Smith & Benowitz - Employee & Personal Injury Lawyers

Serving employees and personal injury victims in Los Angeles and throughout California and New York.

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No matter the case, we will always do our best to help you in your time of need.

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Benjamin Smith and Louis Benowitz

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Millions in recoveries

for our clients and class members

Advanced case costs

no recovery = no fee

Multiple published opinions

we’ve shaped the law to protect employees

Highly educated attorneys

graduates from Cornell, USC and Loyola

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Fight back against law-breaking employers.

Practice Area: Employment Law

At Smith & Benowitz, our employment lawyers are committed to protecting the rights of employees who have suffered injustice at work. When employers violate California or federal employment laws, we help employees fight back against illegal practices and pursue all available remedies.

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Get support when you are injured.

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Our Personal Injury practice focuses on helping individuals who have sustained injuries due to the negligence of others, recover from their injuries and receive compensation to which they are entitled.

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Stand together in a class action.

Practice Area: Class Action

We can help people with claims that might not otherwise be large enough for most lawyers to pursue on an individual basis to pool their claims together on a collective basis.

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Ep 45: It’s Crazy Out There!
In this episode of LawFlip, we do something a little different. Louis Benowitz joins Benjy Smith for an episode filled with hot-button topics. Their conversation covers Claudia Conway, comparisons between Trump and dictators, political candidate debates, NBA ratings, and Amy Coney Barrett. The episo
Ep 45: It’s Crazy Out There!

23:49 | October 12, 2020

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Ep 44: Lou Alexander — Ex NFL Athlete Tells Us The One Question That Changed His Life
Lou Alexander joins host Benjy Smith for another riveting episode. Lou came from extremely humble beginnings in South Los Angeles, spending most of his childhood being raised by a single mother along with his ten siblings after tragically losing his father at the age of five. After graduating from S
Ep 44: Lou Alexander — Ex NFL Athlete Tells Us The One Question That Changed His Life

29:54 | October 5, 2020

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Ep 43: Mike Hanassab and Elliot Hassan- How to Take Advantage of Your Opportunities
Commercial real estate partners Michael Hanassab and Elliot Hassan join host Benjy Smith in this episode. Michael and Elliot sell apartment buildings as part of a growing commercial real estate team and help investors realize their dreams. In an inspiring episode, Benjy, Michael, and Elliot discuss
Ep 43: How to Take Advantage of Your Opportunities

29:54 | September 29, 2020

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