Workers' Compensation Defense since 1974

Bill Gray and Gehring Prouty established our firm in 1974 to provide expertise and leadership across the industry.

We remain your best choice in workers’ compensation defense.


Our education program for adjusters and the claims community is unsurpassed in the industry

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Serving You Statewide

Our offices are strategically positioned across California to provide expertise with the local WCAB or court and first-hand knowledge of opposing counsel

Respected. Experienced. Trustworthy.

For over forty years we have specialize in handling Workers’ Compensation and all aspects of civil litigation, with an emphasis on 132a, serious & willful, subrogation, employment law, and insurance defense, including construction, product liability and real property litigation. We are committed to providing the highest value to our clients.


 Full legal representation before all Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards (WCABs)

Full File Review

Individual file review with written legal analysis to assist in claim assessment.

DWC Audit Fines

We provide defense against DWC audit fines.

132a Discrimination claims

We handle 132a Discrimination claims and Serious & Willful litigation.

Settlement Documents

We personally walk-through settlement documents at the WCAB to ensure prompt approval.

Unparalleled Training

Complementary client training sessions for continuing education credit.

Defense Cases

Defense in Subrogation and Insurance Defense litigation.

90-day Denials

AOE-COE legal analysis and recommendations for 90-day denial issues.

Lien Defense

Attention to detail with an eye toward finality in the proceedings and cost effective results.

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