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Oklahoma Law Blog

Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury and other legal topics. By Atkins and Markoff.

http://www.atkinsandmarkoff.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 6

    Testosterone Supplements/Low-T Drugs Could Cause Heart Event

    Testosterone Supplements/Low-T Drugs Could Cause Heart Event
    Recent studies indicate that testosterone supplements or "low-T" drugs, as they're often called, could be linked to serious heart events in men such as heart attack and stroke. Some bodies of research indicate that the risk is significant…
  • Feb 24

    Are E-Cigarettes Safe? Why Some Are Moving to Ban Them.

    Are E-Cigarettes Safe? Why Some Are Moving to Ban Them.
    Electronic cigarettes or "e-cigarettes" have risen to popularity within the last few years, although early forms of e-cigarettes date back to 1963. These devices have become so commonplace that it would not be surprising to sit next to…
  • Feb 3

    Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies at Age 46 of Apparent Heroin Overdose

    Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies at Age 46 of Apparent Heroin Overdose
    While the official cause of death cannot be confirmed until a full autopsy is performed, Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an apparent heroin overdose. He was found dead in his West Village apartment with 50 bags of heroin,…
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Reinsurance Law Blog

Reinsurance Law Blog

Covers insurance bad faith. By Stauffer Nathan.

http://reinsurance.staufferlaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Claim exaggeration is misrepresentation and claim was properly denied. 8th Cir, Missouri

    Claim exaggeration is misrepresentation and claim was properly denied. 8th Cir, Missouri
    This is the second time around for Young v. Allstate.  After a fire in their garage, the Youngs submitted a claim to Allstate. Allstate denied the Youngs’ insurance claim on the ground that the Youngs misrepresented material facts…
  • Jul 18

    Good faith and admiralty claim

    Good faith and admiralty claim
    New York Marine & General Ins. v. Continental Cement Company, was an action to determine coverage for a sunken barge where the insurer denied coverage on the ground the insured had failed to disclose the condition of the barge as…
  • Jul 16

    Notice / prejudice rule - claims made policy 8th Cir

    Notice / prejudice rule - claims made policy 8th Cir
    In George K. Baum & Company v. Twin City Fire Insurance Co.  there were choice of law issues.  But ultimately, the appellate court held that despite the fact the trial court should have used New York rather than Missouri law,…
Rank this Week: 1499

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

http://absolutelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court
    There’s a new pilot program being started by Oklahoma’s court system that involves the use of videoconferencing for proceedings. I’m not sure how many other states use videoconferencing in their courts, but this is…
  • Jun 3

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim
    ERISA is a big, confusing piece of legislation designed to protect companies who provide health insurance and retirement plans. Overall, I don’t have any problems with ERISA, except when I have to deal with health insurance plans.…
  • Jun 2

    The “Independent” Medical Exam

    The “Independent” Medical Exam
    Many of our personal injury clients are shocked to discover that the other side wants them to subject to a medical examination during their litigation. Attorneys and courts refer to this as an “independent exam,” because a doctor…
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Tulsa Family Law Blog

Tulsa Family Law Blog

Covers family law and dispute resolution. By the Law Firm of Naylor, Williams & Tracy, Inc.

http://tulsafamilylaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 10

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21
    It’s silly season in the Oklahoma Legislature. One of the silliest ideas is to put politicians in charge of the commission that nominates Oklahoma judges. Lawmakers are threatening to abolish the commission and freeze judicial salaries…
  • Feb 22

    Is your son or daughter throwing away their higher education?

    Is your son or daughter throwing away their higher education?
    Originally posted on Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW:I commonly see parents of young adults in university/college where the student is throwing away their education, putting more time towards partying and recovery than studying and earning grades.…
  • Jan 15

    Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Summarized

    Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Summarized
       In a landmark ruling, a federal judge in Oklahoma strikes down the Oklahoma Constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage.  Judge Terence C. Kern found on Tuesday that denying same-sex couples the right to a marriage license…
Rank this Week: 1775

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Covers first party coverage issues and bad faith for Oklahoma. By Buckman & Roach.

http://www.okinsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Train Wreck

    Train Wreck
    Plaintiff was injured when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a train at a railroad crossing. Plaintiff drove his vehicle on a road which ran parallel to the railroad tracks and then turned on a road running perpendicular to the…
  • Jul 3

    Coverage Insurers Each Pay For One-Half Of The Defense

    Coverage Insurers Each Pay For One-Half Of The Defense
    A physician was sued for defamation and interference with business relations. The physician had liability insurance policies with two different insurers: Physicians Liability and American National. The doctor reported the lawsuit to both…
  • Jun 26

    Mental Capacity To Knowingly Enter Into Contract With Arbitration Clause Is A Question For The Trial Court

