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Arizona 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 Arizona
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 Serving Arizona
- Kent J. Hammond
- Timothy J. Kamper
- John Kelly
- Steven C. Dawson
- Mark R. Gilling
- John P. Torgenson
- David C. Shapiro
- Frederick A. Rispoli
- Tanveer Shah
- Ian Neale
- Ronald D. Mercaldo
- Priscilla Frisby
Kent J. Hammond
Kent Hammond is partner at the firm of Rudolph & Hammond, LLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. As trial counsel, Mr. Hammond has successfully litigated numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and trucking litigation. Mr. Hammond received his J.D.with honors, from Drake University School of Law (1993), and B.S. in Finance from Truman State University (1989). Mr. Hammonds professional memberships include the the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), American Association for Justice, the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. For more information about Rudolph & Hammond, LLC, contact them at 480-951-9700.
Timothy J. Kamper
Attorney Timothy J. Kamper is a partner with Kamper Estrada, LLP, based in Phoenix, Arizona. Certified as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Kamper has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one as the result of someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.A fierce advocate for the rights of his clients, Mr. Kamper strives to recover the maximum amount of compensation his clients deserve to help them get through their difficult and uncertain times so that they can achieve some sense of normalcy in the wake of a devastating tragedy. Throughout the course of his career, he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and awards for those he has served, and he has earned a reputation for using the utmost compassion, integrity and respect when dealing with his clients.Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Kamper holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has earned Superb ratings from Avvo as well as the sites Clients Choice Award for being among the areas top attorneys for car accidents.After graduating cum laude from Siena College in 1968, Mr. Kamper attended Syracuse University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1971. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice in 1973, and the State Bar of Arizona admitted him in 1975. From 1975 to 1976, Mr. Kamper served as legal clerk for Justice Jack D.H. Hays of the Arizona Supreme Court. In addition to his legal career, Mr. Kamper also served with the U.S. Army, reaching the rank of captain.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.
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.
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Steven C. Dawson
Steven C. Dawson is a founding partner of Dawson & Rosenthal, P.C. located in Sedona, Arizona. Focusing his practice primarily on bad faith insurance litigation, he represents policy holders throughout the state as well as in California who have been wrongfully denied their rightful benefits under their health care, homeowners, disability, automobile or commercial liability coverage. In addition, Mr. Dawson handles personal injury and wrongful death litigation for people who have been seriously harmed by the negligence of other parties in motor vehicle accidents and other incidents.As an undergraduate, Mr. Dawson attended Arizona State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1978. Staying in Tempe, he went on to attend what was then known as the Arizona State University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1981. After graduation, Mr. Dawson spent several years with a Phoenix firm that handled bad faith litigation, eventually ending up as a partner, before leaving to co-found his current firm in 1995. Admitted to practice in Arizona, Mr. Dawson is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his successful track record and superb ethics, Mr. Dawson has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating though Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. A member of the Insurance Law Section of the American Association for Justice, Mr. Dawson is also an active participant in the Arizona Association for Justice. 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.
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.
John P. Torgenson
The founder and managing partner of Torgenson Law, John P. Torgenson focuses his practice exclusively on plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, he assists clients throughout the metropolitan area who have suffered losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Torgenson handles arise out of medical malpractice, motor vehicle collisions, defective products, premises liability and animal bites, among others. He has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients during his career.A Utah native, Mr. Torgenson attended The University of Utah as an undergraduate, where he majored in speech communication and pre-law. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 2001, he pursued his legal education at Notre Dame Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2004.Mr. Torgenson started his legal career at the Phoenix office of a leading Mountain West regional law firm, where he spent five years as a litigation associate. While there, Mr. Torgenson handled a variety of matters, including personal injury and wrongful death cases as well as mortgage fraud and construction disputes. He co-founded the predecessor to his current firm in 2010. Admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts, Mr. Torgenson is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Torgenson is an active participant in the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association as well as the Arizona Association for Justice, and he donates his time and services to several local civic organizations.
David C. Shapiro
David C. Shapiro is the founder of his own law firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Providing dedicated representation to clients throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, he focuses his practice exclusively on plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have suffered losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Shapiro has handled have involved surgical errors and other forms of medical malpractice, defective products, burn injuries, premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. Throughout his career, Mr. Shapiro has been instrumental in obtaining numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients.A Scottsdale native, Mr. Shapiro attended The University of Arizona as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 2007. He also obtained a certificate in entrepreneurship from the schools McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship. Mr. Shapiro then went on to attend the Sandra Day OConnor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he participated in its criminal practice clinic and served clerkships with judges on the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2010. Admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts, Mr. Shapiro is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.In order to stay abreast of current developments in wrongful death and personal injury litigation, Mr. Shapiro is an active participant in several professional organizations. His memberships include the Arizona Association for Justice, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He is also active in his community, donating his time to Little Pink Houses of Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides free week-long retreats to breast cancer patients and their families.
Frederick A. Rispoli
Attorney Frederick A. Rispoli founded the Arizona law firm, Rispoli Law, PLLC, in 2014 with the goal of protecting the rights of innocent victims living in Arizona. The firm assists victims of negligence and families who have lost loved ones due to medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. Beginning in 2018, Rispoli Law has expanded its presence into Southern California, continuing to provide a powerful voice to those who have been devastated by the wrongdoing of others.Mr. Rispoli earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Emory University in 2004. He spent the first year after graduation teaching biology to low-income students in the Los Angeles area. He then decided to further his education at Arizona State University Sandra Day OConnor College of Law, where he earned his law degree in 2008. After finishing law school and his admission to the State Bar of Arizona, he decided to start his legal career in Arizona. Mr. Rispoli is admitted in California as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.Prior to his practices founding, he served as a prosecutor for the city of Scottsdale and as an associate at two Arizona law firms. At the first of those firms, one of the countrys largest, he focused on health care litigation. He soon realized his true calling was in helping victims instead of corporations, so he joined a personal injury firm. After two years, he established Rispoli Law, PLLC, where he has built a reputation as a dedicated client advocate and formidable courtroom opponent.Attorney Rispoli has the respect of both his clients and his peers due to his determination, skills and long record of success. He has a Superb rating from Avvo, and The National Trial Lawyers listed him among the top 40 attorneys under 40 in Arizona.
