Michelle McCune Sorrells
Michelle McCune Sorrells is of counsel to Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, and concentrates her practice in the area of workers' compensation law. She has represented injured workers since 1995, and is often consulted by attorneys across the state and country in complex workers' compensation matters. She is very knowledgeable regarding the interplay of workers' compensation claims with third party tort claims. Tort attorneys frequently consult her regarding workers' compensation interventions in an effort to maximize the recovery of the claimant. She is also highly skilled in protecting injured workers rights and minimizing Social Security Disability offsets when both workers' compensation benefits and SSDI are being received, or potentially could be received. Additionally, she is one of first attorneys in Louisiana to implement Medicare Set Asides in workers' compensation settlements, and she has been a leader in the legal community educating attorneys on Medicare Set Asides and their importance when settling most workers' compensation claims.
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