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Jury Awards Company $5.3 Million in Bad Faith Insurance Damages to Company

Posted on September 11, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance

Recently, a jury based in Tarrant County, Texas awarded a fracking company more than $5 million in damages in a bad faith insurance claim. In Compass Well Services, LLC v. Great American Insurance Company of New York, the jury determined that the insurance company engaged in unfair settlement practices when handling an equipment damage claim.  […]

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Oklahoma Judge Refuses to Dismiss Bad Faith Lawsuit Against CSAA

Posted on September 10, 2019, Bad Faith Insurance Car Accident Personal Injury

On August 28, 2019, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled a bad faith lawsuit against CSAA General Insurance Company (CSAA) could proceed to a jury trial. The plaintiff in this case, Daniels v. CSAA General Insurance Company, accused the insurer of failing to properly settle her claim for benefits following a December 2017 auto accident. […]

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Supreme Court of The United States Denied Certiorari

Posted on June 24, 2019, Business Litigation

On May 30th, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States denied certiorari in the case of Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Ryan Zinke. The underlying dispute in this lawsuit involves the Department of the Interior’s decision to approve a casino property in Terral, Oklahoma; in fact, a small town in the southern part of […]

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Settles the Most Expensive Divorce in United States History. Breaking Record Held By an Oklahoma Oil Magnate.

Posted on April 9, 2019, Divorce Property Division

On April 5th, 2019, MacKenzie Bezos took to Twitter to announce that she had reached a divorce settlement with her husband Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. According to reporting from the BBC, the value of the divorce settlement was at least $35 billion. All but certainly making this the most expensive divorce in United States history. […]

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Report: More Than $10 Billion in Child Support is Going Uncollected

Posted on March 28, 2019, Child Support

In recent weeks, fresh attention is being paid to one of the most important financial issues affecting single parents in the United States: unpaid child support. As noted in a recent report from CBS News, it’s estimated that more than $10 billion in child support is currently going uncollected. The report draws its conclusions from […]

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Federal Data: Fewer Couples are Getting Divorced, but Oklahoma’s Divorce Rate Remains High

Posted on February 21, 2019, Divorce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released its latest data on marriage and divorce in the United States. According to the CDC, fewer couples filed for divorce in 2017 than in other recent years. This is consistent with a long-term trend: the national divorce rate has declined by approximately eighteen percent in the […]

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Divorce Statistics in Oklahoma Highlight Importance of Solid Co-Parenting Plan

Posted on January 4, 2019, Co-Parenting Divorce

While divorce has increased across the US in recent decades, Oklahoma has the dubious honor of being among the Top Three states when it comes to the highest divorce rate. Statistics indicate that couples in the Sooner State call it quits at a rate of 13.2 percent. Meanwhile, the rest of the country is around […]

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Three New Tax Rules Will Affect Oklahoma Couples Divorcing in 2019

Posted on December 21, 2018, Uncategorized

When certain sections within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act take effect January 1, 2019; three tax regulations will have a significant impact on couples involved in or considering divorce in the new year. The rules affect all Oklahoma divorce cases and settlement agreements that are not finalized by December 31, 2018. The first tax […]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Affirms the Termination of Mother’s Parental Rights; Drug Use Cited as a Reason

Posted on November 20, 2018

Earlier this year, the Oklahoma Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision to terminate the parental rights of a Tulsa County mother. An infant girl was removed from the care of her parents  a few weeks after she was born. In June of 2016, a Tulsa Police Department officer pulled over the mother in this […]

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Deadly Northwest Side Hit-and-Run Crash

Posted on August 22, 2018, Personal Injury

A recent hit-and-run accident in Oklahoma City illustrates some basic principles about these cases. Victims do not need much evidence to mount a successful claim, and they should expect to deal with some loophole defenses. Oklahoma City police officers have few clues in a hit-and-run incident which killed a pedestrian. According to investigators, a dark red […]

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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.