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Peter Thompson Esq

Peter Thompson Esq

Peter Thompson & Associates
  • Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury...
  • Maine
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Summary

Peter Thompson has specialized in personal injury, medical malpractice, and employment discrimination law for over 20 years and has successfully resolved thousands of cases for his clients. Peter is "AV Preeminent" rated by Martindale-Hubbell ©, a well-respected peer review organization that rates lawyers based on input from judges and other esteemed members of the legal community. An AV Preeminent rating is awarded to the most outstanding lawyers in a particular field of law and is the organization's highest possible rating. He has also been designated a New England "Super Lawyer"© from 2007 to the present and is listed in U.S. News "Best Lawyers in America"© directory, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide in the legal profession worldwide.

Attorney Thompson is also a strong supporter of non-profit organizations including the Disability Rights Center (former board member) and the Brain Injury Association of Maine (former board member). A frequent lecturer at Brain Injury Association conferences, Peter is a leading expert in legal issues affecting brain injury survivors. He is also the Legal Director of the Consumer Health Law Program (CHLP), which provides free legal assistance to individuals and families who have been denied health insurance benefits. Through his work with the CHLP, Peter has assisted hundreds of people obtain medical services that their HMOs denied. Peter is committed through his private practice and his work with these organizations to helping Mainers level the playing field and obtain fair treatment from insurers and other large companies.

Peter has successfully litigated several nationally-reported cases including Arnold v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 136 F.3d 854 (1st Cir. 1998) and Duckworth v. Pratt & Whitney, Inc., 152 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 1998).

Education
University of Maine - School of Law
J.D.
Activities: Managing Editor, Maine Law Review
Bowdoin College
B.A.
Professional Experience
Attorney - Founder
Peter Thompson & Associates
- Current
Founded firm in 1994. Designated a New England "Super Lawyer" in 2007. Only lawyers in the top 5% receive this designation. Also voted "Best Lawyer" (Portland) and "Best Personal Injury Lawyer" (Bangor) 4 years in a row in independent surveys conducted by Market Surveys of America. Rated "A+" by the Better Business Bureau for honesty and integrity, its highest rating. Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Awards
Best Lawyers in America
US News & World Report
New England "Super Lawyer"
Super Lawyers
Awarded to top 5% of Lawyers in New England.
Million Dollar Advocate
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Since 2002
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Maine State Bar # 008011
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
Member
Current
Disability Rights Center
Director - Board of Directors
- Current
Brain Injury Association of Maine
Director - Board of Directors
- Current
Consumer Health Law Program
Volunteer Legal Director
- Current
Activities: Providing pro bono legal assistance to individuals who have been denied health insurance benefits by their health insurance carrier or HMO.
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Maine Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Peter Thompson's Personal Injury Website Profile
Website
Peter Thompson & Associates Personal Injury Website
Website
Peter Thompson's Employment Law Website Profile
Website
Maine Employee Rights Group Website
Website
New Hampshire Employee Rights Group Website
Website
Peter Thompson's New Hampshire Employee Rights Group Website Profile
Website
New Hampshire Personal Injury Website
Website
Peter Thompson's New Hampshire Personal Injury Website Profile
Blog
Maine Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Maine Employment Lawyer Blog
Blog
Injury and Accident Law Blog
Contact & Map
Peter Thompson & Associates
213 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, ME 04240
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Telephone: (207) 777-3640
Peter Thompson & Associates
48 Washington St.
#11
Camden, ME 04843
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Telephone: (207) 236-6209
Peter Thompson & Associates
92 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Telephone: (207) 874-0909
Fax: (207) 874-0343
Peter Thompson & Associates
23 Water St
Bangor, ME 04401
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Telephone: (207) 942-0909
Fax: (207) 874-0343
Peter Thompson & Associates
227 Water St
2nd Floor
Augusta, ME 04330
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Telephone: (207) 626-8300
Peter Thompson & Associates
43 U.S. Route 1
Falmouth, ME 04105
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 804-2004
Fax: (207) 541-9077
Maine Employee Rights Group
92 Exchange St.
Portland, ME 04101
USA
Telephone: (207) 874-0905
New Hampshire Employee Rights Group
Bedford, NH
15 Constitution Dr 1st Floor
Bedford, NH 03110
USA
Toll-Free: (833) 365-2929
Telephone: (603) 224-7315