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Norman Public Schools

Norman Public Schools Says No Money For Bus Crash Victims

Two months have passed since the horrific Texas bus crash that involved a group of Norman elementary school students, and now a battle over medical bills is underway. Jones Brown reported on the bus crash that took place in September involving the Cleveland Elementary 5th Grade...
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California Jury Awards $31 Million in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

A 58-year-old Ontario, Calif., woman who has already been awarded $3 million in compensatory damages is now entitled to $28 million more after age discrimination jury in Los Angeles Superior Court determined she faced repeated and pervasive age discrimination from her former...
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Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.

Autopsy Shows Alabama Police Shot Emantic Bradford in The Back Three Times

We reported earlier on the shooting death of an Alabama man, Emantic Bradford on Thanksgiving at an Alabama mall. According to a forensic examination commissioned by the family, Emantic Bradford was shot three times from behind by police that night. The announcement came by way...
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Slip and Fall

What Do I Do After A Slip and Fall Accident at a Business?

The holidays are upon us and that means shopping, shopping, and more shopping. Malls, stores, and businesses will be inundated with shoppers, and just as the number of shoppers increases, so does the number of accidents that can and will happen. It’s sad but true: Most...
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Blind Couple Sue Walmart

Blind Couple Sues Walmart Over Self-Checkout Kiosks

Nothing could have surprised a blind couple, Cynthia Morales and her boyfriend Linwood Boyd, when a routine trip to their local Walmart in Owing Mills, Maryland, in 2017,  ended with the police being involved. That is exactly what happened whenever Morales tried to use one of the...
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Orange Mound Bus Wreck

Orange Mound Youth Football Team Bus Crashes in Arkansas Kills 1 and Injures 45

One child had died and at least 45 other children were injured after a youth football team bus traveling from Texas to Memphis, Tennessee, crashed in the early morning hours Monday. According to a press release from the Arkansas police, the charter bus was traveling on Interstate...
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Amber Guyger

Texas Grand Jury Indicts Amber Guyer Former Officer Who Killed Botham Jean

A Dallas grand jury has indicted a former Dallas police officer, Amber Guyger for murder. Guyger allegedly shot and killed Botham Jean, an unarmed black male at his apartment on September 6. Guyger shot and killed Jean in his apartment after returning from a late night shift....
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St. Louis Stockley Protests

Four St. Louis Officers Charged With Excessive Force During Stockley Protests

Four St. Louis police officers were indicted on Federal charges this week in connection with the assault of an undercover officer during the Jason Stockley court ruling protests that took place in 2017. The four St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers that are named in the...
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28 event space

EEOC Sues Kansas City Wedding Venue for Retaliation Against Black Employee

EEOC Sues Kansas City Wedding Venue for Retaliation Against Black Employee ST. LOUIS – 28 Event Space, LLC, a popular Kansas City, Mo., wedding event space in the Crossroads district, violated federal law by retaliating against a black employee for supporting a...
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Dr. Jeremy Thomas of Claremore Pleads Guilty in Opioid Scheme

In November of 2017,  A Claremore doctor, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jeremy Thomas was under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Rogers County District Attorney’s Office. When investigators contacted the Dr., they were surprised that Dr. Thomas admitted...
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Delay Injuries Resulting From a Car Accident

Did you know that injuries following a car accident might not rear their ugly head for some time following the initial wreck? That’s right, car accident victims do not always know the full extent of their injuries for hours, days and even weeks after a wreck. The actual...
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Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.

21-Year-Old Black Man Shot by Police at Alabama Mall Was Not The Shooter

Thanksgiving is a time when families give thanks for all the many blessing that they enjoy in life. They unite to break bread, spend time with family and of course shop until you drop.  This was not the case for a family in Alabama who’s Thanksgiving day turned into a...
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Mysterious Santa Visits Vermont Walmart and Picked Up Everyone’s Tab

No one knows his name, in fact, nothing is known about a mystery man that visited a Vermont Walmart on November 15th, 2018 and paid for a lot of families Christmas list items – including layaway item for customers who were not even there. As one shopper, Julie Gates...
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Holiday Travel Safety Tips 2018

Holiday Travel Safety Tips 2018 Are you and your family planning to drive to a holiday get-together this year? Whether you’re heading to Grandma’s cottage or a favorite vacation spot to celebrate holidays with family or friends, Jones Brown Law has simple tips to help make your...
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Chris Watts

Chris Watts Receives Life Sentence For Killing His Two Daughters and Pregnant Wife

Chris Watts Receives Life Sentence For Killing His Two Daughters and Pregnant Wife Chris Watts sat in a Colorado court awaiting his fate with his mom telling him she loves him while the family of his deceased wife cursed his very existence. Judge Marcelo Kopcow gave Watts five...
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Applebee’s Franchisee to Pay $100k In Transgender Sex Discrimination Case

Applebee’s Franchisee to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Suit Apple-Metro, Inc. and Hawthorne Apple, LLC, which operates a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Hawthorne N.Y., will pay $100,000...
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Orrana Cunningham

