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Changing Exhaustion of Ad…

Changing Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies in Employment Lawsuits

The Case Law and Its Implications for Both Plaintiffs’ and Defense Counsel By Kimberly Lambert Love and Jason L. Callaway In many types of employment claims, a plaintiff must first exhaust administrative remedies, typically by filing a charge o…
Dram Shop Liability Exten…

Dram Shop Liability Extended to Retail Sales of Alcohol to an Adult Over the Age of 21 for Off-Premises Consumption

The Oklahoma Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision extended dram shop liability to commercial vendors for the sale of alcohol, including low-point beer, sold for off-premises consumption to an adult over the age of 21.  The decision comes just as State Qu…
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Avoiding Disputes After a…

Avoiding Disputes After a Settlement Conference or Mediation

Recently, in Tucker v. Mercy Tishomingo Hospital Corporation, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals considered an issue related to the scope of releases commonly given by plaintiffs in settlement agreements for employment-related lawsuits.[1]  The case…
Oklahoma Supreme Court De…

Oklahoma Supreme Court Decides Two Informed Consent Issues in One Medical Malpractice Case

The Oklahoma Supreme Court recently decided two issues related to informed consent under Oklahoma medical malpractice law in the case of Allen v. Harrison, 2016 OK 44, 374 P.3d 812.  Informed consent is a basic principle of medical treatment that ph…
Think Twice Before Sendin…

Think Twice Before Sending that Email

Read the full article, “Think Twice Before Sending that Email,” by Kimberly Lambert Love in the June 16, 2011 edition of Tulsa World.
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