1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. The Edwards Law Firm Awards $1,500 Scholarship to Nancy Hernandez

    The Edwards Law Firm is happy to announce the recipient of the 2015 Edwards Annual Scholarship, Nancy Hernandez. Nancy has overcome many hardships to excel in school. She also participates in many extracurricular activities and community service work. The $1,500 scholarship can be applied toward tuition costs at any accredited community college or university in Oklahoma. Students across Oklahoma…Read More

  11. Cheers to Alcohol Awareness Month

    Did you know most underage teens get their alcohol from home? Its a sobering statistic as April marks the official start of Alcohol Awareness Month. Research shows a 16-year old is more likely to die from an alcohol-related problem than any other cause. Still, some teens choose to drink alcohol for a variety of reasons, such as boredom, curiosity, or just because it seems like everyone else is doi…Read More