1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 lawyers in Tulsa will help you file a claim to ensure your personal injury lawsuit meets Oklahom…Read More

  5. 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 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 help …Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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