Jeremy Ward

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 …

Oklahoma Bar Association House of Delegates

Recently, Franden Farris lawyers were elected as delegates and alternate delegates for the Oklahoma Bar Association House of Delegates.  Congratulations to Steve Balman for being elected delegates and Michael O’Malley, Alex Sisemore, and Jeremy Ward for being elected as alternate delegates.

Franden Farris Included in 2012 List of Super Lawyers

Eight Franden Farris lawyers are among Oklahoma’s Super Lawyers for 2012.  “Super Lawyers” in Oklahoma are nominated by their peers, evaluated by researchers who review online databases and legal publications, and information supplied by lawyers. Candidates are grouped according to their practice areas, and a point system is used to determine the winning lawyers. Joe Farris …

Company’s Failure to Conduct A Post-Accident Alcohol & Drug Test

Recently, in Brumley v. Keech, 2012 Ark. 263, No. 11-874 (06-14-2012), the Arkansas Supreme Court upheld a trial court’s pretrial ruling that excluded evidence of a trucking company’s failure to comply with federal regulations.  In particular, the trucking company defendant failed to perform a post-accident alcohol and drug test on their driver, despite one being …

Elements of a Claim Against a Manufacturer for Products Liability under Oklahoma Law

Per Oklahoma’s Uniform Jury Instruction No. 12.1 the elements of a claim for manufacturers’ products liability are: A party claiming damages under Manufacturers’ Products Liability has the burden of proving each of the following: 1. The Defendant manufactured, sold, or leased the product in question; 2. The Defendant was in the business of manufacturing, selling, or …

Franden | Farris | Quillin | Goodnight + Roberts Super Lawyers 2011

Lawyers from Franden, Farris, Quillin, Goodnight + Roberts were chosen for the 2011 “Super Lawyers.” Each candidate is evaluated and reviewed by their peers within their primary area of practice. Twelve indicators of professional achievement are used: verdicts, settlements and transactions; representative clients; experience; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; position within law firm; …