Grady
General County Information

County Seat: Chickasha

Grady County was created at statehood and named for Henry W. Grady, editor of the Atlanta Constitution. Chickasha, the county seat, was named for the Chickasaw Indians and is known as the "Queen City of the Washita" because of its strategic location. In addition to the H. E. Bailey Turnpike and other highways, the OKT-MKT and Burlington-Northern railroads serve the transportation needs of the county. Specialized educational needs are met by the Jane Brooks School for the Deaf and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, all in Chickasha. Recreational opportunities are available at Lakes Burtschi and Chickasha.

State District Court Information
Favorability to Defendant: 2
Ratings Guide: 1=Extremely Favorable 2=Moderately Favorable 3=Neutral 4=Moderately Unfavorable 5=Extremely Unfavorable

State Court Judges:
Timothy A. Brauer, John E. Herndon

Comments:
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General Court Information: http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/start.asp?viewType=COUNTYINFO&county=GARVIN
Search Court Cases: COURT RECORDS NOT AVAILABLE ON LINE

Notable Verdicts

Morelaw is a free reporting service that plaintiff and defense lawyers use. So, it is not necessarily a representative cross-section of verdicts. In our opinion, the plaintiff's bar reports favorable outcomes more frequently than the defense bar reports favorable outcomes. www.morelaw.com
 

Date: 05/17/2013

Case Style: Lindsey Graumann v. Michael Baker

Judge: Barbara G. Swinton

Outcome: Settlement for the plaintiff in the amount of 38,958.00

Description: injury due to negligence 

 

For more information: 

http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=CJ-2013-1332&s=OK&d=61080

 

Date: 05/27/06

Case Style: Watkins v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Judge: Richard G. VanDyck
Outcome: $3 million in compensatory damages and $9.9 million in punitive damages.
Description: Breach of contract and bad faith theories claiming that the defendant wrongfully failed and refused to adjust the Watkins' claims relating to tornado damage relating to a 1999 storm. State Farm denied wrongdoing.

For more information:
http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=Unknown&s=OK%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&d=31577

Date: 11/05/05
Case Style: Raney v A&M Express, L.L.C.
Judge: George W. Butner
Outcome: Plaintiffs' verdict for $1,000,000.00
Description: Automobile collision - Plaintiffs' vehicle was hit head-on by a tractor-trailer being driven by Defendant

For More Information:
http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=CJ-02-151&s=OK&d=30772

Date: 05/17/02
Case Style: Wall v. Chisholm Trail Counseling Services
Judge: Richard Van Dyck
Outcome: $1,500,000
Description: Wrongful death and negligence claim involving a suicide.

For more information:
http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=CJ%2D01%2D296&s=OK%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&d=21256
 

Employment Information

Unemployment Rate:
December 2016: 4.4%
December 2015: 4.1%
December 2014: 3.4%
December 2013: 4.6%
December 2012: 4.8%
December 2011: 4.9%
December 2010: 5.7%

Major Employers:
Primary industries include transportation. This community is so small that we have been unable to determine major employers.

Demographic Information


Housing Units:

State Total: 1,711,453
County Total: 22,584

Poverty Populations:
State: 16.1%
County: 13.1%

Median Household Income:
State: $48,568
County: $52,279

Populations:
State: 3,923,561
County: 53,612