Scott O’Mara

Mr. O’Mara has engaged in successful litigation that has created new benefit expansion for safety officers in the area of the cancer presumption (Faust case), hernia presumption (Stanley case), and has protected the industrial leave Labor Code §4800.5 benefits (Escobar case). This has generated a substantial enhancement of benefits for all safety officers within the State of California.
Mr. O’Mara is steadfast and dedicated to the expansion and protection of the rights of all injured California workers. He began the practice of law in 1977 and initially worked in defending cases until 1982 at which time he commenced the exclusive representation of California injured workers.

Mr. O’Mara is a graduate of the University of San Diego (1970), the California Military Academy (1972), a commissioned Officer in the United States Army (1972) and a graduate of Cabrillo Pacific School of Law in 1977. He has served as an adjunct law professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Assistant Professor at San Diego City College, and is the past President of the San Diego County Bar Workers’ Compensation Section. He has been appointed as a Pro-Tempore Workers’ Compensation Judge of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.

Sessions by Scott O’Mara

08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Worker’s Comp 2023 Update

Linda Brown, Esquire
Richard Elder, Esquire
Scott O’Mara, Esquire
Robert Sherwin, Esquire

This presentation will give you up-to-date practical advice on protecting your rights on the job and off the job.

Topics to be covered are:
● Injuries During and Post-employment (Linda Brown)
● How to Obtain and Preserve Medical Treatment/ Compensation When Injured (Robert Sherwin)
● In’s and Out’s of Disability Retirement (Richard Elder)
● What is Permanent Disability and How to Obtain It (Scott O’Mara)