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What if my employer didn’t give me a DWC- 1 claim form?

“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S. I want it straight up, with no double talk. I figure do also. I always use plain English, with no sugarcoating no B.S lawyer talk, and no double talk- just old fashioned, unsweetened, unvarnished truth-just the way that I would want it.” -Bill Turley

Work Injury Attorney Workers Compensation Lawyer

The First Step

When handling your work injury case, nothing matters more than the honest truth. Nothing. You must be straightforward and honest about your case. I have seen many instances where a client will sugarcoat their injury and the courts throw out the case. Why? All because they were not honest from the get go.

The Next Step

If you've been injured on the job, you probably have a ton of questions. I understand. You are concerned about your family and your livelihood. My suggestion is the next step you should take before anything else is to read my book, Win Your Injury Case. I wrote it to help folks like you, good people who got hurt on the job. You can order a free copy and I will cover the shipping too.

What if my employer didn't give me a DWC1 claim form?

Ask your employer for the form or call the claims administrator to get it. The claims administrator is the person or entity handling your employers claims. The name, address and phone number of this person should be posted at your workplace in the same area where other workplace information, like minimum wage, is posted.

Then you need to fill out the DWC-1 (that is, the claim form). Make sure you keep a copy for yourself. Then give a copy to your employer and send a copy to the claims administrator. If you can e-mail the claim form to your employer or supervisor, then you will be able to prove you gave your employer a copy of the claim form.

Why Do I Need To Fill Out A DWC-1?


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As you are about to discover, this website is jam packed with useful, free information to help you answer your questions concerning your personal situation.

Why Trust The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC?

* Since 1987, The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC has worked tirelessly to help our clients recover. This includes recovering from their Work injury and/or personal injury physically, emotionally and monetarily
* Our firm is respected throughout California's legal community and courts
* The
highest rated San Diego Workers Compensation Lawyer in San Diego by AVVO.com
* Voted Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in San Diego
* Elected President of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
* Elected to Board of Governors of Consumer Attorneys of California
* Lectures to other lawyers.
* Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Trial Master

* 2011 - 2017 Super Lawyer

Our Personal Approach:

Our lawyers and staff offer a personal approach to winning your case. We know what a serious injury or death can mean to you and your family. As a client, we want to know how your accident has affected your life. We will discuss all aspects of your case with you, advise you of your options and involve you in the decision making process. Helping you through this difficult time is our commitment. We are always available to answer your questions and will always keep you informed. We will do everything to ensure that you receive the highest compensation for your injuries.

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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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