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Who Is At Fault in a Left-Turn Car Accident in Oklahoma?

February 5, 2020 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Car crash accident on street.

We often work with clients who have the question, “Is a driver making a left turn always the one at fault when an accident occurs?” The answer is not a simple one. On one hand, the driver of a vehicle making an illegal left-hand turn will almost always be at fault for the car accident….

Child Car Seat Safety Issues

January 28, 2020 by Edwards & Patterson Law

child car seat safety

On June 5th of 2015, Governor Mary Fallin signed into law new legislation directed at better child car seat safety. That law took effect on 1 November 2015. Here are some of the changes. This legislation had support from both political parties and many worthwhile nonprofit organizations across the state. In fact, Democratic State Representative…

Child Car Seat Safety in Oklahoma

January 22, 2020 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Mother helping her child in fastening the car seat for safety.

When parents or guardians buy a car seat for their child, they should expect that the car seat will work right and protect the child from injury in the event of a collision. Unfortunately, child car seats can have serious defects that result in child injuries when car crashes occur. If your child was injured…

Are You Required to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Oklahoma?

December 12, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Father and son wearing helmet for safety.

Oklahoma is not a universal helmet state. This means that helmets are not required for all motorcyclists and passengers in our state. Instead, Oklahoma requires riders and passengers only under the age of 18 to wear a helmet. Many people choose to ride motorcycles without a helmet. While every adult motorcycle rider in our state…

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Oklahoma?

September 4, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Motorcycle passing through lane splitting despite traffic.

Many motorcyclists in Oklahoma consider lane splitting to be safe. They argue that it helps to ease congestion on the roads, and it allows them to get ahead of traffic and avoid getting trapped between two vehicles. However, many others argue that lane splitting is not safe, and it actually raises the risk of motorcycle…

What Is the Age Limit to Ride on the Back of a Motorcycle in Oklahoma?

August 19, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Father and son riding motorcycle wearing safety gears.

For motorcyclists, the only thing better than being on their bike is being on their bike with their child. Passing on your passion for motorcycle riding to your child can be an exciting and highly rewarding experience. However, when you do so, you must make sure that you follow proper safety precautions. Oklahoma has no…

2019 Veterans Grant Winners

August 1, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Our team at Edwards & Patterson Law deeply respects the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans. To honor them, we have launched our Veterans Grant program. If you or a loved one served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, please check out our Veterans Grant page to learn more about this exciting…

The Evolution of Motorcycle Safety

July 8, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Motorcycle riding, like other forms of transportation, has come a long way over the years. In reality, it’s much safer to ride today than ever before. Statistics show that motorcycle riders are less likely to die in a crash than they were in previous years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: 4,990 motorcyclists…

What Is Oklahoma’s New Left Lane Law?

June 18, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Highway traffic in sunset with cars and trucks.

Have you ever been frustrated by getting stuck in the left lane behind a slow-moving car? If so, you may be happy to hear that Oklahoma enacted a law which restricts this type of driving behavior. Basically, our state has made it unlawful to “hang out” in the fast lane. At Edwards & Patterson Law,…

Attorney Tony Edwards Calls Attention to NAMIL Harley Davidson Online Giveaway

June 4, 2019 by Dustin Montgomery

TULSA, OK – Attorney Tony Edwards, the founding attorney of Edwards & Patterson Law in Oklahoma and a founding member of the National Academy of Motorcycle Injury Lawyers (NAMIL), encourages motorcycle enthusiasts to enter NAMIL’s Harley Davidson online sweepstakes giveaway. The online giveaway launched on October 1, 2018, and it will run through September 30,…

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