Miami, OK Car Accident Lawyer

Dedicated Representation for Car Accident Recovery in Miami, OK

Despite encompassing less than 10 square miles of total land area, Miami, Oklahoma, is home to over a dozen devastating car accidents each year. Serious injuries often occur on the major roadways such as SH 10 and Interstate 44 that cut through the city. Tragically, some of these car accidents prove fatal. At Bishop & Hayes, P.C., we focus our practice on one kind of law - auto accident recovery. Our Miami, Oklahoma car accident lawyers are committed to providing unparalleled legal representation to every client that walks through our doors. Unlike other law firms, you will always be represented by a partner with the firm, not an associate attorney or junior lawyer. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a Miami, OK car accident, call our office today for a free consultation. Let us help you recover the maximum possible damages after your car accident.

Oklahoma Car Accident Causes

According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO), thousands of people are injured or killed in the state each year. The majority of fatal car accidents are preventable, caused by another driver’s negligence or wrongdoing.  Common behavior which results in fatal car accidents in Miami, Oklahoma, and throughout the state includes: 
  • Impaired driving (Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol);
  • Speeding;
  • Distracted driving; 
  • Failure to stop or yield; and
  • Driving while fatigued (drowsy driving).

Miami, Oklahoma Car Accident Statistics

As reported by the OHSO, there have been over 40 Miami, Oklahoma car accidents resulting in injury or death over the three most recently reported years. Nearly half of those accidents occurred in 2019. Statewide, Oklahoma had 9,763 fatal and injury crashes, according to the most recent data. 640 people were killed, and 1,337 were injured. In Miami, Oklahoma alone in a single year, there were:
  • 17 car accidents resulting in injury or death;
  • Two people killed in fatal car accidents; and
  • Sixteen people were injured in car crashes.
Car accident injuries can be catastrophic, requiring years of recovery and rehabilitation. If you are injured in a car accident, you need an attorney with experience you can trust. Our Miami, Oklahoma car accident lawyers prepare every case as if it is going to trial. We know how to take on even the largest insurance companies and win.

Dangerous Roads and Highways in Miami, OK

Despite being a relatively small town with a population of just over 13,500, the Ottawa County seat has several dangerous roads and interstates. Our Miami, OK car accident lawyers will give your case the personalized attention it deserves.  Miami, OK roadways where most car accidents occur include:
  • State Highway 10 (SH 10, State Hwy 10)
  • Interstate 44
  • N. Main Street (Historic Route 66)
  • U.S. Highway 69 (US 69, US HWY 69)
We have over 20 years of experience fighting for car injury victims and will not rest until we get the best possible outcome in your case. When you are injured in a car accident, you need an attorney that can get you the highest settlement or verdict at trial.  With an exclusive focus on car accident recovery law, we are able to dedicate the time and resources it takes to get our clients the maximum recovery allowed by law. Call today to speak with a Miami, Oklahoma car accident attorney. All cases are handled by a partner with the firm.

Deadly Ottawa County Car Accident

A fatal Ottawa County car accident took the life of 20-year-old Alexys Crawford in December 2020. The accident occurred on State Highway 10, just north of Wyandotte. According to KOAM Fox 14, Ms. Crawford was involved in a head-on collision.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol states that she was traveling north when she swerved to avoid a truck, crossing the centerline and colliding with a 2015 Dodge Durango. The driver of the Durango was also injured and treated at a nearby hospital. If your loved one is killed in a car accident, you might be entitled to compensation through a  wrongful death claim. Our Miami, Oklahoma car accident lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation to determine who was at fault and whether you have a valid claim for damages. In the tragic event that you have lost a loved one, let us help pursue legal action against a negligent party or parties that caused the accident.

How We Can Help

At Bishop & Hayes, we know how a serious injury or the unexpected death of a loved one can disrupt every aspect of your life. We believe that car accident injury victims deserve representation from attorneys that know how insurance companies think and the strategies that they use to deny claims or avoid paying damages.  Our partners have nearly a half-century of combined legal experience. We have a background in insurance defense and personal injury litigation, giving us unique insight into how the other side thinks and prepares for cases. Our Miami, OK car accident lawyers are not only aggressive litigators but are also highly-trained negotiators adept at reducing clients’ medical bills.

Maximizing Your Recovery After a Car Accident

Without the help of an attorney, you will risk settling for a far lower settlement than your case is worth. Insurance companies often try to get unrepresented injury victims to agree to compensation that fails to cover all of their damages, including future medical treatment or pain and suffering. At Bishop & Hayes, our Miami, OK car accident lawyers work with a team of experts that can help prove your damages and ensure that you get the maximum compensation allowed under Oklahoma law. 

Contact Bishop & Hayes to Schedule a Free Consultation

We believe that car accident and injury victims should never have to pay to speak with an attorney. All consultations are free with no obligation to retain our services. If you decide to hire our firm, we have a no-risk recovery policy. Cases are accepted on a contingency-fee basis, meaning you will only owe attorneys’ fees if we recover money on your behalf. Contact our office today at (417) 862-5544 to get started. Discover how our Miami, Oklahoma car accident attorneys can get you the recovery you deserve.
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If you've been injured due to another's negligence, you are entitled to compensation. At Bishop & Hayes you don't pay a dime unless we win your case. Our primary focus is auto accident law, which allows us to concentrate our efforts towards getting our clients the best results possible for our clients. 

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