1. How To Choose The Right Medical Malpractice Lawyer

    Being involved in an incident of medical malpractice is an extremely difficult situation, especially since most victims have never been in one before. Oklahoma, specifically, has about 36.3 malpractice suits per 100,000 residents — the second most in the country behind Louisiana. Finding and choosing the best and most qualified medical malpractice lawyer for the job can be stressful, especially …Read More

  2. What To Expect At Our Free Case Evaluation

    When it comes to finding a personal injury lawyer, many local law firms will offer a free first-time consultation or free case evaluation. But what exactly does that mean? Many first-time clients have never utilized legal services before, and they typically don’t know what to expect at these case evaluations and consultations. At The Edwards Law Firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma, we give prospective clien…Read More

  3. Areas of Practice For Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Tulsa: 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

  4. Areas of Practice: Part One

    At The Edwards Law Firm, our personal injury lawyers 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 more than 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 legal areas: Auto,…Read More

  5. Edwards Law Firm Receives 2017 Best of Tulsa Award

    Personal Injury Lawyers Named Best Of Tulsa Press Release TULSA October 21, 2017 -- Edwards Law Firm has been selected for the 2017 Best of Tulsa Award in the Local Business category by the Tulsa Award Program. Each year, the Tulsa Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Bedsores Caused By Nursing Home Abuse And 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

  12. 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

  13. What Is The Difference Between SSI and 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

  14. NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded the Takata airbag recall to include an additional 2.7 million airbags in vehicles sold by Ford, Nissan and Mazda. The recent expansion comes after Honda reported a 12th American was killed by a faulty Takata airbag in June 2016. This latest death raises the number of known fatalities caused by Takata airbags to 18 worldwide, w…Read More

  15. 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

  16. 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 auto accident attorneys have represented many car accident claims and know what it takes to prove the other party’s li…Read More