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Posted by Gary, a Social Security client,
Feeling hopeless not knowing what to do I met with Matthew Donaldson. He explained everything to me and took the time to answer all my questions. His confidence and compassion made me believe there is hope. Matthew Donaldson was there every step of the way. He is not just an attorney but he is your friend to. I would highly recommend Matthew Donaldson.
Posted by Pete, a Social Security client,
Matthew Donaldson was instrumental in winning my social security disability case, keeping me informed of any delays or denials that I may expect. Mr. Donaldson kept me up to date on everything that SSA was doing and what the status of my case was. He was very knowledgeable about the procedures that helped win my case He walked me through every step of the way making a difficult situation much easier. I,m very happy I chose him to represent me and would highly recommend him to anyone
Posted by PAUL, a Social Security client,
Mr. Donaldson was exceptional as well as his staff. He answered all my questions and made my process much easier to tolerate!!
Posted by AJ, a Social Security client,
I was injured in an automobile accident while on the job. I lost everything as a result of this accident and now live in constant pain. My whole life changed and I lost everything. Mr. Donaldson handled my Social Disability claim. I had spent a long time in the system and was starting to become more angry and depressed as time went on. I had many obstacles to overcome, the biggest one being my age. At forty obtaining disability was a challenge, though medically I was severely restricted on what I could do, and my condition was getting worse. Every step of the way, Mr. Donaldson was with me. He always treated me with respect and as a person. I asked humbled questions, and got sincere and honest answers. Mr. Donaldson made me feel like I was not alone in this battle. He explained everything, he told it to me truthfully, and looked at things from my point of view. I was awarded my benefits and now feel some vindication. I was injured through no fault of my own, and now I finally have some kind of closure for my five year struggle. I truly believe that if I had not had Mr. Donaldson as my attorney for this matter, I would not have been awarded my benefits. I believe that there would not have been another attorney that would have taken care of my situation with such genuine concern and care. Mr. Donaldson advice and guidance helped me to make the right decisions and provided me with options and alternatives. In my eyes, he performed a miracle and gave me what I needed to move on with my life. I will forever be grateful. I would highly recommended Mr. Donaldson for any one who is going though what I went through. The system will defeat you, but Mr. Donaldson is there to help you overcome the many obstacles you face.
Posted by Jeannine, a Social Security client,
I was in an auto accident in June of 2011. Due to my injuries I was and am still unable to work. I have heard horror stories about applying for social security and decided that I needed an attorney. I hired Mr. Donaldson as soon as I filed. Upon calling his office I had an appointment within a week or so. At my appointment I met with Mr. Donaldson not an assistant or legal assistant. In fact every time that I had an appointment I met with Mr. Donaldson. He explained everything to me in detail from the first appointment and every time that I talked to him. At the first meeting he made sure that I had the office number and his cell number. He was sure to let me know that he was always available at anytime. I did have to go through the process of applying and being denied, then waiting for a hearing date. This can be a very hard and frustrating time. You can not work and have no income and if you have medicaid it is usually share of cost and who can afford that. But through the waiting and frustration Mr. Donaldson was there to answer every call and every question that I had. He made me feel like there was always a light at the end of the tunnel. Today I had my hearing and won my case. I know that there will still be physical pain and challenges but at least there is a little financial relief and medical insurance. If you find yourself injured and need an attorney for social security I would highly recommend Mr. Donaldson. He is professional and makes sure that he has all of his bases covered at all times but at the same time makes you feel like you have a friend who is fighting for you. I always felt like he really cared about me and my well being. I can not say enough about how much he helped me through a process that I never could have done with out him. Thank you for everything.
Posted by Lois, a Social Security client,
Matthew is an effective,compassionate, and dedicated professional at his craft. After two denials for an appropriate disability claim; I turned to Matthew for my appeal and so happy I did. He is compassionate towards those who have worked all their life and have fallen ill in need of help. This is the man to get the work done that's necessary. He is a pleasure to work with,as well as, efficient in my file preparation and communicating to necessary agents. I am so thankful for all his accomplished for me and my family. Thank you, Matthew from the bottom of my heart! You are the best!
Posted by Barbara, a Social Security client,
I had the pleasure of meeting Matthew Mayne Donaldson when I was at the point of feeling defeated, alone and as if I did not have a legal leg to stand on to present my appeal to the SSD court. I had already been turned down for representation by three attorneys. Upon speaking with Matt Donaldson about the details of my case, he showed interest, compassion and he was forthright, advising me in all the necessary steps we needed to take to present my case. Matt Donaldson’s very thorough, detailed and patient manner in presenting my information to the Judge, proved his commitment to me as his client, his services reign supreme! This is a very emotional process and this caring gentleman turned the tables as my legal advisor and I am grateful to have him as my lawyer. I appreciate the help and information Yvonne Burkee has always provided at each meeting and phone contact. I can’t say enough about this team of professionals with big hearts, who completely understand the plight of those requiring reliable legal representation. Thank you for keeping the faith in my case and all of your hard work towards a “fully favorable decision.”
Posted by a Social Security client,
Matthew Donaldson is a wonderful atty. who explained everything in the process of my disability case for over 2 yrs! Debra, his assistant was equally wonderful to deal with! They would always clarify any questions I had. Always made me feel comfortable, and at ease by telling me what to expect, instead of "wondering". Very professional!! I highly recommend Atty. Donaldson!!
Posted by Sherry and Jim, a Social Security client,
I don't know what my life would be like now, if it were not for Matt Donaldson. If not for his compassion, commitment, empathy and dedication to, not just my case, but to me as an individual person with my own unique medical issues. Though my disability is far from typical and not listed neatly in the Federal guidelines book, he never waivered. Most of all he gave me strength when I had none left and after being denied twice, Matthew Donaldson continued to fight my fight for me and WON!!
Not even two years later, my Husband began a fight of his own, when cancer nearly killed him three times. Unable to work due to surgery, chemotherapy and deadly infections, we turned to the only one we trusted to help. My husband (like myself) was denied twice, but Matt came through for us again.
If not for Matthew, we would definitely be homeless and uninsured. We are forever grateful.
Posted by Jolanta, a Social Security client,
My attorney, Matthew Mayne Donalson held my hand through the social security process and gave me CPR, courtesy, professionalism and respect. Thank you so much! I give him a five star rating!