Whiting Law Firm

The firm primarily represents clients in disability claims. Other areas of litigation include workers' compensation claims, FELA actions and U. S. Railroad Retirement Board claims.

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Firm Overview

The primary attorney in this office has settled approximately $30 million dollars in FELA claims. His cases have included lawsuits filed in California, Oregon, Missouri, Tennessee, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Arkansas. He has represented disability clients from Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Montana, Oregon and Idaho. Medical issues have included back injuries, neck injuries, knee injuries, asbestosis, silicosis, depression, anxiety, arthritis, lupus, and any other number of injuries, conditions and illnesses. When you speak with someone in this office, you will speak with an attorney-- not a paralegal, not a legal assistant, not a secretary.
Main Office

Main Office
13 Coronado Circle
North Little Rock  AR  72116

Phone
  • (501) 425-1942
Fax
  • (501) 392-6422
Social Security Disability
Please note: This state does not recognize "specialty areas." However, the firm primarily practices in the area of Social Security Disability claims.
Your claim will receive individual attention from an attorney who has practiced in disability claims for more than twenty years. I have experience in Social Security disability, U. S. Railroad Retirement Board disability claims and claims which concern injuries to the back , brain, lungs, legs, upper extremities, along with other injuries and illnesses. Medical record analysis is an important skill for any lawyer who will assist you in your claim. Be certain your attorney has such a background. Call Steve Whiting at (501)425-1942.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

From the first year of practicing law, the attorney in this firm learned that not all jobs are created equal--that not all injuries allow complete and total recovery. Clients need representation by someone who will bridge the gap between that federal agency that is "there to help you." Social Security tells claimants that a claim is a "non-adversarial process," then puts the burden of proof on the claimant, who may not understand the process that is called administrative law. Claimants are at a a disadvantage when faced with a federal agency that may not always function in the best interest of the claimant.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

The primary attorney in this office has an extensive background in the sciences while in college, with premed courses in anatomy and physiology and other related coursework. His first job after law school was with a firm that represented asbestosis victims. Later, he represented injured railroad workers. He has represented workers in almost every job category, from teachers to truck drivers, construction workers, factory workers, hospital workers and police persons. The fact that he worked his way through college and law school has helped him know the value of hard work -- and helped him learn first hand about the job duties performed by many workers. He can understand your medical records and how the records demonstrate how your medical situation affects your ability to perform your chosen work.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Many attorneys will tell you that they can argue your case. The key to arguing a case comes from knowledge of the facts-the medical evidence in your case. Most lawyers simply do not know their way around a medical file. Hire one that does.

Stephen Whiting

Undergraduate degree: University of Arkansas.
Law School: University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

This lawyer worked his way through high school, college and law school. He understands work in the real world. His first job after law school was in a firm that represented construction workers exposed to asbestos on the job. Other work included representation of injured railroad employees in claims under the Federal Employers Liability Act. He has represented workers who performed virtually every occupation and set of job duties. While in college, he took courses in the sciences, which prepared him to comprehend the medical issues of injuries and illnesses, along with the effects of those injuries or illnesses on the ability of persons to perform their job duties.
License
  • Bar Number: 89091
    Arkansas , 1989
Education
  • William H. Bowen School of Law, University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
    B.S.E. , 1987

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