A Workers' Compensation Lawyer  Rooted in Compassion & Understanding

Meet Gilbert E. Fisher

Schedule a Free Consultation Serving Fresno, Salinas, and Nearby California Communities

If you have suffered a work-related injury, contact our law firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation. We have offices in Salinas and Fresno, CA, and Mr. Fisher can visit injured workers at their home or the hospital if necessary. Call to request a consultation with our comp lawyer at one of our law office locations:

(559) 447-1210

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Initial visit was amazing. They are really there for you and will work hard for you. Extremely understanding. They made it very easy and comforting through the whole process.

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Mr. Fisher made everything possible for me, a very good attorney. He fights for you and knows what he is doing. If you're going through a work injury please come to his firm he will take care of you and make sure you know your rights. I want to thank him and his team. Great people

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Welcome to The Law Firm
of Gilbert E. Fisher
Workers' Compensation Attorney 

Attorney Gilbert E. Fisher has practiced law since 2000, dedicating his entire career to work injuries and workers' compensation law. He was once a workers' comp attorney for insurance companies but prefers representing injured workers in and around Fresno and Salinas. Mr. Fisher's father passed away due to a workplace injury, which means he has experienced worker injuries and their financial and emotional impact.

Providing Personal Attention & Dedicated Representation

Attorney Gilbert E. Fisher is dedicated to ensuring that injured workers and their families secure the financial support they need. Mr. Fisher is passionate about serving his clients because he lost his father to a work-related injury, and he understands how devastating the fallout from a personal injury can be.

As a relatively small Fresno-based firm, we exclusively take on workers' compensation cases, offering individualized service and compassionate focus that is unavailable at larger law offices. Instead of working through proxies, you can expect to meet with Mr. Fisher face-to-face, have your phone calls returned quickly, and receive regular updates from a knowledgeable professional.

We Work on a Contingency-Fee Basis

Cost should not be a barrier to legal help when families have experienced worker injuries. In addition to free consultations, our law offices work on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not have to pay our comp attorney or any legal fees unless we can secure a favorable settlement or verdict in your workers' comp claim.

About Attorney Gilbert E. Fisher

After graduating cum laude from the prestigious University of Minnesota Law School, Gilbert E. Fisher was admitted to the California State Bar in 2000. He began his career handling workers' compensation cases for insurance companies, but his practice is now completely dedicated to representing the victims of workplace injuries. 

Mr. Fisher is an honest worker's comp attorney who treats his clients with empathy and compassion. You can expect your consultation with him to be informative, respectful, and completely free of charge or obligation.

Mr. Fisher has offices in Fresno and Salinas, CA.

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Attorney Gilbert E. Fisher and his team can help you and your family with legal matters related to workers' compensation law.

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Schedule Your Free Consultation

If you've suffered an injury on the job, request a free consultation with Attorney Gilbert Fisher. He will personally review the circumstances of your case and provide an honest and fair assessment of whether a workers' compensation claim is worth pursuing. You can meet Mr. Fisher at one of his offices in Fresno or Salinas, or he can meet you at your home or in the hospital.

With Mr. Fisher and his team advising you in your case, you will be confident that you are receiving the maximum workers' compensation benefits available to you. 

All our fees are contingency-based, so you never have to worry about paying us for anything.

You can request a free consultation by filling out our online form or by calling: 

(559) 447-1210

Gilbert E. Fisher
A workers' comp lawyer for more than two decades, Gilbert E. Fisher will put you and your family's needs first.

Fighting Hard For You! Real Client Testimonial 

"I really can't express how great of an attorney Mr. Fisher is.  From day one, I felt like they were there for me and fought hard for my case.  I called them one day and the next day they were able to get me in.  I met with Mr. Fisher on the day of my consultation (free).  I was not passed from one person to the other.  The staff was super professional and friendly.  They were in contact with me throughout my case, reminding me of appointments and important meetings.  I've heard of horrible experiences of people with other attorneys and all I can say is that I was truly blessed." Karen Mavrikis

Featured Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation

Even an experienced worker can fall victim to an unexpected injury. Workers' compensation is insurance mandated by the state of California to keep employees safe and insured in the workplace. A great compensation attorney will negotiate with your employer and insurance provider to ensure you receive the maximum compensation for your injury. 

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Repetitive Strain Injury

Some injuries may occur from a one-time accident, such as hurting your back in a fall. Other injuries occur from repeated movements over time. Repetitive strain injuries may include carpal tunnel from typing or nerve damage from working with a tool that vibrates. such as a pneumatic drill.

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Wrongful Death

If you've experienced the wrongful death of a family member, Mr. Fisher knows the burden it can place on you. Having lost his father in a work-related accident himself, Mr. Fisher is passionate about helping families receive the compensation they deserve after a wrongful death.

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Why Hire Gilbert Fisher?

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Local Fresno Connections

Selecting a local workers' compensation attorney in the Fresno area will benefit your case. Big city law firms in Los Angeles and San Francisco lack Mr. Fisher's professional network of qualified medical examiners and other expert witnesses in the region. Mr. Fisher's connections may prove critical in your case. Additionally, a Fresno compensation attorney is familiar with the city's judges, improving your chances of a favorable resolution.

Receive Your Full Benefits

Even if your situation seems straightforward, it's never a good idea to go through the workers' compensation process alone. A lawyer who handles these cases every day knows how to help you access every available benefit after an injury. With a workers' compensation attorney on your side, your chances of maximizing your benefits are significantly better. 

