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Joan Rivers' daughter files wrongful death lawsuit against clinic


Norman, Oklahoma, residents know that the loss of a loved one is difficult issue to handle. The difficulties in accepting the loss are greater when it is evident that someone's negligence led to the loss. Thankfully, Oklahoma wrongful death laws, which were discussed in one of our earlier posts, were enacted in order to support the survivors' feelings and therefore, allow survivors to sue for wrongful deaths.

Seeking damages for hospital negligence in Oklahoma, Part II


The previous post on this blog discussed situations in which an Oklahoma resident would be fully justified in filing a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging hospital negligence. For example, if a hospital's negligence led to long-term medical complications, if a patient is harmed while a hospital is carrying out a fairly simple medical procedure or if a plaintiff can show the basic standard of care at a hospital was not met, then plaintiffs can expect favorable court rulings.

What does Oklahoma's wrongful death statute say?


Coming to terms with the loss of a loved one is always difficult. The going may get tougher when it becomes obvious that a loved one's death was due to another person's negligence, such as the result of motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents or medical negligence. Thankfully, in all of these situations, Oklahoma laws permit a victim's family to pursue a wrongful death claim to provide compensation which helps recover some of the damages suffered due to this loss.

Federal agency finds decline in doctor and surgical errors


As residents of Norman, Oklahoma, who have experienced a painful surgical procedure, may know added discomfort when they discover that further visits to the doctor are required. Suffering a worsened condition subsequent to treatment can be even more worrisome, as can the realization that this medical setback is due to surgical errors. While the patient can take legal action to seek compensation and penalization of the surgeon for that person's mistake, the likelihood of future errors is not abated by a lawsuit.

Federal agency finds decline in doctor and surgical errors

As residents of Norman, Oklahoma, who have experienced a painful surgical procedure, may know added discomfort when they discover that further visits to the doctor are required. Suffering a worsened condition subsequent to treatment can be even more worrisome, as can the realization that this medical setback is due to surgical errors. While the patient can take legal action to seek compensation and penalization of the surgeon for that person's mistake, the likelihood of future errors is not abated by a lawsuit.

Wrongful death explained for Oklahoma residents

As residents of Norman, Oklahoma, may know, legal action can be initiated against a person or persons whose negligence, or failure to take action, results in the loss of life of one or more individuals. Such cases are brought to court at the discretion of the victims' relatives, who often may not be aware of the possibility of seeking damages as a partial compensation for pain and suffering.

Wrongful death explained for Oklahoma residents


As residents of Norman, Oklahoma, may know, legal action can be initiated against a person or persons whose negligence, or failure to take action, results in the loss of life of one or more individuals. Such cases are brought to court at the discretion of the victims' relatives, who often may not be aware of the possibility of seeking damages as a partial compensation for pain and suffering.

Surgical errors can lead to worsened medical condition

When we are sick and visit a doctor, we hope that our illness gets cured by medicine and that we do not have to undergo a complex medical procedure. However, Oklahomans know that this is not always the case. During certain medical complications, surgery is advised by medical professionals.

Surgical errors can lead to worsened medical condition


When we are sick and visit a doctor, we hope that our illness gets cured by medicine and that we do not have to undergo a complex medical procedure. However, Oklahomans know that this is not always the case. During certain medical complications, surgery is advised by medical professionals.

Who can I sue when a loved one died from medical negligence?


Losing a loved one due to a medical mistake - something that should have been avoided - can be a heartbreaking experience for an Oklahoma resident. When this happens, family members typically want to punish the offender in order to ensure that justice is served. However, medical malpractice cases are difficult to pursue. There are many elements in play, and with so many medical staff members often involved proving fault can be extremely challenging. That's why it is important to understand your rights and options.

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