“If you are a seriously injured Defense Base Act worker - you need to know the facts of life. We give it too you straight. No sugar added. No lawyer talk, no double talk. Just good old fashioned, unsweetened truth.” -Defense Base Act Attorney Bill Turley
You Have Rights
As a Wyoming Defense Base Act lawyers, the first thing we do for our clients is remind them of their rights. Filing for a Defense Base Act claim can be difficult without the help of The Turley Law Firm because the DBA insurance company and your employer don’t care about your rights—or your options. We do. It’s our goal to get you every dollar you truly deserve.
There is a way to overcome the bills that are piling up while you’re out of work, the medical expenses you’ve incurred, and the wages you’ve lost. That’s why we’re here.
The Best Way to Make Sure You Get the DBA Benefits You Deserve
It is not only important to talk to an experienced Defense Base Act lawyer when you have been hurt overseas, it is also the best way to make sure that you receive proper medical services and money benefits you are entitled to under the law. After all, the Defense Base Act law was created to protect you. You can order a free copy of my book, Win Your Defense Base Act Case. In my book you will find detailed information on what the Defense Base Act is and also how to naviate your way thought it.
Helping You Make The Tough Decisions
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. 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?
The work injury lawyers at The Turley Law firm have been helping workers just like you since the 1980's. Bill Turley has been teaching other lawyers how to handle work injury cases since the 1990's. Bill is regularly published in prestigious legal publications and he lectures / teaches other lawyers about DBA law. He has been teaching other lawyers because he knows how to help seriously injured Defense Base Act workers and their families survive and successfully win their work injury cases.
What will it cost to hire a top Wyoming Defense Base Act Attorney?
First, of all , you don’t have to pay us any money to hire us.
Second, you will never, ever pay us any money directly to us in order for us to handle your DBA case.
Third, we charge a lot of money. But you don’t have to and should not be paying our attorney fees.
Instead, we only get paid if we win your case. But even then - you don’t have to pay or legal fees. We will ask the Judge or the Department of Labor to approve our fees. Once approved, our legal fees have to be paid by the DBA insurance company.
Usually, we receive our attorney fees in addition to the compensation you get from the DBA insurance company.
One exception to this rule is if the DBA insurance company makes a settlement offer where the attorney fees are to be deducted from the settlement. However, you have the right to reject such offer. Very rarely will it make sense for you to agree to having our attorney fees deducted from your settlement. The law does not require you to take the settlement offer and 9 out of 10 times, we will advise you to reject the offer. Even in the instances where this does occur, you won’t pay us money directly. The fees will be paid directly by the DBA insurance company to our office. Even in these instances, the Judge or the Department of Labor still have to approve our attorney fees.
The bottom line is the DBA insurance company should be paying our legal fees - - not you.
One of the main incentives the Defense Base Act provides to DBA insurance companies to pay DBA claims in a timely basis is the awarding of attorney fees. The logic is the DBA provides a “stick” to compel the DBA insurance company’s to pay benefits in a timely basis. If the DBA insurance company pays your claim voluntarily and provides you all the benefits to which you are entitled, then the DBA insurance company is not required to pay legal fees to Claimant attorneys.
A big potential attorney fee award is often the only incentive the DBA insurance company has to provide you timely DBA 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 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.
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.
My best advice
My best advice to you is for you to always tell the truth. Always. When bringing a court case, nothing is more important than your credibility. Nothing else is even close. The DBA insurance company lawyer is going to try and make you look like you are lying. If this happens, the Judge will rule against you and you will lose. Bank on it. I know I do.
My second best advice
Which brings me to my second best advice. The problem is that in many instances folks get caught in traps left for them by the DBA insurance company. In other words, they don’t know that they are messing up their case. Happens all the time. Well meaning honest folks get caught in one of the DBA insurance company traps.
Which is why I strongly suggest that you read my free book - Win Your Defense Base Act Case. You don’t have to believe what I say about it - the book has dozens of 5 Star reviews on Amazon.com.
Win Your Defense Base Act Case is the best investment you are going to make. You can order it free here on this website or you can pay for it by ordering it from Amazon.com.
Also you can check out my podcast at DBAradio.com where i cover important DBA issues.
Need help right now?
You can call us at 619-234-2833 or you can fill out the contact form on this web page.
Your DBA Injury Can Affect Your Entire Family
A Defense Base injury can affect the lives of you and your family for a longer period of time than you might have expected, as doctors visits and therapies can drag on for years. Extended recovery and proper healing time can result in months of lost or reduced wages, and the financial impact can be devastating. Our staff is dedicated to making sure that doesn’t happen to our clients. Feeling Overwhelmed and Don't Know Where to Start? Get our free DBA Guide, it has the top ten common questions asked about the Defense Base Act, helpful references, what to say to your doctor/adjustor and much more. I created this guide as a great tool for you to get an overview of the Defense Base Act basics. Within the DBA Guide you will notice at the bottom of each section I mention which pages you can reference in my Win Your Defense Base Act Book if you would like to go into more depth on a certain topic.
We prefer you consider what other people think about us:
Awarded Super Lawyer 2010 - 2017
Awarded Nations Top 1% 2015 by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
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
It doesn’t have to be you against the world. If you want a level playing field, call us today at 619-234-2833.
This website helps address these very issues. We do it with plain English. So everybody can understand it. We don’t give you fluff. We don’t give you generalities. We provide specific useful information about Defense Base Act Law. Use this website to help you win your DBA case.