Car Accidents Ex-NBA star Blaylock jailed after deadly Georgia accident

Ex-NBA All-Star Daron “Mookie” Blaylock was jailed without bond after he surrendered on June 10 for driving while intoxicated. The former NBA player was arrested and jailed after being involved in a deadly head-on collision on May 31 that killed a woman in Jonesboro. According to Blaylock’s attorney, his client blacked out before the crash […]

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Product Liability 7 Oklahoma students harmed in accident with inflatable obstacle course

Seven children were injured after an inflatable obstacle course was flipped over by wind at an elementary school in south Oklahoma on the afternoon of May 14. According to reports, a group of fifth graders was injured after the “Rat Race” inflatable obstacle that they were on was flipped onto another inflatable play place. Five […]

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Car Accidents Car crash kills OKC officer

An Oklahoma City Police Officer died a day after a van in which he was a passenger rolled over in Seminole County the afternoon of April 14. Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident happened at around 5 p.m. when a van on east I-40 lane blew out its left rear tire. The van spun 180 […]

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Car Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents Two injured in accident involving three vehicles

At least two persons were reportedly hurt in an accident that occurred in Ada involving three vehicles the afternoon of March 27. According to Patrol Officer Brad Rhoads’ report, a driver traveling eastbound allegedly ran a red light, causing them to strike a southbound vehicle. The originally eastbound driver then struck another vehicle. Witnesses said […]

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Car Accidents Oklahoma wreck critically injures man

A man was critically injured after his truck slammed into a tree on West Oklahoma the night of Wednesday, March 6. Capt. Jack Morris of the Enid Police Department said the accident happened on West Oklahoma at the 1500 block around 8 p.m., when a westbound vehicle struck an unoccupied parked car before it slammed […]

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Car Accidents, Wrongful Death Three People Dead in Two Separate Oklahoma Accidents

After two separate fatal car accidents in Oklahoma Monday morning, at least three people are dead. An eastbound car driven by 24-year-old Sara Basquez was hit by another car when she failed to yield at a stop sign and crossed southbound traffic on Frink Chambers Road in McAlester. Basquez died of serious injuries sustained on […]

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Product Liability Manufacturer states that Buckyballs will be discontinued

In July, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC, sued the manufacturer of Buckyballs, claiming that the product was unsafe for children. Buckyballs are tiny magnetic balls that are intended for use by adults only, and have been popular desk toys for adults since 2009. Despite a warning on the packaging claiming that the product was […]

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Drunk Driving Accidents In 2011, 1 million teenagers reported drinking and driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study in relation to teen drinking and driving and recently published the results. The results indicated that teen drinking and driving has declined quite significantly over the last two decades. For the study, thousands of high school students were surveyed, representing 41 different states across […]

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Drunk Driving Accidents Hit-and-run victim was bribed by drunk driver

A hit-and-run accident that took place on Tuesday in Oklahoma City led to a driver getting arrested on several charges, including driving under the influence. The accident took place at the intersection of Interstate 240 and South Eastern Avenue. A 60-year-old driver said he was hit by another vehicle around 10 p.m. that night. When […]

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Car Defect Toyotal recalls more than 150,000 Lexus vehicles

After the 2009-2010 problem with unintended acceleration in its popular Prius, Toyota has recently recalled more than 150,000 Lexus vehicles for the same issue. The 2010 Lexus RX 350 and the 2010 Lexus RX 450H are the two models affected by the recall. In these vehicles, the gas pedal can get trapped under the driver’s […]

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Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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