Trustworthy Confidant

While it is great to have a strong support system in friends and family members, they are unable to provide the legal counsel of a workers' compensation attorney. Because we are legally bound to confidentiality, you can ask questions and freely discuss the matters of your case with Mr. Fisher and our team. Having dealt personally with the devastating effects of a workplace injury within his family, our compensation attorney will compassionately advocate for you in your time of need.

Contact a Workers' Comp Lawyer Set Up a Free Consultation Today

If you or a loved one was injured on the job, it's crucial that you speak with a workers' comp lawyer as soon as possible to go over your legal options. Attorney Gilbert E. Fisher can review your case for free, and you won't pay any legal fees unless a favorable settlement or verdict is reached. To set up a complimentary consultation, contact our law firm today. You can also reach our legal practice by phone:

(559) 447-1210

"This guy is good." 5-Star Reviews From Fresno and Salinas Patients


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Best around .this guy is good .he knows his stuff.if you get hurt at work and you need help with your case ,I would suggest you get this guy on you side .he is a nice guy who will work hard for you .it's very easy to find .

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Attorney Gilbert Fisher is honest, knowledgeable, and will fight for your workers compensation rights. I would highly recommend Gilbert for any type of legal matter with your employer.

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Workers' Comp Claims vs. Personal Injury Lawsuits What's the Difference?

Filing a personal injury lawsuit is different from the workers' compensation system. As a workers' comp lawyer for more than 20 years, attorney Gilbert E. Fisher can help you weigh your legal options and pursue the right course of action based on current injuries as well as temporary or permanent disability. Our law offices in Fresno and Salinas can discuss your workers' comp claim in greater detail during a free consultation.

Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury A Closer Look

Insurance & Workers' Compensation

California law requires every business to provide some form of workers' compensation insurance in the event that an employee is injured or becomes ill as a result of their work. While limits are set on how long workers' compensation benefits may last, every employee should expect to receive them in full.

Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation

Filing a workers' compensation claim normally prevents employees from pursuing a personal injury suit against an employer. However, if a claim overlaps with a workplace injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the employer, clients will need help from an attorney to navigate the resulting legal complexities.

If you are unsure whether your injury warrants workers' compensation or a personal injury suit, contact the law offices of attorney Gilbert Fisher today. Mr. Fisher can look at your case and give you the best advice on how to proceed.

Steps for Injured Workers  And How Gilbert Fisher Can Help

So you have sustained a work-related injury. What happens next?

Having a workers' compensation lawyer guide you through the proceedings can help ensure everything is carried out in a timely fashion.
Having a workers' compensation lawyer guide you through the proceedings can help ensure everything is carried out in a timely fashion.

Medical Evaluation

If you have sustained a work-related injury, it is important to see a doctor. However, the presence of a work-related injury may not be immediately obvious. Injuries may develop over time due to stress or repetitive strain. Seek medical attention as soon as you start to notice symptoms, even if you are unsure about the seriousness or cause of your condition. This is important not only to ensure proper treatment but also to acquire the proper documentation of injury to receive your workers' compensation benefits.

Know Your Rights

While there are some exceptions, most employees are eligible for workers' compensation benefits. Nevertheless, the law is complicated, and insurance companies and employers can find reasons to deny a claim even if the case seems black and white. It is important to know your rights, and seeking counsel from a workers' compensation lawyer can be extremely useful. Gilbert Fisher knows the intricacies of the law and will offer advice and assistance as to the best course of action. 

Claims and Legal Action

Employees must meet certain deadlines in order to pursue a workers' compensation claim. Navigating this process can be stressful, especially when you are already dealing with a serious injury. Having a workers' compensation lawyer guide you through the proceedings can help ensure everything is carried out in a timely fashion and appropriate legal action is taken to get you the benefits you deserve.

Remember, you have nothing to lose by seeking a no-charge, no-obligation consultation with attorney Gilbert Fisher in Fresno or Salinas, CA.

The Workers' Compensation System in California

Hiring a compensation attorney can ensure that you receive full benefits from your employer. Our attorney understands the California compensation law system and can navigate through confusing legal jargon with you. Take the following into account when filing a comp claim:

No-Fault System

California has a no-fault system for workers' insurance compensation. This system protects both the employer and the employee. Employees cannot sue their employer for a personal injury, but injured employees do not need to prove that their employer was at fault in order to receive compensation for a work-related injury.

No Lawsuits

In most cases, injured workers cannot file a personal injury lawsuit against their employer because of California's no-fault system. If you're not sure what legal action to take, Mr. Fisher can review your case for free and recommend the legal direction that will yield the best results.

Timing Matters

When it comes to filing a workers' compensation claim, the sooner you act, the better. A workplace injury needs to be reported to your employer within 30 days. Once your employer is notified, they must give you your claim within one working day.

Respectful, Professional Representation

"I totally recommend Mr. Fisher, he is efficient, professional, and competent. His fees are more than reasonable. Attorney Gilbert Fisher’s staff are on top of it. Everyone treated me with professionalism, respect, and were prompt with all required paperwork. I was kept informed of every action and procedure that was taken. Mr. Fisher was upfront and straight with me about my case. Every time I met with Mr. Fisher or his staff I felt a personal touch. I am more than satisfied with my settlement." Lou Salazar
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Attorney Gilbert Fisher

With nearly two decades of experience as an attorney, Gilbert Fisher is dedicated to giving clients individual attention and high-quality legal services. Our firm works to make legal representation accessible, offering free consultations and late-night/weekend appointments. We represent clients in various types of workplace injury cases including:

You can request a consultation with Mr. Fisher online, or you can call our Fresno, CA, office at (559) 447-1210.

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"In my workers' compensation case, Mr. Fisher grasped the complex situation and provided immediate feedback. His legal assistance was direct and on-point, and allowed for an extremely positive resolution."

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