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The Barkett Law Firm

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918.582.6900
1408 S. Harvard Ave., Tulsa, OK 74112

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Barkett Law Firm in Tulsa represents consumers, injured patients and accident victims throughout Oklahoma in products liability, medical malpractice, and personal injury claims. In the unfortunate event that you or someone you love is hurt because of the carelessness or fault of another person, it is important to know some basic information about recovering compensation for your damages.

We provide answers to these frequently asked questions to get you started, and invite you to contact us for a free initial consultation to learn more about our services and discuss your options for recovering appropriate compensation in your case. If you cannot come to our office, we will make arrangements to meet with you in your home or hospital room.

Do I need an attorney if I've been involved in an accident?
How do I know if I have a personal injury claim?
How do I know if I have a medical malpractice claim?
How do I know if I have a products liability claim?
What is insurance bad faith?

Do I need an attorney if I've been involved in an accident?

If you or someone you love has been hurt in an auto accident, the advice and counsel of an experienced personal injury attorney can greatly ease the stress of dealing with insurance companies and at-fault parties, and also help ensure that you receive maximum compensation for your damages. Even interacting with your own insurance company can be challenging, as insurance plans have coverage limits that may not cover the full costs of your required medical treatment, especially if your injuries are severe and/or permanent. At a minimum, an attorney can determine the value of your insurance claim so that you receive the benefits you are entitled.

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How do I know if I have a personal injury claim?

Knowing if you have a personal injury claim often requires in depth investigation and research into the circumstances of an accident. An analysis of the facts may establish that another person's negligence, recklessness or wrongful conduct caused or contributed to the accident that resulted in your injury or damages. Therefore, it is important to gather and document as much information as possible after an accident. This includes taking photos of the accident scene, writing down witness information, retaining copies of police reports, and recording your property damages, physical injuries, mental anguish and any medical treatment you receive. With all of this information, an experienced personal injury attorney can assess whether or not you have an actionable claim against another party.

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How do I know if I have a medical malpractice claim?

Medical malpractice claims are often difficult to prove because many complications can arise during a procedure or treatment that are not caused by the negligence or mistake of a health care provider. However, if a medical professional's oversight or error caused harm to a patient, the difficulty of making a case should not allow the lapse in care or judgment to go unchecked. That said, to prove a medical malpractice claim you must show that the health care provider owed you a duty to provide medical services; that there was a breach of duty because the health care provider did not act according to the standards of the medical profession; that the breach of duty caused your injury; and that you sustained actual damages as a result of the injury.

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How do I know if I have a products liability claim?

Products liability claims can generally be broken into three categories: negligence claims, strict liability claims, and breach of warranty claims. For negligence cases, you must show that a manufacturer or retailer was aware or should have been aware of a potentially dangerous product defect based on known or available information. Strict liability means that you do not have to prove that the producer was negligent or that there was a manufacturing or design defect; rather, you just have to show that you were injured because the product was unreasonably dangerous. In breach of warranty actions, the producer of a product promises its characteristics, but fails in one of those qualities and causes your injuries. An experienced products liability lawyer can categorize your case, and determine your best means of recovering compensation.

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What is insurance bad faith?

Insurance bad faith is a legal term that refers to a claim an insured person may have against an insurance company for its bad acts. An insurance policy represents a contractual relationship between an insurer and its insured, and with this contractual relationship comes a duty of good faith and fair dealing. Very generally, when an insurance claim is wrongfully denied or when an insurer unreasonably withholds the benefits of a policy from its insured, the insurance company is considered to be in bad faith.

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The Barkett Law Firm is located in Tulsa, OK and serves clients in all counties in Oklahoma.

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