Defective Product Injury: Who Can Claim Compensation?

A product liability claim can be made by any person who has suffered injury or perhaps the loss of a loved one because of a dangerous, defective, and unsafe product. However, product liability lawsuits can be some of the most difficult cases to prove. This is why you need a defective products attorney who can…

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How to File a Workers Compensation Claim in Oklahoma

Knowing your rights is the first step to protecting them. This is why educating yourself on your most basic rights as an employee is critical should you sustain an injury within your workplace. Of these locations, the workplace is probably where you spend most of your time. This makes it the one most likely place…

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Dos and Don’ts of Car Accident Claims

Auto accidents happen and they are usually impossible to predict. Although you may be caught off guard by an Oklahoma car accident, you can take steps to prepare for what could happen following an incident—regardless of whether or not you are at fault or are the victim of another party’s negligence. The first thing you should…

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What to Do When You See Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Coming to terms with the need for nursing home care is difficult enough for many families; the stress worsens when they hear news about abuse within these facilities. Being informed about every decision you make regarding the care and well-being of an aging parent or loved one is your first line of defense against any…

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How Much in SSDI Disability Benefits Can I Get?

SSDI or Social Security Disability Insurance is a benefit that provides payments to eligible individuals who no longer have the ability to perform work. This federal insurance program can only be offered to those who are insured under the program and who meet the criteria and definition of disability as determined by the Social Security…

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4 Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

Being injured at work can be a devastating experience when your ability to work and provide for your family is threatened. That is why you should know what steps to take to obtain Oklahoma workers’ compensation and recover from the damages that the injury may cause. Working with an expert workers compensation lawyer from Burton Law…

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Overcoming Assumption of the Risk Claims in Personal Injury Cases

The thrill of doing an adventure sport, let’s say bungee jumping, can turn on its head, if God forbid, something terrible happens to you in the middle of the activity. Though you very well knew it was an inherently dangerous sport and even signed the waiver the organizers gave you, it’s most likely you’d pin…

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Facts About Oklahoma’s Workers’ Compensation

Oklahoma is the city of beautiful sunsets, rapid weather changes and where locals gulp down sweet tea to warm the soul. But even in the best of places things can go awry and accidents can happen, even at the workplace. It’s then that you’d wish you knew more of the laws of this caring city….

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What to Do after a Construction Accident

Accidents at construction sites are a common phenomenon, despite the many measures taken by construction companies to follow the safety norms. Many things cause accidents and injuries at construction sites such as scaffolding, welding forklifts, cranes, elevators, chemical explosions, tools equipment trucks, tripping hazards, electricity/live wires, and more. And when an accident occurs there are…

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What Makes You Eligible For Social Security Disability or SSI?

You could be denied or awarded Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits depending on the evidence that you provide. Your eligibility will depend on three types of evidence, that you provide to the Social Security Office. Medical proof Medical evidence plays a vital role in helping you prove your disability.  Your medical…

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