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Serving Los Angeles' Employees

At the Barkhordarian Law Firm, our lawyers provide high-quality legal services to workers throughout Los Angeles. We’ve dedicated our careers to helping those who need it most and are often taken advantage of, whether you’re an injured construction worker or an office employee facing a wage dispute. Justice is for everyone, and our never-ending commitment, step by step guidance, and dedication ensure we get the most for our clients. We are a law firm that advocates for our client’s rights every step of the way. Our goal is simple: to provide legal counsel for those in need and help achieve justice in a timely manner. Let us fight for you.

Contact our team online or by phone at (888) 514-5112 to schedule a free consultation in English or Spanish. Let us be your advocates in this trying time.

What Our Clients Think

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    Considered My Needs and Made Me Feel Like I Was the Top Priority.

    “Made me feel comfortable, she carefully went over every document I had to sign”

    - Kell L.
    There were no empty promises made just to keep me happy.

    “Perhaps the thing that impressed me most about the Barkhordarian Law Firm was that nothing was "sugar coated". They were very straight forward and told me what to expect each step of the way. Going ...”

    - Serena B.
    I was at ease all throughout the process.

    “When I first spoke with the Barkhordarian law firm , they laid out the game plan , took care of everything. That’s what teamwork is all about. I was at ease all throughout the process. We settled ...”

    - Paul S.
    The best representation I could have asked for.

    “Barkhordarian Law Firm handled my workers compensation claim with the most utmost professionalism. They were the best representation I could have asked for. Anthony Cho was extremely knowledgeable and ...”

    - Edik K.
    They are awesome!

    “I was treated with the utmost respect and they took both of my cases seriously. They fought for me and my outcome was exactly what I was hoping for. And against a massive company! I highly recommend ...”

    - Connie W.
    Professional, knowledgeable, attentive and keeps me in the loop every step of the way!

    “Great service. John F. Litwin is professional, knowledgeable, attentive and keeps me in the loop every step of the way!”

    - Deli M.
    I can not thank them enough.

    “I am very grateful to Mr. Christian Garcia and Barkhordarian Law Firm to represent me in my worker compensation case. Mr. Garcia is very professional, very caring and very patient. It was very easy to ...”

    - Afsaneh E.
    Top notch, down to earth, responsive and honest.

    “Was referred here by some folks I used to work with. Top notch, down to earth, responsive and honest. Just try calling around to get a few free consultations and you'll see the difference. Do NOT let ...”

    - Peter S.
    Extremely Sweet and Hard-working.

    “I am happy with my experience with them.”

    - Brandi P.
    They Give You a Good Deal.

    “I was very satisfied with their work and they do not take long.”

    - Isabel S.
    His knowledge and hard work will get you what you deserve

    “My Attorney Richard Barkhordarian handled my case with such expertise. I recommend that if you are in need of a attorney give him a call. He will fight for you his knowledge and hard work will get you ...”

    - Lorraine F.
    I would highly recommend this firm.

    “The Barkhordarian Law Firm was an excellent choice. They represented me in a very professional manner in regard to my workers compensation injury. I would especially like to thank my attorney Arman ...”

    - Marilyn A.
    Great Team They Are and Treat You Like Family.

    “You are so professional and take actions in high responsible ways.”

    - Meousa M.
    Extremely Professional and Very Responsible.

    “I'm very satisfied with the result and would definitely recommend him.”

    - Farah
    Nothing but raves on my end.

    “My attorney was Arman Khachikyan and all I have to say is he knows his stuff, and makes sure you are well informed about your case throughout the entire process and he doesn't settle for anything less ...”

    - Joel L.
    They Helped Me Out Throughout Everything.

    “They will do whatever it takes to give you as much as possible!”

    - Louis A.
    I HIGHLY recommend them to everyone!!

    “This is one of the best workers comp firms in LA. Mr. Barkhordarian is excellent at what he does. His staff and other lawyers at this firm are excellent as well. They got me a very good settlement and ...”

    - Ana G.
    It was a long and slow process but it was wroth the wait.

    “I had never been in this situation before. I was referred by my sister who Richard had help and won her case. It was a long and slow process but it was wroth the wait. Richard told me to be honest and ...”

    - Angela J.
    Very Pleased With the Results.

    “Mr. Barkhordian litigated my claim and got me compensation for my injury!”

    - Eric M.
    A dedicated attorney who argued my case and fought for my rights!

    “If you're looking for a law firm who will get you through the Worker's Compensation process this is the lawyer for you. Had a back injury at my work and received no assistance with my injury. reached ...”

