What Types of Damages Can My Family Receive in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Wrongful Death Damages

Coping with death is a painful part of life, and grieving for our loved ones can be a challenging experience. This is especially true when we believe the deceased passed away due to another party’s negligence, making the grieving process that much more difficult. 

If you or someone you know lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit. Keep reading to learn more about Oklahoma wrongful death claims and the types of compensation you might demand after the loss of a loved one.  

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How Do Wrongful Death Lawsuits Work in Oklahoma?

When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it can leave you with a lot of questions, especially if someone else’s negligence played a role in your loved one’s death. How will you pay for your loved one’s remaining medical bills and get by without their income? And is there anything you can do to get justice and hold the negligent person or party responsible?

In this article, we’ll try to answer some of those questions and explain how the wrongful death lawyers at Atkins & Markoff might be able to help if someone’s negligence has put your family in this terrible situation. 

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Tulsa Jail’s Failure to Provide Mental Health Care Led to Inmate’s Death

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This case may go back a few years, but it is nonetheless important, especially because of recent developments. Back in 2013, the Tulsa Jail denied mental health care to one of their inmates who was in custody for a misdemeanor charge. The inmate, Ralph Hal Holland Jr., committed suicide as a result. Now, two years … Read moreTulsa Jail’s Failure to Provide Mental Health Care Led to Inmate’s Death

Most Common Construction Defects

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No matter where you live and what time of year it is, construction is a major part of society. Oklahoma residents surely witness a new building or home being built or construction taking place on the many busy roadways. Regardless of the reason for construction, it is important that certain standards are met and safety … Read moreMost Common Construction Defects

Rider Dies From Injuries Sustained During Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle rider recently died this Sunday in an Oklahoma City hospital as the result of injuries suffered during a motorcycle accident. According to the Oklahoma Highway patrol, a 66 year-old male resident of Canute was critically injured during a single-motorcycle crash that occurred in a construction zone in Custer County last Monday. As stated … Read moreRider Dies From Injuries Sustained During Motorcycle Accident

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against J&J Over Insulin Overdose

Three medical device manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, are facing a wrongful death lawsuit that alleges a man’s insulin overdose was caused by problems with a OneTouch Ultra Blood Glucose meter and test strips. According to the complaint, filed in late December 2012, Cousin died one year after going into a coma in December 2010, … Read moreWrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against J&J Over Insulin Overdose