Oklahoma Imputed Fault Law

Michael David Falk v. Eva Mae Woods

Tulsa, OK - Personal injury car wreck lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $10,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of Defendants failure to exercise due care in the operation of an automobile.

Defendant Eva Woods was driving a Crew Cab pickup south on South 81st West Avenue approaching the inter... More...
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Shannon Lingle v. Michael Alvarez and M-Company Transport, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK - Personal injury truck wreck lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence, respondeat superior and wrongful death theories claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant’s employees.

Plaintiff in this case sued individually and of her spouse on behalf of Jason ... More...
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Christopher Chapman v. Brennis O'Neal

Tulsa, OK: Personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $10,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of Defendants failure to exercise due care in the operation of an automobile.

The accident in question occurred on January 6,2018 at an unknown location in Tulsa County.

Defendant adm... More...
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Christina Ritter and Gerald Ritter v. Susan Chambers, M.D., et al.

Oklahoma City, OK: Personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on medical negligence (medical malpractice) theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged as a direct result of substandard care.

The Plaintiffs, individually as as parents of T.R., a minor, claimed that their baby suffered a broken arm, brachial plexus, and resulting loss of use of that arm on J... More...
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¶0 1. APPEAL AND ERROR - Supreme Court Without Jurisdiction to Determine Questions of Fact and Law New and Different From Those Involved When Case Presented on Appeal.
In an appellate proceeding the Supreme Court does not have original jurisdiction to try and determine questions of fact and law new and different from those involved in the case when it was presented on appeal.
2. MECHANICS'... More...
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Luanne Johnson Triplett v. Viktor Alex Miller

¶1 Defendant/Appellant, Viktor Alex Miller (Miller), appeals from the entry of a final protective order in favor of Plaintiff/Appellee, K.T. Triplett (Triplett), against him. Luanne Triplett, on behalf of her daughter K.T., filed a Petition for a Protective Order on October 18, 2006 against Miller. Triplett alleged Miller had stalked and harassed her from December 2005 through October 2006 at scho... More...   $0 (03-14-2008 - OK)

Donna Milroy v. Allstate Insurance Company

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¶1 Plaintiff appeals from the Trial Court's order granting summary judgment to her automobile... More...
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Cayla Dunbar, o/b/o K.D.J., a minor, v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration

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Tulsa, OK - Cayla Dunbar, o/b/o K.D.J., a minor, sued the Commissioner of the Social Security... More...
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Rebekah Ann Hawkins, et al. v. Bryan Shane Lake, et al.

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Chickasha, OK - Rebekah Ann Hoawkins, individually and as surviving spouse of Chad Todd Hawki... More...
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Robbie Emery Burke v. Vic Regaldo and Stanley Glanz

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office (“TCSO”) runs the Tulsa County Jail (“the
jail”). In 2011, Elliott Williams was jailed there. Shortly after his booking, he severely
injured his neck, causing lower body paralysis. No one treated his injury. Despite his
frequ... More...
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Mid-State Homes, Inc. v. Charles P. Donnelly and Pracialla A. Donnelly

¶1 The appellees, Charles P. and Pricilla M. Donnelly, husband and wife, (Donnellys) contracted with Jim Walter Homes, Inc. (builder) for the construction of a shell house on their real property. Principal part of the contract price was paid by the Donnellys executing a non-negotiable note, secured by a real estate mortgage, to the builder. The builder assigned the note and mortgage to Mid-State H... More...   $0 (02-07-1978 - OK)

Sunrison Homes, Inc. v. American Guaranty Investment Corporation

¶1 The four issues presented are: (1) Whether an instrument lacking the words "pay to order or to bearer" is a negotiable instrument conferring holder in due course status on a party taking the document by assignment; (... More...
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Distin Harkrider v. Raymond Posey

¶1 The dispositive issue on certiorari is whether the trial court's summary judgment for plaintiff-garnishor is correct. We answer in the affirmative.


¶2 On the night of 28 June 1996 Dustin Harkrider ("Harkrider") was crossing an intersection in his automobile when it was struck by a 1979 Ford pickup driven by Raymond Edward Posey ("Posey"). The pickup... More...
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Estate of Neil A. Armstrong v. Fairfield Hospital

Cincinnati, OH - The Family and Estate of Neil A. Armstrong sued Fairfield Hospital on a medical malpractice theory claiming that Armstrong, age 82, died as direct result of having received substandard care after open heart surgery at the defendant hos... More...
   $6000000 (07-24-2019 - OK)

Lambert v. Smith

¶0 1. BILLS AND NOTES -- Negotiability and Transfer -- "Holder in Due Course." The purchaser of a negotiable instrument, in order to be a holder in due course, must come within the requirements of section 4102, Rev. Laws 1910, defining such holder.
2. ATTORNEY AND CLIENT -- Authority of Attorney -- Notice. Where at the time the note was negotiated to the holder his attorney, acting for and ... More...
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Charles D. Croslin v. Enerlex, Inc.

