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All about us

LMLM is a boutique workers’ compensation defense law firm that provides our clients with superior representation, and exceptional client service at all venues across California. We focus on consistent client guideline compliance, monitored by internal systems which measure attorney and administrative staff performance. Our firm is agile, responsive and environmentally friendly. We take pride in hiring, and retaining, the best talent available. Our low turnover rate ensures the same team remains with you for the lifetime of a file, maintaining continuity. We are able to provide our clients with a variety of data driven reports, from legal spend and duration open, to guideline compliance and other customizable analytics based on a client’s specialized needs.

We are also very proud to support our military with a Veterans Affairs and Military Law Division. Our founding partners are Accredited U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Attorneys and admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)

Mission

Our focus is simple: To consistently provide our clients exceptional service and a proactive defense

We don't make clients happy. We make happy clients

Vision

Our vision for the future is that injured workers achieve appropriate treatment speedily, our clients costs are limited and all professionals working in this field are educated to the fullest extent.

Values

  • Integrity: One of our fundamental values
  • Accountability: Our Partners hold themselves accountable to you.
  • People: Meticulous, professional, caring, flexible and irreproachable.
  • Performance: Only you can attest to this.
  • Environment: LMLM is ALREADY paper-less.
  • Community: We strongly encourage community involvment and service.
  • Happiness: Happy workplace, Happy life.

Our History

2050 BCE

Although The Nippur Tablet No. 3191 from ancient Sumeria provided monetary compensation for specific injury to workers, assumption of risk was often formalized at the beginning of an employee's tenure; many industries required contracts in which workers abdicated their right to sue for injury. These became known as the "worker's right to die," or "death contracts." .

1911 - 2009

The 1911 passage of Roseberry Act introduced the voluntary scheme, but it was the Workmen's Compensation, Insurance and Safety Act of 1913 (Boynton) that is the basis of California's leglislation. There have been significant changes, with new laws (SB863 replaced SB899, et al), creating the need for clear advice and the basis of our founding.

2008 - 2017

Since its founding in 2009, LMLM has grown exponentially whilst retaining its boutique service. We now have five offices in California and our Washington, DC office is the center for excellence of Military Law and Veterans' Affairs.

2017 and onwards

With our continued focus on service, when you use LMLM, you gain the benefit of a whole team backing your named attorneys. Our photo shows just some of our Southern California staff at a recent team event.

Our Focus

Skills


We specialize in Workers' Compensation Defense and Military and Veterans' Affairs. LMLM is also fully authorized to provide continuing education and training for Work Compensation Adjusters in California. Additionally, LMLM also provides Consultancy Services for Third Party Adjustors and employers.

Unfortunately, we cannot put neon signs in a bottle, but a free mousepad and pen to those who can identify the tv series' title sequence from which the image was derived. (clue: The title music was composed by Brian Eno)

Workers' Compensation Defense
100%
Military and Veterans Affairs
85%
Continuing Education
86%
Consultancy
60%
Putting neon signs in bottles
0.00%

Some Facts

Taken from the latest statistics available from the CCHSWC, these are the actual numbers.......

561702

Work Comp Claims per year in California. One every 56 seconds.

512

claims every 8 hours

21400

million dollars loss in California Alone

9849

companies in California are self-insured, so carry costs themselves

Source: California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation

Military and Veterans Affairs

At LMLM, we highly value the commitment of those who served and are determined that our armed forces and veterans receive the best possible representation. We are proud to have partners admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) who also serve as reserve JAG Officers in the U.S. Army-National Guard.

All of our named partners are members of the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA), accredited U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Attorneys and admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Mission