Representing the people of Oklahoma with offices in Tulsa, Walters and Oklahoma City, Michael Hill is attorney and counselor at law for the Burton Law Group. His focus is on workers compensation and personal injury including wrongful death and car accidents.In 2014, Mr. Hill was listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. That same year, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him in the Top 10 Under 40. Mr. Hill is actively involved in professional organizations with memberships in the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Oklahoma Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Choctaw Nation Bar Association, the Chickasaw Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association.Mr. Hill is admitted to practice in the state of Oklahoma and in the Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation courts, as well as before federal courts including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Mr. Hill earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2002. He then attended Oklahoma City University where he obtained a Juris Doctor in May of 2005. Since then, he has represented the rights of workers in Oklahoma and those who have been injured at the hands of another. With a goal to obtain the compensation his clients deserve, Mr. Hill focuses on comfort, security and dignity as they navigate life after an injury. Clients can rely on him to handle the concerns and burdens of the legal process as they work on healing and recovery.
308 NW 13th St, Suite 100,, Oklahoma City OK 73103
Recent legal blog posts
Too many uninsured drivers are out there for you to for you to gamble by having inadequate coverage. It is that treatment that, ultimately, may determine how long it takes you to get better and whether you suffer from any residual problems. Even where the big insurance companies have lawyers on staff, collecting a fixed salary, going to trial involves hiring expert witnesses, preparing exhibits, and investing significant time that could be used resolving other claims.Read More
When a client’s PIP coverage is paying her medical bills, the policy allows the insurance carrier to request an independent medical exam or IME. In those cases, I immediately get a copy of the statement and make sure everything that was said was accurate and that nothing can be misconstrued or taken out of context. I’ve seen insurance companies request all of your prior records from every provider you’ve seen in the last ten years and sometimes even longer.Read More
Often, we will use exhibits to illustrate the testimony of an expert, especially if it is complex. However, special considerations exist when making a claim on behalf of a child. All injury claims are subject to a statute of limitations, which requires that a lawsuit be filed within a certain time following the accident. Benefits usually include medical bill payment, income continuation benefits, funeral benefits, and essential services payable regardless of fault.Read More
If you are physically unable, maybe a family member or friend can quickly help you retrieve these items from your vehicle. This is often referred to as “negligence". ” Some insurers will tell you that they do not factor future medical expenses into their evaluation. Imagine, though, that the employer was not in a position to keep his position open and he had to fire the employee and hire someone who was readily able to work. Once the defendant is served, he has 30 days within which to file his Answer to the lawsuit.Read More