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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Arkansas Defense Base Act Lawyer- Bill Turley

"The only way you can put on your body armor  is to think that it won't happen to you. The only way you walk into the valley of the shadow of death is to think it can't happen to you.  You have to think that injuries only happen to other DBA workers.  When you are a seriously injured DBA worker,  you probably don't know what to do or where to turn.  Call us before you give a statement or sign any forms."  -Defense Base Act Lawyer  Bill Turley

Arkansas Defense Base Act Attorney- Bill Turley

The Best Advice

No matter what, the first thing you should do is always tell the truth from the beginning. Never tell a lie to the judge. Never exaggerate anything to your attorney. Always be up-front and honest with the DBA Doctor about your injuries. A doctor, a Judge and an attorney will more likely be able to help you if they believe you are being honest. 

Liars never get trusted. Would you trust one?

Always be honest. Always tell the truth. It is the best first step in taking to winning your Defense Base Act Claim. Do your research. And know your case. Order my free book today, Win Your Defense Base Act Case: The Ultimate Straight Talk Roadmap To The Medical Treatment and Money You and Your Family Deserve.

And check out the Amazon Reviews before you do. Others like yourself have been in the same situation. But because they were honest and did their research before hand, they were successful in their case.

Need Help Today?

Call our office today at (619) 234-2833. Our staff is here to answer any questions you might have. We are here to Help.

I Didn’t Sign Up For This

The  Defense Base Act lawyers at The Turley Law Firm understand how devastating a serious DBA injury can be. You are immediately thrust into a situation you didn’t ask for and certainly didn’t expect. Your life has been disrupted. It can be very stressful. Very stressful.  The decisions you make regarding your serious work injury case may affect you for the rest of your life.  Where to turn to?  What to do?

We know you didn’t sign up for this. We are here to help you get your life back.



The Defense Base Act

The Defense Base Act (DBA), created in 1941, extended the federal workers' compensation program for longshore and harbor workers, initially to persons working on American military bases abroad and then to most federal contractors working outside of the United States.

The DBA requires that many federal government contractors and subcontractors provide workers' compensation insurance for their employees who work outside of the United States.



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 Defense Base Act lawyers have been handling DBA cases longer than us.  The Defense Base Act falls under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.  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 long before the United States sent civilian workers to Iraq and Afghanistan. That experience helps him win Defense Base Act cases. 

San Diego is the biggest military town in the United States.  The Defense Contracting Companies hired thousands of San Diego based ex-military types to work in Iraq and Afghanistan. We were there for them and their family’s after they were seriously injured. Thus, lt makes sense that The Turley Law Firm is America’s Leading Defense Base Act Law Firm.

The sad truth is that many civilian workers injured helping the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan have to fight even more battles upon returning home. They gave to fight for their medical care and weekly compensation.  You need to hire the best, honest, DBA lawyer that you can find.  You might want to consider that the right lawyer for you may not be nearby where you live.

Today, The Turley Law Firm represents seriously injured Defense Base Act workers and their family’s across the USA and around the world.  We can help you and our family get the compensation you deserve.

You have a choice

You have a choice, you can hire a local Arkansas lawyer who may have to read up on and study DBA law, or  you can hire one of the largest DBA law firms in the country and get a head start knowing you are in good hands. While I am not suggesting that we are the only DBA law firm that you should hire - I am suggesting that you should hire a law firm that specializes in DBA cases.  And there are only a handful of these DBA law firms.  While you are going to see that  many law firms pitch themselves as "DBA law firms"  on the Internet. Very few handle these cases day in and day out.  And you need to make sure that you hire an honest lawyer.


Need help right now?

You can call us at 619-234-2833 or you can fill out the contact form on this web page.



Our Reputation is Success

Since 1987, the insurance companies have respected us for how we fight for our clients.  This respect is a benefit clients receive when they choose The Turley Law Firm.  The recognition the legal industry has given us helps us succeed for our clients.  You want a lawyer that is going to be able to stand up to the insurance company. You want a lawyer that is going to get the maximum recovery for your case.  You don’t want a lawyer that has a learning curve to understand the issues in your case. You want the best. 

We Can Help - Today

The Turley Law Firm and their staff are ready to help you immediately.  You deserve help from a lawyer who understands your situation and how to help you in this difficult time. We fight hard to get you the best medical care.  We  fight hard to get you all the compensation which you are entitled under the law.  Our goal is help you get your life back together.

We have a nation-wide and worldwide DBA practice. We represent injured DBA claimants across the United States of America and the world. Call us - we can help.



Always Tell The Truth

You only get one chance in court. If the Judge or Jury see you have lied to them or see you have been untruthful with them then they will vote against you.  You need a lawyer that has the skill and courage to win your case with the truth.   Always tell the truth when you are asking for money in a court case. Always. Juries and Judges will forgive a whole lot if you are honest with them.  Nobody forgives someone that lies to them. Would you?

Everyone has bad facts or bad evidence in their case. Everyone.  We are going to be painfully honest with the jury about any of these “bad facts.”  Sometimes when they are placed in the bright light of a court room, they don’t seem so bad.  Other times you are going to need to deal with the issue first. Tell the Judge or Jury about the issue from the beginning of your case

In some circumstances you may be better off letting the defense bring up the difficult evidence.  It depends.  One thing that doesn’t ever depend is you being honest about everything.  We understand how to win lawsuits because we present evidence  honestly.  We can help you if you have difficult issues in your case too.  Call us.  We can usually get past just about anything.  You just have to be honest about it and fess up to it. 

Whatever you think is the biggest potential problem with your case is the very thing you need to talk to your lawyer about the most.  At the Turley Law Firm we encourage and expect a frank discussion of the issues with our clients.  You deserve a lawyer that is going to present your case honestly.  We will help you win your case with the truth.


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