Medical Malpractice Laws in Oklahoma
At the Van Meter Law Firm, we take our responsibility to fight for your legal rights seriously. However, we also want you to have a good understanding of those rights, so you can help us determine whether they have been violated. After all, if you have never before been a victim of someone who broke Oklahoma malpractice law, how would you know if it happened?
Why do we have Oklahoma medical malpractice laws?
All laws exist for a primary reason—to protect the public. Medical malpractice laws in Oklahoma are no different. These statutes recognize that, since the healthcare professionals treat those already ill and injured, opportunities for causing harm to patients present themselves on a daily basis.
The basic intention of Oklahoma medical malpractice laws is to ensure that healthcare providers are not negligent or reckless in their efforts to heal their patients. These laws also seek to ensure that an adequate standard of care is followed, one that any healthcare worker could reasonably be expected to follow.
If the appropriate standard of care was not provided, or your provider is found to be negligent or reckless during the course of your treatment, Oklahoma City malpractice law serves as a means to obtain reparations. The law recognizes that, even if the person who harmed you is found guilty, this fact does not take away the pain, suffering, and financial burden you may bear for a lifetime. Medical malpractice laws in Oklahoma City allow you to seek compensation for past or continuing medical treatment and lost wages, as well as other types of benefits for the damage caused by your healthcare provider.
What if my healthcare provider broke Oklahoma malpractice law?
If you have reason to believe you are the victim of malpractice and need to file a claim, the Van Meter Law Firm is your best choice for representation. With almost two decades of experience, our robust legal team has the knowledge and courtroom savvy you need to uphold Oklahoma medical malpractice laws. Because medicine is such a detailed and technical field, choosing a less experienced attorney or firm can mean the loss of your case—a loss you definitely cannot afford.
The Oklahoma City malpractice attorneys you can trust
The attorneys at the Van Meter Law Firm are proud of their reputation for providing professional and compassionate legal representation, on a contingency basis, to those in need. We have amassed nearly 20 years of experience in Oklahoma medical malpractice law in our Oklahoma City offices.
Contact the Van Meter Law Firm for a free initial consultation with an experienced Oklahoma medical malpractice attorney. Centrally located in downtown Oklahoma City, we work with clients throughout the Oklahoma City metro area, Oklahoma County, and Oklahoma state.