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Personal Injury


While medical malpractice is our main focus, our Oklahoma City lawyers frequently assist victims injured because of—

We see your case through from start to finish.

Products liability

The attorneys at Van Meter Law Firm hold manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others responsible if their products cause unpredictable or unreasonable injuries to users.  We craft lawsuits based on negligence, strict liability, breach of warranty, and other consumer protection claims.  We protect those who have been injured by dangerous or defective products, such as—

  • Industrial machines
  • Vehicle tires
  • Seatbelts or automobile restraints
  • Elevators
  • Dangerous drugs
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Everyday household products
  • Medical devices
  • Food poisoning
  • Children’s toys

Our firm identifies whether your injury was caused by a design, manufacturing, warning, or marketing defect.  We work with experts to determine if your injury could have been avoided or prevented.  We do all we can to ensure you receive appropriate compensation for your pain and suffering.

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Wrongful death

Losing a loved one in what could have been a preventable accident is impossible to prepare for and difficult to recover from.  Our lawyers have a thorough understanding of Oklahoma wrongful death procedures.  We can help you sue responsible parties for—

  • Emotional pain and suffering due to loss of companionship, care, or protection
  • Future earnings lost due to the victim’s death
  • Funeral and medical expenses caused by the victim’s death
  • Health or financial benefits lost
  • General and punitive damages

We work with clients whose wrongful death cases include—

  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Medical negligence
  • Automobile accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Products liability
  • Nursing home neglect
  • Pharmacy negligence
  • Work-related accidents

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Nursing home neglect

Nursing home neglect can be intensely painful to deal with on an emotional level for the victim and their family alike.  While it may be difficult to confront the negligent parties, every attorney at our firm is devoted to ensuring your elderly loved ones in nursing homes receive proper treatment.  Signs to look for if you suspect nursing home abuse include—

  • Pressure sores
  • Falls
  • Broken bones
  • Infections
  • Burns or bruises
  • Malnutrition and dehydration
  • Lack of reaction to pain
  • Listlessness
  • Poor personal hygiene
  • Sudden behavioral changes
  • Fecal or urine odors
  • Untreated bedsores

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Motor vehicle accidents

Despite all the best precautions, inattentiveness or mistakes made by other drivers can result in a motor vehicle accident harming you and your family.  Our lawyers assist clients who have suffered injuries because of a—

  • Trucking accident
  • Car accident
  • SUV accident
  • Motorcycle accident
  • Hit and run accident
  • ATV accident
  • Drunk driver accident
  • School bus accident
  • Public bus accident
  • Rollover accident
  • Pedestrian accident
  • Train accident

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Trucking accidents

The consequences of large truck and 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer accidents are much more damaging for individuals in the affected vehicles and those driving nearby on the road than most motor vehicle accidents. If you have been injured in a trucking accident, our lawyers can help you recover damages for—

  • Wrongful death
  • Serious injuries
  • Medical bills
  • Anticipated future bills
  • Rehabilitation
  • Loss of wages
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Therapy
  • Property damage

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Van Meter Law Firm is centrally located in downtown Oklahoma City.  We go the extra mile to take care of your case—we come to your home or hospital if you cannot reach our office.  We represent clients from the Oklahoma City metro area, Oklahoma County, and Oklahoma state.

Contact our office for a initial consultation with a seasoned personal injury lawyer.  We operate on a contingency fee basis—meaning you pay nothing unless we win or settle your case.

We devote our work to helping the hurt find hope.