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Oklahoma Insurance Disputes Lawyers

Insurance Disputes Attorneys serving Oklahoma City, Lawton and cities throughout Oklahoma

If you live in Oklahoma, your insurance company owes you a duty to deal with you fairly.

When your insurance company treats you badly they are acting in Bad Faith. You don't have to just take it.

If you, or a family member, have been improperly represented by your own insurance company, we can help.

When you have a loss, your insurance company will try to pay you as little as possible if you let them. But is that what they promised you when they sold you the policy.

Oklahoma Insurance Bad Faith Lawyers

Most of us have insurance of all kinds. We buy car insurance, home owners insurance, life insurance, health insurance or disability insurance to name a few. You buy insurance coverage to protect you and your family from harm but when you need it will the insurance company be there like it promised when you paid your premiums.

The law requires that the insurance company act in good faith toward its insured. It has the duty of good faith and fair dealing. But when an insurance company breaches that duty and acts inbad faith you have the right to take action to persuade them to act fairly.

An insurance company can be acting in bad faith if it does any of the following:

  • Denies the payment of valid claims
  • Unreasonably delays payment
  • Fails to properly investigate a claim
  • Knowingly under pays a claim
  • Fails to defend a claim made against its insured

Claims for bad faith can only be brought against your own insurance company. These are called first party claims. Bad faith does not apply to the other parties insurance company when you have been injured or damaged by someone else. Bad faith can apply to your own uninsured / underinsured coverage when injured in a motor vehicle accident that was someone else's fault who was either uninsured or underinsured.

When an insurance company acts in bad faith the insured can sue not only for the fair amount of the claim but also for additional consequential damages that the bad faith caused its insured. Additionally if the bad faith of the insurance company was intentional or done maliciously then the insured can seek punitive damages.

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Questions about Workers Compensation

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a law that requires all employers to provide financial compensation and medical care to any employee that suffers a personal injury while on the job during the employee’s employment. Workers’ compensation covers any injuries suffered due to accidents, unsafe conditions, or negligence by your employer or another employee.

What compensation am I entitled to under workers’ compensation?

Under the workers’ compensation law, you may be entitled to damages for:

  • All medical bills including prescriptions, hospital stays, and physical therapy
  • Economic loss to include 70% of your average weekly wage (up to the legal limit
  • Compensation to the employee’s family if the employee died due to the injuries suffered
  • Training for another position if your injuries suffered prevent you from performing your current duties

The compensation you are entitled to depends on the injuries you have suffered and the cause of your on-the-job injuries. Tulsa workers compensation lawyer James Self at Self & Associates Personal Injury Law will discuss your workers’ compensation case with you in detail. He will answer all of your workers’ compensation questions and guide you through the legal process.

Will I get workers’ compensation benefits?

In order to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, you must prove that you are unable to perform your current duties for more than three calendar days due to the injuries you suffered in the on-the-job accident. Attorney Self will help prove that your working environment lead to the accident that resulted in your inability to perform the duties of your current job.

To schedule a free workers’ compensation case evaluation in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area, please contact workers’ compensation lawyer James Self at Self & Associates.

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a law that requires all employers to provide financial compensation and medical care to any employee that suffers a personal injury while on the job during the employee’s employment. Workers’ compensation covers any injuries suffered due to accidents, unsafe conditions, or negligence by your employer or another employee.

What compensation am I entitled to under workers’ compensation?

Under the workers’ compensation law, you may be entitled to damages for:


Representing the victims of insurance bad faith can be a very complex area of legal practice. It demands legal knowledge along with knowledge of the insurance industry and claims practices. Experts in the field of insurance including insurance claims experts, accountants, doctors or engineers are often required to develop the information and evidence necessary to prove insurance company bad faith and the financial damages victims incur.

At Self and Associates we seek out and locate the experts necessary to best represent Oklahoma victims of insurance company bad faith and their families. With 30 years of experience in handling insurance cases, James Self has the knowledge to assist you in navigating this complex area.

If you or a family member have been the victim of insurance bad faith, James Self would like to talk with you. Please contact our Oklahoma law firm today to schedule a free case evaluation.

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Our Oklahoma personal injury law firm has locatons in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Edmond, Midwest City, Duncan and Norman. We serve injury victims throughout the state, including the cities of Altus, Ardmore, Broken Arrow, Chickasha, Del City, El Reno, Enid, Lawton, Moore, Muskogee, Mustang, Ponca City, Shawnee, Stillwater, and Yukon.

If you need legal advice about your injury case, please contact us today to schedule a case evaluation with an experienced injury attorney.

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