    Mental Capacity To Knowingly Enter Into Contract With Arbitration Clause Is A Question For The Trial Court
    The Plaintiffs Walker Bark and Debra Yahquo were parties to two contracts with Lake Country Chevrolet for the purchase of automobiles. The Plaintiffs then brought a lawsuit which sought to have the contracts rescinded (or set aside) and to…
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Tulsa Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

Tulsa Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

By F. Bennett Callicoat.

http://tulsabankruptcyandconsumerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    The Seven Habits of Highly Unsuccessful People* (a "How To" for Going Broke)

    The Seven Habits of Highly Unsuccessful People* (a "How To" for Going Broke)
    I'm old enough to remember Romper Room -- a kids show on TV back in the dark (as in "black and white") ages.  Romper Room had a regular segment called something like "Do Bee vs. Don't Bee" -- the idea being that you should be a "Do Bee"…
  • Oct 30

    Real Garnishment, Real Life: Can the Bank Really Take My Kid's Money?

    Real Garnishment, Real Life: Can the Bank Really Take My Kid's Money?
    Some clients were in the office and were consulting me about some business debts they'd personally guaranteed from a failed business. Facing the prospect of multiple lawsuits, they wanted to know if a bank could garnish their son's bank…
  • Sep 13

    Help! My Landlord told me to get out by tomorrow!

    Help! My Landlord told me to get out by tomorrow!
    “Help! My landlord has given me 48 hours to leave my apartment and I have no place to go!” Unfortunately, this was a real life plea I received just the other day. The man on the phone told me that he’d had a dispute with his landlord…
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Chavers & Guhl LLP Legal Blog

Chavers & Guhl LLP Legal Blog

Reports on local criminal cases and their results.

http://chaversandguhl.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 30

    Missing Mother’s Case Now Investigated As Homicide

    Missing Mother’s Case Now Investigated As Homicide
    Police said they are treating the missing persons’ case for a missing mother of four as a homicide investigation now. Oklahoma City police have been searching for Jaymie Adams since December 10, when she was reported missing by her…
  • Dec 25

    OK Man Charged With Assault, Murder In Shooting Death

    OK Man Charged With Assault, Murder In Shooting Death
    A man was charged Friday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man in an Oklahoma City convenience store parking lot. Twenty-one-year-old Joseph Young had been arrested after 18-year-old Dejoun Chamberliss was found shot…
  • Dec 14

    13 Charged In Drug Ring Bust

    13 Charged In Drug Ring Bust
    Thirteen people have been charged after a four-month investigation targeting a drug trafficking operation in Oklahoma City. At the beginning of December, officials seized about 40 pounds of cocaine and seven pounds of crystal methamphetamine…
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Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oklahoma Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Hasbrook & Hasbrook.

http://www.oklahomalawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Opinion: It Takes Attorneys to Have Civil Justice

    Opinion: It Takes Attorneys to Have Civil Justice
    * Question: How did tragic defects in GM cars come to the public’s attention? * Answer: The persistence of a Georgia attorney. General Motors has recalled 29 million vehicles this...
  • Jul 28

    GM Reveals More Deaths, Injuries Possibly Caused by Faulty Ignition Switche

    GM Reveals More Deaths, Injuries Possibly Caused by Faulty Ignition Switche
    For several months, General Motors has insisted that no more than 13 deaths have been proven to be connected to faulty ignition switches in GM cars. However, in a recent...
  • Jul 10

    Opinion: Is Lipitor Worth the Risk? Who Should Decide?

    Opinion: Is Lipitor Worth the Risk? Who Should Decide?
    More than 800 lawsuits that claim that Lipitor has caused Type 2 diabetes are pending in the U.S. District Court of South Carolina in a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL). That...
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Oklahoma Law Blog

Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury news. By McIntyre Law P.C.

http://www.oklahoma-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Recall Roundup: Dangerous Baby Equipment

    Recall Roundup: Dangerous Baby Equipment
    If you’re anything like the attorneys at McIntyre Law, P.C., we can probably agree that the most important thing in our lives is the health and safety of our families. That’s why it’s scary to see commonplace baby items…
  • Jul 22

    Staying Safe During a Heat Wave

    Staying Safe During a Heat Wave
    Oklahoma is again in the grip of a stifling heat wave. With temperatures rising near 100 degrees, we all need to be mindful of ways to keep ourselves, our families, and our neighbors safe and cool under difficult conditions. We tend to worry…
  • Jul 15

    Child’s Play: A Look at Dangerous Toy

    Child’s Play: A Look at Dangerous Toy
    Childhood should be a fun and worry-free time… for kids, that is. As parents, we’re always trying to make sure that we’re doing the right things so that our kids grow up safe and healthy. We focus on child safety seats in…
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Tate Rehmet Personal Injury Blog

Tate Rehmet Personal Injury Blog

By Christopher Rehmet.

