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Gay Couples Sue St. Joseph Hospital for Discrimination
Case Rotan, et al. v. St. Joseph Health By Lost Cost Outpost: Ryan Burns Two gay couples employed by Eureka’s St. Joseph Hospital have filed a lawsuit against the Catholic institution alleging that hospital staff discriminated against them by refusing to let them work in the same unit with their partners while allowing straight couples to do so. READ MORE...
Newly Released 911 Tapes from Kettenpom Murders
Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By Lost Coast Outpost: Kym Kemp "I have her callback number, but I would be leery of calling it back because it sounds like she’s trying to hide the fact that she’s calling from somebody.” READ MORE...
Family plans slashing lawsuit; Kettenpom couple asked for $10 million in claim
Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By Record Searchlight: Ryan Sabalow A Eureka attorney says he's going to file a lawsuit Monday on behalf of a Trinity County couple whose throats were slashed in March by a murder suspect they encountered after a sheriff's corporal allegedly asked them to investigate a 911 call. READ MORE...

Cases of Note

$1.9 million recovery for a man in his 50s who suffered serious injury in a fall on an unsafe staircase.
$1.1 million personal injury recovery for victim of a motor vehicle collision.
$1.3 million class action verdict for students against HSU for deteriorated housing conditions during construction on dormitories.

What Others Say

“I am extremely happy with the representation Ben Mainzer and his entire office provided. Thanks to Ben’s hard work and the work of the other attorneys and staff, I could not be happier with the outcome of my case. All the attorneys and their staff were prompt to respond to my phone call and emails. I felt as though they genuinely cared about me and my case and that my case was as important ...
I struggle in putting this down in words because they seem so inadequate in trying to express the depth of my gratitude for what Benjamin Mainzer has done for me. He was my voice, my champion, my confidante, and my advocate. From the moment I first met Benjamin Mainzer he was straight-forward, personable, compassionate, and professional. Sexual assault is not an easy topic and when I first came...
Ben Mainzer represented me in my wrongful termination case and he was relentless in his efforts to obtain the truth and just compensation for my loss. He guided me through the process, consistently communicating my options and he understands the importance of you, the client, making the ultimate decisions. My unexpected situation resulted in having the best professional representation from Ben Mai...
I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Bragg as a colleague, adversary, and friend for over thirty years. Quite simply, he is among the most gifted and accomplished attorneys I have ever known. His knowledge, advocacy, and formidable trial skills make him an ideal lawyer, willing and able to achieve the absolute best results for his clients. In the community, Bill enjoys an excellent reputation...
I have known Bill Bragg for 34 years. He is a fine attorney and is respected up and down the North Coast for his superior skill and experience in all types of litigation. I would not hesitate in recommending Bill as an attorney to any of my family or friends. Steve Weiss Santa Rosa, CA...

Who We Are

Bragg, Mainzer & Firpo LLP is a law firm based in Eureka, California with a record of obtaining successful results for our clients. We’ve fought and won in state and federal court, worked as prosecutors and defense attorneys and have over fifty years of combined experience as trial lawyers. Our attorneys have handled the most complex civil cases and focus their practice on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and other types of tort litigation—such as the representation of victims of crime.