¶1 Charles D. Croslin,1 Glenn Croslin, and Irma Jean Gowin (plaintiffs) sued Enerlex, Inc. (defendant) seeking rescission of mineral deeds and tort damages. The dispositive issues on certiorari are: 1) whether the summary judgment record on appeal establishes that defendant owed the plaintiffs a duty to disclose the pooling order and the accrued mineral proceeds when it made an unsolicited offer t... More...   $0 (05-28-2013 - OK)

Vivian Phillips v. Merry X. Ball

¶1 The defendant in error, Merry X. Ball, hereafter referred to as "plaintiff", instituted this action on December 7, 1953, against the plaintiffs in error, hereafter referred to as "defendants" or by name, to recover an undivided 2/9ths interest in the estate of Dewey W. Smith, her deceased father who died intestate in 1942 a resident of Cotton County, Oklahoma, and for an accounting in connectio... More...   $0 (07-07-1960 - OK)

James Blocker, et al. v. ConocoPhillips Company

Oklahoma City, OK -
James Blocker and others sued ConocoPhillips Company on environmental tort theories claiming that Defendant polluted their soil and water through the disposal of saltwater produced in conjunction with the operation of the West Edmond Oil Field.

The West Edmond Oil Fi... More...
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James Todd Beacon and Dara Beason v. I.E. Miller Services, Inc.

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¶1 At issue is the constitutionality of a legislative enactment--23 O.S. 2011 § 61... More...
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Raymond Eugene Johnson v. Mike Carpenter

Oklahoma charged Raymond Johnson with one count of first-degree arson
and two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of his former girlfriend,
Brooke Whitaker, and the couple’s seven-month-old daughter. The charges
stemmed from Johnson’s brutal attack on Wh... More...
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The Estate of Brenda Taber v. Mudassir Nawaz, M.D., et al.

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Norman, OK - The Estate of Brend Taber, deceased, by and through her Surviving Spouse, Phil Taber, personal representative, sued Mudazzir Nawaz, M.D.,... More...
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Appellant began working at the Teepee Totem convenience store in the town of Velma, Stephens Co... More...
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Tremane Wood v. Mike Carpenter

Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An Oklahoma jury convicted Tremane Wood of first-degree felony murder
for the killing of Ronnie Wipf during a botched robbery. The jury found
Oklahoma had proved three aggravating circumstances associated with the
murder, and the mitigating circumstances did not outweigh them. The jury
accordingly sentenced Wood to death.
The conclusion of Wood’s trial was only the start of his... More...
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Chester L. Bailey, Jr. v. Independent School District No. 69 of Canadian County Oklahoma

Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

We are presented in this appeal with the following question: is a letter written by a public employee, seeking a reduced sentence for his relative, speech on a matter of public concern for the purposes of a First Amendment Garcetti/Pickering inquiry. See Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410 (2006); Pickering v. Bd. of Educ., 391 U.S. 563 (1968). We conclude that it is. Accordingly we reverse the dis... More...   $0 (07-24-2018 - OK)

Crystal Star Phillips v. Hillcrest Medical Center

Appellants filed this action alleging federal and supplemental Oklahoma
state law claims. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 1367(a). Prior to submitting the case to
the jury, the district court granted appellee’s Rule 50 motion as to the federal
claim. The jury returned a verdict in appellee’s favor with respect to the
supplemental state law claim. The appeal of the district court’s final jud... More...
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Charles Deal and Annette Deal, Personal Representatives of the Estate of Serenity Deal v. Sean Devon Brooks, Randy J. Jack and Jennifer Shawn and State of Oklahoma ex rel. Oklahoma Department of Human Services

¶1 This action arises from tragic circumstances involving the murder of a child placed in the custody of her biological father. Plaintiffs/Appellants Charles and Annette Deal (Plaintiffs) appeal the trial court's Order granting summary judgment in favor of Defendant/Appellee State of Oklahoma ex rel. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS). Although the Order does not address all issues and De... More...   $0 (12-30-2016 - OK)


Oklahoma Capital Building - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

On October 6, 2014, David Chambers, who was an employee of RDT Trucking, Inc., was dispatched to an oil-well site in Crescent, Oklahoma, to pick up waste water. Stephens Production Company and Stephens Production Company Continental Properties, LLC (SPC) were the owners and operators of the well. Upon arrival at the well, Mr. Chambers worked on or around a device known as a "heater treater." Durin... More...   $0 (01-24-2018 - OK)


United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

In 1964 the government entered into a 20-year lease with Turley for property in
Henryetta, Oklahoma (the Property) to be used as a post office. The lease provided
options to renew for six additional five-year terms and included an option to purchase at
the end of each renewal term. Written notice of renewal was due 90 days before the new
... More...
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Rachel Tudor v. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, et al.

Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Jury Awards Professor Denied Tenure $1.165 Million in Transgender Discrimination Case

Rachel Tudor, age 54, sued Southeastern Oklahoma State University on an employment discrimination theory under 42 U.S.C. 2000e claiming that she was denied tenure because she was transgender.

