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Privett Personal Injury Law Firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Personal Injury Law
If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation. As a personal injury attorney in Tulsa, I will fight for your rights to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.
Personal injury can be described as any mental or physical injury suffered by an individual that is the result of third party’s negligence or wrongful act. This can include acts made by individuals, small or large companies, government entities and other organizations. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a personal injury, or if you have lost a loved one due to wrongful death caused by a personal injury, our Tulsa law firm evaluate your case free of charge and discuss your litigation options with you moving forward.
Personal injury can result in devastating and irreparable damage that often exacts an enormouse toll on an individual and their family. Victims of serious personal injury are often faced with making life-altering decisions about their future, including financial decisions, while suffering from the emotional turmoil that accompanies such a traumatic event. The legal system can be complicated and confusing, making it all the more critical to have a trusted and knowledgeable counselor to provide experienced and unwavering representation.
Oklahoma Personal Injury Statistics
Personal injury accidents occur every day. More specifically, it is estimated that 12,000 accidental injuries happen every hour of every day in the United States alone. Among these injuries, it is estimated that nearly 10,000 Americans will suffer a traumatic spinal cord injury per year, and that many of these injuries result in permanent damage.
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Types of personal injury can include injuries from motor vehicle accidents such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents, or commercial truck accidents. These types of accidents could also include more negligent activities such as drunk driving accidents or major road distractions while driving. Some more uncommon types of personal injury accidents in Oklahoma could include airline or airplane accidents or railroad collisions and derailments. Non-motor vehicle personal injury claims in OK could include dog bites or other animal injuries, harm done to consumers of defective products, or pedestrian slip and fall / premises liability accidents resulting in injury. Many personal injury cases are the direct result of caregiver negligence or cruelty such as nursing home abuse claims and medical malpractice lawsuits.
Often times when a worker is injured on the job, especially in the construction industry, compensation above and beyond workers comp may be available in the form of a personal injury claim for construction site injuries and workplace accidents.
Types of Personal Injuries Suffered in Accidents
Injuries suffered from personal injury accidents can include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, scarring, disfigurement, loss of vision, loss of hearing, paralysis, loss of limbs, and/or wrongful death.
Damages and Compensation Available for Oklahoma Personal Injury Victims
Compensation for personal injury can include coverage for current and projected medical expenses, lost wages, bonuses, overtime pay and promotional pay, and loss of estimated future income that has been compromised as the result of the accident. The family of a personal injury wrongful death victim may also be entitled to compensation for income wages, both past and future, and other forms of punitive damages.
Filing a Personal Injury Claim
To file a personal injury claim, you must be able to show that you have suffered an injury, physically or mentally, as the result of another party’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing. If you believe yourself or a loved one is the victim of a personal injury, the first step is to seek medical attention, as some injuries may not appear as severe as they really are. Your next step should be to consult our office before you give any official statements or sign papers of any kind. As all personal injury claims are different, we can discuss your case with you and determine the best course of legal action you should take.
Take Action To Protect Your Rights in OK Personal Injury Cases
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a personal injury in the State of Oklahoma, you do have legal rights and you may be entitled to take legal action against those responsible for your injuries. However, determining whether another party was negligent and is liable for your injuries requires legal expertise. It is important to consult with our office to thoroughly and properly evaluate the issues involved with your claim, as well as discuss the legal options that are available. Please contact the firm today for a full consultation.