Don Hardeman has been defending employers, insurance carriers, municipalities, and other governmental entities against workers’ compensation claims, discrimination claims under Labor Code Section 132a, serious & willful misconduct claims under Labor Code Section 4553, and Cal/OSHA citations at Hanna Brophy since 1997. Before receiving his J.D. from Santa Clara University, he was a claims supervisor and adjuster for ten years for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Mr. Hardeman has workers’ compensation claims-handling experience that spans more than 25 years. He is a certified workers’ compensation legal specialist by the State Bar of California, and he holds a certificate of self-insurance administration with the Department of Industrial Relations through the State of California.
Mr. Hardeman received both his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from Santa Clara University.