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Posted by Donna, a Slip and Fall client, Flag
This was my first experience with a lawyer.She was comfortable to work with and a warm personality.She was excellent at explaining every move. She was very prompt at answering my inquiries by e mail ot phone. I am more than pleased with the outcome of the legal matter. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Christopher, a Car Accident client, Flag
Deborah Nelson is the best attorney I have ever worked with. She provided guidance and support that was beneficial for winning the case. Doborah gets right to the point and clearly lays out all of the details, as well as communicates the specifics on my role in completing tasks pertinent for a successful outcome. She is an outstandingly smart attorney and a wonderful and caring person!
Posted by Trisha, a Insurance client, Flag
Deborah took on my case even though I lived in a city 3 hours away and was so honest, upfront, had excellent communications with me and helped me in a case that was life altering for me. I would highly recommend her to anyone that requires her legal services. There was not one thing Deborah failed to do for me. In fact she went out of her way to make sure I was taken care of and understood every aspect of the application process and made sure that I was awarded fairly. Thank You Deborah Nelson
Posted by Carol, a Car Accident client, Flag
3 years ago I was involved in an accident which left me with 2 broken arms and 2 broken legs. The Boyd Nelson team pulled together all the information needed for me to be able to at least get the funds that were available in a settlement and I am quite thankful. I would suggest them for their professionalism, quick response and follow-through
Posted by a Personal Injury client, Flag
First let me say that I am a very kept to myself person. I don't like people knowing my business. I don't like talking about myself, especially to people I don't know.
After my injury and "things" not being resolved a friend put me in contact with Deborah. I was very nervous about even talking to her in the beginning. Each time I spoke with her I felt more comfortable and confident. She is very personable, compassionate and knowledgeable. I didn't have to worry about any of it and if I had a question she had the answer.
Very long story short Deborah and Jeff did an awesome job preparing for and in court. They will never fully know how much I appreciate them and the countless hours of work they did.
I hope to never need another lawyer but if I were to need one I wouldn't hesitate to call Deborah and Jeff.
Posted by a Motorcycle Accident client, Flag
Let me first state that my previous experiences with lawyers has been with divorce attorneys and has been a very negative experience . Because of this I had no interest in giving an attorney any share of money awarded to me when I was in a motorcycle accident in Reno where the other party was clearly at fault. I knew I couldn't get the same settlement an attoney could , however , I wouldn't have to choke up a third of it to a lawyer that didn't do much to earn it. I just needed the insurance company to deal in an upright and honest manner with a guy who wanted enough of a settlement to upgrade his motorcycle and maybe a couple thousand for pain and suffering . After 3 months of dealing with the insurance companies it became obvious that the whole lot of them were not being honest with me and trying their best to force me into a settlement.
Right off the bat after my initial Emergency Room visit no one would see me for follow up care. I have great health insurance (gov. Regence Blueshield ) They would pay nothing because it was an accident and someone else was liable. My insurance company (State Farm would pay nothing because PIP personal injury protection is not available on MCs . The at fault partie's insurance (Farmers) would pay nothing until the claim settled.I was finally able to get Regence to cover(lot of hassle) if I signed over a right of recovery form which enabled them to be 1st in line to recover their losses from the other party. I was already out of pocket several thousand dollars in fees , co-pays , and other uncovered and undocumented expenses and it looked like I was actually going to end this case several thosand dolllars in the whole rather than recovering my full expenses when My aunt suggested I try an attorney friend of hers .
Deborah Nelson and partner Jeff Boyd interviewed me and actually explained to me hoe my insurance coverage actually worked. I was informed of a lot of facts that were previously not disclosed to me. My underinsured motorist coverage is upposed to pay for my time loss from work and any pain and suffering award given me by a jury amongst other things.
To make a long story short , Deborah was able to take the case , even after I had provided a lot of information to the other insurance companies and even signed away some of my legal redress recovery, and obtain a sizable monetary recovery for me.
After taking the case Deborah dealt with all of the insurance contacts and other hassles. I was kept very well informed on the case proceedings and had access to Deborah via telephone and/or email as needed.
After the the case was over and the vehicle insurance companies had settled my claims , Deborah (receiving no additional funds) pursued my health insurance company to have them pay for a portion of my attorney fees getting me several more thousand dollars that I had not expected.
Basically I ended up with tens of thousands of dollars more than I was originally afterbecause the insurance companies would not deal with me in an open and forthright manner.
