Michael Thompson has been a lawyer for over 30 years including fighting for the rights of the injured and disabled in Spokane and throughout Eastern Washington. Mr. Thompson’s practice is limited to representing Individuals who have been denied Social Security disability benefits and injured workers in the State of Washington who face the many obstacles in returning to work after a serious injury.
There are confusing rules, regulations, laws, unforgiving deadlines and a host of obstacles that are very difficult to overcome without experienced help. When you are faced with fighting the system, you often need the help of an attorney with decades of experience fighting the system. Mr. Thompson for decades has represented injured workers in the State of Washington and individuals denied Social Security disability benefits.
Mr. Thompson has been consistently rated as a top lawyer by the Spokane-Coeur d’ Alene Living magazine and a preeminent lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell which rates the ability of lawyers throughout the United States.
Mr. Thompson is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national group that limits its membership to lawyers who have obtained over a million dollars recovery in a single case. Mr. Thompson was co-counsel in a third-party lawsuit arising out of a work injury in which the settlement exceeded 2.5 million.
Social Security Disability Lawyer for Spokane
Many file the initial claim for disability benefits on their own, and without success. A lawyer who has decades of experience working on denied Social Security disability claims can be of great help. When the Social Security Administration denies your initial claim, you should strongly consider hiring a lawyer for the necessary legal assistance.
You will have to file timely appeal(s) in addition to completing other confusing and burdensome paperwork. You will have to make a paper trail or create a record regarding your disability, and obtain medical support from doctor’s who have treated you. You will likely go before an administrative law judge to determine your eligibility which requires extensive legal knowledge, and the ability to cross-examine medical and vocational witnesses.
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Dealing with the Department of Labor and Industries or the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals is complicated and requires an extensive knowledge of workers’ compensation laws. The Department of Labor and Industries may reject the opinion of your own doctor in favor of a doctor they have had you evaluated by just once. Mr. Thompson’s workers’ compensation practice focuses on injured workers seriously injured who have difficulty not only returning to the job of injury but even lighter duty jobs.
Contact Attorney Michael Thompson
Call Michael Thompson today for a free telephone or in person conference. There are no attorney fees unless Mr. Thompson prevails on your behalf.