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Need a worker's comp attorney
My husband is in need of a good worker's comp attorney in the east bay. We have asked
around but nobody knows of one, so I thought I would ask the group here.
Wife of an injured worker
I would go to Boxer + Gerson in Oakland. They are really helpful!
The process takes a very long time. Lots of paper work too.
You will start to feel harassed but you must not give up.
That is what your employer will want you to do.
Document everything! Good luck!
I would recommend the firm of Uriarte & Carr in Oakland; office phone is
good luck Bekki
Attorney for carpal tunnel workers comp?
There are only very old recommendations for an attorney for workers comp.
I need to consult someone about carpal tunnel and repetitive stress
Robert Brill, in Oakland, if he is still practicing. Helped me a lot a while
back. Good guy, fighting the good fight. Best of luck.
I recommend you phone the East Bay RSI Support Group at
510-466-5814. Their website is http://www.meetup.com/rsi-2
I highly recommend Rae Lovko at Lovko & King in Berkeley. Her
number is 510-859-7377. She was very effective in
helping me and also was great about keeping me in the loop
with each step of my case. Rae is also a local mom that is
dedicated to her family and her community.
Worker's Comp Lawyer
The lawyer recommendations are a bit stale - does anyone
have a rec for a fabulous worker's comp lawyer? I was
injured on the job in 2008 at UCB, and it was agreed (by
the University, my doctor, and the worker's comp insurance
co.) that I was permanently disabled. The insurance people
told me that I'd hear from them in a week (in March 2010)
w/an offer. I didn't. They're not returning my calls.
What's this all about and any great recommendations?
Thanks in advance.
Ready to be done w/this
I recommend Pauli Larsen, who is in San Rafael, but
practices before all Bay Area workers' compensation
appeals boards. Her email address is
I am currently using Attorney Matthew Buzzel. NO ONE would
take my case, then I found him so I couldn't do nothing but
love him. Let him know that Shelly recommend him. He won't
call you for every little detail, you just have to trust
that he is working on your case and when something comes up
he will let you know. My process has taken 2 years and we
are finally in the home strecth. Good luck! His # is 650-
Seeking experienced workman's attorney
I am looking for a recommendation for an experienced workman's
compensation attorney. The most recent posting on the website
is from 1999, so perhaps someone fabulous has come along since
Jeremy Smith is an attorney specializing in work comp. I treat
and evaluate many injured workers and Mr. Smith (in Berkeley
510-848-1064) has been a reasoned counselor and advocate for
I suffered a job related injury and filed a workers' comp claim a
bit over a year ago. I did not use an attorney and just thought
I'd tell you why I'm glad I didn't.
The most important reason is that I didn't need one! The initial
process of the claim approval was prolonged and not particularly
pleasant, mostly because my (now former) boss tried to say (that
is to lie) that my job didn't include the activities that caused
my injury. However, I got great medical treatment immediately (at
Kaiser San Rafael and I don't think that you need to be a member
to use their Occupational Health Dept).
Maybe I was just lucky, but my claims adjuster was great and
always helpful. Once my claim was approved, I got money that I
didn't even know I had coming. The assessment of my permanent
disability was fair and I was very happy with the settlement
amount. I guess I might have gotten a bit more with a lawyer, but
probably less in the end after his/her fees. I have also made use
of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services which have been very
The insurance industry in general is not to be trusted, but I
think that a lot of people will tell you to get a lawyer without
really knowing much. If you're just starting the process, I'd
suggest waiting awhile and see how it goes before hiring someone
who will get a cut of any money that you get.
Good luck, and I hope you are recovering well.
Arthur Levy in San Francisco was my workers comp attorney and he
helped me immensely. I haven't got his number any more but I'm
certain it's in the book. I had a bilateral carpal tunnel
For the anonymous parent looking for a good WC attorney, I would
suggest the office of Leary & Miller in Oakland. The phone number is
(510) 451-9500. Both Christopher Miller and Athena Costis are very
good WC attorneys and have worked with several UCB employees.
To the person who was seeking for a worker's comp. lawyer, I have a friend who ca
help you. Her name is Monika Sanchez, and she works in the Law Offices of Ellen W
in San Leandro. Give her a call, am sure she will be able to help you with your i
ssues. Her number is 510-895-1158. Good Luck!
I've been satisfied with Sally Harms of Lieberman and Harms in San
Francisco. Phone 415-864-4333. WC lawyers have a poor reputation so be
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