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Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld

Relentlessly Protecting California Workers' Rights Since 1956

Why Partnering with Relentless Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Attorneys and Advocates Can Enhance Your Cla


At Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld, our Santa Barbara workers’ compensation and social security disability attorneys have protected the rights of California residents since 1956. Sixty-five years later, GG&F continues fighting for the rights of the injured and disabled in California through a team of dedicated and compassionate attorneys and staff.

Many of our attorneys hold the Certified Specialization in Workers’ Compensation from the State Bar of California, granted to less than 5% of workers’ compensation attorneys. We pride ourselves on our reputation to obtain the best result possible due to our expertise, tenacity, and accessibility.

This means leaving no stone unturned during our relentless approach to pursuing every benefit available to our clients.

What Does Having a “Relentless” Social Security Disability or Workers’ Compensation Attorney Mean to My Case?

Having a “relentless” attorney means partnering with a dedicated, persistent, and unwavering advocate who will pursue Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation benefits for their clients.

At GG&F, our attorneys present our clients with their eligibility options for all types of benefits that match their injuries, disabilities, and other conditions so they can access the financial support they deserve from the insurance company and state and federal resources.

We set ourselves apart from other law firms in California through the following:

  • Thorough Case Preparation

Our skilled SSD and workers’ compensation attorneys will meticulously prepare your case by gathering all relevant medical records, employment history, and other supporting documentation. We leave no stone unturned to build a strong case for each client.

  • Advocacy at All Stages

Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation claims often go through multiple stages, including initial application, reconsideration, and potential hearings and appeals. Our relentless attorneys are committed to advocating for our clients at every stage of the process, ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to maximize the chances of success.

  • Strategic Appeals

If a disability or workers’ compensation claim is denied, our relentless attorneys will explore all available appeal options. This may involve filing appeals, requesting hearings, and presenting compelling arguments to administrative law judges to overturn denials.

  • Effective Communication

As relentless attorneys, we keep clients informed about the progress of their case, communicate regularly, and answers any questions or concerns quickly and effectively. Clear and open communication is essential to maintaining trust and ensuring that our clients know the steps being taken on their behalf.

  • Knowledge of Social Security & Workers’ Compensation Regulations

Our SSD and workers’ compensation attorneys stay up-to-date on changes in Social Security and workers’ compensation regulations and understand each system’s nuances. This knowledge allows us to navigate complex rules and requirements for our client’s benefit.

  • Courtroom Advocacy

Our relentless attorneys are prepared to present a strong case should it progress to a hearing before an administrative law judge. This may include cross-examining witnesses, presenting evidence, and making legal arguments to support the client's claim.

  • Patience and Perseverance

Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation claims can be lengthy and challenging. Our relentless attorneys demonstrate patience and perseverance, recognizing that the process may involve setbacks but remaining steadfast in their commitment to securing client benefits.

Our level of dedication, determination, and tenacity in pursuing the best possible outcome for individuals seeking disability and workers’ compensation benefits is essential to our clients, which makes it important to us.

GG&F is Committed to Living Out Our Mission Statement and Our Core Values

We have a relentless commitment to protect our clients’ rights. Always.

That means:

  • We are champions for social justice.
  • We are committed to professional excellence.
  • We are dedicated and persistent advocates for our clients.
  • We talk with our clients to ensure they know their rights.
  • We exceed our clients’ expectations.
  • We leave no stone unturned.

At Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld, we want our clients to feel confident that our attorneys tirelessly work on their behalf throughout their claims’ complex and bureaucratic processes.

We have six physical offices in Bakersfield, Fresno, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Ventura, and Visalia, and our top-tier technologies provide a virtual reach to serve clients throughout California. We offer free in-person, telephone, and virtual consultations to offer straightforward legal advice for your unique needs.

Contact us today to learn how we can help.

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