Classen North Highland Park Personal Injury Lawyer
Were you involved in an accident in the Classen North Highland Park neighborhood of Oklahoma City, OK? You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost income, and more. An experienced Classen North Highland Park personal injury lawyer at McGuire Law Firm can help you fight for every dollar you deserve.
Collectively, we have over 60 years of experience handling complex personal injury cases–and we’ve recovered millions of dollars in life-changing settlements and verdicts.
How Our Classen North Highland Park Personal Injury Lawyers at McGuire Law Firm Can Help You Fight for Damages
McGuire Law Firm is an award-winning law firm with a long history of providing high-quality legal representation to residents in the Classen North Highland Park neighborhood of Oklahoma City.
Since we opened our doors back in 1989, our founding attorney has been rated as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer and a National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.” We’ve also earned an AV-preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
When you hire our Classen North Highland Park personal injury attorneys to stand up for you, you’ll have a lawyer who will:
- Conduct a detailed investigation into your accident
- Gather evidence to prove causation and establish liability
- Protect you if the insurance company blames you for causing your injuries
- Help you understand your legal options
- Develop an effective strategy to maximize your compensation award
- Negotiate with the insurance companies to reach a settlement deal
Our founding attorney spent 13 years defending insurance companies against the types of personal injury claims he handles today. That gives us unique insight into how the “other side” operates. We’ll use that to your advantage when we negotiate your settlement.
Call today to learn more about how a personal injury lawyer near Classen North Highland Park can make a difference in the amount of money you take home.
The History of the Classen North Highland Park Neighborhood
The Classen North Highland Park neighborhood of Oklahoma City is located just south and west of the Oklahoma City Capitol Building, near the Oklahoma University Medical Center.
Its central location gives residents access to some of the area’s most popular cultural centers, including the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma History Center, and the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.
The neighborhood is centrally located in Midtown, OKC. Like much of the Midtown area, Classen North Highland Park has undergone a revitalization in the past few years. Many new construction projects have been completed–and more have been proposed.
Today, the neighborhood is home to many popular restaurants and cafes. Over time, the renovation of warehouses and historic mansions has started to attract a younger, more creative group of residents to the neighborhood.
Some of the most notable attractions near Classen North Highland Park Neighborhood:
- Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
- Harn Homestead
- Henry Overholser Mansion
- Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Our Personal Injury Law Firm’s Primary Practice Areas
Because we have decades of experience, our lawyers can handle a wide variety of personal injury cases.
Some of our key practice areas include:
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety reported 18,862 motor vehicle accidents across Oklahoma County in 2020. Approximately 367 people were severely injured or killed in those crashes. Thousands more sustained less serious injuries.
At McGuire Law Firm, our lawyers handle all types of injury claims, including those involving:
Insurance companies don’t always make it easy to recover the fair compensation you deserve. If you were hurt in a car wreck, don’t hesitate to call and learn more about your legal rights.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
Walking and urban cycling are great ways to explore Oklahoma City’s neighborhoods. Unfortunately, cyclists and pedestrians are often hit by cars in the Classen North Highland Park neighborhood. Even wearing a helmet, bike and pedestrian accident victims often sustain devastating injuries.
We can help you fight for fair compensation for your injuries, regardless of their severity.
The real estate industry is booming in Oklahoma City. That means construction projects are on the rise. Unfortunately, construction is one of the most dangerous industries for U.S. workers.
We often represent clients who have been injured because of:
- Scaffolding accidents
- Accidents involving cranes, forklifts, and heavy machinery
- Unsafe work equipment or tools
- Slip and fall accidents
- Violation of safety regulations
You may be entitled to Oklahoma workers’ compensation benefits regardless of how the accident happened.
Wrongful Death Claims
Some injuries are so severe that the victim never recovers. If you lost a family member to wrongful death, you could be struggling with financial stress in addition to your grief. Our lawyers can help you fight to recover fair compensation from the person responsible for your loved one’s death.
Proving Liability in a Classen North Highland Park Personal Injury Case
Insurance companies and judges don’t offer compensation automatically if you were hurt because someone else was careless. Instead, you’ll have to prove that someone else was responsible for your injuries.
Most personal injury cases are based on negligence.
To successfully recover damages, you must prove:
- Someone else owed you a legal duty of care
- The at-fault party breached the duty of care
- The breach caused your accident
- You sustained injuries or damages
You’ll need to present evidence to support these elements. You can count on our experienced lawyers to gather all the evidence you need, including:
- Police reports
- Video surveillance footage
- Eyewitness statements
- Expert witness testimony
- Medical records
- And more
Launching an investigation can be difficult when you’re injured. Our lawyers have the resources to conduct a comprehensive investigation and get to the bottom of what happened.
Statute of Limitations in Oklahoma Personal Injury Cases
Accident victims in Oklahoma generally have only two years to file a personal injury lawsuit. Letting the statute of limitations expire has serious consequences. If you wait too long to take legal action, you’ll lose your right to seek compensation.
Damages Available in Classen North Highland Park Personal Injury Cases
Proving that someone else caused your injuries is only the first step. To recover damages in a personal injury case, you must also prove how much your personal injury claim is worth.
Factors that judges and juries consider when evaluating your case value include:
- The type of injuries you’ve sustained
- The cost of your medical treatment
- Whether you lost wages because of the injuries
- Whether you’ll suffer a permanent impairment
- Your physical and emotional pain and suffering
- The strength of your negligence claim
- Whether you contributed to the accident
Depending on the facts, you may be entitled to compensation for:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Lost earning potential
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Diminished quality of life
- Anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health disorders
- Loss of consortium
You could also be entitled to punitive damages to punish the defendant for intentional wrongdoing or gross negligence.
Contact a Classen North Highland Park Personal Injury Lawyer For a Free Consultation
Our lawyers in Classen North Highland Park have helped countless clients recover fair compensation for dog bites, workplace accidents, and medical malpractice over the years. To learn more about creating an attorney-client relationship, contact an experienced Classen North Highland Park personal injury lawyer for a free consultation.
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