Losing a loved one is hard enough without having to deal with complex legal issues. At Martin Jean & Jackson, we provide attentive representation to clients filing wrongful death claims. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions, you have the right to pursue justice in a wrongful death lawsuit. Our Stillwater wrongful death lawyers have a detailed knowledge of the legal system, and will discuss your options for seeking compensation.
In the state of Oklahoma, wrongful death is defined as death caused by someone else’s reckless, negligent, or intentional actions. Common situations that could lead to a wrongful death include car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, industrial accidents, motorcycle accidents, and product liability incidents.
In the state of Oklahoma, the representative of the decedent’s estate may file a wrongful death claim. The representative is often the decedent’s spouse, but parents and children may also be appointed. If your loved one was killed by the negligence or intentional conduct of another person, you only have a certain amount of time to file a claim. The statute of limitations for wrongful death claims in Oklahoma is 2 years from the date of your loved one’s death.
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With more than a century of legal experience, Martin Dean & Jackson has obtained more than $500 million on behalf of our clients. We are passionate about meeting the individual legal needs of our clients, and will take the time to understand your unique situation. From start to finish, our Stillwater wrongful death attorneys will answer your questions and help you make informed legal decisions.
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