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Top 10 Deadliest Roads in Tulsa County

Our newest Oklahoma Crash Fatality Dashboard looks at recent FARS data to determine what areas of Tulsa are the most accident-prone. Luckily, between 2015 and 2016 accidents decreased by 4.5% on our roadways. However, the fatality rates are still too high and our drivers are still distracted. According to our data and data pulled from… read more…

Bryan & Terrill Launch Oklahoma Fatality Data Dashboard

Driver safety remains a major issue in Oklahoma, and it only seems to be getting more serious every year. We wanted to see how many motor vehicle crash deaths occur in the state, along with a closer look at any underlying causes or factors contributing to these increasing numbers. In order to do so, we… read more…

CoreCivic facility on lockdown after prison riot

A riot broke out at a Tennessee prison operated by CoreCivic on Sunday night. According to news reports, 3 inmates were assaulted by others at the Hardeman County Correctional Facility. You can access the article here. Despite the number of involved inmates, CoreCivic insisted on referring to the incident as a “disturbance” and not a… read more…

Private prison: will lie for money?

Would a private prison company mislead the government to avoid paying taxes? According to New Mexico, that’s what CoreCivic did when it requested and received a multi-million dollar tax refund for housing federal inmates within the state. Article here. The scheme uncovered by New Mexico involved the mechanism used to house federal inmates. Rather than… read more…

What is a case worth?

Accident victims have a right to know the compensation they are entitled to, and our civil justice system is designed to compensate people financially. That means determining how to quantify damages and injuries that may not be susceptible to a precise mathematical calculation. Another consideration is a defendant’s ability to pay. A paper judgment is… read more…

Aurora shooting of innocent man: will federal law provide a remedy?

Richard “Gary” Black was a decorated Vietnam veteran. He also lived in Aurora, CO, where city officials permit officers to kill citizens and resume their duties before the investigation into the killing is completed. On Monday, this practice resulted in Mr. Black being gunned down by an Aurora police officer while Mr. Black was defending… read more…

Car accident claims lives of two Jenks girls

News outlets are reporting that two Jenks girls died in a motor vehicle accident in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Article here. According to reports, a truck carrying the girls was attempting to make a lefthand turn when a car broadsided the vehicle killing the two young girls. Motor vehicle accident death In 2016, 683 people died… read more…