I encourage you to use these spaces to help you clarify what is important to you and what specific steps you can take to protect yourself and your family in the event of an accident. It is so important to make sure that you can get the medical treatment you need following an accident with the minimum delay and hassle. While no one should get unnecessary treatment, the failure to get necessary care following an injury can significantly reduce the value of your legitimate claim.Read More
Phoenix Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Phoenix, AZ
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Larry J. Cohen
- Timothy J. Casey
- Paul Englander
- Stephen I. Leshner
- John Kelly
- Mark R. Gilling
- Robin E. Burgess
- Christopher J. Zachar
- James L. Williams
- Michael W. Pearson
- Leonard J. Mark
- Jack H. Hirsch
Larry J. Cohen
In matters of personal injury, Larry J. Cohen represents clients throughout the nation. An attorney at Cohens Counsel, he has over 30 years of experience is also a consultant attorney, giving keynote speeches on brain injury to organizations across all industries. A former adjunct faculty member at Arizona State Universitys Sandra Day OConnor College of Law and the Arizona Summit School of Law, he also researched and taught for Midwestern University, Argosy University, University of Illinois-Chicago and the University of Michigan School of Law. Currently, he teaches at Norwich University as an adjunct professor.The State Bar of Arizona certified Mr. Cohen as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation, and he is admitted to practice in Arizona, the U.S. District Court of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, where he majored in political science and graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Cohen also holds a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. with a major in political science from Syracuse University. At the Northwestern University School of Law, he graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 1985.Mr. Cohen is actively involved in many pro bono activities, and he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel and the Maricopa County Bar Association. He further extends himself with memberships in the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.A recipient of the Presidents Award from the State Bar of Arizona, Mr. Cohen is also a member of the top 1 percent of lawyers in the country and was previously named one of Arizonas Finest Lawyers and as one of the Top 100 Arizona Trial Lawyers.
Timothy J. Casey
A principal at Schmitt Schneck Smyth Casey & Even, P.C. Timothy J. Casey focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firms office in Phoenix, Arizona, he assists clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving truck accidents, defective products and premises liability. Mr. Casey has also provided litigation counsel to defendants in these types of matters as well, and he also has experience in campaign finance and election law.Mr. Casey graduated from Arizona State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in business management. He then pursued his legal studies at Drake University Law School. While there, he was a member of the Drake Law Review, and was selected for membership in The Order of the Barristers for his service on the schools Moot Court Board before being awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1990. Admitted to practice in Arizona, Mr. Casey is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Casey has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.An active participant in a variety of legal organizations, Mr. Casey is a member of the Arizona Association for Justice and the Arizona Association Of Defense Counsel. He has also served on the State Bar of Arizonas Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct. He is active in his local community where he sits on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Mr. Casey also devotes his time and services to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, and he has served as general counsel to the Arizona Republican Party.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Educated at U of Arizona, admitted to practice in 1980, admitted to the State Bar of Arizona December 22, 1980,.Paul Englander is committed to representing clients who have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of someone elses negligence or misconduct. Paul has over thirty years of experience as a trial attorney. He has been a ,State Bar of Arizona Certified Specialist in Personal Injury & Wrongful Death ,since 1991. Only one percent of Arizona attorneys are certified as personal injury specialist by the State Bar of Arizona. Paul is a certified member of the ,Million Dollar Advocate Forum.Paul was born in New York City and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1976, and the University Of Arizona College of Law in 1979. Paul received a Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship and worked as an attorney for Iowa Legal Services and Southern Arizona Legal Aid. Since 1983, Paul has dedicated his practice to representing personal injury victims.Paul is a sustaining member of the ,Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice,, and the ,American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) ,Damages that victims may suffer include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and serious physical and emotional injuries. An experienced personal injury attorney can make a significant difference when representing an injured victim, so that the wrongdoer is held accountable for his conduct, and so that fair and just compensation for the losses and expenses is paid. When the death of a loved one occurs due to someone elses negligence or wrongful conduct an experienced personal injury attorney will work to hold the wrongdoer accountable, to pay for the financial and emotional losses of the surviving spouse, parents and children.Paul has also been recognized by ,Southwest Top Lawyers,, and ,Arizonas Finest Lawyers,, and ,Best Lawyers in America,, he is committed to providing personal service and fighting hard for his clients. There are no attorneys fees unless a settlement is obtained. Home and hospital visits are available. If you or a loved one need an ,experienced personal injury attorney ,on your side, please contact Paul Englander ,[email protected]
Stephen I. Leshner
Steve Leshner has been practicing law in Arizona since 1976. He is a charter member of the first group of lawyers in Arizona in 1991 to be certified as a specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. He is a Past President of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, has been included in ,Best Lawyers in America,, named an ,Arizona Top Lawyer,, is an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, and is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a co-author of the chapter on Negligence in the ,Arizona Tort Law Handbook,, published by the State Bar of Arizona in 2012, and a frequent seminar speaker on various personal injury topics for national and local organizations. Steve limits his practice to plaintiffs accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability cases. He has represented thousands of Arizonans who have been harmed by the intentional, careless and negligent conduct of others, and has collected millions of dollars for individuals from major corporations, large insurance companies, the health care industry and the government. In the largest settlement in Arizona history, Steve was one of only two Arizona lawyers designated by the state of Arizona as its outside counsel during the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement in its $3 billion settlement with leading U.S. tobacco companies. Steve was a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) in the Zicam Products Liability Litigation, and was elected Lead Counsel in the concurrent Zicam Arizona state court litigation. Currently, he is personally representing individuals in the DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Zimmer, Encore, Biomet and Wright Medical hip replacement cases; AMS, Bard, Coloplast, Boston Scientific and Ethicon transvaginal and hernia mesh cases; and mass tort product cases involving Januvia, Propecia, and Xarelto.
Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, John Kelly is the founder of the Kelly Law Team. Based in Phoenix and representing clients throughout Arizona, he assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of cases that Mr. Kelly has handled have arisen out of incidents involving premises liability, auto-pedestrian accidents, workplace injuries, defective medical and other products, medical malpractice, dog bites, assaults, and truck and other motor vehicle crashes.Some of the representative results that Mr. Kelly has been able to obtain on behalf of his clients include a settlement in the amount of $2.25 million for a motorcyclist who was rear-ended and who needed multiple surgeries on his leg. His successes have earned him a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Kelly has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Fluent in both Spanish and English, he is admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts.Mr. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he spent part of his senior year abroad studying economics at the University of Oxford before returning and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 2003. His legal education was obtained at Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2006. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Kelly worked for the Nebraska Attorney Generals office, where he handled a variety of consumer affairs cases. He then spent time prosecuting criminal cases at the Douglas County Attorneys office. Mr. Kellys professional memberships include the Maricopa County Bar Association and the Arizona Association for Justice.
1 E Washington Street, Suite 500,, Phoenix AZ 85004
Mark R. Gilling
Mark R. Gilling is the managing attorney at Gilling Legal Group PLLC in Phoenix, AZ, where he concentrates his practice on serious personal injury litigation. He earned his B.A. from Alma College in 1989, and his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1992. With more than 20 years of superior litigation experience, Mr. Gilling handles complex cases involving death or catastrophic injury resulting from auto or trucking accidents, rollovers, tire defects, product defects, and workplace accidents, where plaintiffs often have a significant life care claim. His recoveries for clients have included numerous multimillion-dollar awards. He is admitted to practice law in both Arizona and Michigan and is also a certified Major League Baseball agent who has represented many professional baseball players.
Robin E. Burgess
Robin E. Burgess is a Shareholder and Director of Sanders & Parks, P.C. as well as an Officer (Treasurer) serving on the Firms Executive Committee. Ms. Burgess practices in the areas of health law, professional liability, products liability, day care, transportation, trucking, motor vehicle law, and civil litigation. She is licensed to practice in the states of Arizona and Virginia, and before the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1993; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1991; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1991; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 1991; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1997.Before joining Sanders & Parks, Ms. Burgess was an associate attorney in Washington, D.C. where she specialized in health care and corporate transactional practice. She spent a year as judicial clerk to the Honorable Susan A. Ehrlich of the Arizona Court of Appeals, District One.She is a member of the Arizona and Virginia Bar Associations, the Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, and a former member of American Inns of Court and the Legal Services Committee of the Arizona State Bar. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Chrysalis.Areas of Practice: ,Education:,Professional Associations and Memberships:
Christopher J. Zachar
Christopher Zachar of Zachar Law Firm has been practicing injury and trial law in Arizona since 1992, and is admitted to practice law in all city, county and state courts in Arizona as well as the United States District Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.Chris received his BS from Arizona State in 1989 and his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1992. As part of his training, Mr. Zachar attended the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy. Each year, Chris continues to attend many seminars and conferences to maintain his high standards of knowledge and excellence in the practice of law. Chris is a Certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law in Arizona.Mr. Zachar has achieved a lifetime member status in the Arizona Association for Justice. His other memberships include past member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, member the American Association for Justice, the Maricopa County Bar Association and the State Bar of Arizona. An AV top rating in Martindale-Hubbell, a highest 10 AVVO rating and notable verdicts of $7.8 million (wrongful death verdict) and $47 million (wrongful death verdict). Most importantly, over fifty (50) five star reviews from clients make Chris a clear choice to help you in your case.Mr. Zachar is very proud to have been named a Top Lawyer of the Southwest for the last twelve (12) years.
