Brent M. Thompson, Esq
Committed to Southern California's Workers' Compensation victims for over 40 years
A Brief History on Brent M. Thompson
Brent M. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He acheived the degree of Juris Doctorate from the University of San Fernando Law School, graduating 2nd in his class and named Outstanding Student of the Year in 1975. He was a member of the Law Review and was the recipient of numerous scholastic awards throughout his educational career. He received the award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement from West Publishing Company, was a member of the Deans' Honor Roll, and also received awards for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in Constitutional Law and Personal Property Law.
Mr. Thompson is a fourth-generation attorney who initially began practicing with his father, Samuel McAfee Thompson, Jr., in the Santa Clarita Valley. His grandfather was a judge in Cheyenne, Wyoming for over 40 years. While practicing with his father, Mr. Thompson received valuable jury trial experience for a number of years until he opened his practice in Santa Ana, California in 1979, specializing in Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claims.
Since forming his solo practice in 1976, Mr. Thompson has tried hundreds of Workers' Compensation cases. Many of which have resulted in 100% total permanent disability findings and awards, the equivalent of a jury verdict. We have secured thousands of awards resulting in maximum disability benefits and lifetime medical care for our clients. Brent M. Thompson is Aggressive in court, Committed to you, and has been Successful for over 40 years.
The Brent M Thompson Difference
Our award-winning staff is highly experienced and specialize in Californias' Workers’ Compensation system. We have the experience and knowledge to successfully achieve a superior recovery or verdict on your injury situation.
No Fees UNTIL You Win
We work on a strict contingent fee basis, meaning there are No Fees unless we win your case. Our clients need not worry about advancing out of pocket expenses.
We'll Come To You
If you can't come to us, we'll come to you. Our office utilizes Field Representives that can travel to your home or meet you in a local public place for a consultation any time, day or night, even on weekends.
Our team of professionals truly cares about helping you through this difficult time. We prioritize keeping in touch with our clients, making sure all their needs are met and issues are preemptively addressed. Request a Free Consultation to find out exactly how we can help you.
Best Medical Care
The insurance companies will do what they can to keep you under the treatment of "their" doctors. Oftentimes, these doctors will render conservative treatment and hope you heal on your own. The first thing we do is get you an appointment with the Best medical provider available.
My staff will get to know you and treat you as an individual, not a number. We realize that you aren't like everyone else and may require specialty services to truly resolve your medical issues. We make it our business to secure every form of treatment that you're entitled to.
Brent M. Thompson knows how to deal with the insurance companies. We've represented thousands of injury victims through all types of work injuries, construction accidents, and other significant personal injury situations. Our firm is aggressive in pursuing the best interests of our clients, getting you the maximum possible compensation for the injuries you've suffered. Mr. Thomspon is always ready and willing to proceed to trial on your behalf. No matter how big or small, we won't back down from a fight.
Brent M. Thompson cares about his clients and their futures. He's successfully represented thousands of injured workers throughout Southern California for over 40 years. That's commitment! It's no secret that workers compensation cases have become extremely tedious, highly technical, and oftentimes require an expert attorney to achieve a fair and adequate resolution. Our team of experts will guide you through the process, secure your medical and disability benefits, and aim resolve your claim as quickly as possible.
We have proven results! Mr. Thompsons' experience and track record are highly regarded throughout the workers' comp community. Don't just take our word for it, see our recent case decisions and client testimonials sections below. The most common mistakes most injured workers make after an injury are not filing a claim immediately, and not getting representation. With our experts behind you, you'll be able to navigate the workers' comp system confidently and guarantee that you'll receive the maximum possible settlement for you injuries at the conclusion of your claim.
The M Factor
- Member of the California Bar Association since 1975
- Member of the Orange County Superior Court Personal Injury arbitration panel, serving as a Judge Pro Tem for about 10 years.
- Member of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association.
- Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
- Over 40 years of experience in negotiating settlements in both WCAB and Personal Injury cases.
- Secured thousands of jury verdicts for the maximum compensation awarded.
- Most notable verdict awarded; A settlement for the amount of $2.3 Million.
Recent Case Decisions
Before Judge Vincente Blas. Marie sustained injuries to her lower and upper back, shoulders, bilateral upper extremities, right lower extremity, right knee, and subsequently developed gastrointestinal problems and headaches. She settled her case as part of a structured settlement for a total value of $674,010.00.
Findings and Award
Before Judge Richard Brennan. Charles was awarded lifetime medical treatment for injuries to his neck, right shoulder, left shoulder, and heart, developing hypertension, nausea and gastrointestinal complaints. Finding that applicant was 100% totally permanently disabled providing for lifetime payments at the maximum rate. The present value of the total permanent disability payments is $396,108.00.
Jose Antonio J.
Stipulated Findings and Award
Before Judge Norman Delaterre. Jose Antonio suffered from neurological, psychological, and internal injuries as result of a catastrophic accident at work. The defendants stipulated to 100% permanent disability on the day of trial. The value of the total permanent disability was determined to be $1,700,000.00.