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Medical Malpractice

Respected Oklahoma City Attorneys Champion Rights of Medical Malpractice Victims

Oklahoma personal injury lawyers offer compassionate, dependable counsel

Patients have the right to expect quality care when seeing a medical practitioner or entering a health care facility for treatment. When potentially deadly or life-changing injuries occur, they can alter the course of your future and result in substantial loss of income or quality of life. Van Meter Law Firm in Oklahoma City is dedicated to holding negligent medical professionals accountable for the harm they cause. Our founding attorney, David W. Van Meter, formerly worked in the health sciences field, which gives our firm a unique perspective on medical malpractice cases. We will analyze your injuries and determine if you have grounds for bringing a lawsuit to obtain appropriate compensation.

Experienced lawyers seek accountability wherever medical malpractice occurs

Preventable medical or diagnostic errors can occur in any setting where patients are treated. Over the years our Oklahoma lawyers have handled medical malpractice claims against:

  • Hospitals/hospital systems
  • Emergency rooms
  • Birthing centers
  • Diagnostic labs
  • Pharmacies
  • Surgical centers
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Nursing centers

Van Meter Law Firm provides the skill, knowledge, resources and commitment you need to prove not only that malpractice occurred but also that you suffered harm that entitles you to money damages.

Strong advocacy in a variety of medical malpractice cases

It is important to remember that not every medical error is malpractice, but when a health care provider fails to adhere to the accepted standard of professional care and an injury occurs, a valid negligence claim may exist. Our firm has litigated cases involving, for example:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Birth injury
  • Brain injury
  • Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis
  • Emergency room errors
  • Radiology errors
  • Medication errors
  • Surgery mistakes
  • Failure to get informed consent
  • Failure to monitor patients
  • Preventable infections
  • Failure to treat
  • Wrongful death
  • Nursing home neglect and abuse
  • Pharmaceutical errors

A successful medical malpractice lawsuit can provide you with compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional harm, disability and other injuries and expenses. Success in these cases depends in large measure on the quality of the work done by plaintiffs’ counsel. At Van Meter Law Firm, we have amassed nearly 30 years of experience serving patients with medical malpractice claims.

Diligent attorneys thoroughly prepare for trial

We investigate the exact circumstances of your injury and the professional history of your health care provider and we consult expert witnesses in the same medical field to evaluate your claim. When negligence is found, we file a lawsuit within Oklahoma’s two-year statute of limitations. Although we do everything possible to reach a beneficial settlement, we do not hesitate to go to trial if necessary to obtain fair recoveries for our clients.

Talk to a proven Oklahoma City medical negligence attorney

At Van Meter Law Firm in Oklahoma City, we will aggressively pursue your medical malpractice claim against powerful defendants and insurance companies. We handle all medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you don’t have to pay attorney’s fees unless we obtain compensation for you. Call 405-400-8215 or contact us online to arrange a consultation.