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An Overview of Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Oklahoma

LogoInsurance companies are just like any other business—they want to make money.

Oklahoma City Judge Rejects Uninsured Motorist Lawsuit After Accident Victim "Destroyed" Subrogation Rights

LogoUninsured motorist (UM) coverage provides compensation to accident victims when they are injured by a driver who lacks sufficient insurance.

Court Rejects Commercial Buyer's Lawsuit over Inaccurate Property Description

LogoThe Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals held that commercial buyers, unlike less sophisticated residential buyers, could be held to different standards when it comes to warranty disclaimers in a real estate contract.

Gov. Kevin Stitt 'Lawyers Up' in Casino Gambling Dispute

LogoThe agreement covers up to $300,000 in legal fees, and Perkins Coie may charge up to $750 per hour. The current dispute between thirty-five tribes and the state dates back to December 2019, when Governor Stitt announced that the current 15-year compact would expire on January 1, 2020. Under the terms of that compact, the agreement automatically renews unless either party requested renegotiation. The state tried to renegotiate the terms, and the tribes refused to accept the state's offer. So, as far as they are concerned, the agreement is still in effect. Nevertheless, Governor Stitt insisted that "All Class III gaming activity [became] illegal on January 1st of 2020."

Get Ready for Winter Damage: Five Items Your Homeowners' Insurance Policy Should Cover

LogoThe long range Oklahoma City-area forecast calls for extreme weather in February 2020.

Oklahoma Supreme Court Holds Evidence of Bad Faith Required in "Intentional Interference" Cases

LogoOn October 22, 2019, the Oklahoma Supreme Court issued its opinion in Loven v. Church Mutual Insurance Company.

Judge Rejects Bad Faith Claim Against Shelter Mutual over Texas Auto Accident

LogoAll Insurance Companies Have A “Duty Of Good Faith” Under Oklahoma Law.

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

LogoIn 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. 

Oklahoma Judge Refuses to Dismiss Bad Faith Lawsuit Against CSAA

LogoThe 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. The plaintiff, Tammy Fessenden, was injured in a hit-and-run accident caused by an unidentified vehicle. At the time, Ms. Fessenden was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Tracey Daniels. Ms. Daniels held an auto insurance policy on her vehicle from CSAA. This policy included $250,000 of uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM) coverage.