An Insurance Defense
A Results Oriented Law Firm Catering to the Needs of Our Clients
CASE IN CHIEF
132a & SERIOUS & WILLFUL DEFENSE
SIU & FRAUD DEFENSE
We are an aggressive insurance defense law firm that provides innovative and strategic representation. We provide flexibility and responsiveness while delivering exceptional legal work product.
We take a proactive approach to case resolution and when necessary, a firm stance on our defenses in order to aggressively represent our clients' interests and seek restitution when, and where, appropriate.
We have litigated cases from San Diego to Northern California and have earned the respect of Judges and adversaries alike. We have successfully prevailed on cases before the California Court of Appeals and tried numerous cases to a defense verdict or a take nothing decision.
Case In Chief Results
Obtained case dismissals during trial with costs
Obtained take nothing awards
Successfully appealed matters before the California Court of Appeals
Resolved case in chief files quickly after referral (always mitigating case exposure)
Obtained finding against Surgery Center for violation of Labor Code 139.3; Order re finding sustained at Recon and on Appeal
Obtained Orders re restitution
Obtained dismissals and nuisance value settlements
JESSE A. BERNAL, ESQ.
Mr. Bernal graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Abraham Lincoln University and School of Law.
Mr. Bernal has extensive experience representing employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in all aspects of workers’ compensation matters throughout the State of California. In addition, he has worked with various insurance carriers and third-party administrators in creating successful defenses and protocols in defending questionable medical liens and reducing cost exposure. Mr. Bernal has obtained various Orders in the workers’ compensation system for reimbursement of attorney fees for costs and sanctions against both Representatives, Applicants and Providers alike.
Mr. Bernal is currently working with clients involved with staffing companies, bakeries, manufactures, construction companies, and medical personnel.
PETER C. ROBBINS, ESQ.
Mr. Robbins graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School.
Mr. Robbins has extensive experience in handling complex workers' compensation matters. Mr. Robbins is a certified specialist in workers' compensation law and a former Workers' Compensation Judge. In addition to this, Mr. Robbins is also an
Arbitrator in the ADR system.
Mr. Robbins has an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.
KEVIN M. WHITE, ESQ.
Mr. White graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Golden Gate University School of Law.
Mr. White began his career in the civil defense litigation arena where he represented defendants through multiple jury trials, all resulting in defense verdicts.
Mr. White has been a workers' compensation defense attorney for 15 years and has familiarity with all areas of work that is done in the State of California. He is a trial attorney first and foremost.
Mr. White is currently working with clients involved with medical facilities, staffing agencies, manufactures and convalescent homes.
Mr. White has an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in Political Science.
BERNAL & ROBBINS, APLC.
Bernal Robbins, APLC.
16921 Parthenia St., Suite 301
Northridge, CA 91343
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