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The Biggest Misconception Injured Workers Have of The Defense Base Act System

Las Vegas DBA Attorney- Bill Turley
“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

My Best Advice

Nothing is more important when handling your case, then speaking the truth. People who believe if they sugar coat their case, it will help them win their case. Wrong.

You have to be up-front, honest, and truthful to your attorney and the judge. If a judge suspects your not telling the truth, you can say goodbye to your case. Count on it. I have seen it time and time again.

My Second Best Advice

Take the time to research your case. The more homework you do, the better your case. Order my Free book, Win Your Defense Base Act Case: The Ultimate Straight Talk Roadmap To The Medical Treatment and Money You and Your Family Deserve.

And before you do, check out the 5 Star Amazon Reviews. It will be the best thing on helping you take the necessary steps to win your Defense Base Act Case. 


Las Vegas's Leading DBA Attorney

No one expects to be injured on the job, but when it happens, obtaining quality medical care and proper benefits is your number one concern. Las Vegas' leading Defense Base Act attorney, Bill Turley, has aggressively represented 1000's of injured workers, securing the quality medical care and the financial benefits they were entitled to. He can help you too.

We Know How to Listen

The people who come to us for help are seriously injured. They never imagined that they could not continue to work. They are worried. They and their families need money for health bills, rent, mortgages, food, school supplies, and all the rest that goes into a satisfying, safe, good life. When you work with us, you'll understand that we understand. We know the value of your case. We have our own families and concerns and truly understand where you are coming from.

To get started, we offer a free consultation. To arrange to talk to our DBA  specialists, call 619-234-2833 or 866-705-4617 Or email us.


Offering Clients Peace of Mind

When you are seriously injured in a Defense Base Act accident, you need to know your attorneys are doing everything they possibly can to get you the best medical treatment and current benefits. You need to know that your legal rights are being vigorously protected. You need to sleep at night knowing you have the best Las Vegas Defense Base Act lawyer for your case.

Las Vegas Defense Base Act Lawyer

We can help today. We can help if an accident has left you injured or disabled. Don't let an insurance company intimidate you into accepting a denial of your claim or a low settlement offer. Call 619-234-2833 or toll free at 866-705-4617.

The Biggest Misconception Injured Workers Have of The Defense Base Act System

There's a huge misconception about Defense Base Act that needs to be dispelled right now for you to understand why you'll need a lawyer to fight for your benefits if you have been injured on the job:

Just because you have a legitimate injury and cannot work, it does not mean that you will receive Defense Base Act benefits. That's because benefits are paid by your employer's insurance company, which has an arsenal of lawyers who are paid to deny your claim.


Nation Wide Practice

We are asked by injured DBA workers across the United States to represent them. We have a Nation wide practice. We represent injured Defense Base Act workers that live across America. We are the number one Defense Base Act Law Firm in the Western United States. We can help you and your family too.


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At Your Side For Defense Base Act Claims

From carpal tunnel and upper extremity injuries to serious shoulder damage caused by repetitive work or a specific event to brain injuries to explosion injuries, we will pursue the maximum compensation you are entitled to under California Defense Base Act laws. At The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC we also help clients file new claims, such as third party or hearing loss, as well as file for third party work injury lawsuits.


Proactive and Efficient Approach to Your Injury Claim

Our experience and knowledge often allows us to shorten an otherwise long and arduous process. You need your Defense Base Act benefits as soon as you can get them. We take a proactive approach in working with you and your doctors to obtain the information necessary to prove your entitlement to benefits under the law and to secure those benefits for you.


Years of Experience on Your Side

When the other side has a lawyer, you need one, too. Too often, injured workers are out-lawyered by the insurance company. The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC attorneys go toe to toe with the big insurance company lawyers. We will do will do all we can to ensure that you collect the benefits to which you are due. The thousands of cases we have won have given us the best experience possible to handle your case in the most effective way possible.

We know the in's and out's of gathering medical evidence, filing well-documented claims, and appearing at hearings. We know how to protect you from insurance company attempts to poke holes in your case, and we know how to handle all types of hearings and appeals before the Longshore Act Judges (Defense Base Act cases are handled by Longshore Act Judges or Administrative Law Judges).


Why should I hire the Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC when you are in California?


We get calls from Defense Base Act clients that have hired local attorneys. It's usually the same type call:

- "My lawyer screwed up my case, can you fix it?"

- "My benefits got cut off and my lawyer doesn't seem like he knows what he's doing?"

- "My lawyer stopped taking my calls."

- "I got referred to a local workers compensation lawyer, he said he could handle my case. Can you help me?"

Look, there may very well be good DBA lawyers in Nevada. If there are, we don't know about them. In the meantime, you can hire a local attorney that is probably going to cost you a lot of money or you can hire an attorney that you know is going to have the experience to successfully handle your DBA case.

We are from San Diego, California. We have been handling Longshore and Harbor Worker Compensation Act (Longshore Act) claims since 1987. The Defense Base Act is an extension of the Longshore Act. Defense Base Act cases are administered through the Department of Labor. It is the same law, same system and the same Judges. We understand DBA cases. We understand the DBA insurance companies.

We want you to know that we offer you a choice: A local attorney who is going to learn the DBA with your case or lawyers that have been handling cases before the Department of Labor since 1987.

So you are right. We are not based in Nevada. But we are Nevada Defense Base Act Lawyers. Meaning we accept cases from Nevada.


How can you take a client in Nevada when you are not an Nevada lawyer?

The Defense Base Act is federal law. The Defense Base Act is a type of federal workers compensation program. Technically, you don't need a lawyer to handle your DBA case. Your brother in law can represent you. And he will probably do a similar job as the local Nevada lawyer you hire will do.

Here is the best advice you are going to get. You are much better off hiring an out of state DBA attorney than a local attorney that isn't experienced with either the Longshore Act or Defense Base Act or both.

So if you don't call us - be sure to call an experienced DBA attorney.

We are located in San Diego, California. San Diego has a big military presence (meaning a lot of DBA workers)  and a lot of Longshore and Harbor Workers.  We have had the opportunity to handle hundreds and hundreds of  these cases. 

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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