Defamation

Summary Judgment & Appeal Victory

The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals affirmed the trial court’s summary judgment for our clients in Rowell v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co and Frank Skupien. Congratulations to our clients and the lawyers who handled the case: Jeremy Ward, Emily Pearson, and Jennifer Ary. To briefly explain the case, during late 2012 and early 2013 AT&T …

Defamation of Private Individuals in Oklahoma

By Alex Sisemore An early decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court announced, “A man’s good name and reputation is his most valuable personal and property right and one that no man may wrongfully injure or destroy without being held accountable for.”  Dusabek v. Martz, 249 P. 145, 147 (Okla. 1926).  Such a sentiment is the …