Tulsa Wrongful Death Attorney
Helping Families Seek Justice & Compensation
Tragically, a wrongful death claim is an attempt to recover compensation for a loss of life that could have been avoided. Those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another should contact our firm right away.
Our Tulsa wrongful death lawyers have years of experience representing those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. If a person is killed because of another person’s negligence or otherwise wrongful conduct, the deceased person’s heirs and other beneficiaries may file a wrongful death claim against those responsible.
Have you lost a loved one because of someone else's negligence? Let us help. You take care of your family during this difficult time and we'll take care of your claim. Call (918) 201-1810 today to share your story.
Compensation for Wrongful Death Claims
Negligence resulting in wrongful death can be the result of many factors such as malpractice, intentional acts, unintentional acts, or any action that caused an injury leading to death. Our firm has been representing negligence victims for decades.
Our wrongful death lawyers in Tulsa can help you with recovering damages that may include:
Loss of income the deceased would have provided in the future
Pain and suffering caused by the loss of moral support that would have been provided by the deceased
Hospital and medical care expenses
Funeral and burial expenses
Oklahoma Wrongful Death Statutes
State laws (statutes) define who may sue and what, if any, limits there are to the awarding of damages. Don’t wait to file your claim. Our attorneys are standing by the help guide you through this confusing and painful time.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
In Oklahoma the personal representative of the deceased person's estate is the one who must bring the wrongful death claim. The "personal representative" is usually named in the deceased party's will, and is generally (though not always) a surviving spouse, child or other family member. In the even that a personal representative was not named, then the court will appoint one (generally a surviving family member).
What Is Oklahoma's Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations?
There are limitations for the amount of time allowed to file a wrongful death claim. If you don’t file within the specified limitation period, you may permanently surrender your rights to recover damages for your case.
In Oklahoma, the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims is 2 years from the date of the individual's death.
Proven Record of Recovery for Clients
The trial lawyers of our firm are experienced in handling wrongful death cases in Oklahoma and can assist you in evaluating your personal situation. We have an extensive track record of success helping victims and their families find closure after a devastating tragedy.