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New York DBA Attorney, Defense Base Act Lawyer 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


Finding the Right Defense Base Act Attorney

Defense Base Act workers from New York are seriously injured or killed in far away places like Afghanistan and Iraq or other foreign countries.  When this happens to you or a family member, you need to hire the best Defense Base Act lawyer you can find.  What you need to know is that the best Defense Base Act lawyer for you and for your family may not have an office in New York, or any where close to New York.

The most important aspect of hiring the right Defense Base Act lawyer is for you to have trust in the DBA attorney.  Make no mistake about it, when you file a DBA case you can expect to battle the Defense Base Act insurance company for benefits. While this is not always the case, it is sometimes the case.  This means that you have to line up all the evidence you are going to need to win in court, right from the beginning.   In fact, at times you can avoid a battle with the DBA insurance company if you are able to document your DBA claim with all the needed evidence.

This is why I strongly suggest that you get all the necessary documentation proving your claim and be ready to provide it to the DBA insurance company as quickly as possible.  This is because the best battles victories are battles that don’t need to be fought.  It is the same with DBA cases.

My Best Advice

Nothing is more important when handling your Defense Base Act 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. It is full of useful information when iot comes to your injury and the Defense Base Act System.

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. 

Need help right now?

Call us today at (619) 234-2833 or you can fill out the contact form on this web page. 

Why The Turley & Mara Law Firm?

I am based in San Diego, California.  This is a benefit to you.  Few Defense Base Act lawyers have been handling DBA cases longer than I have.  Let me explain. The Defense Base Act falls under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.  I have been handling Longshore Act cases since 1987.  San Diego has the largest shipyard on the west coast with thousands of shipyard workers.  I have offices in San Diego, Oakland, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Bakersfield.  I represent Longshore workers up and down the west coast.  I gained valuable experience with these cases long before the United States sent civilian workers to Iraq and Afghanistan.  

There are many former U.S. military personnel that went to Iraq and Afghanistan that returned to San Diego and California with serious DBA injuries. In addition, many DBA linguists are from California.  When they needed help with their Defense Base Act cases they hired my law firm.

Today, my law firm represents more Defense Base Act workers than any other law firm on the west coast.  My office represents DBA workers from across America and from around the world.  Defense Base Act cases are what we do.

New York City is the largest city in America. And New York State has tens of thousands of lawyers.  You need to ask yourself: do I want the best New York lawyer or do I want the best Defense Base Act lawyers in America to handle my DBA case?  In other words, you have a choice.  I recommend you chose wisely.  Do your research. Do your due-diligence.  Read up on the potential DBA lawyers that you are thinking about hiring. Watch their videos.  Then decide.  

In the meantime, here is my take. You have to proceed very carefully when applying for Defense Base Act benefits. One mistake in a doctor's record or a missing form can make the difference between immediate benefits or months, possibly years of delay. You will often times encounter a bureaucratic morass. All the different hoops you need to jump through to get Defense Base Act benefits can be intimidating. Having a great DBA lawyer gives you a big advantage. You really need to lawyer-up early as possible. The next best thing is using our website to win your DBA case.  


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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