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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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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…
Rank this Week: 1451

Reinsurance Law Blog

Reinsurance Law Blog

Covers insurance bad faith. By Stauffer Nathan.

http://reinsurance.staufferlaw.com/
  • Sep 11

    Missouri Supreme Court strikes down state cap on punitive damage

    Missouri Supreme Court strikes down state cap on punitive damage
    In Lewellen v. Franklin, the Missouri Supreme Court (en banc) struck down the state's caps on punitive damages.  Because the statutory cap on punitive damages curtails the jury determination of punitive damages as it existed at the…
  • Sep 9

    Dog Bite arose out of use of vehicle, covered by UM (New Mexico)

    Dog Bite arose out of use of vehicle, covered by UM (New Mexico)
    In State Farm v. Bell, Sophia Bell was bitten by LeBarre's dog Jeb, while Jeb was in the car.  A claim was made for Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist benefits.  State Farm asserts that the vehicle was the mere situs of the injury,…
  • Sep 5

    Missouri ok's bad faith claim where there was no coverage

    Missouri ok's bad faith claim where there was no coverage
    Usually, when there is no coverage, there can be no bad faith for not paying the claim.  But in Advantage Buildings & Exteriors, Inc., v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company, Missouri's Court of Appeals found that Mid-Continent could be…
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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/
  • Sep 11

    September is National Preparedness Month

    September is National Preparedness Month
    Often, we only think about how prepared we are for an emergency when there is a sense that an emergency is about to happen, or when it already has. However, how you fare in a real emergency might depend on how prepared you are ahead of time.…
  • Sep 3

    Back to School Safety, Part IV: Playground Safety

    Back to School Safety, Part IV: Playground Safety
    We’ve been talking the past few weeks about lots of safety issues related to the new school year. In case you missed them, check out parts I, II and III of our four-part series on back to school safety. Today, we’re talking…
  • Aug 26

    Back to School Safety, Part III: Teen Driver

    Back to School Safety, Part III: Teen Driver
    Having your teen behind the wheel can be a nerve-wracking experience for a parent. After all, teen driving statistics can be downright scary. As the school year approaches, more kids are going to be driving back and forth to school, so this…
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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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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/
  • Sep 11

    Can I Plan My Own Estate?

    Can I Plan My Own Estate?
    You can do a lot of things on your own by obtaining information online. DIY efforts can be useful, but you should understand your limitations. This is something to take into consideration when you hear about downloads or worksheets that you…
  • Sep 10

    What Is the Veterans Aid and Attendance Special Pension?

    What Is the Veterans Aid and Attendance Special Pension?
    Long-term care is one of the most pressing elder law issues of our day. The majority of senior citizens are going to need help with their day-to-day needs eventually, and Medicare will not pay for long-term care. It is not easy to pay for a…
  • Sep 4

    Do I Lose Control of Assets in a Revocable Living Trust?

    Do I Lose Control of Assets in a Revocable Living Trust?
    It is important to understand the facts when you are planning your estate. There are websites on the Internet that sell do-it-yourself estate planning notions. They contend that estate planning is so simple, you can easily do it for yourself.…
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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/
Rank this Week: 3304

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

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

http://www.okinsurancelawblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Exceptions To Liability Under The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim

    Exceptions To Liability Under The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim
    The Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act generally imposes strict liability on motor carriers for actual loss or injury to property which occurs during interstate shipments. However, there are five (5) exceptions outlined in the…
  • Aug 20

    Application Of The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim

    Application Of The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim
    Congress enacted the Interstate Commerce Act in 1887 to regulate interstate transportation. Then in 1906 it enacted the Carmack Amendment. The purpose of the Carmack Amendment is to establish uniform federal guidelines designed to remove the…
  • Aug 20

    Application Of The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim

    Application Of The Carmack Amendment In Motor Truck Cargo Claim
    Congress enacted the Interstate Commerce Act in 1887 to regulate interstate transportation. Then in 1906 it enacted the Carmack Amendment. The purpose of the Carmack Amendment is to establish uniform federal guidelines designed to remove the…
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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/
  • Aug 22

    Sherman, Texas Bus Accident – A Look Back

    Sherman, Texas Bus Accident – A Look Back
    In early August of 2008, a horrific bus accident that killed 17 people, and injured dozens more, occurred in the city of Sherman, Texas. The aftermath of the crash has left many citizens of Sherman, as well as family members of the crash…
  • 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…
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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…
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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.
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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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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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