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Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP is a plaintiff’s law firm that focuses solely on personal injury claims. Our Arizona personal injury attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured and bringing those responsible for causing accidents to justice.

If you have suffered a serious injury in Arizona, our Phoenix personal injury lawyers can help you seek maximum financial compensation for your related losses. Contact us today for a free case consultation.

Why Choose Us

  • Clients trust Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP when results matter most. We have collected millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our personal injury clients.
  • Attorney Brian Panish is one of the country’s leading trial attorneys. He has obtained some of the most significant jury verdicts in United States history.
  • We can take on any defendant to hold them accountable for your injuries and losses, including large corporations, insurance companies, government agencies and other entities.
  • You will not pay your Arizona personal injury attorney anything in attorney’s fees unless you win your case. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis.

Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP, strength by your side ®

Nationally Ranked, Award Winning Law Firm Ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a “Tier 1” Firm for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation

Our attorneys have been repeatedly recognized for excellence by other trial attorneys, legal organizations and publications nationwide. The firm has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a “Tier 1” Firm for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation – the highest ranking a firm can receive– and among the top 12 best Plaintiff’s law firms in the country by the National Law Journal.

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Nationally Recognized, Award Winning Attorneys Panish and Ravipudi named 2020 Trailblazers by the National Law Journal

Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP partners Brian Panish and Rahul Ravipudi have been named among the list of 2020 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazers by the National Law Journal. The list recognizes 25 plaintiff lawyers from across the country who are agents of change and “have made significant marks on the practice, policy and technological advancements in their sector.”

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WHY IS PANISH | SHEA | RAVIPUDI LLP THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOU? 10 reasons to have our experienced personal injury law firm on your side

Hiring a personal injury attorney in Arizona can be a tough decision and, undoubtedly, one that will have a considerable impact on the outcome of your case. Here are some important qualities you should look for in selecting the best attorney for you.

Jury Verdicts
Jury Verdicts
The injury attorney team at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP have helped clients secure more than $10 Billion…

…in compensation for their damages. Senior Partner, Brian Panish, is recognized for obtaining the largest personal injury verdict in American history at the time, $4.9 billion jury verdict in Anderson v. GM. Additional landmark verdicts obtained by firm attorneys include a $58 million jury verdict for a construction accident, a $55 million jury verdict for a tire separation, a $41,864,102 jury verdict for an injured motorcyclist and many more multi-million dollar verdicts in personal injury cases.

Skilled with
Skilled with
Most personal injury lawsuits end at the settlement negotiation table and never proceed to trial.

While the trial value of a personal injury claim will likely eclipse the possible settlement value, reaching a speedy resolution in a settlement is beneficial to all parties. Our attorneys have the negotiating skills and legal acumen to maximize our clients’ recoveries at the settlement phase, and defense firms in the areas know our firm’s reputation for success with jury verdicts. This inherently encourages more amicable settlement negotiations with our clients.

Dealing with
Dealing with
Insurance companies have no obligation to act in a policyholder’s or claimant’s best interests.

They exist to make money and paying claims runs counter to their goals. When insurance companies attempt to lowball claimants or take advantage of unwary policyholders, our firm can hold them accountable and encourage fairer negotiations with our clients.

Stellar Reputation
Stellar Reputation The Arizona personal injury attorneys at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP have earned national recognition…

… for their record-setting jury verdicts and unwavering commitment to client recovery. Since our firm’s beginnings, we have secured substantial settlements for our clients in many different personal injury and product liability cases. Legal teams throughout the nation know our reputation for success, and our firm has earned the respect of our peers across the country.

Prompt and Thorough Investigations
Prompt and Thorough Investigations Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP consults with leading experts, researchers, and investigators around the country…

… to thoroughly research the facts of every case we take. Our firm coordinates timely and efficient investigations for our clients’ claims so we can retain as much evidence as possible. Because most physical evidence deteriorates quickly, we make every effort to obtain and preserve as much evidence as possibly, as quickly as possible, in every case.

Contingency Fees
Contingency Fees The assumed cost of legal representation unfortunately deters many people from seeking legal counsel when they need it most.

Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP operates under a contingency fee billing structure. This means a client does not pay any legal fees until we win his or her case. Our firm knows that after an accident, the last thing the average person wants to worry about is the cost of hiring an attorney. We offer transparent billing, so our clients know exactly what to expect from every case.

