If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the medical negligence of another, it’s important that you immediately seek legal representation for your loved one’s wrongful death claim. McIntyre Law is an Oklahoma City law firm dedicated to the pursuit of justice for families of victims who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. Whether your loved one’s wrongful death is the result of medical malpractice, an accident, nursing home neglect or a property defect, the Oklahoma City wrongful death lawyers at McIntyre Law stand ready to help counsel and help you through this trying time.
What is a Wrongful Death Claim
A wrongful death claim is based on an underlying negligent event which results in the death of an individual. Typically, wrongful death claims involve deaths from car wrecks, truck accidents, motor-carrier accidents, unsafe pharmaceutical product or nutritional supplement, medical or prescription errors and/or medical malpractice, dangerous property defects, automobile accident due to a drunk driver, a dog mauling, or Remicade, Enbrel, Humira and Cimzia Liability claims. These claims can often be intricate and require the expertise of an experienced wrongful death lawyer in Tulsa or Oklahoma City.
Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Action?
In Oklahoma a wrongful death claim must be filed within two (2) years of the date of death. Oklahoma law allows a wrongful death claim to be brought on behalf of the Estate of a person whose death was caused by the negligence of another. Typically, this means that a spouse, child or parent brings the wrongful death claim. In events those individuals are no longer living, a sibling or other duly appointed person can bring the wrongful death claim.
What Damages are Recoverable in an Oklahoma Wrongful Death Claim?
Oklahoma has detailed instructions on what is recoverable, plaintiffs in an Oklahoma wrongful death action are entitled to recover the following damages: Medical bills, burial and funeral expenses, pain and suffering of the decedent and grief and loss of companionship of the decedent’s children and/or spouse.
Contact a Successful and Ethical Wrongful Death Lawyer in Oklahoma City
Honesty, hard work and compassion are the hallmarks of our Oklahoma City law firm. We strive to provide the best legal representation to the families of wrongful death victims while adhering to a strict code of ethics. We pledge to keep the victims best interests in mind and make the legal process as painless as possible for the injured and their family. At McIntyre Law you will get the full attention of our lawyers and have unabated access to our lawyers at anytime.
What Areas of Oklahoma do our Wrongful Death Lawyers Practice In?
The Oklahoma personal injury attorneys in our office routinely handle cases throughout the state of Oklahoma. Our client representation covers Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Lawton, Edmond, Norman, Ardmore, Idabel, Shawnee, Stillwater, Midwest City and Moore, in counties including Oklahoma County, Tulsa County, Payne County, Cleveland and McCurtain County. No matter where you are in the state of Oklahoma, our lawyers stand ready to help you with a wrongful death claim.
If a loved one suffered from a wrongful death, please contact McIntyre Law. The exceptional level of experience and personal care can make a difference in the outcome of your case.