Aggressive. Ethical. Experienced.

Bender & Gritz, APLC is a firm that helps victims of personal injury and workplace accidents obtain maximum compensation.

Aggressive. Ethical. Experienced.

Bender & Gritz, APLC is a firm that helps victims of personal injury and workplace accidents obtain maximum compensation.

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Aggressive. Ethical. Experienced.

You need someone on your side to help you every step of the way.

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Aggressive. Ethical. Experienced.

After a serious accident, you may face a long and difficult recovery.

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Guidance and Strength in Both Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

Experienced Advocates For Our Injured Clients

After a serious accident, you may face a long and difficult recovery. With the right medical care, however, you can have a successful recovery. With the right legal advocacy, you can obtain peace of mind regarding your long-term financial stability and your ability to cover costs while your injury claim is in progress.

At Bender & Gritz, APLC, we help people who have been injured at work or due to another person’s carelessness obtain full and fair compensation. We handle a wide variety of injury cases for people throughout Southern California, including:

Personal injury claims: motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, boating accidents, dog bites, unsafe products and more

Workers’ compensation insurance claims: for construction workers, service industry workers, industrial workers, retail workers, office workers and many more

Longshore and harbor workers’ injury claims: for all types of harbor and bridge workers, including shipbuilders and repairmen, crane and forklift operators, and divers

Wrongful death claims: in all variety of circumstances and against some of the toughest odds

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As one of the few San Diego law firms that handle both personal injury and workers’ compensation cases, we understand the complex interactions between workers’ compensation and private injury lawsuits that can affect the outcomes of third-party workplace accident claims.

A Reputation For Excellence

Bender & Gritz has earned a reputation for aggressive advocacy on behalf of injured workers, victims of negligence and their families. We stand up for our clients and stand by them throughout the legal process. At the same time, we maintain the highest ethical standards and will not represent a person whom we believe is exaggerating an injury or claim.

Many of our cases are referred to us by former clients or other attorneys. They have come to appreciate our legal skill, experience and aggressiveness. When we take a case, we take it to win.

Solid Experience And A Record Of Success

Our firm has helped thousands of injured people obtain and maximize financial compensation for their injuries. Our record includes several trial verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million and numerous other successful cases. Regardless of the potential size of the case, we are committed to maximizing your compensation.

Bender & Gritz, APLC is conveniently located in downtown San Diego. We handle injury cases throughout California as well as selected cases in Arizona and Nevada.

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Our Attorneys

Bill Bender

Bill Bender

Bill Bender is the managing partner of Bender & Gritz. Mr. Bender handles significant personal injury,…

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Eric Gritz

Eric Gritz

Eric Gritz is a founding member of the firm and leads our worker’s compensation department and…

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Carl Kreibich

Carl Kreibich

Carl Kreibich is a partner to the firm and handles all forms of worker’s compensation cases. He has been with the firm…

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Brandi Kurlander

Brandi Kurlander

Ms. Kurlander joined Bender & Gritz in 1999, and is a partner to the firm. She is the only attorney in our office that handles…

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Lisa B. Hernandez

Lisa B. Hernandez

Lisa Berman Hernandez is proud to be a partner with an amazing group of lawyers. She has been advocating…

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Tyler Campbell

Tyler Campbell

As a litigation and trial attorney, Tyler Campbell’s practice focuses almost exclusively upon representation…

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Mike Sayre

Mike Sayre

Mike Sayre is a seasoned litigator and is an important part of our personal injury team. He handles all aspects…

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