Navigating a
Complex System
Navigating a
Complex System
The average person will not be able to handle a legal claim unassisted while recovering from an injury.

Missing a filing deadline or other requirement could have a case thrown out before it even approaches trial. The Arizona injury attorneys at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP know how to meet the court’s strict filing requirements, so our clients can focus on recovery.

Trial Attorneys
Trial Attorneys Although most personal injury cases end with settlements, a few will need to move to trial for the plaintiff to recover.

The Arizona injury lawyers at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP have no fear of taking a case into court. Businesses and insurance companies in the area know our track record of landmark jury verdicts, so they take clients we represent very seriously. We put our reputation as trial-tested attorneys to work for the benefit of our clients.

Helping Our Clients with Important Decisions
Helping Our Clients with Important Decisions Building a lawsuit is just one aspect of recovering from a personal injury.

Our attorneys know the various devastating effects an injury can have on your life and have experience with a wide variety of civil claims. We want our clients to thoroughly understand their options and to make informed decisions about their compensation. Our attorneys are committed to providing the best representation possible in every personal injury case.

Working with
All Parties
Working with
All Parties
Our experienced Arizona personal injury legal team at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP has a reputation for working well with others…

… even opposing counsel in high-profile cases. We believe in professionalism and maximizing our clients’ compensation. Our reputation as a legal team of courteous, experienced professionals goes to work in every case we take.

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HERE TO HELP – ONCE AND FOR ALL® How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

Hiring a personal injury lawyer in Arizona to represent you can improve your overall legal experience, odds of success and case outcome.

An attorney has resources to put toward your personal injury case, including the ability to hire experts to testify in support of your claim, if necessary.

You can focus on healing from your injuries while your lawyer investigates your accident, gathers evidence, identifies the liable (at-fault) parties, negotiates with an insurer for fair compensation and takes your case to trial, if necessary. You can trust a lawyer to navigate your personal injury case with your best interests in mind.

About Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP

The most important decision a personal injury client makes is his or her choice of lawyer. Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP has a long track record of securing outstanding case results, earning positive law firm ratings and reviews, and putting our clients first.

We have a history of success that is unparalleled in obtaining justice for our clients and – most importantly – making things better for them as they rebuild their lives after accidents. Brian Panish, Adam K. Shea, Rahul Ravipudi, and the rest of our firm partners and attorneys are prepared to help you during this difficult time.

Contact Our Arizona Personal Injury Law Firm Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in Arizona, do not hesitate to seek legal representation. Contact Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP today to schedule a free case consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.

We will review your case, explain your options and provide personalized legal services to help you pursue the financial compensation you deserve. Call (877) 800-1700  now.

Our Practice Areas

At Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP, our team of attorneys is equipped to handle many types of personal injury cases throughout Arizona. Our practice areas include:

  • Car accident
  • Truck accident
  • Bus accident
  • Motorcycle accident
  • Bicycle accident
  • Pedestrian accident
  • Aviation accident
  • Product liability
  • Premises liability
  • Dog bite injury
  • Work accident
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Wrongful death
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Client Testimonials
“Spencer and Brian were right there, encouraging me, supporting me, helping me to know the things I needed to know to make good decisions...” Freeman v. Doe Realty Company Mike Freeman, whose son, Patrick, suffered a severe brain injury when he was struck by a car while legally crossing the street in a marked crosswalk. Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP obtained a $48.5 million settlement for Patrick.
“Brian and Spencer, Thank you both for everything you did to help my case! I am eternally grateful to you both. Chrys and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome.” Nichols v. AC Transit Abby Nichols who suffered severe orthopedic and internal injuries when she was hit by an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus. Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP obtained a $10.5 settlement for Abby.
“Their honest and professional approach was just what we needed during this difficult time. From the partners to the junior staff, they walked us through each step of the way and fought for us.” Powers v. Tanzman Joe and Didi Powers. Didi suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a recreational vehicle while riding her bicycle.
Frequently asked questions about personal injury cases

Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP specializes in plaintiffs’ personal injury law throughout Arizona. We help victims of defective products, fraud, car accidents, plane and helicopter crashes, wildfires, and more pursue their legal right to financial compensation.

It doesn’t matter who caused the injury or property damage – a large corporation, the government, or an individual – your Arizona personal injury attorney team will hold them accountable for their negligence and help win you fair compensation.

What is a personal injury case?

