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  • Travis Law Office Welcomes Attorney Greg Milstead to Our Team

    Travis Law Office is delighted to add attorney Greg Milstead to our team. A deeply experienced lawyer with over 10 years in oil and gas law, Greg brings superb research and writing skills, much needed technical savvy, and a strong work ethic to the team. For Greg, working with Travis Law Office brings an opportunity to pursue something he has been interested in since law school: justice and rights for individuals who have been injured or wronged.   Read More...

  • Whatever Happened to Our Old Friend Joint and Several?

    "Whatever Happened to Our Old Friend Joint and Several?"I get that question every once in a while, so let’s address it.Many years ago (before the Legislature intervened), Oklahoma common law followed the rule of “joint and several liability,” which the courts sometimes called the “entire liability rule.” Under that rule, when a plaintiff was injured by the combined negligence of more than one tort-feasor, each tort-feasor was liable to the injured pla...  Read More...

  • Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation 2016

    NBI PRESENTATION 2016—Advanced Issues in Personal Injury LitigationBy Paul Kouri with Brennan C. ClayI. LEGISLATIVE AND CASE LAW UPDATE:A.   Read More...

  • Oklahoma Insurance Law Update 2016

    Oklahoma Bar Association CONTINUING   LEGAL   EDUCATIONINSURANCE LAW UPDATE 2016By Rex TravisABOUT THE SPEAKERRex Travis is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law (1962). He limits his practice in Oklahoma City to plaintiff’s insurance and personal injury claims. He has done this practice more than 50 years.He writes articles for the Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, frequently writes briefs for the Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ) amicus curiae pr...  Read More...

  • Oklahoma Tort Law Update 2016

    Oklahoma Association for Justice Continuing Legal EducationTORT LAW UPDATE 2016Written by Paul Kouri and Brennan ClayPresented by Rex TravisABOUT THE SPEAKERRex Travis is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law (1962). He limits his practice in Oklahoma City to plaintiff’s insurance and personal injury claims. He has done this practice more than 50 years.He writes articles for the Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, frequently writes briefs for the Oklahoma Association for...  Read More...

  • OklahomIraqis League 10-Year Reunion

    This year the OklahomIraqis League, Inc. (OIL) celebrates 10 years of friendship forged in combat and cemented through fantasy football. Through the efforts of Travis Law Office attorney and OIL Commissioner Justin C. Cliburn, the group will hold their draft in the Dallas Cowboy's AT&T Stadium over the Labor Day weekend.   Read More...

  • Congratulations to New Oklahoma Attorney Jacob Masters

     Jacob Masters  Jacob Masters officially entered the ranks of Oklahoma attorneys when he was sworn in on September 22, 2015. We are proud to have Jacob join our team of attorneys. Jacob has served as a law clerk and intern for Travis Law Office since 2013.   Read More...

  • OIL Reunion and Draft: Yahoo Sports Followup

      Justin C. Cliburn of Travis Law Office pulled off an amazing reunion and draft party for his Oklahoma Army National Guard Unit fantasy football league, the OklahomIraqis League or OIL. Through Justin's efforts, these former Guardsmen enjoyed a fully funded reunion, toured the stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play, and then held their draft party in the stadium.   Read More...

  • How to Check for Liens for Your Client in Oklahoma, Cleveland, and Canadian Counties

    Staying up-to-date on your client's liens and subrogation claims is critical as you move toward resolving their case. Use this guide to find new and updated medical liens in your client's name. (See Rex Travis' most recent Malpractice Avoidance CLE materials for a complete discussion of the impact of not resolving client's liens and subrogation: “Keeping Your Money and Your Law License - Malpractice Avoidance and Ethics for Trial Lawyers.”) Check for Liens for Your Client in Oklahoma, Cleve...  Read More...

  • Retroactive Application of Statutes

    Retroactive Application of Statutes By Rex Travis  Copyright 2014 Rex Travis             The “default” rule is that statutes apply prospectively only. If the statue creates, enlarges or diminishes vested or contractual rights then it applies prospectively absent clear legislative intent. Statutes that are merely procedural can be applied retroactively and can apply to pending actions or procedures.   Read More...

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