The Oklahoma City Law firm, Burton Law Group, P.C., was founded by the Late Lew Gravitt in 1992. Today, the firm is the people’s choice for personal injury attorneys, social security attorneys, and workers compensation attorneys. The firm serves all of Oklahoma and has offices in Oklahoma City, Walters, and Tulsa.

There are many attorneys in Oklahoma City but our firm gives every case the attention it deserves. You are not just another case in our office but rather someone we will treat like a family member. We will work tirelessly to pursue the benefits you are entitled to and we remain accessible throughout your case. Whether you have a car accident, social security disability claim, or workers compensation claim, we are here to help. People choose our law firm over others because we are extremely passionate about pursuing the rights of our clients – and about pursuing the maximum compensation possible under the law. We approach the case in a very personal manner. We talk to our clients, answer their questions and keep them updated throughout the legal process. Passion for Oklahoma City and the people who make it a great place to live.

Burton Law Group can provide services in a broad range of areas:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bankruptcy
  • Defective Product Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Defective Product Injury
  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Workers Compensation
  • Boat Accidents
  • Employment Law
  • On the Job Injuries
  • Social Security Disability
  • Wrongful Death

We’re also passionate about our town, Oklahoma City, and the people who make Oklahoma a great place to live. Naturally, we are keen to pursue the rights of our people. We will always answer any questions you have regarding your case and utilize our resources to obtain the best outcome possible for you.

In 2016, our firm was instrumental in helping undo a great injustice passed into law at the request of a few irresponsible employers. The Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the Opt Out Act on September 13, 2016, as an unconstitutional special law. Dillard’s department store opted out of the Oklahoma Workers Compensation Act when it became lawful to do so on February 1, 2014. Subsequently, many injured workers were denied benefits that would have otherwise been due under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Employers were allowed to deny claims and if the employee sought an appeal the appeal was decided by Dillard’s much like the fox watching the hen house.

Though there are no guarantees, with the Burton Law Group, P.C., you can be confident that you have a capable and tenacious law firm at your side. We will devote our time, dedication, and all the resources necessary to pursue the best possible outcome for you.

Phone (800) 257-5533(800) 257-5533 for a free consultation with an Oklahoma City injury lawyer from The Burton Law Group, P.C.

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney For Your Case Involving Defective Products

By April 4, 2017Blog
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Are you suffering from a personal injury caused by using a defective product?  It’s important to know that you have legal recourse.  By working with a defective products attorney, you may be able to recover damages for your injuries.  The expertise of a lawyer that focuses on defective product injury is an essential resource if you want to recover damages that can help you pay your medical bills and offset the losses associated with your personal injury.

One of the most important factors to look at when hiring a personal injury attorney is experience.  Hiring someone who knows what to look for (and where) can make all the difference.  Never underestimate the importance of a defective products attorney’s experience when it comes to investigating and assessing a claim.  Not all personal injury cases are clear cut; for instance, if you were injured by a product while in your own home but that product was manufactured in another state, it can be complicated to decide where to bring the suit.  A good lawyer will analyze everything to best protect your interests.  Highly experienced defective products lawyers can choose the proper venue depending on your situation (which can affect the size of the compensation you may receive).

When it comes to a defective product injury, the process of determining which parties hold financial liability can be complex.  Factors such as the nature of the defect and when it occurred (whether during the design or manufacturing process) have to be taken into consideration.  There are also cases involving ‘failure to warn’ of potential product hazards.  In some instances, the financial liability can be assigned to several parties—those that were involved in the design, development, manufacturing and even distribution of the product.

During your initial consultation with a personal injury attorney, expect to be interviewed about the details of your claim.  The lawyer will then determine if your case has merit based on the personal injury statutes in your state or jurisdiction.
Don’t be afraid to ask the lawyer about his or her fees, the estimated payment schedule, or billing arrangements during this initial meeting.  A majority of personal injury attorneys focusing on defective product lawsuits typically work on contingency—which means that you don’t pay them anything unless your taste is won and damage is awarded. They then receive a defined percentage of the damages you receive in the case.

About Burton Law Group

Our legal team brings you a wealth of experience in car accident, social security disability, workers compensation and employment cases. We can also handle bankruptcies for businesses and individuals.

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