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With offices in Concord and San Jose, California, Thomas, Lyding, Cartier, Arnone & Daily, LLP offers experienced advice and legal representation to workers’ compensation insurance companies, self-insurers, and public agencies. The firm also provides representation on related issues such as workers’ compensation subrogation, PERS benefits, claims of serious and willful misconduct, and Labor Code §132a claims.

The law firm of Thomas, Lyding, Cartier, Arnone & Daily, LLP provides the highest quality defense of workers’ compensation claims throughout Northern California. The firm’s four attorneys, offer expert, aggressive and innovative handling of all aspects of a workers’ compensation case, from pre-claim evaluation and strategy to litigation before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the courts.

The firm is available for appellate work throughout the state before the California Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court.

The firm represented the County of Contra Costa on the seminal Labor Code §4663 and §4663 apportionment case in Brodie v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd. (2007) 40 Cal.4th 1313. In Contra Costa County v. Dahl (2015) 240 Cal. App. 4th 746, the firm also won a favorable outcome, limiting the circumstances in which scheduled ratings can be rebutted by vocational evidence. The firm was recently successful in litigating County of Santa Clara v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd. (Justice) (2020) (May 27, 2020, No. H046562) 49 Cal. App. 5th 605 (2020 Cal. App. LEXIS 461), upholding the apportionment of permanent disability arising from medical care.

Practice Limited to the State of California