Oklahoma boat accident Lawyer

Charges Expected In Connection With Fatal Oklahoma Boat Accident

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

Boaters in Oklahoma have a responsibility to safely operate their watercraft at all times. But too often, failure to adhere to this rule results in devastating accidents and serious injuries. The Oklahoma Boat Accident Attorneys with J. Colbert Injury Lawyers say charges are expected to be filed in connection with a boating accident that occurred last summer on the waters of Lake Eufaula. (more…)

Oklahoma Boat Accident Lawyers Examine Dangers Of Drinking On The Water

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

While most Oklahomans are aware of the dangers drinking and driving poses, many seem to ignore that the same risks are present when operating a boat. In fact, the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a study that found at least 23 percent of fatalities that occur on the water list alcohol and/or drugs as a contributing factor. (more…)

Oklahoma Boat Accident Lawyers Discuss Dangers Faced By Inexperienced Operators

by Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys

The Oklahoma Boat Accident Lawyers with J. Colbert Injury Lawyers explain that each year, dozens of lives are lost due to mistakes made while boaters are on the water. The U.S Coast Guard states that in 2010, a total of 13 people died and another 35 were seriously injured in boating accidents in Oklahoma. One of the most common causes for these accidents is operator inexperience. (more…)

Disappearance Of Two Men At Lake Prompts Safety Concerns

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The disappearance of two Oklahoma men from Lake Tenkiller in Park Hill, Oklahoma, has prompted citizens to look closer at how to stay safe while on the water throughout the rest of the summer. According to KOCO.com News, an Oklahoma State Highway Patrol spokesperson said the men went missing from a boat at Party Cove. (more…)

Oklahoma Bridge Temporarily Closed After Boat Accident

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A bridge was temporarily closed overnight after an Oklahoma boat accident when seven barges crashed in the U.S. 62 bridge Monday, Tulsa World reported.

The barges broke loose from the port and floated down the Arkansas River where they struck the bridge at about 8:30 p.m., causing the Oklahoma boat accident. (more…)