    - Eric M.
    Thanks for all your hard work.

    “Hi my name is Robert, and Richard Barkhordarian represented me in a workers comp case, I have to say he is very good, takes his time to listen to you and gets you the money you deserve. Always there ...”

    - Robert K.
    They Were There Every Step of the Way.

    “Whenever I had a question they didn't dodge me or try not to answer. They were great in handling my situation!”

    - Ryan B.
    Words Can't Express How Amazing Barkhordarian Law Firm Is.

    “They were thorough and worked diligently to help me receive the settlement I deserved.”

    - Kelly B.
    I would not hesitate to hire them again!

    “I was referred to the Barkhordarian law firm by my cousin and I am so happy I decided to use them. I was injured in a construction accident and they got me an excellent settlement (far more than what ...”

    - Nicole L.

How We Help Our Community

Our firm focuses solely on handling work-related legal issues. This means that our lawyers’ attention isn’t being pulled away by other practice areas—we’re updated on state and federal labor laws and regularly helping everyday workers like yourself.

Our practice areas include workers’ compensation, which workers are entitled to after a workplace injury or illness, and employment law, which covers a range of claims such as wrongful termination and disability discrimination.

Though employees have the right to file for workers’ comp benefits to cover their costs after being injured or falling ill because of work, it’s not uncommon for employers and insurance companies to try to undermine claims or deny them altogether. Our lawyers can protect your rights and gather the evidence needed to prove that you deserve help.

Employment law, on the other hand, covers all the instances that arise when employers violate labor laws and/or attempt to take advantage of their employees. If you’re being harassed on the job or your employer is withholding your overtime pay, it may feel daunting to stand up for yourself. Fortunately, our team is here to stand by your side.

Learn More About Our Team

Our legal team is comprised of attorneys who hail from diverse backgrounds but are all committed to helping individuals who have had their rights violated by employers.

Our own founding attorney, Richard Barkhordarian, Esq., formed our firm after an initial career as a business litigator. Failing to find fulfillment in his work, he chose to spend the rest of his career representing injured workers against their employers. He formed our employment law practice area to ensure that workers in Los Angeles County and beyond get the help they need, no matter their work-related issues.

With decades of combined experience and a long history of success in both federal and state courts, our lawyers can be trusted to treat you with compassion as we investigate your claim. We’re knowledgeable about our state’s labor laws and are prepared to hold your employer responsible for the harm they’ve caused. We’re happy to provide convenience in the form of free consultations and services conducted in English and Spanish.

For legal assistance from a team of Los Angeles lawyers that prioritize our clients, call (888) 514-5112 today. We handle a wide range of workers’ comp and employment law-related cases.

FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions our firm is asked about employment disputes & workers’ compensation in California.
  • How do I qualify for workers’ comp in California?

    According to California law, your injury or illness must be proven to be work-related for you to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. This generally means that you have to have been injured or fallen ill while you were doing your job, or because of your job.

  • How long do I have to report a work-related injury?

    Workers are required to act quickly after an injury by notifying employers within 30 days of the injury or accident. You must also file a workers’ comp claim by filling out the form that your employer should give you, also within 30 days.

  • What benefits can I get through a workers’ comp claim?

    Workers who have their claims approved will be able to receive regularly scheduled payments that can cover their medical care costs, partial wage replacement while they’re recovering, and permanent disability benefits if a full recovery isn’t possible. If an employee dies from their work-related injury or illness, their surviving family members may be eligible to seek death benefits.

  • What happens if my claim is denied?

    If your workers’ comp claim is denied by the insurance company, you’re not out of options yet. Employees still have the right to challenge denials by filing applications for adjudication of claim, or appeals. Our lawyers have ample experience helping clients file appeals and are happy to walk you through the process.

  • What is the minimum wage in California? Is it different for tipped employees?

    As of 2021, the minimum wage in California is $13 for employers who have up to 25 employees and $14 for employers with 26 or more employees. California has approved a gradual increase to its minimum wage, meaning all employers will be required to pay a minimum wage of $15 by 2023. California law also requires that tipped employees be paid the full minimum wage. If you’ve been paid below the minimum wage or have unpaid overtime hours, our lawyers can help you determine whether you qualify to file a wage and hour claim.

  • Can I take legal action if I’ve been harassed?

    Workplace harassment, whether it’s sexual or non-sexual, is prohibited under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, which maintains that employees who have been harassed have the right to sue their employers for damages. Our team believes you have the right to work in a safe environment and can help you if you were sexually harassed or are a victim of a hostile work environment.

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