http://www.shermanaccidentlaw.com/personal-injury-law-blog/
  • Jul 22

    Lake Texoma- A Look at Accident Number

    Lake Texoma- A Look at Accident Number
    Located within the USACE Tulsa district of Texas and parts of Oklahoma, and formed by the Denison Dam on the Red River, Lake Texoma is one of the most popular lakes in the entirety of the United States. Each year, the massive lake and the…
  • May 3

    Attorney Christopher Rehmet On Giving Aliens Driver’s Licenses and Uninsured Motorists In Texa

    Attorney Christopher Rehmet On Giving Aliens Driver’s Licenses and Uninsured Motorists In Texa
    A debate is taking place in the Texas legislature about providing illegal aliens the right to a driver’s license.  Many representatives believe giving undocumented immigrants the right to drive will actually reduce the number of…
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Chris Rehmet On the Wrongful Death of Deputy Chad Key By Repeat DWI Offender

    Attorney Chris Rehmet On the Wrongful Death of Deputy Chad Key By Repeat DWI Offender
    Last week’s blog, entitled Personal Injury, Drunk Driving and Repeat Offenders, focused a statistic kept by MADD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving) concerning DWI and repeat offenders. MADD tells us that the average drunk driver…
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OK Blawg - The Oklahoma Law Blog

OK Blawg - The Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma law, legal issues and politics.

http://okblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Randolf Dial Dies in Prison

    Randolf Dial Dies in Prison
    One of the earliest posts to this blog concerned escaped oklahoma killer randolph dial. Dial's story involves a series of events too strange for fiction. In 1986, Dial, a gifted artist, confesses to the 1981 murder of Kelly Hogan. Dial is…
  • Sep 27

    First Degree Manslaughter Charges Filed in Tulsa "Road Rage" Case

    First Degree Manslaughter Charges Filed in Tulsa "Road Rage" Case
    Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris filed a first-degree manslaughter charge Wednesday against Kenneth Ray Gumm, 67, in the shooting death of Dale Turney, 47.Gumm, a retired security guard, is accused of killing Turney in a River Parks…
  • Jul 18

    Governor signs ATV helmet law

    Governor signs ATV helmet law
    A state law requiring persons under 18 to wear a crash helmet while riding an all-terrain vehicle on public lands was signed into law Tuesday and takes effect Nov. 1.State Rep. Bill Nations, D-Norman, House author of the legislation, said the…
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Parman & Easterday Blog

Parman & Easterday Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://www.parmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Larry Parman in Israel – Leaving Your Legacy

    Larry Parman in Israel – Leaving Your Legacy
    Creating an estate plan isn’t the end… it’s actually the beginning. When you create an estate plan, you’re taking an important first step toward leaving a legacy for your family. Listen as Larry Parman talks about his…
  • Jul 28

    Top Ten Estate Planning Technique

    Top Ten Estate Planning Technique
    Is a Revocable Living Trust right for you? Do you need a Health Care Power of Attorney? What about a Family Limited Partnership? The truth is, every estate is different and the only way to ensure your assets and your family are properly…
  • Jul 25

    Free Estate Planning and Education Seminar

    Free Estate Planning and Education Seminar
    We’re hosting a free Education Program next week! Watch as Jerry Shiles, an attorney with Parman & Easterday, shares the top issues we will cover, including how to best protect your hard-earned money and belongings; avoid the…
Rank this Week: 4934

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 5

    Tampa DUI unit reorganized after arrest…

    Tampa DUI unit reorganized after arrest scandalPhotosCLIFF MCBRIDE/STAFF"By putting [DUI officers] out into the districts and having more oversight and more accountability, it will prevent a lapse in judgment by a single supervisor from…
  • Jul 8

    Compelling video on police abusing DUI checkpoint

    Compelling video on police abusing DUI checkpoint
    As a citizen and as an Oklahoma DUI lawyer, I have always been troubled by our Courts allowing police officers to set up random checkpoints.  Although there are some safe guards in place, the police officers know how to get around the…
  • Feb 15

    WHY EVERY POLICE CAR SHOULD HAVE VIDEO

    WHY EVERY POLICE CAR SHOULD HAVE VIDEO
    The link below speaks for itself. A man in a diabetic coma is taken from his car at gunpoint--- kicked, beaten and kneed by 5-6 police officers.
Rank this Week: 4493

Judge Tom Talks

Judge Tom Talks

Review of Oklahoma workers' compensation cases, law, and current trends. By Tom Leonard.

http://judgetom.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table
    The Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Act is repealed, and the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Code is adopted. Most of the old provisions have been retained, but the numbering is new and the subsections have been shuffled. For example §3…
  • Dec 13

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma
    If you are unfamiliar with the Oklahoma Policy Institute, go to its website and bookmark it, add it to you feed reader or follow it on Twitter.
  • Dec 6

    The Bunkhouse Rule

    The Bunkhouse Rule
    The Supreme Court of South Carolina held that a worker's injuries occurred within the course and scope of his employment where the migrant worker sustained a right ankle fracture when he fell on a wet sidewalk outside housing provided by his…
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