Attorney Tanveer Shah is the founding member of the Viper Law Group in Scottsdale, Arizona. Passionate about helping people in need, Mr. Shah devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss caused by another partys negligent, careless or unlawful actions. Aside from his sucess on behalf of his injured clients, he has also achieved unprecedented success battling insurance providers who breach their duties to their insureds and commit bad faith by treating their insureds unfairly. He has won a number of these cases and recovered the maximum amount possible for his clients. With both of these skill sets, he holds insurance companies accountable to do the right thing for those who are injured.Serving individuals and families throughout the greater Phoenix metro area and across the entire State, Mr. Shah fights hard to protect his clients rights and entitlements in the face of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from any of the following:,· Motor vehicle accidents,· Medical malpractice,· Nursing home abuse,· Birth injuries,· Brain and head injuries,· Dangerous drug reactions,· Defective products,· Slip-and-fall accidents,· Dog bites,· Other claims of negligence or wrongdoing,A 2005 graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, Mr. Shah obtained his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2010. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Arizona after he moved to Arizona in 2013 and he is a highly active in a number of professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Arizona Association for Justice, where he is a member of the publications committee.He also serves on the board of the Arizona Center for Law In the Public Interest, is also co-President of the South Asian Bar Association of North America, and he is a member of the SouthEast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS.Named one of the Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Mr. Shah has received numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service. In 2015, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys voted him among the 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, and he has received several Clients Choice awards from Avvo for personal injury, car accidents and brain injuries. He has been named AVVO.coms clients choice award winner four years in a row starting in 2015 to 2019. Attorney Shah has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients throughout his career, but his distinguished career is distinct from other attorneys in that he is also a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in these illustrious organizations is offered to less than 1% of all attorneys in the country. To be considered, members must have earned a million dollar verdict or award to be members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a multi-million dollar verdict or award to be members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Attorney Shah has been truly fortunate to do both several times on behalf of his clients.Should you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing legal representation for an injury or wrongful death claim, call Attorney Shah right away. He takes great pride in his firms unparalleled level of customer service. He offers free consultations and every client that is retained has his personal cell phone number so that they can always be informed of the status of their case.
Ian Neale is a highly experienced trial lawyer, having tried more than 100 cases before a jury or bench. He has been recognized among Arizonas Finest Lawyers, Southwest Top Lawyers and is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. His practice focuses on Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Premises Liability and General Commercial Litigation. Ian is experienced in representing physicians whose licenses are being challenged by boards of specialty and defends them in medical malpractice cases. He also has experience handling cases of significant injury or death resulting from aviation accidents.
Ronald D. Mercaldo
The founder of The Mercaldo Law Firm located in Tucson, Arizona, Ronald D. Mercaldo focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He provides representation to clients in the state and across the Southwest who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving medical malpractice, commercial vehicle accidents and similar matters.As an undergraduate, Mr. Mercaldo attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science in 1967. He then went on to attend what was then known as the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1971. After graduation, Mr. Mercaldo spent several years at a civil litigation firm that provided defense counsel to insurance companies in personal injury lawsuits until founding The Mercaldo Law Firm in 1978. This experience has served him in good stead in his plaintiffs practice as it allows him to anticipate the strategies that insurers are likely to employ. Admitted to practice in Arizona and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Mr. Mercaldo has been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in personal injury and wrongful death.Throughout his long and distinguished career, Mr. Mercaldo has earned the high esteem of his fellow attorneys for his superb ethics and excellent record on behalf of his clients. This is attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer-review rating through Avvo. He has been an active participant in the State Bar of Arizona, and he is a former chairman of its Professionalism Committee. Mr. Mercaldo has also served on its Civil Jury Instructions Committee, and he is a member of several other legal organizations, including the American College of Trial Lawyers.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.
In Tucson, Arizona, Priscilla Frisby is an attorney at Priscilla Frisby Attorney at Law PLLC. She handles personal injury cases, including animal bites, aviation accidents, brain injury, birth injuries, products liability, trucking accidents, sexual harassment and wrongful death. Along with personal injury law, she also defends those who have been accused of committing a crime, including federal white collar crime, and those who have had their civil rights,Admitted to practice in Arizona since 2009, she has almost a decade of experience representing the rights and best interests of the people of Tucson. Fluent in Spanish and English, she is committed to providing high-quality legal services and representation to everyone who needs it.A graduate of California Western School of Law, Ms. Frisby obtained her Juris Doctor in 2008. Aggressive and experienced in the courtroom, she offers professionalism and respect to clients from all walks of life. Her goal is to make a difference in the lives of those who find themselves in need of legal help or assistance. She has been given a Very Good rating from Avvo as a featured attorney and has a strong rating from the organization.A proactive individual who uses knowledge and experience to solve complex problems when the people of Tucson are facing legal issues, Ms. Frisby is committed to working well with both clients and opponents. For those who are facing criminal charges, have been injured in an accident, she is a strong advocate.