Oklahoma Jury Delivers $25.5 Million Verdict Against Aetna

Oklahoma Jury Delivers $25.5 Million Dollar Verdict Against Insurance Titan Aetna An Oklahoma jury has decided that the family of a cancer patient who was denied coverage by Aetna will be rewarded $25.5 million. The jurors said that the insurer Aetna...
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Alyssa Shepherd

Alyssa Shepherd told Police the 3 Kids She Hit and Killed ‘Were Right in Front of Her’

Jones Brown Law continues to report on the crash that killed three children at their bus stop in Indiana. Alyssa Shepherd is currently charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus when an arm signal device is extended causing bodily injury....
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Winter Driving Safety Tips 2018

Winter Driving Safety Tips 2018 Today the winter weather has arrived all over the nation and the slipping and sliding will begin. We here at Jones Brown want all of you to take a few minutes and refresh your knowledge on the best ways to make your way safely when driving...
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Telemachus Orfanos

U.S. Veteran Survives Las Vegas Mass Shooting Only to Die in Thousand Oaks Shooting

A California veteran who escaped the mass shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in October of 2017 was one of the 12 people murdered at Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday, November 7th in Thousand Oaks, California. Telemachus Orfanos was one of those in...
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Brain trauma CTE

New study shows CTE could be caused by your genes

Scientists have been studying our genetic code to better determine why some people develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the Alzheimer’s-like disease that has been associated with sports and repeated hits to the head. Boston University’s CTE Center reports that a...
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Colten Treu

Hundreds Gather to Honor Girls Scouts Killed While Collecting Trash on Side of Wisconsin Road

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Girl Scouts, Mother Killed Collecting Trash from Side of the Road in Wisconsin For the families and residents of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin there is a dark cloud looming and the sadness was palpable Sunday night as hundreds gathered to remember the four...
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Vote America

Why Every American Should Vote

Voting in America: You Can Make a Difference With election day quickly closing in, there is one question that is racing through everyone’s mind: Who will win the presidential race?  Will we continue to see red, or will there be a blue wave across America? If a person took a...
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Alyssa Shepherd

Alyssa Shepard Charged With Reckless Homicide After Killing Identical Twins at Bus Stop

Three children, all from the same family and a fourth child was seriously injured Tuesday morning when they were struck by a pickup truck as they were about to board a bus headed for school. Identical twin6-year-old brothers, Xavier and Mason Ingle and their 9-year-old sister...
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Opioid Prescribing Changes Coming to Oklahoma November 1st

Oklahoma has joined in the nationwide movement to restrict opioid prescriptions not only in our state but across the United States. Starting November 1st, 2018, Senate Bill 1446 will go into effect that will place limits on the number of opioid pills that a doctor ca...
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Robert Bowers

“I Just Want To Kill Jews” Says the Pittsburgh Shooter Robert Bowers

Pittsburgh Synagogue Gunman Said He Wanted All Jews to Die. Over the weekend, hate showed it’s hideous face once again in America after a gunman killed 11  American Jewish worshippers Saturday morning in a Pittsburgh synagogue, in what some are calling the deadliest attack...
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Trucker is Ticketed for Crash That Injured Family of Four

Trucker is Ticketed for Crash That Injured Family of Four Details have been released on a semi-truck accident that occurred near Knoxville, Tennessee on October 8, 2018. The accident left multiple people injured, one seriously, after a tractor-trailer pinned their vehicle against...
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Truck Accident Attorney

Truck Accident Attorney Truck accidents often cause serious and sometimes even fatal injuries. Because of the sheer size of such large vehicles, car accidents and motorcycle accidents involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other large vehicles often require medical...
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Steven Nguyen, left, was shot by Denver police on March, 19, 2018.

Denver Officers Cleared in Shooting Death Of Man Mistaken For Escaped Inmate [VIDEO]

3 Denver Police Officers Cleared in Shooting Death Of Steven Nguyen, a Man Mistaken For Escaped Inmate Denver’s district attorney has determined that the three officers were justified when they shot and killed Steven Nguyen, a man who had been mistaken for an escaped jail...
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Little Caesars pizza

Georgia Parents Say Little Caesars Pizza Badly Burned 2-Year-Old

Georgia Parents Say Little Caesars Pizza Left 2-Year-Old With Second-Degree Burns In Lawrenceville, Georgia a couple is saying that a trip to Little Caesars Pizza left their 2-year-old daughter screaming in pain after scalding-hot cheese and sauce fell onto the child’s hand...
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11 Infant Corpses Found in Funeral Home Ceiling

The morbid discovery of 11 babies’ corpses in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit, and the investigation into who hid them — and why — follows other incidents over the years that have stoked dark fears about the mortuary business across the country. On Friday,...
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Ohio Judge Orders Defendant’s Mouth Taped Shut

An Ohio Judge has social media buzzing after a media outlet’s video caught the Judge ordering a defendant’s mouth taped shut during a courtroom hearing. The video indeed shows an officer of the court duct-taping the man’s face and mouth in order to silence him....
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Deadliest Limo Accident in the U.S. in 9 Years Claims 20 Lives

