Workplace Injuries El Reno man dead after accident at Fairview oil rig

FAIRVIEW, OK (MAJOR COUNTY) – A worker died as a result of an accident at an oil rig near Fairview on Thursday morning, according to information from News 9. The incident happened at an oil field owned by Stride Energy, LLC, at around 9 a.m., when Orco Energy, LLC employee Jerry Pollard got caught in […]

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Workplace Injuries Man dies following fatal industrial accident on S Sunnyland Rd

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An industrial accident on the 6800 block of South Sunnyland Rd took a worker’s life Monday, KOCO reports. The victim was removing overhead piping in a scissor lift 30 ft above the ground when he became pinned between two pipes. Firefighters were called to the scene around 8:25 a.m. Authorities may […]

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Industrial accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workplace Injuries Update: Police release name of fatal industrial accident victim

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – According to News on 6, officials have released the name of the man who died after falling into a silo at T.J. Campbell Construction Tuesday. Robert Sweeney, 18, was cleaning the asphalt silo when he slipped and fell 25 ft into the silo. Inside the silo, temperatures can exceed 300 degrees. […]

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Workplace Injuries Explosion at Kerr Dam traps, kills two workers

TULSA, OK – The bodies of two workers were trapped inside Kerr Dam following an explosion were found dead Friday morning, reports ABC 8. Contractors hit a methane pocket while conducting core-sample drilling which cause an explosion around 6 p.m. Three workers were trapped in the mine. One of the workers was extricated by emergency […]

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Truck Accidents, Workplace Injuries Dump truck falls on man behind gas station at 16400 N Rockwell Avenue

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was trapped and injured when a dump truck fell on him behind a gas station Tuesday morning. The accident happened at 16400 N Rockwell Avenue in northwest Oklahoma City, reports  News 9. The man was working underneath the truck when it fell on him.  Emergency crews consisting of firefighters […]

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Abel Law Firm, Workplace Injuries, Wrongful Death Worker dies after being electrocuted by overhead line

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A tree crew worker in Oklahoma City was killed after being electrocuted Thursday evening. According to KFOR, the incident took place sometime before 10 p.m. near the intersection of Northwest 12th Street and Roff Avenue. Firefighters say the man was severely electrocuted while working near an overhead line. He was rushed […]

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Abel Law Firm, Workplace Injuries, Wrongful Death Update: Worker identified in fatal Tulsa construction site accident

TULSA, OK – Authorities in Tulsa have identified the man who suffered a fatal injury after falling several stories at a downtown construction site early Friday morning. According to KJRH, 52-year-old Abel Garcia died shortly after 7 a.m when he fell at least five floors from the side on Denver Avenue at Cameron Street. Coworkers […]

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Workplace Injuries, Wrongful Death Teen killed after industrial accident in Catoosa

CATOOSA, OK – A 19-yar-old man died following an accident at an industrial work site in Catoosa last Wednesday. According to News on 6, Zeke Hearn was working at the Valmont galvanizing plant when a large piece of sheet metal fell and crushed him. Hearn was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died a […]

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Construction Site Accidents, Workplace Injuries Man hospitalized after getting stuck in conveyor system

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Firefighters in Oklahoma City worked to free a man whose arm became stuck in a conveyor system at a local scrap yard Thursday. According to Fox 25, the incident occurred at Standard Iron and Metal Co. on Reno Avenue. Firefighters say the unidentified man was stuck up to his shoulder. Trauma […]

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Abel Law Firm, Burn Injuries, Workplace Injuries 1 dead, 3 injured in Owasso housefire

OWASSO, OK – One person has died, another was injured, and two firefighters were hospitalized after an explosion at a home in Owasso on Thursday. According to Fox 23, the fire broke out at a residential property near 81st Street and the Owasso Expressway when tobacco smoke caused an oxygen machine to explode. Firefighters arrived […]

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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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