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Is Oklahoma a ‘No-Fault’ State?

February 8, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

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A car accident can leave you with painful physical injuries and emotional trauma. It can also leave you with a major financial headache. This is especially true if your car is totaled, you need extensive and costly medical treatment, and your injuries prevent you from being able to go back to work for a long…

2018 Oklahoma Super Lawyers

January 16, 2019 by Edwards & Patterson Law

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Attorneys Tony Edwards and Matthew Patterson of Edwards & Patterson Law Firm have been selected to the 2018 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list. Less than five percent of the lawyers in Oklahoma receive this honor each year. Super Lawyers is a rating service which selects attorneys through a patented multiphase process. The process includes a statewide…

Whiplash Claims After a Car Accident in Oklahoma

November 12, 2018 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Injured woman feeling bad after whiplash from accident.

Whiplash injuries are some of the most common injuries suffered in motor vehicle accidents. In the U.S., nearly 1 million people suffer whiplash injuries in car accidents every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Whiplash can occur in high-impact and low-impact collisions. Contact our whiplash injury lawyer today. Whiplash commonly occurs…

Airbag Injuries in Oklahoma Car Accidents

October 29, 2018 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Airbag popping out from accident.

Airbag accident injuries made headlines when the Takata Corporation, an airbag manufacturer, admitted that over 33 million of its airbags were defective and recalled them. But an airbag doesn’t have to be defective to cause injuries. Although airbags are often lifesavers, they can cause injuries even when they deploy as they should. In a study…

Motorcycle Requirements in Oklahoma: What You Need to Know

September 15, 2018 by Edwards & Patterson Law

Motorcycle driver on safety gear.

Oklahoma’s expansive highways are great for riding motorcycles, but many bikers and prospective riders are not aware of all the motorcycle requirements in Oklahoma. Understanding the requirements for a motorcycle license or endorsement and all the Oklahoma motorcycle laws is crucial to keeping everyone on the road safe. What are the motorcycle laws in Oklahoma? What…

Understanding Shock

October 11, 2017 by Edwards & Patterson Law

shock

Shock is a specific medical term referring to a systemic condition caused by a lack of oxygen to the organs of the body. When faced with a life-threatening issue, the body naturally responds by shrinking (constricting) the blood vessels in the hands and feet (extremities). This conserves blood flow to the vital organs. At the…

Caught in the Rain on a Motorcycle: Safety Check

October 6, 2017 by Edwards & Patterson Law

rain on a motorcycle

Riding a motorcycle in the rain will sometimes be necessary, as it is often inconvenient or impossible to delay or cancel a trip after setting out. Just like preparing for any trip, being ready to negotiate rain on a motorcycle is a matter of prior planning and a little common sense. Keep the following facts…

Why Do Personal Injury Cases Take So Long?

October 4, 2017 by Edwards & Patterson Law

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Personal injury cases are time-intensive, without a doubt. Of course, quick solutions to complex legal issues often leave clients with undesirable results. Getting the best result is not always getting the quickest result. As personal injury attorneys, we are often asked, “Why do personal injury cases take so long?” There is no definitive answer to…

Washington Distracted Driving Law: Will It Work?

October 2, 2017 by Edwards & Patterson Law

distracted driving law

A new distracted driving law in the state of Washington has commuters buzzing, and not because they oppose laws that make driving safer. It’s because this particular law dealing with distracted driving hinges mainly on the judgement of a law enforcement officer. With no clear guidelines for specific violations, speculation led even USA Today to…

Wrong-Way Vehicle Accidents

September 29, 2017 by Edwards & Patterson Law

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Wrong-way vehicle accidents cause approximately 300 to 400 fatalities every year. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) defines wrong-way driving as, “a driver who operates their vehicle in the opposite direction of travel on a freeway or highway and collides with a vehicle traveling in the right direction.” Wrong-way vehicle accidents only comprise about 3%…

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