Personal Injury Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The law can be complicated, especially when you're trying to navigate it alone. After you have been injured in an accident in Oklahoma, the last thing you need to worry about is the legal process itself.

At Oxford Lehr PLLC, we take care of all the details so you can focus on getting back to full health. Our lawyers have heard a variety of questions over the years — here are some of the answers to personal injury FAQs we hear most often:

  • How long do I have to file a claim? You may have a short period of time to file your claim. The statutes of limitation on personal injury cases could be as short as 90 days, but every case is different. Some may be as long as five years, and some may not have a time limit at all. To be safe, you should call an attorney as soon as possible to be sure your claim is still valid.
  • What forms of compensation am I entitled to receive? Our attorneys help you fight for compensation to cover all of your expenses. This can include medical treatment, property damage, lost wages (past and future), disability payments, pain and suffering, and more.
  • Do I have a personal injury claim or a workers' compensation claim? You could have both! Workers' compensation only applies to your employer, and prevents you from filing a personal injury case against them. But if a third party was responsible for your injuries, you could also file a claim against that party, in addition to claiming workers' comp benefits.
  • How much is my case worth? Every case is unique, and it's hard to tell you what your case is worth without reviewing all the details. To maximize the value of your case, be sure to seek full medical treatment for your injuries, and keep records of all your expenses. Also do not admit fault to the other party, doing so will lower the amount you're eligible to receive.
  • Why can't I just accept the insurance company's offer? Insurance companies care more about their bottom line than your well-being. Claims agents will try to get you to settle for a fraction of what you deserve. Holding the other party accountable is the key to not only receiving the money you desperately need, but also to building a safer community for all of us.

As part of our commitment to our clients, we offer competitive rates and start every client off with a free initial consultation. Don't delay — the longer you wait, the more you risk losing the ability to file a claim at all. Call our Tulsa office today at 918-884-6016 to set up your first consultation, or reach out online to make an appointment.