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What is the Defend Trade Secrets Act?

The Defend Trade Secrets Act is a set of laws recently adopted by the Federal Government that applies to trade secrets – a class of valuable tools that fall outside the federal protection under Trade Law. Before the Defend Trade Secrets Act Trade secrets were mostly handled on the state level before the Defend Trade […]

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What Is A Business Tort?

Posted on December 7, 2022, Business Litigation

A business tort is an act of aggression often with the intention of doing harm to the business they target. They are also usually outside the legal way that business occurs. The tort may or may not be illegal, and they may be: Intentional Through the act of negligence Through the act of recklessness Can […]

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What is Question 819, And How Does It Affect Potential Recreational Cannabis Use?

Posted on September 28, 2022, Cannabis

Question 819 is a ballot initiative submitted in 2022 for the November 2022 state elections. Question 819 seeks to legalize the use of recreational cannabis by creating a legal framework within and expanding the current cannabis law in Oklahoma. Question 819 is a radical change from the current cannabis law in OK. Below we discuss […]

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What Are 4 Types of Breach of Contract in Oklahoma?

Posted on May 1, 2022, Breach Of Contract

In order to have a breach of contract in Oklahoma City, you must first have a valid contract. Before we get into how a breach occurs, let’s first go over what a contract actually is in legal terms and the elements that constitute a contract. Without all five elements of a contract, the contract, whether […]

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When Does Delay Become Insurance Bad Faith?

Posted on April 6, 2022, Bad Faith Insurance Insurance Disputes

Your insurance company has an obligation to act in your best interests regarding coverage and paying out benefits. However, insurance companies are businesses, and they are also interested in making profits just like every other business. If there is an opportunity to deny coverage or pay out less in claims, they will often take it, […]

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The Two Types of Bad Faith Insurance Claims You Need to Know

Posted on March 20, 2022, Bad Faith Insurance Insurance Disputes

An insurance company engages in bad faith when they do not act in their insured’s best interests. As someone who pays insurance premiums, you expect that your insurance company will have your back when it comes to paying claims that you submit to it. You also expect that they will be reasonable about handling claims […]

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What Is a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

Posted on March 6, 2022, Bad Faith Insurance

In 1977, the Oklahoma Supreme Court established that “an insurer has an implied duty to deal fairly and act in good faith with its insured and that the violation of this duty gives rise to an action in tort for which consequential and, in a proper case, punitive, damages may be sought.” Bad faith actions […]

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Brown & Gould, PLLC,
136 NW 10th Street
Suite 200
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Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405-235-4500
Toll-Free: 877-866-3377
Fax: 405-235-4507    
The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, law office of Brown & Gould, PLLC, serves the nearby cities of Moore, Norman, Edmond, Nichols Hills, Midwest City, Del City, Yukon, Mustang, El Reno, Shawnee, Tulsa and other areas, including Oklahoma County, Cleveland County, Canadian County, McClain County, Pottawatomie County, Tulsa County, Logan County and throughout the state of Texas in the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso and Austin.