1. Areas of Practice: Part Two

      In our last blog we covered our areas of practice including automobile, truck, and motorcycle accidents involving personal injury. In this blog we’ll cover medical malpractice, including birth injuries, and nursing home abuse. Medical malpractice is physically and emotionally traumatic because you obtain injury from this places and people who are supposed to heal; this is why you need medical…Read More

  2. Areas of Practice: Part One

    At The Edwards Law Firm, we strive to serve our clients with the utmost respect, in addition to recovering compensation from accidents through our personal injury law practice. We proudly serve over 15 cities in the state of Oklahoma and are here to help you find the justice you deserve. In our practice, our main efforts are focused on the following: Auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents Birth inj…Read More

  3. How Do I Appeal My Denied Social Security Disability Claim?

    Claims for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are, unfortunately, often denied. However, claimants have the right to appeal the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) decision to deny their claim. At the Edwards Law Firm, our Tulsa Social Security Disability attorneys have handled many disputes with the SSA and are familiar with the process to ap…Read More

  4. Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Laws

    Medical malpractice is an act of negligence that occurs when a healthcare provider harms a patient by failing to provide an acceptable standard of care. If you believe that your injury was caused by an act of medical negligence, you should be aware of the laws governing these types of claims in Oklahoma. Below, our seasoned Tulsa medical malpractice attorneys have prepared this guide to help exp…Read More

  5. Investigation Finds Serious Nursing Home Abuse is Underreported

    More than one out of four cases of serious nursing home abuse is not reported to police, despite federal and state laws that mandate law enforcement be immediately contacted about these cases. The alarming revelation was reported in a preliminary alert on Aug. 24 by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in the Department of Health and Human Services. The OIG’s alert is based on early findings …Read More

  6. Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Lawsuits

    Bringing a personal injury lawsuit can offer many benefits, especially if an insurance company is being uncooperative or declining to pay you fair compensation. However, filing a lawsuit can be a complicated and time-consuming process. Before you decide to file a lawsuit, it is important for you to decide if pursuing a case is in your best interest. The Edwards Law Firm’s Tulsa personal injury …Read More

  7. What You Need to Know about Wrongful Death Claims in Oklahoma

    Losing a loved one is devastating, and can be made even more tragic if his or her death was preventable. When this occurs, certain members of the decedent’s surviving family may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the liable party. If you believe another’s negligence resulted in the death of a loved one, the Edwards Law Firm’s wrongful death attorneys are ready to help you file…Read More

  8. Bedsores Caused by Nursing Home Neglect

    Bedsores are painful pressure ulcers that form on the body during prolonged periods of inactivity and may result in painful medical complications if left untreated. Nursing home residents who are left in an immobile state often suffer bedsores. Approximately one out of ten residents in nursing homes suffers from bedsores, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At the Edwards …Read More

  9. How to File a Whiplash Injury Claim After an Accident

    Whiplash is a painful and often debilitating injury in which the neck is suddenly forced in one direction and then immediately in another in a whip-like motion. Although whiplash is a common injury that occurs during a car accident, especially rear-end collisions, many auto accident victims find it difficult to recover compensation for whiplash through an injury claim. For this reason, you should …Read More

  10. Understanding SSI vs. SSDI

    Individuals with severe disabilities that prevent them from working and financially supporting themselves may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. There are two programs offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that people with a long-term or permanent disability can apply for: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Although both of th…Read More

  11. What Injuries Are Caused by Truck Accidents?

    A collision between a passenger vehicle and a large commercial truck can result in horrific injuries that may be permanent or fatal. In 2014, truck accidents involving passenger vehicles resulted in 111,000 injuries and 3,903 deaths, representing a 17 percent increase from the previous year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The dedicated Tulsa truck accident attorn…Read More

  12. How Do I Prove Liability in a Car Accident Claim?

    The aftermath of a car accident can be a stressful, painful and expensive experience. When seeking compensation for your suffering and loss, it is important to be able to determine which party is at-fault and liable for the damages. At The Edwards Law Firm, our dedicated Tulsa car accident attorneys have represented many car accident claims and know what it takes to prove the other party’s lia…Read More

  13. Nursing Home Residents Suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

    It is never easy to place a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. But when your loved one is struggling with dementia and can no longer care for himself or herself, you may need to take action. Unfortunately, nursing home residents suffering from dementia are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. For this reason, you should understand the type of care your loved one needs to meet his…Read More

  14. How to Determine if Misdiagnosis is Medical Malpractice

    Medical professionals have a duty to accurately and timely diagnose a patient so that he or she receives the treatment needed to heal. Misdiagnosing a medical condition, illness or injury can have a disastrous effect on a patient’s health and could cause severe pain and suffering or death. However, it can be difficult to determining whether a misdiagnosis can be considered medical malpractice. O…Read More

  15. Oklahoma’s Statutes of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

    If you were injured because of another’s negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover compensation from the at-fault party. However, your claim must be filed within a specific time frame known as the statute of limitations. The Edward Law Firm’s reputable personal injury attorneys in Tulsa will help you file a claim to ensure your personal injury lawsuit meets Oklah…Read More

  16. 8 Defensive Driving Tips to Avoid a Car Accident

    Negligent driving can cause a car crash at any moment. If this happens, it is important you know what to do and how to react. It is also important to know defensive driving techniques and to use them every day but it is especially important to use these techniques during holidays when people tend to be under more stress, and bad weather conditions. The Tulsa car accident attorneys at The Edwards…Read More