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Date: 06-14-2024

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Brittany C. Taylor v. Thomas Matwetwe Juma

Case Number: 5:23-cv-00132

Judge: Timothy D. DeGiusti

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (Oklahoma County)

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Defendant's Attorney: Brynna Schelbar and F. Jason Goodnight


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued on an auto negligence theory.

This case was filed in the Pottawatomie County District Court, CJ-22-00292, and was removed to federal court by the Defendants.

A plaintiff in Oklahoma whose own negligence contributed to their injury, for instance, will have their damages reduced in proportion. And if the injured party was more negligent than the prospective defendant, he or she may not collect damages.

Outcome: 06/14/2024 60 ORDER STAYING CASE pending the Oklahoma Supreme Courts resolution of the certified question in Richardson v. Sibley, Case No. CQ-122003. Within 14 days of the Oklahoma Supreme Court resolving the certified question in Case No. CQ-122003, the parties shall file a joint notice with the Court informing it of the Oklahoma Supreme Courts ruling. In the joint notice, the parties shall also state which of the currently pending motions [Doc. Nos. 26, 27, 28, 30, 57], aside from Defendants Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, remain ripe for adjudication. Failure to file the joint notice may result in this case being dismissed without prejudice and without further notice the parties.. Signed by Chief Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti on 6/14/2024. (jee) (Entered: 06/14/2024)
06/14/2024 ADMINISTRATIVE CLOSING ORDER: This action is administratively terminated without prejudice to the rights of the parties to reopen for entry of any stipulation or order. Signed by Chief Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti on 6/14/2024. (jee) (Entered: 06/14/2024)

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