Bakersfield Workers’
Compensation Attorneys

We win or you pay nothing!

Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

Personal Injury

Have you been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or recklessness?

Wrongful Death

We can work with you to recover compensation for funeral expenses, lost income, and other damages.

Social Security Disability

We can assist you in navigating the application process and appealing a denied claim


Meet Bakersfield’s Trusted Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Fighting For Injured Workers Since 1981

The workers’ compensation attorneys at the Law Office of Joseph Pluta have been providing exceptional legal service to injured workers in Bakersfield and surrounding areas for over 47 years. The  Law Office of Joseph Pluta has helped more than 5,000 injured workers to get their workers’ compensation benefits. If you have been injured on the job, your employer and their insurance company have attorneys working to reduce or take away your benefits. In the State of California, you have ONE YEAR to report your injury to your employer as well as file a claim with the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. If you delay, you may lose your benefits.


Why Choose The Law Offices of Joseph Pluta as Your Bakersfield workers’ compensation attorney

  • We Win or You Pay Nothing!
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Saturday & Evening Appointments Available
  • Immediate Appointments Available
  • Se Habla Español

You PAY NOTHING unless we win your case. We are paid a percentage of your benefits when we win your case. Our goal is to streamline the complicated California Workers’ Compensation system for our clients. We value your time and will work endlessly to ensure you receive the maximum benefits provided by law.


What People Say

“Joe Pluta and his team have been wonderful workers’ compensation attorneys to work with. I have been pleased to work with them for quite a while now and their kindness, patience, and knowledge show in every interaction. Whenever anybody I know needs a workers comp lawyer in Bakersfield I send them to Joseph Pluta”

Greg Hamblin

– Google Reviewer




Meet Our Attorneys

Joseph Pluta



A native of Trenton, New Jersey, Mr. Pluta completed his undergraduate education at Brown University in 1971 and graduated from law school at the University of San Diego in 1978. Mr. Pluta is a certified specialist in Workers’ Compensation law.

Joe Pluta



Joe attended East Bakersfield High School where he played football, soccer, and track and field. He graduated with Honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2007. In 2013, Joe earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California.

As a workers’ compensation law firm, we serve clients in the following California regions:

  • Bakersfield
  • Edison
  • Tupman
  • Delano
  • Shafter
  • Lost Hills
  • Caliente
  • Arvin
  • Richgrove
  • Taft
  • Mojave
  • Glennville
  • Weldon
  • Ridgecrest
  • Kern County
  • Buttonwillow

Call Today For Your Free Initial Consultation At
(661) 395-1031

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