Oklahoma Wrongful Death Questions & Answers

Q: About how long does it take to reach a settlement in a wrongful death case?

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
I do not practice in Oklahoma but your question hasn’t been picked up in three weeks. The answer to this question can hinge upon a number of factors. It can depend on how the interests for the defendant are reacting to being presented with a wrongful death claim, in terms of whether they are conceding liability or contesting liability. Even if this point is resolved, there can be issues as to how each side quantifies the element of damages. If the matter is in suit, how far has discovery...

Q: My son's dad was shot (9x) and killed by a ohp in 2014. DA cleared the trooper. I find out 175000 settlement paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Probate and Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 11, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
The son would be entitled in many states to a claim. First see if an estate was opened. See who they said they gave notice to. May be a claim against the executor of the estate & or the attorney of the estate.

Q: I have two dog 5 pounds each on my property not on a leash under my control. Can I be ticketed.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Mar 1, 2018
Gary Johnston Dean's answer
Sorry I didn't see your question earlier. If you live outside the city limits, no tickets unless your dogs cause harm. If you're inside a city limits, it depends on what the city ordinances provide for.

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Q: I just need legal advice, I've been told I may have a lawsuit.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Mar 1, 2018
Gary Johnston Dean's answer
Sorry I didn't see your questions earlier. It's very difficult to sue DHS and its workers. You, and the person who has custody of her children should visit with experienced injury attorneys about this. I recommend Richardson, Richardson, and Boudreau in Tulsa for this. Ask to see Chuck Richardson, and tell him I referred you. Their website is www.rrbok.com.

A lot will depend on her cause of death, and could have DHS prevented it. I'm located in Oryor. If I can help further,...

Q: I was told I may have a lawsuit, I just need some legal advice please

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jan 17, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
Is there a question here somewhere?

Q: How can i tell if there its a law suit from fam memb over my moms death in Oklahoma.shews hit by3 cars 1pers is settlin?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Wrongful Death for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jun 20, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If one is settling someone has a lawyer and you want to make sure they know where you are. Why not contact a member of the Ok. Trial Lawyrs Assn--they give free consults.

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