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Seeking Justice For The Loss Of Loved Ones

It's never easy losing someone close to us. Often, the only comforting thing is knowing that the person died of natural causes, or that their suffering from a long-term illness has ended.

Dealing with loss becomes significantly harder when someone leaves this life before their time. And this tragic loss can become amplified if the death is caused by an intentional act or the carelessness of another. What do you do in the midst of loss, when someone you love is taken due to another person’s careless actions?

Supportive Legal Advocates In Your Time Of Need

The legal professionals at Ball Morse Lowe are not only qualified and experienced in wrongful death cases, they are also compassionate and thoughtful. They will take the time to understand your unique circumstance with empathy and care. Our attorneys take an intentional, unique and emotional approach to understanding your situation. Our trusted Oklahoma City wrongful death lawyers will be respectful of your family’s time of grief, while also working tirelessly and aggressively to secure the compensation you deserve.


Damages You Can Recover In Wrongful Death Cases

There are two types of damages that you can pursue in a wrongful death case in the state of Oklahoma. First, you can sue for the damages incurred by the deceased that he or she could have pursued in a personal injury case. These include damages for:

  • Pain and suffering which took place between the time of injury or illness and death; and
  • Forfeiture of income or benefits the deceased should have earned if he or she had lived

Secondly, a family may sue for damages that represent the burdens they suffer with as a result of losing a loved one. This may involve compensation for grief and loss of companionship, as well as the financial harm resulting from the loss of their loved on whom they depended on.


Oklahoma Law Regarding Wrongful Death

Oklahoma Statutes Title 12, Section 1053 defines a wrongful death as an incident “when the death of one is caused by the wrongful act of another.” Wrongful act refers to someone’s reckless, negligent, or even intentional act that led to the individual’s death. A wrongful death case is not the same as a criminal case for murder; if the defendant is also tried for murder, the wrongful death case will remain separate. This ensures that even if the individual is found “not guilty” in the criminal court; the victim’s family can still recover compensation for their loss.

Oklahoma legislation permits the “personal representative” of the departed person’s estate to submit a wrongful death claim to court. The personal representative both represents the deceased and also the beneficiaries or heirs of the deceased. This person can be appointed according to the deceased’s will or estate plan or can be appointed by the court. This is the person who will be eligible to file a wrongful death claim.


Our Compassionate Team Can Help Today

If you have a wrongful death claim, Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC is here to help through the processes and options. Our attorneys will represent you and your case from beginning to end and only ask for compensation once we reach justice on your behalf. While no amount of money will ever remove the devastation of losing a loved one- we will help hold parties accountable.

Give us a call at 405-701-5355 today to connect with our team of dedicated wrongful death attorneys ready to apply thoughtful law during this difficult time. 

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Why Call Ball Morse Lowe?

The attorneys at Ball Morse Lowe have built a respected reputation over the decades for providing sophisticated counsel in complex oil, gas, and energy law matters, business law cases, transactions, estate planning, and family law matters. We take pride in assisting individuals and families with their legal concerns. Personable and responsive, our lawyers craft documents and develop strategies tailored to each client's unique goals and needs.

Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, is committed to providing excellent service and sound solutions to our clients in a cost-effective manner. From our law firms in Norman, Oklahoma City, Dallas, and Denver, our attorneys provide services throughout the Oklahoma City, DFW, and Denver Metros and in other states, including Texas, North Dakota, Ohio, Colorado, California, Wyoming and New Mexico.

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Ball Morse Lowe is a recognized law firm that serves clients across Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado.

Our lawyers have extensive experience handling a wide range of practice areas, including family law, estate planning, litigation, real estate, oil, gas and energy, business & commercial, and much more.

Our firm is devoted to providing each client with all the resources of a large firm but with the individualized attention of a small practice. Unlike many other firms, we have the ability to conduct investigations, hire expert witnesses, and utilize cutting-edge technology to help you build the strongest case possible.

The lawyers at Ball Morse Lowe can help you seek what's needed in your case. Our team is standing by to assist you, so call us at (877) 508-4265 to get started with a free consultation with our client intake team.




Our Team of Highly Skilled Attorneys Can Help

Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, serves businesses and individuals throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. As a full-service law firm, we provide legal solutions in matters involving oil and gas law, estate planning, family law and personal injury. You can depend on Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, for sound advice, sensible solutions and vigorous representation.

Call Ball Morse Lowe today at (877) 508-4265 to receive your 100% free consultation with our client intake team.

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