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The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC

Top Rated Missouri Defense Base Act Attorney Wants You to Win Your DBA Case with the Truth

“We give you an insiders view of Defense Base Act Law.  We don’t sugar coat it for you. Here, we give it to you straight. No lawyer talk, no double talk. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth.” - Defense Base Act Lawyer Bill Turley


Missouri Defense Base Act Attorney- Bill Turley

Truth Wins

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

The DBA insurance company is not on your side. They have traps laying around for you to fall in. And bet on it, if you do not follow the proper steps with your DBA case, you will fall right in.

Remember the DBA insurance company is not your friend. I strongly suggest you order a free copy of my book, Win Your Defense Base Act Case: The Ultimate Straight Talk Roadmap To The Medical Treatment and Money You and Your Family Deserve. 

The book has plenty of great reviews on Amazon, and it is a guide to only help you succeed in your case.

My only goal here is to make sure honest hard working folks, like you, don't get ripped off by these companies. 

Also you can check out my podcast at DBAradio.com where I cover important DBA issues.

Having the Right DBA Lawyer Can Make All the Difference

Having the right DBA lawyer will usually mean whether you win or lose your DBA case.. We stand up to the Defense Base Act insurance company that is trying to keep you from getting needed medical treatment and weekly compensation benefits.


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 families after they were seriously injured. Thus, lt makes sense that The Turley & Mara Law Firm, APLC is America’s Leading Defense Base Act Law Firm.

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

A Local Lawyer vs. a Seasoned Defense Base Act Lawyer

You are cautioned not to hire a “local lawyer” just because they are physically close to where you live. You need a lawyer that can take on and beat the Defense Base Act insurance company lawyers.

Know this: Chartis, CNA, ACE and the like hire lawyers that know DBA law inside and out.  You should depend on it. We sure do.


Check out what these people have to say about us:

     Awarded Super Lawyer 2011 - 2017

     Highest Rated DBA Lawyer      San Francisco Avvo.com Rating    San Diego Avvo.com Rating

     Invited to Speak on the Longshore Act / Defense Base Act at 2011 Maritime Personal Injury Seminar

     New York Times 2011 Top Attorney

     Elected President of the Consumer Attorneys


Serious injury specialists

We specialize in one area of law – serious injury. This provides a series of unique benefits to our clients, as all lawyers working on their behalf are dedicated to acting in situations such as theirs. We have built a team, and range of services which sets us apart from other law practices. Our in-depth knowledge ensures that our clients receive the correct financial awards along with the best medical, rehabilitation, accommodation and transportation solutions.

Our experience allows us to empathize and understand the situations that our clients face. We work as a committed partner to minimize, whenever possible, the pressures and fears that are associated with serious injury. Our serious injury legal team provides support to both the person affected and their loved ones at this difficult and stressful time.


Communicating with clients by their preferred method

We communicate with our clients by the methods with which they feel comfortable. It is our aim for our clients to understand every element of the work that we undertake on their behalf so they have confidence in the relationship we're building together. Our legal team is always available to talk through any issues that our clients or their loved ones may have.


What should I do?

If you’re a seriously injured Missouri Defense Base Act worker, you may not be able to go back to work earning the kind of money you were before. You and your family are facing a tough future if that’s the case. What next?  What are your going to do now?  What do I need to know about the Defense Base Act?  Do I even need a Illinois Defense Base Act Lawyer?

This website helps address these very issues. We do it with plain English. So everybody can understand it.  We don’t give you the fluff. We don’t give you ambiguous generalities. We provide comprehensive, useful information, on our website, about Defense Base Act Law. 


Lack of experience

Lack of experience can lead to serious mistakes being made. The reality is no substitute for experience. The mistakes that are most often made by inexperienced law firms relate to missing important time limits or missing out large potential elements of your or your loved one's case. This results in the settlement or award being a fraction of its true worth. And that's not a result you or like to hear.

Lawyers recommended by insurance companies

One reason that folks like you choose the wrong DBA lawyer is insurance companies telling clients that they should use the lawyer that they have suggested. This is not true. Those affected by serious injury are free to hire any lawyer they wish and can transfer their case accordingly.

Our experienced lawyers will talk to you to discuss why the services we provide for the seriously injured set us apart from other law practices.


What's the next step?

Call us so we can help you today.



San Diego Office

7428 Trade St.
San Diego, CA 92121

Oakland Office

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

San Francisco Office

275 Battery St. Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94111


Los Angeles Office

3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1801
Los Angeles, California 90010

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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