James L. Williams
James L. Williams is a director and shareholder of the law firm of Schmitt Schneck Casey Even & Williams, P.C. He focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, business law, products liability litigation, and dispute resolution.PRACTICE AREAS,Litigation | Dispute Resolution | Business Law | Business Transactions,EDUCATION,James earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Baylor University in 2008. While at Baylor, he was a member of the National Championship 2007 AAJ Mock Trial Team, the 2008 AAJ Mock Trial Team, and the Order of the Barristers. He earned second place in Baylors Top Gun Trial Advocacy competition and was named a Top 10 Speaker in Baylors 2006 Intramural Moot Court Competition. James received the Abner McCall Evidence Award as well as the Fraley and Fraley Mock Trial Award. He served as Vice President of the Federalist Society for Baylor Law School. James graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and was a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society.PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS,State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Texas United States District Court for the District of Arizona United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit,PERSONAL INTERESTS / COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT,James and his wife, Julia, have been married since 2004 and have two children. James is an accomplished musician and photographer. For more than ten years, he has served as a worship leader and musician for church youth, college, and young adult retreats. He has also produced and performed on numerous albums and in countless live shows. James was a professional photographer before obtaining his law degree, and his images have been featured in widespread publications and galleries. James is also active in his church. James also coaches competition mock trial teams for Arizona State Universitys Sandra Day OConnor College of Law.
Michael W. Pearson
Michael Pearson handles a wide variety of litigation in state and federal courts across the United States. Clients include family members of the 19 Granite Mountain firefighters who lost their lives in the sixth-deadliest firefighter disaster in American history, as well as persons catastrophically injured or killed due to the negligence of others. His aviation clients include those injured in airplane and helicopter accidents, as well as airlines, entities and airmen accused by the FAA of violating the Federal Aviation Regulations. General litigation clients range from large business entities to everyday individuals who have lost property or have been unfairly treated. Mikes aviation law textbook, ,Foundations of Aviation Law,,is used by students in numerous institutions of higher learning. He is a graduate of the Department of Transportation aviation accident investigation program, a certified air traffic control specialist (CPC) and a professor at Arizona State University, where he has taught aviation law, aviation regulations, and other legal subjects since 1993. Since the firms inception Curry, Pearson & Wooten, PLC has successfully tried, and settled, multiple seven figure cases.Employment and Industry Experience,:,Certified Professional Air Traffic Control Specialist (Tower/TRACON)(1984- 2010); Control Tower Operator (1984-2010); FAA Quality Assurance Specialist (1992-1994); Private Pilot; Professor, Aviation Law, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (1991-1994); Professor, Aviation Law, Arizona State University, 1994— current. Author: Foundations of Aviation Law, Ashgate Publishing, Fall 2014.Industry and Peer Ratings,:,AV Rated; Top Lawyers; Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Arizonas Finest Lawyers; National Trial Lawyers Association- Top 100 Trial Attorneys; AVVO 10 rating, Americas Top 100 Attorneys, Americas Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.
Leonard J. Mark
Primary practice areas are Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation and Family Law. Concerning Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, I have been involved in substantial and complex cases involving negligence, premises liability, products liability, and medical malpractice, and the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization has certified me as a lawyer specializing in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. My Family Law practice includes cases involving large community property estates and child custody issues, and the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization has also certified me as a specialist in Family Law.
Jack H. Hirsch
Jack H. Hirsch, partner at Hirsch and Lyon in Phoenix, is a certified specialist in injury and wrongful death by the State Bar of AZ. Mr. Hirsch represents clients throughout Arizona who have been injured due to motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, dog bites and more. He also handles premises liability, property damage and wrongful death matters. Mr. Hirsch has more than three decades of legal experience and has litigated and settled million- and multimillion-dollar cases for clients.An Arizona native, Mr. Hirsch received his bachelors degree from the University of Arizona and earned his law degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in Arizona since 1988 and is also licensed to appear before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.Before becoming a practicing attorney, Mr. Hirsch was employed in the insurance defense industry and uses the knowledge he gained in this role to more completely serve his clients. In 1992, he opened the Law Office of Jack H. Hirsch as a way of giving back to his local community. Over the course of his legal career, he has litigated numerous cases and has earned a reputation as a hard-working trial lawyer. In early 2017, he started his next chapter at Hirsch and Lyon where he will continue representing his clients with the highest standard.Along with his law practice, Mr. Hirsch is actively involved in various professional and legal organizations. He has been a sustaining member of the Arizona Association for Justice since 1993 and is a sustaining member of Arizonas Finest Lawyers. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been selected into Americas Top 100 Attorneys.
1212 East Osborn Road, Suite 200,, Phoenix AZ 85014