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ALTUS PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

Deciding what to do in the aftermath of a serious injury-causing accident can be hard on anyone. This is especially true if you also have to figure out how to make ends meet while the bills for your medical treatment continue to pile up and you are unable to work. A serious injury can wreak havoc on every facet of your life, but knowing whether you have legal grounds to file a case against the responsible party is another matter altogether.

An Altus personal injury lawyer could answer all of your questions and put you on the right track towards civil compensation. Once retained, your knowledgeable attorney could also help you collect evidence of fault for your injuries and demand justice for your past and future damages and losses.

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We understand that your goal in hiring any law firm is take you from point A to point B in the most effective and cost-efficient manner possible. It's that simple. But a quick solution isn't always the right solution. We believe in action only with proper preparation and intelligent strategy. We will walk through your case step by step and explain your options to be sure we are meeting your goals and expectations.

Our objective is to learn enough about your case before and during your initial consultation that we are able to provide you an accurate quote of what to expect, and often times a flat rate, for our services before you hire us.

For personal injury, medical malpractice, and insurance matters, we offer free consultations, and you won't owe us anything unless and until we recover for you.

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WHAT IMPACT COULD COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE HAVE?

Achieving a favorable outcome in a personal injury lawsuit is never as simple as just presenting evidence before a civil court. Whether an injured person is seeking compensation from an insurance company or a private individual, the defendant will almost always fight against the accusation.

One common way that defendants seek to avoid responsibility for personal injuries is by arguing that an injured plaintiff is partially, or even primarily, liable for their own damages. Under Oklahoma law, Oklahoma Statutes Title 23 §13, civil courts can reduce a plaintiff's damage award by their percentage of fault. If they are more than 50 percent to blame, they will be barred from recovery altogether. On top of proving fault by a defendant, assistance from a local personal injury attorney is often crucial to fighting allegations of comparative negligence. Don't let the insurance companies and their representatives discourage you from seeking legal advice.

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LEARN MORE FROM AN ALTUS PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

Even in the best-case scenario, getting hurt in an accident that you did not cause can disrupt your life. In more severe situations, you might suffer catastrophic injuries that result in long-term or permanent disabilities, not to mention extensive financial, occupational, and personal losses.

Fortunately, help is available from an Altus personal injury lawyer if you want to hold the person who harmed you accountable for their negligence. Call us today at (580) 482-0560 for an initial consultation with our team of attorneys that practice throughout the State of Oklahoma.

For personal injury, medical malpractice, and insurance matters we offer free consultations, and you won't owe us anything unless and until we recover for you.

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Areas Where Our Experienced Injury Attorneys Can Help

While there are a few exceptions under certain circumstances, the vast majority of successful personal injury cases in Oklahoma are based on a theory of legal negligence. In short, this principle allows a person who gets hurt to hold the person who caused the incident responsible for their actions and the losses caused by those actions. This is true even if that other person did not intend to hurt anyone.

In order to be considered legally negligent for an accident, the defendant in a civil claim must have owed a duty of care to the injured plaintiff, breached that duty through some kind of irresponsible act, and directly caused the accident through their reckless or careless conduct. In addition to proving the existence of these elements through a preponderance of the evidence standard (the legal terminology for “more likely than not”), a civil plaintiff must also prove the damages they are seeking compensation for were directly caused by the accident or were a foreseeable result of the negligent party's conduct.


Bicycle Accident

When a bicyclist sustains injuries in a crash, they could be eligible to recover compensation from the person who caused them harm.


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Car Accident

Unfortunately, car wrecks can result in permanent or fatal consequences. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 36,096 people died as a result of a car wreck in 2019.


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Motorcycle Accident

If a motor vehicle driver's negligence causes you to wreck your motorcycle, you could have grounds to seek fair compensation from that driver for your ensuing damages.


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Pedestrian Accident

In addition to other motor vehicles and bicycles, drivers in Oklahoma also have a legal obligation to drive safely and follow traffic laws around pedestrians. Unfortunately, far too many drivers fail to live up to this responsibility, resulting in hundreds of preventable injuries, and millions of dollars in cumulative losses, every single year.


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Truck Accident

Under federal law, commercial tractor-trailers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded with cargo. A vehicle of that size and mass hitting a small car is almost certain to result in devastating consequences, as far too many Oklahoma residents learn every year.


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Wrongful Death

Have you lost a loved one due to the wrongful actions of another person, company, or product? While nothing can bring your loved one back or make up for lost time, you may be entitled to compensation for your grief.


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At Vernon Kincannon, we focus on Personal Injury, Real Estate, Insurance & Insurance Claims Handling, Business Law, LLCs & Corporations, Probate, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, and Banking Law, and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.

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Vernon Kincannon is committed to answering your questions about Personal Injury, Real Estate, Insurance & Insurance Claims Handling, Business Law, LLCs & Corporations, Probate, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, and Banking Law issues in Altus, OK.

We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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