Law Blogs of 2020 – 5 Top Law Blogs

Law Blogs of 2020 – 5 Top Law Blogs

What are a Few of the Top Law Blogs of 2020? There are thousands of law blogs online. With so many informational sites, it is good to know which are the best law blogs of 2020. Law blogs are referenced by legal experts, law students and citizens alike. And so,...
Birth Injuries and Malpractice

Birth Injuries and Malpractice

Birth Injuries and Malpractice Can You Claim Medical Malpractice for Birth Injuries? In the majority of cases, labor and delivery goes smoothly, and babies are born without complications. However, injuries during birth are serious. And are even more concerning when...
Wills And The Estate Law Process

Wills And The Estate Law Process

Wills And Estate Law Process Although it is difficult to consider the end of your life, getting your assets in order can give you peace of mind now. Plus, preparing your estate takes a major burden off your family and successors to your assets.  Do You Need a Will?...
Breach Of Contract

Breach Of Contract

Breach Of Contract No matter if you are a consumer or business professional, contracts hold deals together and let us move forward with peace of mind. A contract ensures us that a business will deliver the product or service it promised. But, the contract also makes...
Tulsa Civil Attorney

Tulsa Civil Attorney

Civil ProcedureDue process of law means assurance to you that all legal proceedings are fair to all parties concerned. It also guarantees that you receive notice before any legal proceedings take place. In most states, this happens through certified mail, or a private...
Why is Insurance Offering So Little?

Why is Insurance Offering So Little?

Negotiating with an insurance company following a personal injury can be a frustrating experience for the typical injured victim. Insurance company claims adjusters are infamous for using borderline bad faith tactics when offering claim settlements. While this...
Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim

Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim

Settling a car accident injury claim can be a complicated legal process in Oklahoma when responsibility for the accident is not obvious. All drivers in an auto accident in Oklahoma are evaluated for personal contribution to causation, which can greatly impact an...
Texting & Driving Crash in Oklahoma

Texting & Driving Crash in Oklahoma

Texting and Driving Accidents Since the introduction of mobile devices, drivers have become more and more emboldened to use them while operating a vehicle. In many cases, the combination of texting and driving has produced many fatal accidents. If you have been...

Issues of Causation

Issues of causation can be some of the most difficult issues to prove in a medical malpractice case. Because of this, expert testimony is often required. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer at Richard A. Shallcross & Associates, PLLC in Tulsa, OK, can gather...

Punitive Damages

If the evidence shows that the doctor, nurse or other health care provider acted willfully, wantonly, maliciously, fraudulently, with bad faith or with a conscious indifference to the potential consequences, the plaintiff may be entitled to punitive damages. Punitive...

Res Ipsa Loquitur

If a patient is injured as the result of a medical procedure, but does not know exactly what caused his or her injury, but it is an injury that would not have occurred without negligence by a health care provider, the plaintiff might be able to invoke the legal...

Cause In Fact

There are two types of causation: actual cause (cause-in-fact) and proximate cause. The defendant’s actions are the cause-in-fact of the plaintiff’s injury if the plaintiff would not have been injured “but for” the defendant’s wrongful act, or if the plaintiff’s...

Preponderance of the evidence

Posted by Richard Shallcross In medical malpractice cases, the burden is on the plaintiff to establish, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the defendant was the cause of the plaintiff’s injury. This simply means that the plaintiff must prove that it was more...

Individual Providers

Posted by Richard Shallcross Tulsa Individual Providers Medical Malpractice Individual providers: doctors, nurses and other health care professionals In addition to doctors and surgeons, a variety of other health care professionals, including dentists, psychiatrists,...

Contact a Tulsa Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Patients are entitled to complete information about treatments or procedures they will undergo. Failure to provide the information can subject the health care providers to legal liability.  If you think you may have a claim based on the...

Exceptions To Obtaining Valid Consent

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Emergency situations. In emergency situations, there is not always time to obtain a patient’s informed consent, or the patient may be unconscious and unable to communicate. If an emergency involves risk to the patient’s life or the...
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