Thank you Deborah and Jeff
Posted by a Insurance client, Flag
After contacting a disabling illness and losing the ability to work, I filed for disability benefits with my LTD insurance provider. After my claim was unfairly denied, I hired Deborah to handle the appeal. From the first meeting, I was impressed with her experience, intelligence, and compassion. She has a proven strategy for disability appeals using credible and respected medical and rehabilitation experts for evaluations and testimonies. Having Deborah manage the appeal was a huge relief; this allowed me to focus on my health care. She was tenacious, firm, and professional when dealing with the insurance company. Deborah provided timely and clear updates and always answered my many questions promptly. I know that it was in large part to her excellent work and perseverance that I received a favorable settlement.
I hope to never have another legal issue again, but if I do, Deborah will be the first person I call.
Posted by David, a Workers Compensation client, Flag
I had a great experience with Deborah Nelson. She had taken care of everything that needed to be done and which made it much easier on myself. Also I could not have been treated any better.
Posted by Heidi, a Wrongful Death client, Flag
Deborah came into our case and was a great breath of fresh air, she was extremely knowledgable, kind compasionate and awsome at what she does. She was quick to get back with me with my questions how ever small or large they were. Was appropriate in the courtroom which you can tell she knows her way around in and should I ever need an attorney again will go straight to Deborah.
Posted by Philip, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Deborah Nelson got me a surprisingly high settlement, considering the weakness of my case, and complications. She is one of those attorneys who are obviously very human, and yet tough and extremely competent. Bravo.
Posted by Shelley, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Upon finding myself the victim of a pedestrian accident involving a school bus company, I found I needed to secure an attorney. Deborah was recommended by a good friend of mine and she did not disappoint!
Aside from my own personal injuries and emotional stress I was dealing with as a direct result of the accident, I found myself in the midst of a bunch of legal drama that was dealt with professionally and efficiently by Deborah. I was allotted the time to take care of my own needs while she was the one that took care of the "details". As someone that has never had to use an attorney, it was a new and at times stressful situation to be in, and having Deborah at the helm was very reassuring! The results of my case more than met my expectations.
Not that I would wish my own situation on anyone, but if you need an attorney, Deborah is your top choice.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
Deborah was my lawyer during an auto accident case that involved myself and an uninsured, drunk driver who totaled my car. She was more than professional, kept me very well informed and was timely in her correspondence with me. During a difficult time in my life, her expertise helped me stay focused and calm and produced an outcome with which I was more than satisfied.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Ms. Nelson impressed me with the little things that distinguish a professional. It doesn't matter how bright you are, how well you argue before a jury, or how well trained you are if you don't treat every client like your most important customer. Ms. Nelson made me feel that way. She returned phone calls in a timely manner, she kept me informed on my case with detailed e-mails, she made me feel that I had been given all the options and she used gentle but firm persuassion to keep me from shooting myself in the foot. She kept all the ducks moving in the right direction without my having to worry about it. My only complaint is that I can't use her for ALL my legal needs.
Posted by a Insurance client, Flag
Deborah helped me after I was involved in an auto accident with an unisured motorist who ran a red light and struck my vehicle. Over a period of several years we filed and settled three separate lawsuits against my insurance company steming from this accident.
Deborah is extremely knowledgable, a great strategist and tireless in pursuing the best outcome possible. She kept me informed of other cases that were working through the courts that had bearing on mine and explained what was going on. I have recommended her services to several friends and family members who have found themselves in similar circumstances and all have been taken care of just as I was. I recommend Deborah without reservation.
Posted by a Insurance client, Flag
In 2000, I had just moved across the country for health reasons, when my disability insurer cut off my benefits. I was miles from my doctors, my lawyers, and barely settled into my new home. I needed a lawyer who could help me file an appeal with my insurer and sue them if necessary. I also needed a lawyer who could help me deal with my transition to the West Coast.
I found Deborah Nelson on the internet. She was direct. She was informed. She was responsive. She was aggressive. She even used computer databases and sent email (for informal communications). We developed a plan of action. She helped me find a new doctor in Seattle and helped with the transfer of my medical records from the East Coast. Whenever there was a development in the case, she kept me informed. She knew how to respond and either handled it directly, or made sure that I did it properly. She stood between me and my insurer, advising me of my legal rights and how I should exercise them.
With the appropriate documentation and medical testimony, she won my appeal. We didn't have to go to court. Since then I have kept her on retainer to deal with routine matters with my insurer, and it has been worth every penny. It is comforting to have someone like Ms. Willis on my side.