1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. What Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

    A serious injury is often a heavy burden that causes you large financial losses through mounting medical expenses, lost income from missing work, and any pain and suffering that you may experience. If you are filing a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how much your claim is worth. In order to determine a claim’s value, there are several factors that must be considered. This guide will …Read More

  5. Did Asbestos Exposure at Work Cause Your Mesothelioma?

    Until the mid-1970s, asbestos was considered a “wonder mineral” that was often used in several major industries because of its flame retardant qualities. After decades of widespread exposure to asbestos, its long-term negative effects became clear when workers started to develop mesothelioma, a malignant form of cancer that forms in the lungs. Mesothelioma is an extremely rare and fatal form o…Read More

  6. Concussion Rates Doubled for U.S. Children

    A new study reveals that concussions among children and teenagers have doubled in recent years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 284,000 children end up in the emergency room every year with sports or recreation-related concussions. Because that figure only represents those who go to the emergency room, many experts believe the actual number could be cl…Read More

  7. Fireworks Safety Tips

    Roughly 230 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month surrounding Independence day. More than half of these injuries are burns, and roughly one-third of them are to the hands and fingers. Another nearly 20 percent of injuries are to the face, eyes and nose. Fireworks safety tips are especially important this time of year. Prevent fireworks injuries and …Read More

  8. OSHA Warns Oil Workers about Risks in Manual Gauging of Tanks

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) have identified significant safety and health risks that workers face at oil and gas extraction sites. Workers that manually open and gauge tank hatches to collect fluid samples on flow-back, production or other tanks that contain process fluids are called “thief hatch…Read More

  9. Common Questions About Wrongful Death Lawsuits

      If you have lost a loved one because of the negligence of someone else, you deserve justice. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit can help you get the compensation you deserve for your loss. Below are a few common questions our clients typically have about filing a wrongful death lawsuit. What is a wrongful death claim? Wrongful death is a death caused by negligence or wrongdoing. The law provides …Read More

  10. Kids & Dangerous Flotation Devices

    Did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 174 children between the ages of one and 14 drowned last summer in a swimming pool or spa? This devastating statistic is truly heartbreaking, especially for the families involved in such tragedies. Drowning is a silent killer, often happening within a matter of seconds and in some cases, a death can give rise to a wr…Read More

  11. Fourth of July Fireworks Risks

    Fireworks are the centerpiece of Fourth of July celebrations around the country. Unfortunately, all too often those fun, carefree festivities can easily result in serious burns, other types of injuries and even in extreme cases, death. When an injury happens, the Edwards Law Firm's committed personal injury lawyers in Tulsa can help you determine who is at fault: a property owner, the person who…Read More

  12. Update: Space Heater Probable Cause of Oil Rig Explosion that Killed 3, Injured 2

    Authorities believe that a space heater may have triggered the blast that rocked a Coal County oil rig and killed three workers and injured two. According to information obtained by the McAlester News-Capital in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the Coal County Sheriffs Office filed incident reports after the accident, including eyewitness accounts of the explosion. The reports s…Read More

  13. Oklahoma Oil Rig Explosion Kills 2, Injures 3

    Two people were killed and three people were critically injured in an explosion and fire this morning at an oil rig in southeastern Oklahoma. The accident occurred approximately two miles west of Coalgate, which is located about 100 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.  The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. on the deck of the oil rig owned by Texas-based Pablo Energy. Authorities are still investig…Read More

  14. You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out: BB Gun Accidents & Injuries

    In the words of Mrs. Parker from A Christmas Story, You'll shoot your eye out. This famous line was said in response to Ralphie's request for a Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle for Christmas. Statistically speaking, she is not that far off. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are nearly 30,000 BB and pellet gun accidents and injuries eac…Read More