Truck failure to yield resulted in death and injury

Posted on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 10:10 am    

A semi-truck collided with a Trail Blazer in Beckham county, causing the death of one child and the great injury of another, News12 reported on June 28.

Reports coming from authorities said the fatal accident happened at around 4:00 p.m. on June 27 several miles away from Elk City. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP), the 18-wheeler failed to yield before it struck the vehicle containing Cathy Baker and her two daughters. One of Baker’s daughter, 11-year-old Keri Baker, died in the crash, while Cathy and her other daughter, 12-year-old Kelli Baker, were taken to the hospital. The driver of the commercial truck was reportedly not hurt in the accident. A charity fund website was created to channel donations to the Baker family.

The attorneys at the Abel Law Firm are deeply saddened by this incident and send their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering during this difficult time.


Nashville car accident causes Dolly Parton minor injuries

Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 10:55 am    

Country music singer Dolly Parton was recently involved in a minor car accident in Nashville on the morning of October 21, according to a Reuters report.

According to reports, the 67-year-old singer sustained minor injuries after her Nissan Xterra Sports Utility Vehicle was hit by a car that failed to yield. Police said Parton and the drivers of the two vehicles were treated at a local hospital.

After the incident, the singer informed her fans by posting a message on her Facebook page saying that she was doing well and was recovering at home.

The legal team at the Abel Law Firm helps people in Oklahoma to seek justice and compensation after they have sustained injuries in car crashes due to the negligence of others. Speak with a lawyer today at (405) 239-7046 if you have been harmed in such an accident and want to explore your legal options.

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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