A personal injury case is based on personal injury law, which is a legal framework that provides a means for injury victims to recover compensation for their injuries and seek justice. Also referred to as Tort Law, personal injury law covers cases involving accidents, intentional acts such as sexual assault, defective products and defamation. Every Arizona personal injury claim has two core issues – liability and damages. Was someone liable for the injury or damages and what were the nature of the damages? Accident cases involve the concept of negligence. Negligence is a failure to exercise the care that a reasonable person would do in the circumstances relating to the accident. In order to establish negligence, four elements must be shown:

1. Duty

Duty is a legal obligation requiring that individuals or companies exercise a standard of reasonable care while performing actions that could harm others. This can encompass many things, such as a doctor providing care, or another motorist driving their car. The defendant does not have to know the plaintiff to owe them a duty.

2. Breach

Breach is a violation of that duty. The defendant breached that duty by failing to act as a “reasonably prudent person” should. In other words, the defendant should have known that their actions would likely cause injury to others.

3. Causation

Causation is the link between the breach of duty and the injury or harm suffered. For negligence to established, the injury must be a result of the breach.

4. Damages

Damages refer to actual injuries caused by the breach of duty.

How much does a personal injury attorney in Arizona charge?

At Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP, our Arizona personal injury lawyers handle all cases on a contingency fee basis. This means we never charge any fees unless we secure compensation on our client’s behalf – there are absolutely no out of pocket fees when we take a case. Once we are successful, we charge a percentage of the recovery.

How do I know if I have a claim?

While it’s not the only requirement, the injury needs to have been someone else’s fault, and caused by their negligence. Physically visible injuries are not necessary for a personal injury claim; attacks of defamation, emotional distress, or the expectation of harm would all be grounds for filing a personal injury lawsuit against that person. Another thing to consider is whether the injury created compensatory damages, such as medical expenses and bills or lost wages. If all of these things are true, then you have a personal injury case. It is recommended that you speak with one of our skilled Arizona injury lawyers immediately.

Who can file an injury claim?

When the willful or negligent act of another person or entities cause someone to suffer an injury, that person may file a claim under personal injury law. Each state has different laws detailing what qualifies as a personal injury. For example, workers’ compensation covers any injury that occurs at work. To better determine whether your situation qualifies under Arizona law, contact the Arizona accident lawyers at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP to schedule a free consultation.

How much is my case worth?

The value of a personal injury case varies based on the amount of damages the injuries you have incurred. Damages can be awarded for pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of consortium, loss of earnings, loss of earning capacity, medical bills – both present and future, among others. In certain circumstances, courts may award punitive damages. Punitive damages are awarded when the wrongful behavior of the defendant was particularly reprehensible. Additionally, the Arizona personal injury law firm you choose can have a huge impact on the amount you recover. Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP is considered to be one of the top plaintiff’s law firms in the country and we regularly receive referrals from other personal injury lawyers because of our track record of getting very large settlements and verdicts.

How long will my case take?

Every personal injury case is different, some can settle very quickly while others may take years to complete. This often depends on the defendant you are dealing with. If you are dealing with an insurance company, they will often try to pay you as little as possible to resolve your claim and offer pennies on the dollar for what your case is actually worth. Other defendants, especially in defective product, dangerous drug and medical device cases, may need to go to trial to be settled. It is vitally important to work with a Arizona personal injury law firm that will not settle your case for less than it’s worth just to get a quick result. If a company is not dealing fairly with you, taking them to trial may be the only way to secure just compensation for the harm you have suffered. At Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP, our trial lawyers have significant experience taking cases to trial against large companies and winning. We have secured over $1 billion for our clients in the last 10 years and set records along the way.

Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

If you are considering filing an injury claim, a personal injury attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome. Statistically, plaintiffs who hire an accident lawyer receive higher settlements than people who represent themselves. Our trial lawyers have the knowledge and experience to handle negotiations with insurance companies and if necessary, take your claim to trial. We are well known for our experience in the courtroom, our success rate, and high verdicts.

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Our Practice Areas

The Arizona Personal Injury lawyers at Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP handle many types of cases. If you don’t see the category for your type of case, please call us at (310) 477-1700 to speak with our trial lawyers and discuss your legal matter.

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Attorney Referrals and Joint Ventures

Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP is considered one of the top plaintiff’s law firms in the country and receives case referrals from all types of lawyers and law firms. We also joint venture on cases with attorneys who want to stay more actively involved in the litigation. Over $70 million referral fees in the last five years.

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Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP is proud to support the following schools and other organizations that make a difference in our community.

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