Personal Injury Accident Attorney and Lawyer in Heavener, Oklahoma. Brad Pistotnik Law helps injury victims and is an accident attorney practicing across the State of Oklahoma including Heavener and Le Flore County. Brad Pistotnik Law has personal injury attorneys and personal injury lawyers who are truly experienced in getting money for people involved in personal injury accidents. Our personal injury lawyers handle auto accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents and our personal injury attorneys handle truck accidents, tractor-trailer accidents and semi accidents.
Heavener was named for Joseph H. Heavener, who settled in the area about 1877. Suitable agricultural land around Heavener attracted many farmers as settlers.A cotton gin and a grist mill were built in town in 1885. In 1896 the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad built tracks through the town. Mining and timber came to the local economy in the 1930s. Poultry farming became an important activity in the late 20th century. OK Foods established a hatchery in 1986. In 1992, the company built a poultry processing plant, and in 1995, it built a poultry feed mill.
Heavener is best known for the Heavener Runestone just outside the city limits. The cryptic stone appears to have letters from the runic alphabet, which were possibly etched by pre-Columbian Norsemen. It is such an attraction that a state park has been erected around the mysterious rock. Due to this purported connection, the nearby school Carl Albert State College in the city of Poteau changed its mascot in the early 1990s from the "Trojan" to the "Viking. The Kansas City Southern Railway, which operates a major yard, crew base, and fueling facility in Heavener, has been the town's largest employer for over seventy years. The second largest employer in Heavener is OK Foods. Beginning in 1988, this Poultry Company operates a Processing Plant, a Feed Mill, and a Hatchery in Heavener. Heavener has many interesting and unique people making it a cultural and interesting place to visit.
People needing an accident attorney or lawyer in the Heavener and Le Flore County area can get an accident attorney quickly by looking at BradPistotniklaw.com for a free consultation. Brad can be reached at any time at 800-241-BRAD. He can be reached on his cell phone at 316-706-5020. Tony Atterbury can be reached at 316-617-9237.
One of the ZIP codes for Heavener is 74937. Heavener has a 2010 population of approximately 3,414 people. Heavener and Le Flore County are known for having very dangerous highway areas for traffic accidents that are fatal. Heavener can be reached from a group of highways including Highway 59, Highway 270 and other roads. Heavener’s highways have substantial traffic flow of tractor-trailers, big rigs and 18-wheelers. The shoulders on these roads are very narrow. A large number of Oklahomans in Heavener are killed or severely injured every year due to the negligence of large trucks driving across the state on these dangerous highways to avoid toll and weigh stations. Be careful when traveling on Highway 59, Highway 270 so that you and your family are safe.