The Defendant claimed that it was the Plaintiff's own fault that she did not get ten... More...
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Patrick Dwayne Murphy v. Terry Royal

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

These matters are before the court on the respondent’s Petition for Panel
Rehearing or Rehearing En Banc. We also have responses from the petitioner and the
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, in addition to amici curiae briefs from the
United States and The Muscogee (Creek) Nation. We also have several motions pending
seeking to file additional amici curiae briefs.
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Steven Wormald and Elizabeth Anne Wormald v. Norman Villarina, Doug Wertheimer, Aaron Snegg and McGuffy Credit Facility 1, L.L.C.

Fort Bend County Courthouse - Richmond, Texas

This accelerated appeal of the granting of three special appearances arises out of a borrower-lender dispute. After the lender, a limited liability company, brought a collection suit against the borrowers and guarantors, the guarantors filed a counterclaim against the lender and filed various claims against others. The
guarantors now challenge the trial court’s granting of the special ap... More...
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Randall Silver v. Christine Annette Slusher

¶1 The dispositive issue is whether the terms of 36 O.S. 1981 § 3636 1 impose an affirmative duty upon insurers to provide an explanation of uninsured motorist coverage [UMC] to the named insureds as an indispensable precondition for a statutorily effective rejection. We answer in the negative.

¶2 Randall and Mikala Silver [insureds or the Silvers] were named insureds of an automobile ins... More...
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Christian Shadid v. K 9 University, LLC and Angele Soriano

Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

¶1 Plaintiff/Appellant Christina Shadid appeals from the trial court's order dismissing her lawsuit against Defendant/Appellee Angel Soriano. Shadid was attacked by a dog while acting within the scope of her employment at Defendant K 9 University, LLC, a company that boards and trains dogs. Soriano is the owner and managing partner of K 9 University, as well as the owner of the dog that attacked S... More...   $0 (09-27-2017 - OK)

Brandon Michael Gibby v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Oklahoma Supreme Court Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

¶1 This appeal determines the constitutionality of section 57 of the Administrative Worker's Compensation Act (AWCA), found at title 85A of the Oklahoma Statutes. Following a review of the record on appeal, the transcripts of the proceedings below, and the briefs of the parties and amici, this Court holds the forfeiture provision found at section 57 of title 85A violates the adequate remedy provis... More...   $0 (10-08-2017 - OK)

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: ANNOTRA GUYTON, Petitioner/Appellee, v. VICTOR GUYTON, Respondent/Appe

¶1 Victor Guyton (Father) appeals a default judgment in favor of Annotra Guyton (Mother) granting Mother's motion to modify custody and support, and motion to determine outstanding support. Father also appeals the district court's denial of his motion to reconsider and vacate the default judgment, the court's denial of his motion to modify child support, and the award of attorney fees to Mother. T... More...   $0 (08-29-2011 - OK)

PETER M. CHACON, Respondent/Appellant, v. SUSAN L. CHACON, Petitioner/Appellee.

¶1 Respondent/Appellant Peter M. Chacon (Husband) appeals portions of the trial court's "Orders of the Court and Decree of Dissolution," filed on December 23, 2009 (Decree). He also appeals the trial court's May 27, 2010 order1 awarding attorney fees to Petitioner/Appellee Susan L. Chacon (Wife).

¶2 Husband asserts the trial court erred by: (1) refusing to transfer the case from Creek Cou... More...
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¶1 The issue presented is whether shareholders, uninvolved in the management of a bankrupt corporation which was without workers' compensation insurance, may be held personally liable for a workers' compensation court award to an employee. We hold that, under such circumstances, shareholders cannot be held personally liable for the payment of the employee's workers' compensation award.

AL... More...
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Richard Healy v. Cox Communications, Inc.

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Denver, Colorado

Cox Cable subscribers cannot access premium cable services—features such as
interactive program guides, pay-per-view programming, and recording or rewinding
capabilities—unless they also rent a set-top box from Cox. Dissatisfied with this
arrangement, a class of plaintiffs in Oklahoma City (“Plaintiffs”) sued Cox under the
antitrust laws. They alleged that Cox had illegally tied ca... More...
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Bonner v. Oklahoma Rock Crop.

¶1 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma Certified for this court's answer the following question posed pursuant to the Uniform Certification of Questions of Law Act, 20 O.S. 1991 §§ 1601 et seq.:

"What rights, if any, does the defendant, Oklahoma Rock Corporation, a Texas Corporation,1 presently hold concerning the subject tract,2 by reason of the document... More...
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Hart Industrial Supply Company v. Cleo Craig and Louis Yarmuk

¶0 1. EVIDENCE -- Parol evidence rule -- Application. The rule which excludes parol evidence when offered to contradict or vary the terms, provisions, or legal effect of written instruments has no application to collateral undertakings or cases in which the written instrument was executed in part performance of an entire oral agreement.
2. BILLS AND NOTES -- Partial failure of consideration p... More...
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