Oklahoma Social Security Income Lawyer

Oklahoma Social Security Income Lawyer

Oklahoma Social Security Income Lawyer   It can be very overwhelming to try and file an Oklahoma Social Security Disability Income claim. There is so much to navigate that it can become quite confusing. As if living with a disability in the first place isn’t...
Tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer

Tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer

Tulsa Workers Compensation Lawyer   If you are having a hard time collecting workers compensation benefits in Tulsa, you need Richard Shallcross. If you have developed an occupational illness or suffered a job related injury, you may be entitled to these benefits.  ...
Oklahoma Insurance Claim Lawyer

Oklahoma Insurance Claim Lawyer

Oklahoma Insurance Claim Lawyer   When an insurance company denies your claim without reasonable explanation, it’s known as a “bad faith” claim. The entire point of you purchasing insurance is to protect yourself from unexpected loss or damages. When...
Tulsa Personal Injury Lawyers

Tulsa Personal Injury Lawyers

Tulsa Personal Injury Lawyers And Claims   So we can really break this down into two simple categories. The basis of every claim is either intentional or negligent. And there are two more things to consider within that. Liability and damages. Was the result your fault...
Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Rights

Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Rights

Oklahoma Motorcycle Accident Rights   I bet when you pulled that bike out of the garage today to go for a ride, the thought of injuries sustained in a motorcycle wreck didn’t cross your mind at all. However, if you were to be in a motorcycle accident, you need...
Injured Passenger Rights

Injured Passenger Rights

What Are My Rights As An Injured Passenger In An Auto Accident?   When determining fault in an accident, the police, insurance investigators, and various experts pour over the data to see what happened. And who, if anyone, is at fault. In California, passengers are...
Civil Rights Forfeiture Following Felony Conviction

Civil Rights Forfeiture Following Felony Conviction

Civil Rights Forfeiture Following Felony Conviction According to The Law Dictionary, convicted felons are not treated the same nation-wide. But, as in every other state, in Oklahoma, convicted felons lose several of their civil rights following a felony conviction....
Medical Malpractice – Most Common Birth Injuries

Medical Malpractice – Most Common Birth Injuries

The day the baby arrives is always one of the happiest days of our lives. But, finding out that the newborn has an injury is one of the most troubling things a new parent can experience. Birth injuries can range from mild to severe. At first, we just want to know that...
Social Security Disability – Who Qualifies?

Social Security Disability – Who Qualifies?

People who qualify for disability are no longer capable of working. Social Security disability income (SSDI) is awarded to individuals with physical or mental impairments that are permanent or long lasting. Further, a doctor must diagnose the condition. Conditions...
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...
Hit By an Uninsured Driver – Now What?

Hit By an Uninsured Driver – Now What?

I’ve been hit by an uninsured driver, now what? If you have sought out this article, odds are you are suffering from a personal injury related to an automobile accident. Little in life is as frustrating as being in a car wreck, except maybe being in a car wreck...
Avoid These Four Types of Accidents

Avoid These Four Types of Accidents

Unfortunately, getting from one place to another is never an entirely safe proposition. That being said, all auto acccidents are not created equal. Acccidents involving a motorcycle, for instance, are statistically more likely to result in a serious injury than those...
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...
Types of Auto Insurance to Consider

Types of Auto Insurance to Consider

Even a great case against an at-fault driver can’t guarantee you will recover the compensation you deserve after an accident. What happens if the other driver has no insurance or low policy limits? What if you face extensive out-of-pocket medical expenses while...
5 Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

5 Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

A nursing home isn’t going to advertise the fact that they act negligently towards residents. Instead, the signs of nursing home negligence are often subtle. Here are five common signs of nursing home negligence: 1. Unexplained injuries When a personal injury...
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...
Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer

Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer

WHY YOU NEED AN EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER FOR YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE   When you’re hurt in a personal injury accident, the person responsible might try to play nice. They might sound friendly, and it can be tempting to want to accept a check and settle the...
WHAT IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH?

WHAT IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH?

There are several factors used to determine how much a personal injury case is worth. Your compensation will depend upon your medical bills — past, present and future. Other things may be looked at such as income lost as a result of time off from work. Need 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...
What to Know About Your Personal Injury Case

What to Know About Your Personal Injury Case

Injured In An Accident? 4 Things To Do That Will Help You Avoid Problems With Your Case If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s very important that you follow the proper procedures following the incident. Everything you do, or don’t do, will play...

How do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Medical procedures do not always have the desired outcome; sometimes unexpected or unpreventable results occur and are not the consequence of medical malpractice. In order to have a claim for medical malpractice, your injury (or undesired/harmful result of a medical...

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...

Compensatory Damages

Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the plaintiff for the actual injury and harm that he or she has suffered. In other words, compensatory damages aim to make the plaintiff “whole.” Compensatory damages can be divided into two categories, damages for...

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...
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