Tulsa, OK asked in Personal Injury for Oklahoma

Q: Are there other ways beyond showing medical records to prove pain and suffering for a personal injury case? Can I submit

evidence about how long I had to take off work, physical therapy appointments, etc?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar

A: Rules of evidence can differ from state to state, but in general, medical records can demonstrate pain and suffering. You mention time off from work. If applicable, also save evidence of activities you were not able to perform as a result of injuries. Also save records of the use of any medical/orthopedic devices. If your case goes to trial, an Oklahoma attorney could advise you more meaningfully as to the admissibility of specific information or records, but it is better to have the information available to present to your attorney.

Tim Akpinar

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