Mr. Clark’s career has been dedicated exclusively to the defense of workers’ compensation. He regularly litigates a wide variety of issues involving complex trials on the case-in-chief, disputed issues at Expedited Hearings as well as trials involving Uninsured Employers Fund (UEF), Subsequent Injuries Fund, and Employment Development Department. He also has extensive experience filing Petitions for Reconsideration and Removal. Mr. Clark has obtained successful results in multiple arbitrations and has earned many “take nothings” at trial at the WCAB level. Regular successes also include Labor Code Section 132a claims, Serious and Willful petitions, Labor Code 4850 and school district matters.
Mr. Clark takes pride in handling his cases aggressively, but with an eye toward early resolution, whenever possible. Over his many years of practice, Mr. Clark has developed a skilled ability for identifying not only potential setbacks that may arise in the case, but also uncommon opportunities for obtaining a favorable settlement. This attribute can significantly reduce client costs.
Utilizing his extensive background, Mr. Clark presents educational seminars to adjusters and insurance companies on various workers’ compensation topics, including Labor Code Section 4060, Panel QME pitfalls and the effects of SB 863.
Scott Clark grew up in Huntington Beach, California and has lived in Orange County nearly his entire life. He graduated from Cal State Fullerton, with a degree in journalism. He received his Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law in 1997.
In his spare time, Mr. Clark is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing at Catalina Island.