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Very proficient, consistent and courteous through everything that was going on in my Defense Base Act case. Very knowledgeable and assisted me and coordinated my appointments and kept me patient during a very stressful time. Any legal things I need in the future, this firm will be my number one go to for all legal services. I am totally satisfied with everything done in my DBA case. I would highly recommend this firm Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco to anyone injured in Iraq or Afghanistan or Kuwait.
I had a great experience with your firm helping with Defense Act Claims lawyers that are knowledgeable and cable to help with Defense Base Act Claims. My Name is Faton Mehmeti ,I'm from Kosovo ( Europe) deployed in war zone in Afghanistan with AICOM contracting Company.During this time i was injured and thanks to Mr.Pacheco and his team were able to handle my case effectively from the United States. I'm very happy and satisfied for outstanding job from you guys.
I got hurt pretty bad overeas in Afghanistan. I had to try to recover. I did not have much knowledge as to how the Defense Base Act worked and Mr. Mermell and his staff filled me in on everything and how I was to proceed. They had a wealth of knowledge in the area of the DBA and it made me feel very secure in having this firm handle my case for me. They made sure to get me approvals for all of the doctors I needed and they got me the proper compensation while I was out of work. Mr. Mermell and his staff made my life less stressful during this very difficult time. When the timing was right, they negotiated a favorable settlement for me. I would highly recommend Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco to my friends, family and anyone who needs a Defense Base Act lawyer for injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.
I hired Mr. Mermell for my DBA case and cannot say enough good things about him, or his staff. I was, as are many, overwhelmed by the DBA and all the things you have to do to get anyone to give you a straight answer. It seems like they want to blame you for being hurt. As soon as Mr. Mermell started working on my case, all the song and dance routines I was getting just stopped. I don't know about you but when I was told how seriously I was really injured it shocked me. With him on the case I started getting the right medical treatment and no longer had to talk to the insurance company. He takes the time to talk to you and explain what is going on, it really lowers your stress level. My recommendation is if you have anything to do with the DBA is to call him right away. Two people I know wouldn't listen and now they are both sorry and wished they had used him. Make your life a little simpler, call him and you just worry about recovery, not red tape.
Im from Macedonia and I used to work in Afghanistan. Mr. Clifford with Mr David Pacheco and Rebecca Peake helped win my case in Defense Base Act.
Me being in Macedonia and them in the USA was not an issue at all for our communication. They were so professional and handled my case in the best way possible, which they ended up winning.
I recommend Mr. Clifford to anyone who needs Defense Base Act claims.
I was working overseas as a contractor and was injured in Iraq. I was seeking legal DBA advice regarding my claim. I contacting Mr. Mermell and associates and found them to be very thorough and professional. I was kept informed all along the way on my claim and reached a favorable resolution. My resolution was a creative settlement which provides me with income for the rest of my life. I would recommend Mr. Mermell and his firm to anyone seeking help with their Defense Base Act claim.
My experience with the law firm of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco was very pleasant and enjoyable. I recommend this firm to anyone injured overseas in the line of duty. I was injured in Aghanistan as the result of a large bomb blast. My case was handled under a law called the Defense Base Act. Not too many lawyers know how to handle this type of case. My lawyers did a great job and got me a result that exceeded my expectations.
It has been my pleasure to work with the firm of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco. They were there with me at every turn through ups and downs in my Defense Base Act case, and even though I had slightly more difficult case, this law office stood by me and pushed through to the end with a great result. I would highly recommend them to anyone in the private security industry injured in Iraq, Afghanistan or anywhere else abroad.
I was injured in Baghdad while working as a personal security specialist. I didn't get a lawyer until I was moved to Afghanistan and the insurance company started calling me to settle the case. My employer wanted me to settle even though I was cleared to return to work by my doctor. I called numerous attorneys and once they learned that I had returned to work, they were not interested in my case. Then I found Clifford Mermell at Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, and he decided he would help me out even though I had returned to work. Ever since Mr. Mermell took my case, things turned in my favor. If Mr. Mermell was unavailable, his staff handled my calls professionally and with knowledge and patience and humor. I give a lot of credit to Mr. Mermell's staff and even more to Mr. Mermell who got the job done. Ultimately, the Carrier started sending me letters that said that they had overpaid me and that they did not want to settle with me. Mr. Mermell convinced the Carrier that their was no overpayment and in fact convinced the Carrier to settle my case. Mr. Mermell stayed in close contact with me all the way through and got me a great result. I would never go anywhere else. He did a wonderful job for me and I have recommended him to my friends and family. I have told anyone who has a Defense Base Act claim, injured in the line of duty overseas, that this is the lawyer they need to see. And do it right away. Call Mr. Mermell at 305 595 3350 or email him at email@example.com.
When I first came home from my injury in Afghanistan, I was confused and did not know who to turn to. But after contacting Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco and speaking with Mr. Mermell and the staff and after my options was explained to me by Mr. Mermell, I felt a little more comfortable and over the few months that Mr. Mermell handled my case, I found him to be very professional and knowledgeable and I am 100% satisfied with every process taken. I recommend Mr. Mermell and his firm to any of my friends and family with any type of legal questions or concerns, especially Defense Base Act cases for civilian men and women injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.