Gatti-Foz, APLC

Gatti-Foz, APLC

We represent injured workers in all aspects of their workers' compensation injuries and claims. We are a Certified Minority and Women Owned Business ("MBE/WBE").

Firm Overview

If you have suffered a work injury, or sustained injuries as a result of someone else's negligence, the experienced and aggressive attorneys at Gatti-Foz, APLC, have the tenacity and legal knowledge necessary to win your case.

We have been practicing for nearly 30 years combined and our dedicated team of attorneys and support staff will strive to get you the compensation that you are entitled to for your injuries. We take a hands-on approach to every case we handle and listen to our clients' needs. We take pride in the personal attention we give to each and every client and to each and every case.

We will deal directly with the insurance company while you focus on getting the medical treatment you need. As the insurance company's main objective is to pay you as little as possible in order to save the most money for the company, the last thing you need while recovering from your injuries, is worrying about getting the most out of your case. We know your rights and how to protect them. Let our lawyers who have been helping both employers and injured individuals for decades fight your battle while you concentrate on what matters most, your own health and well-being.
Main Office
Main Office
7755 Center Ave.
Suite 1100
Huntington Beach  CA  92647
Phone
  • (213) 394-6968
Fax
  • (213) 270-9469
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
All our consultations on workers' compensation claims are FREE.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
If we don't win at Trial or settle, with your permission, then you pay nothing. All services that we we provide are strictly contingency fee based.
Workers Compensation
We represent injured workers in all aspects of their workers' compensation injuries and claims. We are a Certified Minority and Women Owned Business ("MBE/WBE").
Whether you have suffered a work injury, been in an auto accident, or sustained injuries as a result of someone else's negligence, the experienced and aggressive attorneys at Gatti-Foz, APLC, have the tenacity and legal knowledge necessary to win your case.

We have been practicing for nearly 30 years combined and our dedicated team of attorneys and support staff will strive to get you the compensation that you are entitled for your injuries. We take a hands-on approach to every case we handle and listen to our clients' needs. We take pride in the personal attention we give to each and every client and to each and every case.

Let us deal directly with the insurance company while you focus on getting the medical treatment you need. The insurance company's main objective is to pay you as little as possible in order to save the most money for the company, and the last thing you need while recovering from your injuries, is worrying about getting the most out of your case. We know your rights and how to protect them. Let our lawyers who have been helping both employers and injured individuals for decades fight your battle while you concentrate on your own health and well-being.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Our firm handles ALL aspects of workers' compensation claim(s).

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Our attorneys know how the employer, insurance carrier, and third-party administrators think and handle their claims, and can use that valuable information to represent and advocate for you, and insure that you get all the benefits that you are entitled.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our practice covers all cities and counties in California for workers' compensation cases. Our dedicated attorneys and knowledgeable staff will keep you informed throughout the process.

Warning: Making a false or fraudlent workers' compenstaion claim is a felony subject to 5 years in prison or a fine up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

Lyle Foz

Lyle A. Foz, J.D., B.S., has been practicing in the area of Workers' Compensation law since 2003, where he began work at a law firm specializing in the representation of injured workers in all aspects of their workers' compensation claims, from initial interview/consultation up to settlement or Trial/litigation. He then "switched gears", and for almost 10 years worked as an Associate, then eventually making Partner, for one of the largest national Workers' Compensation defense firms in the country. Lyle was responsible for the aggressive defense of all aspects of workers' compensation claims from inception to trial, encompassing representation of public entities, private businesses, including permissibly self-insured employers, and national Fortune 500 companies. Lyle was aggressive in his approach for handling claims, regularly taking cases to Trial, if necessary, and always making the focus of any decision on the "cost-benefit", and the client's (employer) bottom line. He regularly met with clients- claims adjusters, administrators, brokers, employers, providing seminars and workshops, and regularly attended claims' review meetings. Lyle has now continued this "hands-on" approach in tenaciously advocating for the rights of injured workers and his representation on their workers' compensation claims. Lyle received his B.S. with Honors from Vanderbilt University in 1995, and graduated from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2000. He is an active member of the California, and Arizona State Bar(s), and is a member of the California State Bar Workers' Compensation Law Section. Lyle has served as a Judge Pro-Tem at the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). He has been selected and recognized by his peers as a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Workers' Compensation Law in 2014. Lyle@gatti-foz.com

Suzanne Gatti

Suzanne G. Gatti, J.D., M.A., B.A., has been practicing in the area of Workers' Compensation defense since 2004, where she began as a Staff Counsel for State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF). At SCIF, she managed the legal defense of each case from inception through completion, including claims for Labor Code Section 132(a) violations, and Serious and Willful Misconduct. Since that time, Suzanne has also worked representing the interests of injured workers in all aspects of their workers' compensation claims. Prior to working in the area(s) of Workers' Compensation, she worked in the areas of real property, where she represented clients in the acquisition, disposition, and development of real property assets. Suzanne also represented the legal interests of telecommunications carriers in developing their network infrastructure. Suzanne received her B.A., with Honors (Summa Cum Laude) from University of Connecticut-Storrs in 1993, her M.A. from University of Hartford in 1995, and graduated in the top 10% of her class at California Western, School of Law in 1998. She is an active member of the California, New York, and Connecticut State Bar(s). Suzanne has been selected and recognized by her peers as a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Workers' Compensation Law. Suzanne@gatti-foz.com

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