, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for a week. This sounds like it may be a criminal possession matter more than a car accident matter - contact an Oklahoma criminal defense attorney to find out what this means. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: I have a clean record and was in a finder binder accident with i was givin a citation will i go to jail for this

this citation is for following too closely

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 13, 2020

It would be best for an Oklahoma attorney to advise, but your post remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, people don't go to jail for fender benders. They are ordinarily treated as civil matters, not criminal matters. But if you haven't already, you could contact an Oklahoma... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Contracts, Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My 17 yr old daughter lost control of her car while passing in a passing zone. She totaled her car and no other vehicles

The highway patrol officer got her insurance verifications and license info she received a ticket for passing in the left lane without sufficient space or visibility. She never signed anything or gave permission for her signature electronically nor did I and as a juvenile shouldn't one of us... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 12, 2020

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. I hope your daughter is okay. As a general matter, drivers under 18 can receive tickets, and a ticket not being signed by recipient doesn't generally serve to diminish its legal effect. If you haven't... Read more »

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