Our Mission

The Wood Law Firm represents people in insurance-related claims and litigation, with an emphasis on ERISA benefit claims, pre-lawsuit appeals, and litigation. The firm works diligently to persuade and convince insurance carriers and employee benefit plans to pay the ERISA benefits owed, including short-term disability (STD) benefits, long-term disability (LTD) benefits, health care coverage, payment of health care bills, accidental death benefits, life insurance coverage and benefits, and pension and retirement benefits. The firm's goal is to obtain the benefits owed to the client by providing supporting evidence and persuasive factual and legal arguments. If litigation is necessary, the firm has extensive experience in handling a variety of civil lawsuits in federal and states courts, including suits to recovery ERISA benefits.

The Wood Law Firm has represented clients suffering from a wide range of debilitating health conditions and problems, including spine-related conditions and symptoms (such as chronic back pain and neck pain, radicular pain traveling into the arms, legs, hands, or feet, neurogenic pain, degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, facet arthritis, osteoarthritis, failed back surgery syndrome, nerve root impingement, disc protrusion, fractured vertebrae); musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, myofascial pain; brain damage, traumatic brain injuries, brain-related diseases, dementia, encephalopathy, cognitive disorders; cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, vascular abnormalities, and strokes; HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases; Lyme disease; hepatitis; mental health conditions (including mood disorders/depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), personality disorders, PTSD); various neurological disorders, neuropathy, nerve damage, migraine headache conditions, Parkinson's disease; various autoimmune conditions, multiple sclerosis, Lupus, Lyme disease; Meniere's disease and other vestibular disorders, vertigo; Type 1 and 2 diabetes, diabetic neuropathy; fibromyalgia; chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and other fatigue-related conditions; gastrointestinal problems, irritable bowel syndrome; respiratory-related conditions; sleep disorders, obstructive or central sleep apnea, insomnia, involuntary limb movement disorder; and other serious conditions and problems.

The firm's mission is to provide high-quality representation to its clients with attention to the circumstances of each case and devotion to its clients. Please call attorney John Walker Wood directly at 206-650-0765 to discuss your specific situation or to ask any questions. There is no charge for initial consultations with Mr. Wood. You may also email him directly at john@woodfirm.com.