Not all cases settle that easily. Too many uninsured drivers are out there for you to for you to gamble by having inadequate coverage. Right away, I knew I was hurt. Finally, a medical professional will likely be able to advise you on how you can minimize any discomfort following the accident and how to get back to normal as quickly as possible. This package explains why the loss is the company’s insured’s fault, and explains exactly how my client’s life has been affected by the injuries.Read More
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
- Elizabeth C. Kamper
- Steven A. Cohen
- Jose M. Leon
- Steven C. Dawson
- David C. Shapiro
- Colby Scott Wells
- Richard S. Plattner
- Mark S. O’Connor
- Ian Neale
- Theodore (Todd) Julian, Jr.
- Lloyd L. Rabb III
- Ronald D. Mercaldo
Elizabeth C. Kamper
As a founding member of Kamper Estrada, LLP, Elizabeth C. Kamper handles cases of personal injury throughout the state of Arizona. Her practice focuses on car accidents, bicycle accidents, brain injuries, trucking accidents, pedestrian accidents and cases of wrongful death.Ms. Kamper first earned a Bachelor of Science in 2000 from Northern Arizona University before attending Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctor in 2008. Her desire for a more personalized approach led her from a larger firm to opening her own firm. She is admitted to practice in the state of Arizona and the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.With a passion for giving back to the community, Ms. Kamper does pro bono work for the Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Bankruptcy Pro Bono Panel and is a mentor for the Mentorship Program of the Young Lawyers Division of the Maricopa County Bar Association. Former clients have given her an Avvo Superbrating for the outstanding work she has done for them, and for her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Ms. Kamper holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. While delivering exceptional results for every case, she also manages to treat clients like family.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.
Steven A. Cohen
Steven A. Cohen is the founder and principal of Cohen Law, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents individuals and families who have been harmed by the negligence of others in matters involving motor vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle accidents, dog bites and claims involving unsafe and dangerous premises. Mr. Cohen represents clients from all over the state of Arizona. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in political science summa cum laude from Arizona State University in 1975, Mr. Cohen went on to attend what is now known as the Arizona State University Sandra Day OConnor College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1978. Admitted to practice in Arizona, he 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. Mr. Cohen has been certified as a specialist in personal injury and wrongful death litigation by the State Bar of Arizona, and he has served as a judge pro tem on the Paradise Valley Municipal Court since 2001. Mr. Cohen is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Arizona Association for Justice. His extensive involvement in community affairs has included his six years of service as a member of the Paradise Valley Planning Commission. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals on account of his excellent track record and high ethical standards, Mr. Cohen has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as an Excellent peer-review rating through Avvo, the online legal directory and forum. AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Jose M. Leon
As an attorney at the boutique law office of Leon Law, PLLC, Jose M. Leon provides compassionate, yet honest legal counsel to people in the Phoenix, Arizona, area, as well as in Tucson and throughout the state. Focusing his practice on personal injury, Mr. Leon has dedicated his career to helping those injured as a result of car, truck and construction accidents to achieve financial justice. He also handles wrongful death cases.Mr. Leon completed his undergraduate education at Arizona State University. He went on to attend the Arizona Summit Law School, earning a Juris Doctor in 2008.Fulfilling a lifelong goal of becoming a business owner, Mr. Leon founded his law firm with the purpose of offering quality, professional legal services. Treating each case as if it were his own or that of a family member, he is committed to helping his clients obtain the assistance they need and deserve. His dedication to providing focused guidance and aggressive advocacy on behalf of those injured by the negligent or reckless actions of others has garnered Mr. Leon the respect of his clients and peers alike. He has an Avvo Superbrating and has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Mr. Leon also received the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Leon. He is a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association. Mr. Leon believes in giving back to his community, and he is also a member of The Scottsdale Charros.
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.
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.
Colby Scott Wells
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Colby Scott Wells is an attorney at David Shapiro Law, PLLC. Providing representation to clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of matters that Mr. Wells has worked on have stemmed from incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, medical malpractice, defective products, and auto-pedestrian accidents.During his career as a plaintiffs attorney, Mr. Wells has been able to obtain sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients. Prior to entering private practice, he worked for a well-known insurance company where he handled commercial injury claims, and this experience has allowed him to anticipate the types of tactics that insurance defense attorneys often use during trials. Mr. Wells is admitted to practice before all Arizona state courts.Mr. Wells majored in marketing as an undergraduate at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and he received a Bachelor of Science in 2006. After graduation, he was a personal banker at JPMorgan Chase & Co. for more than a year, and he then spent time as an operations manager for a commercial transportation company before he decided to pursue a legal education. Mr. Wells thereupon enrolled at what was then known as Phoenix School of Law, and he served clerkships with a Phoenix law firm as well as with the City of Glendale Prosecutors Office. He was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2012, and he joined his current firm in June 2018 after working for a large personal injury law firm.
Richard S. Plattner
I built and maintain my practice by making honest claims for honest people. I discourage exaggeration and wont be a party to shady shenanigans. For more than 40 years of practice Ive developed a reputation for honesty to my opponents as well as my clients. Although from time to time this means giving up some short-term advantage which might be gained by fudging the facts, I believe my clients get better settlements after a quicker and less costly process as a result. And its better at trial, as welltruth has a ring to it. Consistent candor,even when it hurtsits good for my clients, my practice and our justice system.
Mark S. O’Connor
Mark OConnor graduated with distinction from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1986. He was admitted to the Arizona Bar and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, in 1986. Mr. OConnor has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in ,The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2011 and Arizonas Finest Lawyers 2011. He is certified as a Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization, and is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. He handles cases involving serious injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, transportation accidents, product liability, and governmental liability, and he has been lead counsel in numerous jury trials.
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.
Theodore (Todd) Julian, Jr.
Todd Julian is a Partner who has been with Burch & Cracchiolo since 1989. His practice includes both personal injury and insurance defense litigation at both the trial and appellate level. He represents clients in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligence, premises liability, auto/trucking, public entity and government liability. He is a certified specialist in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Julian has also handled personal injury cases in various tribal courts in Arizona and the Western United States. Mr. Julian graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Arizona in 1986 and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1989 where he was an editor for the ,Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, and received honors for excellence in Moot Court and oral advocacy. He served on the State Bar of Arizona (Communications Advisory Committee, 1996 - 2010, Chair 1998 -2000; Peer Review Committee, 2000 - 2015, Chair 2004 - 2015), and the Maricopa County Bar Association (Bench-Bar Committee, 1995 - present, Chair 2002-2003). Membership in professional associations includes the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Arizona Association for Justice (formerly the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association). Mr. Julian has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers as well as Arizonas Finest Lawyers. Bar Admissions include: Arizona (1989); U.S. District Court (1990); 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1995); Ft. Mojave Tribal Court (1996); Wind River Tribal Court (1997); Quileute Tribal Court (2000); Colorado River Indian Tribal Court (2002); Hualapai Tribal Court (2005); Ak-Chin Community Tribal Court (2007); White Mountain Apache Tribal Court (2010); Cocopah Tribal Court (2013); Yavapai Apache Tribal Court (2014); Fort McDowell Tribal Court (2014) and admissions pro hac vice in various jurisdictions. Mr. Julian is an Arizona native who is active in the community.
Lloyd L. Rabb III
Mr. Rabb is a specialist in Injury & Wrongful Death (Az Board of Legal Specialization), Past-President of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys with a 33 year practice focusing on representing injury victims from railroads, trucking and industrial accidents, motor vehicle collisions, medical negligence and much more. Mr. Rabb has an AV (Preeminent) rating with Martindale-Hubble and listed in Best Lawyers in Amarica.
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.