Medical Mistakes: Getting Compensation
A trip to the doctor or hospital should fix your health problem not create new ones. If you have been injured either physically and or emotionally and the pile of bills continues to grow it’s time to reach out for help. Taking just a few minutes to discuss your situation Oklahoma City medical malpractice attorney at the Personal Injury Law Office of Oklahoma City can the first step toward getting your life back on track after a doctor’s mistake.
When Help Hurts
Healthcare professionals are suppose to be just that….professional. But as Oklahoma City medical malpractice attorneys our firm has discovered that’s not always the case. The pain may be what you’re thinking about at the moment, but we’re here to help think about your future. A doctor’s insurance firm maybe quick to contact you with a settlement that looks like a quick fix to the mounting bills. Before you sign anything, take a moment and reach out to an Oklahoma City medical malpractice attorney to discuss your situation.
OKC Medical Malpractice Time Limit
Under Oklahoma state law there is a two year limit on medical malpractice claims. That means anyone or a family member of the deceased victim can file a claim for damages including pain and suffering, emotional distress and other injuries against the healthcare staff member if the injury happened in less than 2 years.
Oklahoma’s Limit on Malpractice Suits
The state of Oklahoma has put a limit of $350,000 on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. That does not mean if you’re bills are more than $350,000 then you can not recover. The bills and future treatment are not classified under that recently added caveat to the law. Meanwhile, that cap doesn’t apply if the jury finds clear and convincing evidence that the healthcare professional’s acts or failure to act were: (1) grossly neglignet; (2) fraudulent; (3) in reckless disregard for the rights of others; (4) intentional and/or with malice.
Free Consultation: Oklahoma City Medical Malpractice Attorney
You pay nothing for our representation in medical malpractice cases until we get you the compensation you deserve. A simple call to Personal Injury Law Office of Oklahoma City costs you nothing, but the information you receive could be invaluable to help get life back on track. For a free, no-risk consultation with a knowledgeable Oklahoma City medical malpractice attorney, call today: (405) 716-4878 (716-HURT).
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