  20 Killed in Limo Crash in New York; Deadliest U.S. Accident in 9 Years Schoharie, New York – The plans were made, the friends had gathered and all 17 of them piled into a white stretch limousine. Their destination? A New York brewery in upstate New York to celebrate...
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Troy Hunte

Widow Sues Walmart for Wrongful Death Following Parking Lot Shooting

Widow Sues Walmart for Wrongful Death After Parking Lot Shooting A Georgia widow is taking on the retail titan Walmart in a lawsuit following the shooting death of her husband Fadil Delkic in a Walmart parking lot in Snellville, Georgia. “Given the history of violence in...
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EEOC Sues NDI Office Furniture For Sex Discrimination and Retaliation

Nashville-based NDI Office Furniture, LLC, the largest office furniture distributor in the Southern United States, violated federal law by systematically refusing to hire women to work at its Birmingham warehouse, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...
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$289 Million Awarded in Roundup Lawsuit

$289 Million Awarded in Roundup Lawsuit A former groundskeeper who sued Monsanto after one of their products left him terminally ill with cancer was awarded $289 million by a jury. The result will likely aid thousands of pending cases for people who are claiming that...
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Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Fired

Dallas Police Department Fires Amber Guyger Amber Guyger, the police officer charged with manslaughter in the shooting of a man inside his Dallas apartment, has been fired from the department, according to a statement Dallas Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall. Guyger was fired during...
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Houston Dr. and Pain Management Clinic Owner Get 420 Months for Pill Mill

A Houston physician and the owner of a pain management clinic were each sentenced to 420 months in prison today for their roles in running a pill mill that provided tens of thousands of unlawful prescriptions for millions of doses of opioids and other controlled substances....
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Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings to Pay $6.1M Settlement in Qui Tam Lawsuit

Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings to Pay $6.1M Settlement in Qui Tam Lawsuit Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings Inc. has recently agreed to pay $6.1million to settle a qui tam lawsuit that alleged the healthcare company had an illegal kickback arranged with certain nursing homes....
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Safeway Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Safeway Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination SEATTLE – Grocery store giant Safeway, Inc. violated federal law by refusing to accommodate and hire a qualified deaf applicant for various store jobs in Seattle, Wash., the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
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Oshea Terry body-cam footage

Police Officials Release Footage of Oshae Terry Shooting

Arlington TX. Police Release Body-cam Footage From Fatal Shooting of Oshae Terry Arlington, Texas police released body-camera footage from the fatal shooting of a man who drove away while an officer had his arm inside the window. Two officers had stopped an SUV to ask about an...
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Fentanyl epidemic

Forget Opioids – Fentanyl is the New Crisis

The crisis in the U.S. has shifted from opioids to the potent painkiller Fentanyl. As the White House and Congress continue to “investigate” the issue, the death toll is on the rise reaching more than 49,000 in 2017. That is an increase of nearly 7,000 over the...
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Golden Corral Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A Golden Corral restaurant franchisee located in Augusta, Ga., violated federal law when it unlawfully fired a server with epilepsy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today. According to the EEOC’s...
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Ford Recalls 2 Million F-150 Trucks Due to Fire Risks

There are over 2 million Ford F-150 trucks in North America that have been recalled by the auto titan because of seat belt mechanisms that have the potential to start fires. Ford Motor Company said that it was aware of 17 reports in the United States where smoke or fires broke...
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Houston Dr. Gets 12 Years for $155 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Houston Psychiatrist Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Role in $155 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A Houston psychiatrist was sentenced to 150 months in prison for his role in a $155 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false and fraudulent claims for psychiatric...
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7 Dead In New Mexico Head-on Semi-Truck and Greyhound Bus Crash

7 Dead In Horrible a New Mexico Head-on Semi-Truck and Greyhound Bus Crash New Mexico police officials are reporting the at least 7 people were killed in when a semi-truck crashed head-on with a nearly packed Greyhound bus. “We do expect that number to rise,” New...
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Texas Police Officer Indicted of Shooting Jordan Edwards

Texas Police Officer Indicted of Shooting Jordan Edwards The verdict has been handed down and the former police officer who shot and killed 15-year -old Jordan Edwards has been indicted on a murder charge, a seemingly rare occurrence in a state and nation where criminal charges...
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Uber Pays 1.9 Million to Workers for Harassment Claims

Uber has agreed to pay 56 of it’s current and former employees about  $33,900 each, or $1.9 million, to settle their claims of gender discrimination, harassment, and hostile work environment. On Monday, lawyers for the plaintiffs filed paperwork in a Northern California...
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employment law

Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits

Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits With the recent scandals and stories coming out of Hollywood, the nations eye has been pulled to the #MeToo into full focus. This focus has brought with it the empowering of assault victims to speak up publicly about their own...
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opioid overdose 2017

Record Breaking Year for Drug Overdoses in the US

The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released preliminary data that shows that more than 72,000 Americans died due to drug overdoses in 2017, up nearly 7% from 2016. This preliminary death count from 2017 represents all 50 states and the District of Columbia and...
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