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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Air Force Exchange Injuries & Claims

"If you are a seriously injured Air Force employee - you need to know the facts of life. We give it too you straight. No sugar added. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth." - Bill Turley

Army and Air Force Exchange Service

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is a joint-service military organization serving both the Army and Air Force. Its worldwide headquarters is in Dallas, Texas. Each year thousands of AAFES employees are injured. When they are, their injuries fall under the Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act.

I Work For The Air Force Exchange - Am I Covered by Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act?

The Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act (NIFA) is the workers’ compensation program for Air Force Exchange and MWR employees. NIFA covers employees of the Air Force Exchange, Army Exchange, Army and Air Force Exchange Service,  AAFES, Moral Welfare and Recreation, Family and Moral, Welfare and Recreation, and  Navy Exchange (NEX).

Air Force Exchange (AAFES) workers employed within the continental United States and Air Force Exchange (AAFES) workers that work outside the United States that are United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States or a Territory are covered by NIFA.

Why Us Being Based In San Diego Is A Benefit To You

We are based in San Diego, California.  This is a benefit to you.  Few Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act lawyers have been handling NIFA cases longer than us.  The Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act falls is a workers' compensation system that falls under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.  Which is actually part of Maritime Law.

Bill Turley has been handling Longshore Act cases since 1987.  Because San Diego has the largest shipyard on the west coast with thousands of shipyard workers, Bill gained valuable experience with these cases.

San Diego is the biggest military town in the United States. There are many, many injured Military Exchange workers in San Diego. We are there for them and their family’s after they are seriously injured. Thus, lt makes sense that The Turley Law Firm is America’s Leading NIFA Law Firm.

Nationwide Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act Practice

We are asked by injured NIFA workers across the United States (and the world)  to represent them. We have a Nation wide practice. We represent injured Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act workers that live across America.  We can help you and your family too.

We can help you get your life back

Call 619-234-2833 or 866-705-4617

Don't sign any medical releases or employment releases

If the adjuster tells you they need you to sign authorizations in order to provide your NIFA benefits, call a Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act attorney. Know this - - they are only looking for reasons to deny your claim. Don’t give them a release so they can use the information they get to deny your claim. Instead, call a seasoned NIFA Lawyer.

You and the Air Force Exchange Adjuster

Don't blow your relationship with the Air Force Exchange adjuster. Don't be gabby, but don't be rude. You must be polite. Only say as much as is necessary. The last thing you want to do is motivate the Air Force Exchange adjuster to be against you and your claim. On the other hand, don't get all chatty with the adjuster. Remember, it is just like criminal law: everything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. Depend on it. This is anther reason to get a seasoned Air Force Exchange Lawyer.

You Have A Court Battle On Your Hands

In some instances, the only persuasion the Air Force Exchange will understand is the inside of a federal courtroom.  When this happens, you need a lawyer that can take on and beat the Air Force Exchange  and their lawyers.  These lawyers can rip out your heart. Too often seriously injured DBA workers simply wait too late to call us.  You don’t want that to happen to you and your family.  Don’t wait until there is a disaster.

Always Tell the Truth

If the Judge sees you have lied to them you will have lost your case. You only get one chance and one case. Don't lose your case by fudging, exaggerating or lying.

America’s Leading NIFA Attorneys

San Diego Office

7428 Trade St.
San Diego, California 92121

Oakland Office

1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 858-2822

San Francisco Office

275 Battery St. Suite 1300
San Francisco,  California, 94111

Los Angeles Office

3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1801
Los Angeles, California  90010

What Other People Say About Us:

Super Lawyer 2011 - 2017
Highest Rating Avvo.com San Diego San Francisco
Chosen as Top 10 Injury Attorney 
President Consumer Attorneys 
Awarded New York Times Top Attorney
Invited Speaker at the 2011 Maritime Conference (Longshore Act / NIFA)

Disclaimer: Please understand these discussions and/or examples are not legal advice. All legal situations are different. This testimonial, endorsement and/or discussion does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter, your particular case/ situation and/or this particular case/ situation. Thanks, Bill Turley

William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”

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