1. Injured In A Gym? Here’s How To Determine If You Can Sue Or Not

    Have you recently injured yourself in a gym? Are you trying to determine whether or not you should sue the gym for any of the injuries you’ve sustained? Before you seek any official legal assistance, make sure you do your research. You want to ensure you have a viable, potentially successful claim on your hands before wasting your time or efforts. In this blog post, we’ll go over a few ways yo…Read More

  2. 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

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. How Can I File A Claim For Medical Malpractice?

    A mistake made by a medical professional can have severe consequences for a patient and may worsen his or her current condition or create new injuries. In some cases, a physician’s negligence may meet the requirements for a medical negligence claim, which requires the experience of an accomplished medical malpractice lawyer to help establish liability. Contact our team of personal injury lawye…Read More

  8. Common Workplaces That Expose Workers To Asbestos

    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

  9. Recipient of The Edwards Annual College Scholarship Announced

    The Edwards Law Firm is proud to announce that Morgan Miller has been selected as the 2017 recipient of The Edwards Annual College Scholarship, brought to you by our personal injury lawyers in Tulsa.  Each year, one student is selected to receive the $1,500 scholarship for tuition costs at any accredited college or university in Oklahoma. Applicants must be enrolled in an Oklahoma college or uni…Read More

  10. Common Disabilities That Qualify For Social Security Disability

    If you or a loved one suffered a severe injury and now have a disability that prevents you from working, you could be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). In order to obtain benefits, your disability must meet the Social Security Administration's (SSA) definition of a disability, which is a mental or physical impairment that prevents you from engaging in substantial gainful ac…Read More

  11. Honda and Acura Airbags More Dangerous Than Previously Thought

    The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently announced that some defective Takata airbag are much more dangerous than originally thought. New tests indicate that the chances of a dangerous airbag inflator rupture are as high as 50 percent. The NHTSA is asking the media and the public to spread the word about these airbags so vehicle owners can fix the problem immedia…Read More

  12. 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. If you were injured by fireworks, and it was at no fault of your own, please reach out to our per…Read More

  13. New Law Aims to Protect Rental Car Consumers from Car Defects

    On June 1, 2016, a new law went into effect requiring rental agencies to repair any safety defects open on their vehicles prior to renting them to customers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Fleets with more than 35 vehicles must remove vehicles with active recalls from their fleets until they are properly repaired. If you were injured from a car with an act…Read More

  14. Cell Phone Radiation Linked to Cancer

    Amidst growing concern regarding the dangers of cell phone radiation, researchers have released findings from a new study that identified a small link between cell phone radiation and cancer. The researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences exposed rats to doses of radiation every day for two years and compared the results to a control group of rats that were not exposed …Read More

  15. CDC Says Lumber Liquidators Flooring Poses Risk to Human Health

    Following an investigation requested by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) have determined that Lumber Liquidators flooring increases the risk of cancer due to the levels of formaldehyde in the product. According to the CDC, the cancer risk is six to 30 cases per 100,000 people. Think you have a personal injury case on your hands? …Read More

  16. 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