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.

Safety on the Motorcycle – Motorcycle Accidents

By December 5, 2014Blog, CASE RESULTS

motorcycle-crash-dcfems-073114_296There’s something about riding on a motorbike. The wind, the open road, the freedom. But there’s no denying the fact that it is more dangerous than driving a car. Not only is a motorcycle rider more likely to be in an accident (people just can’t see you as easily as a car or truck) – motorcyclists are also more likely to suffer serious injuries if they are in an accident. The lack of protection around their bodies makes auto accidents a real threat.

Crash statistics show that 80 percent of reported motorcycle accidents result in injury or death. As personal injury attorneys, we have seen the worst accidents and injuries, and we feel compelled to help our community avoid these scenarios. There ARE steps you can take to improve your safety on the highway and reduce your chance of serious injury or death. Whether you or a loved one owns and operates a motorcycle, please review these tips that could just save a life.

 

  1. INSPECT YOUR BIKE
    Tire pressure is important. Properly working turn signals and brake lights are a must, and a nice, bright, clean headlamp. Examine cables regularly to check for wear and tear. And of course, check fluid levels
     

 

2. YOUR GEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A helmet is your most important piece of gear. Always wear it and make any riders wear one as well. Get one that fits nice and snug and that is rated highly – in a crash, you want a good helmet that works to protect your head. Look for the DOT (Dept. of Transportation) approval on the label or packaging.

It’s smart to wear gloves, which gives you a better grip. In a flash, if you need to turn suddenly, gloves mean your hands won’t slip. It also helps to have gloves on should you fall off your bike and put your hands down to brace your fall. Leather pants and jacket or a similarly tough, thick material is also highly recommended. Road rash is not fun, and even minor accidents can lead to substantial skin loss. Thick jeans are far better than thin pants or shorts. Fully enclosed shoes should always be worn and ideally, for optimum safety, boots that come up over the ankle. Finally, wear bright clothing. Bikers like to wear black, but if you want to be seen easily by other drivers, bright colors are the way to go.

 

3.YOUR  DRIVING                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

The first tip is simple. Obey the speed limit. Speeding leads to accidents, every single day. Be a defensive driver, not an aggressive one. Look and listen, stay alert. And always use your turn signals! Avoid riding in blind spots, and it’s a good idea to always ride with your headlights on. Why not increase your visibility to other drivers?

One thing that gives motorcycle riders a bad name – weaving in and out of traffic lanes, driving between the lanes to pass drivers. This can be very unnerving and even scary when you are in your car and the motorcycle whizzes by, quite close. Remember – arriving safely at your destination is far more important than shaving a couple minutes off your driving time. Those who love you would always want you to drive as safely as possible. The phrase “Arrive Alive” exists for a reason.

 

We hope these tips have helped you, and we are committed to pursuing reckless drivers who cause motorcyclists to crash. We are here for those when unfortunate accidents happen, and we take our jobs very seriously. Just as we hope you take your motorcycle driving.

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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