In 1997, Thomas W. Bradford and Donald R. Barthel founded the Law Offices of Bradford & Barthel to bring aggressive and efficient legal representation for carriers, employers, and third-party administrators. With hundreds of years of collective defense experience, Bradford & Barthel’s 100+ attorneys across 13 offices defend our clients in workers’ compensation matters at every WCAB in California and is recognized throughout California as a leader in the defense of workers’ compensation claims.
Bradford & Barthel, LLP, promises to be our clients’ most valued partner in defending all aspects of workers’ compensation claims and related matters. By focusing our expertise on the workers’ compensation industry, and by providing responsive legal services and cost-effective business advice, we ensure continued growth based on word-of-mouth recommendations from satisfied clients throughout the industry.
B&B's Core Values
All defense firms are not alike. Bradford & Barthel, LLP, differentiates itself from the competition:
With over two centuries combined workers’ compensation experience, our attorneys know and understand workers’ compensation defense, including subrogation, fraud prosecutions, and reimbursement. We have the “know how” to vigorously defend against any workers’ compensation claim.
The judges and the applicant’s bar know Bradford & Barthel’s reputation as tenacious defense counsel. With offices throughout California, we regularly appear at every venue throughout the state. This ensures that we provide our clients the advantages of “local counsel” no matter where the case is venued.
We understand that our clients need practical, fast, responsive, cost-effective legal input. Thus, we resolve to return phone calls in less than twenty-four hours, listen to our clients’ concerns, keep them fully informed, and ensure that each case is resolved swiftly and efficiently.
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