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Fred J. Lewis Partner

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Fred J. Lewis

Fred J. Lewis

Courtroom

Fred began protecting the rights of Idaho working people in 1988. Indeed, he helped shape Idaho law through briefs and argument which extended the statute of limitations for injured workers in Idaho. (Ryen v. City of Coeur d’Alene, 115 Idaho 791, 770 P.2d 800 (1989).) Fred has continued the fight to make sure working people in Idaho are paid all their benefits. (Corgatelli v. Steel West Inc. 157 Idaho 287, 335 Idaho 1150 (2014).)

Reputation

Martindale-Hubbell established a rating system over 100 years ago and it’s still the trusted gold standard by legal professionals about a lawyer’s reputation, legal ability and professional, ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell’s “AV Preeminent” peer review rating award is bestowed on fewer than 5 percent of all lawyers nationwide. It is the highest rating a lawyer in Idaho can be given by this nationwide lawyer rating service. Based upon a vote by Idaho lawyers, Martindale- Hubbell has awarded Fred the “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating Award in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Martindale-Hubbell has also awarded Fred the “Client Distinction” Award for the last 3 years based on all 5 out of 5 star client reviews.

Winning Cases

Fred has successfully settled hundreds of workers’ compensation cases for working people in Idaho and he has won numerous cases before the Idaho Industrial Commission and Idaho Supreme Court. Here are some examples:

  • Lifetime income benefits awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission to a social worker.
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded by the Idaho Supreme Court to a Simplot maintenance worker.
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission to a Simplot machine operator.
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded by the Idaho Supreme Court to a steel worker/truck driver.
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded to a police captain by settlement
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded to a CNA by settlement
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded to a heavy duty equipment operator by settlement
  • Lifetime income benefits awarded to a city maintenance worker by settlement
  • Medical benefits awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission for an experimental back surgery to a nurse’s aide.
  • Sixty percent disability benefits awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission to a maintenance worker.
  • Statue of Limitations extension awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission for a UPS driver.
  • Thirty-three percent disability benefits awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission to a deli cook.
  • Medical benefits, time loss benefits and impairment rating awarded by the Idaho Industrial Commission to a ranch hand/cowboy.

Fred practices law so he can help working people obtain the money and benefits they are legally owed when they are injured and need it the most.

 

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