Areas of Practice
The Checkett Law Firm attorneys are among the most experienced in Arizona in complex litigation and trials. We have litigated a wide variety of civil cases in state courts including appeals. Our attorneys also have extensive experience in handling administrative proceedings, arbitrations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our firm uses the most modern technologies for litigation and trial support.
Our practice continually evolves to serve the needs of our clients. Our professionals work together to offer an effective and efficient solution-oriented approach to serve our clients' needs.
We deliver quality legal services and expertise equal to larger firms. At the same time, we are committed to providing maximum value from our legal services by appropriately staffing the right resources for the problems facing our clients. Please find a detailed list of our practice areas below.
Medical Malpractice and Health Care Defense
The Checkett Law Firm has a proven record of successfully defending medical malpractice and other health care related claims, regulatory claims, and administrative claims. Our attorneys and staff members possess both legal and medical expertise to aggressively defend health care providers against medical malpractice and other health care related claims.
The firm's attorneys have represented hundreds of physicians, nurses, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other health care providers in medical malpractice and wrongful death suits before Arizona state courts and in disciplinary proceedings before the state licensing boards and government agencies. Our attorneys are assisted by highly skilled nurse consultants who obtain and summarize medical records, and prepare experts for deposition and trial.
Our law firm provides a full range of litigation services to serve nearly every medical specialty including:
- Home Healthcare Agencies
- Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Group Homes
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Other Long Term Care Providers
- Other Medical Providers
Common health care related claims include the following:
- Arizona Medical Malpractice Action, A.R.S. § 12-561
- Arizona Adult Protective Services Act, A.R.S. § 46-455 (elder or vulnerable adult claims)
- Wrongful Death, A.R.S. § 12-611
- Department of Health Services complaints and surveys
- Officer of Inspector General (OIG) investigations
- Other State and Federal investigations and complaints
- Arizona state board complaints
The Checkett Law Firm handles a wide variety of commercial disputes with the goal of protecting and furthering the best interests of our clients. Our attorneys are exceedingly skilled and experienced in complex commercial litigation. We aggressively advocate on behalf of our clients in nearly every type of business-related controversy. While we are proficient in applying appropriate pressure to encourage settlements or otherwise successfully resolve disputes favorably to our clients, we also offer superior jury trial skills.
Our approach is to work closely with our clients to formulate a litigation strategy that considers both the economic issues along with the risks associated with litigation. We believe that to provide our clients with successful outcomes, we need to understand our clients and what matters to them. Our firm strives to understand our clients' objectives and deliver innovative solutions that provide value to our clients.
Whether the problem involves premises liability, alleged breach of contract or other contractual interpretation issues, insurance coverage, probate and trusts, product liability, personal injury, or insurance coverage issues, The Checkett Law Firm possesses the versatility, experience, and knowledge to effectively and efficiently resolve the matter for our clients.
The Checkett Law Firm appellate attorneys possess skills, experience, and an understanding of the appeals process in Arizona appellate courts. Our attorneys often collaborate with trial attorneys during trial to properly prepare issues for appeal to provide the best possible chance of a successful appeal.
Please feel free to contact us for more information about our areas of practice and how we can assist you in resolving your legal issue.