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  • SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs): 19 years
  • SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims): 2 years
  • SOL for Wrongful Death Claims: 2 years

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs)

19 years: 12 Okla. Stat. § 96 held unconstitutional by Mowles v. Hillcrest, 832 P.2d 24 (1991).

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims)

2 years: 76 Okla. Stat. § 18: An action for damages for injury or death against any physician, health care provider or hospital licensed under the laws of this state, whether based in tort, breach of contract or otherwise, arising out of patient care, shall be brought within two (2) years of the date the plaintiff knew or should have known, through the exercise of reasonable diligence, of the existence of the death, injury or condition complained of; provided, however, the minority or incompetency when the cause of action arises will extend said period of limitation.

Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Claim Caps

23 Okla. Stat. Ann. § 61.2: Except as provided in subsection C of this section, in any civil action arising from a claimed bodily injury, the amount of compensation which a trier of fact may award a plaintiff for noneconomic loss shall not exceed Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000.00), regardless of the number of parties against whom the action is brought or the number of actions brought. (Does not apply to reckless disregard, gross negligence, fraud, intentional, or with malice).

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

2 years: 12 Okla. Stat. § 1053: When the death of one is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, the personal representative of the former may maintain an action therefor against the latter, or his or her personal representative if he or she is also deceased, if the former might have maintained an action, had he or she lived, against the latter, or his or her representative, for an injury for the same act or omission. The action must be commenced within two (2) years.

Alabama Wrongful Death Claim Caps

Not applicable for the state of Oklahoma.

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If you or your child has suffered a birth injury due to medical malpractice or negligence, speak with our birth injury lawyers. We can answer your questions about the statute of limitations for birth injuries in your state.
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