Settling a Lawsuit

When filing a personal injury claim, many people envision a long drawn out process that includes one (or several) nerve-racking days in court; however, this is not a common scenario. In fact, most personal injury cases are settled outside of the courtroom through a negotiation process.

If you or someone you know has been injured and believes that another party is at fault, contact the Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm today. Our team of professionals can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call (405) 239-7046 today to schedule a free consultation.

The Process

In order to receive a settlement, you and your lawyer must complete a three part process:

1.File a claim. This means notifying the charged party of the lawsuit, which allows them to seek legal representation.

2.Discovery. During this stage, both parties will investigate the case for evidence which supports their case. Examples of such evidence may be medical records, the testimony of an expert witness, or testimonies from other individuals.

3.Settling. After all evidence has been produced, one side will determine a monetary amount that they believe to be appropriate compensation for the victim. If this amount satisfies the claimant, then they accept the offer and the case is over; however, if they do not believe the offer is adequate, they can reject it and suggest a higher amount.

In the event that an appropriate amount of compensation cannot be agreed upon, the case may be taken to court to be presented before a judge.

Contact Us

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, you should contact the Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm today by calling (405) 239-7046.

Voted Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm

Oklahomans across the state have recognized the Abel Law Firm's unique heritage as a statewide institution. Founded by Ed Abel, and today led by his son, Luke Abel, our personal injury law firm has become synonymous with empathy, compassion, and the highest professional performance serving our neighbors. Our family has sought to leave a profound impact upon the State of Oklahoma. We appreciate that former Governor Mary Fallin recognized that dedication when she declared May 1st "Ed Abel Day."

To be named Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm is humbling. We are grateful to have won this prestigious honor. We work every day to earn the trust of those we serve: Oklahoma families who are facing some of the most difficulty days of their lives due to the negligence of others. It is our intention and resolve to continue to be deserving of the faith Oklahomans have placed in our family's law firm. Thank you!

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