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Michael Douglas Goforth

Michael Douglas Goforth

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About Me

Legal Topic

Personal Injury and Workers' compensation

Preferred New Clients

Serious industrial injury claims. We take pride in maximizing economic recoveries for clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries including amputation, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries and death. Our clients' claims often include civil court law suits against third parties, such as a responsible sub-contractor or an uninsured employer.


Personal Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Truck Accidents

  • Construction 

Car/Auto Accidents

  • Whiplash

  • Felony Auto Accident

Serious/Catastrophic Injuries

  • Amputation

  • Burn Injury

  • Head/Brain Injury

  • Paralysis


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Workers Compensation Law: 100%
    36 years



Contingent (13-15%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Brent James Pfeiffer

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Brent Pfeiffer Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices Of Goforth & Lucas

2300 Clayton Road Suite 1460
Concord, CA, 94520-2152



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Judicial letter of appreciationSuperior Court Mentor Program-Mediation2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGoforth & Lucas Law Partnership1981 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1979 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Taylor v. Doe Scaffold, Doe Refinery$1,500,000.00 Settlement
Fidelio Auto Group v. Razavi Automotive GroupOur client receives $500,000.00 cash settlement
Hire v. CSAAClient recovers $600,000.00
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Publication NameTitleDate
ArticlesBaseWorkers' Compensation Claims Recovery2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Steven Rosenberg Mediation TrainingMediationN/A2009
Western State University at San Diego,LawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mediation and AdvocacyMediation2009