Drowning, Personal Injury, Product Defect, Wrongful Death 2 people killed, 1 injured during boat malfunction on Lake Texoma

LAKE TEXOMA, OK (MARSHALL COUNTY) – Two people were killed during a boating accident involving a steering malfunction on Lake Texoma yesterday morning, according to KOCO News. The crash happened near Sanders Island View and Wood Island at about 7:30 a.m., when a boat experienced a steering malfunction. This caused the watercraft to sharply turn, […]

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Personal Injury, Product Defect 16-year-old girl seriously hurt after drinking contaminated Hiland Dairy milk

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 16-year-old girl receiving treatment for autism-related health issues sustained serious injuries after drinking contaminated chocolate milk last week. According to KFOR, the victim was one of over 50 children who were injured as a result of a batch of Hiland Dairy chocolate milk being contaminated with Synergex, a sanitizer used […]

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Car Accidents, Product Defect Driver Crashed, Died Due To Defective Tires

A driver died after crashing due to defective tires, an April 20 article of Oklahoma’s News 4 reported. The incident occurred after 5:45 PM Saturday, on US-59. 46-year-old Billy Glenn lost control of his vehicle after one of his tires blew out. This caused his car to rollover and crash. He was taken to the […]

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Car Accidents, Car Defect, Product Defect Three People Injured After Crash Caused By Faulty Brakes

Three people were hospitalized after an accident caused by defective brakes, a February 26 article of KXII reported. The accident took place at US-377 and County Road 1700, Tuesday night. 19-year-old Jace Lindsey failed to yield at a stop sign because his brakes were malfunctioning. This caused his pickup truck to cross the center line […]

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Burn Injuries, Product Defect Ingalls House Fire Led To Elderly Man’s Death

A person died after a house fire, a January 23 article of Oklahoma’s 4 News reported. The incident occurred at a home on Sunday, in the 9000 block of E.Cannon Pass Road near Ingalls. Firefighters responded around 9:30 PM. Investigators said that a malfunction inside the home likely caused the fire that killed a 75-year-old […]

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Product Defect Thousands of defective portable A/Cs with fire risks recalled in the US

Approximately 466,000 units of possibly defective “portable air conditioners” are being recalled by LG Electronics USA Inc., after being notified that they could catch fire during use, a report on cpsc.gov stated on December 16. According to reports, at least three different models of the LG products may emit excessive heat and catch fire. Though LG […]

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Product Defect Toy company to recall Tonka trucks after vehicle fire incident

American toy retail company Toys “R” Us is recalling a certain model of Tonka trucks after being notified of an incident where a vehicle in Washington suddenly caught fire, an article of News Channel 8 reported on November 21. Reports said on November 18, a couple decided to buy their grandson a battery-operated Tonka dump […]

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Product Defect Millions of defective Samsung washers recalled in the US

Samsung issued a product recall on about 2.8 million washing machines on November 4, after receiving complaints that they can malfunction and cause injuries to consumers, an article of cpsc.gov reported. According to reports, at least 34 models of Samsung’s “top-load washing machines” have parts on the upper portion that could suddenly detach during use. If […]

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Product Defect Thousands of possibly defective Ikea gate products recalled

A July 14 article of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) revealed that Ikea has issued a recall to estimated 80,000 units of their safety gate extensions and safety gates due to concerns that children may suffer injuries if the locks suddenly fail. Ikea reportedly issued a recall to their safety gates after receiving […]

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Product Defect NHTSA investigates braking problem in Harley-Davidson motorcycles

An investigation was launched on July 6 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in response to complaints that the braking system of some models of Harley-Davidson motorcycles could fail during use. The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) reported that the NHTSA received 43 complaints saying the “ABS module” in the 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson motorcycles may not work. The brake fluid […]

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Voted Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm

Oklahomans across the state have recognized the Abel Law Firm's unique heritage as a statewide institution. Founded by Ed Abel, and today led by his son, Luke Abel, our personal injury law firm has become synonymous with empathy, compassion, and the highest professional performance serving our neighbors. Our family has sought to leave a profound impact upon the State of Oklahoma. We appreciate that former Governor Mary Fallin recognized that dedication when she declared May 1st "Ed Abel Day."

To be named Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm is humbling. We are grateful to have won this prestigious honor. We work every day to earn the trust of those we serve: Oklahoma families who are facing some of the most difficulty days of their lives due to the negligence of others. It is our intention and resolve to continue to be deserving of the faith Oklahomans have placed in our family's law firm. Thank you!

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