Michael Thompson is a top rated workers’ compensation and Social Security disability lawyer who for over 30 years fighting for the rights of the injured and disabled throughout Eastern Washington. Michael represents injured workers in the State of Washington who face many obstacles in returning to work after a serious injury. He also represents individuals who are seeking or have been denied Social Security disability benefits.
There are confusing rules, regulations, laws, unforgiving deadlines and a host of obstacles that can be very difficult to overcome without an experienced lawyer. When you are faced with fighting the system, you often need the help of a lawyer with decades of experience fighting the system. For over 30 years, Mr. Thompson 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 Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national group that limits its membership to lawyers who have obtained over a two million dollar in a single case. Mr. Thompson was co-counsel in a 3rd party lawsuit arising out of a work injury in which the settlement achieved exceeded 2.5 million dollars.
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Dealing with the Department of Labor and Industries is complicated and requires an extensive knowledge of the workers’ compensation laws in the State of Washington. The Department of Labor and Industries may even deny or reject the opinion of your own treating 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 and having difficulty returning to work.
Social Security Disability Lawyer
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 may also want to seek information before filing for Social Security disability which you can receive complimentary through my office. You will also have the opportunity to file your initial Social Security disability claim, as well as all future appeals, through my office.
You will likely have to file timely appeals 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 including from doctor’s who have treated you. You will likely go before an Administrative Law Judge to determine your eligibility for disability which can require extensive legal knowledge including cross-examination of medical and vocational witnesses who may not be favorable to your claim.
Contact Attorney Michael Thompson
Call Michael today for a free telephone conference. There are no attorney fees unless Mr. Thompson wins on your behalf.