Serious Personal Injuries and Wrongful Death
Serious Personal Injuries can occur during many different traumatic events, and range in type and severity. Regardless of the traumatic event, or injury type or severity, the individuals affected experience emotionally draining and stressful circumstances. Hiring a trustworthy and experienced Personal Injury lawyer can pay both short-term and long-term dividends. Honesty, empathy, diligence, communication skills, objectiveness, and a willingness to fight, are all common traits shared by the best Personal Injury lawyers.
Paul Ticen is an experienced Personal Injury lawyer that cares and fights for his clients. Fresh out of undergrad, Paul embarked on a career in the insurance industry as a claims representative. He began handling personal automobile claims with small bodily injury limits, but quickly progressed handling more complex claims. Six years later, Paul Ticen had handled high exposure claims in commercial trucking, general liability and liquor liability involving severe or fatal injuries, and liability limits of $1,000,000 and greater. As a young lawyer, Paul began practicing in insurance defense with a highly respected AV rated law firm in downtown Phoenix. Paul Ticen defended many businesses and individuals in an assortment of Personal Injury lawsuits, primarily dramshop (bars and nightclubs), product liability, motor vehicle collisions and premises liability. In 2014, Paul and his partners founded McFadden Ticen & Beam (MTB), a personal injury law firm located in Chandler. Since 2014, Paul Ticen and MTB have enjoyed enormous success representing clients in Personal Injury and wrongful death lawsuits throughout the East Valley and greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Automobile and Truck Crashes (Expandable)
Unfortunately, automobile and truck crashes occur daily on Chandler, East Valley, and greater Phoenix metropolitan roads and freeways. Especially crashes involving trucks and other commercial vehicles, it is critical to get a lawyer involved as quickly as possible to preserve and gather evidence. Paul Ticen has successfully represented clients injured during automobile and truck crashes.
Pedestrian Personal Injuries can be catastrophic. Whether a pedestrian is injured while crossing the street, or jogging along a sidewalk, the physical and emotional injuries can be substantial.
Paul has represented motorcyclists who sustain Personal Injuries while riding, as well spouses, children and parents in Wrongful Death cases involving loved ones who sustained fatal injuries. Because there’s an inherent bias against motorcyclists it is critical to begin an investigation into the crash as soon as possible to firm up fault.
Under Arizona law, bars and other drinking establishments owe duties to the public to refrain from over serving alcohol to patrons,or any alcohol to the underaged. Paul has defended many bars from Dramshop lawsuits, as well as represent clients who sustained Personal Injuries during car crashes and assaults that can be traced to negligent alcohol service by bars and other drinking establishments.
Sports and Fitness Injuries
Sports and Fitness Injuries can occur to any age group, and at any time. Whether due to negligent coaching, or Personal Trainer Liability, severe and debilitating Personal Injuries can result. As a former collegiate athlete and current counsel to several fitness and athletic facilities, Paul Ticen has the knowledge, expertise and resources to help clients navigate Personal Injury claims arising from Sports and Fitness injuries.
Defective and unreasonably dangerous products can cause Personal Injuries, whether due to a defective product design, warning or manufacturing. Whether the defective product is an automobile component, fitness equipment, or food item, manufacturers, installers and others in the chain of distribution owe duties to consumers. Paul Ticen has successfully defended and prosecuted Personal Injury claims involving defective and unreasonably dangerous products.
Injury Type and Severity
Paul handles a wide variety of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, from soft tissue injuries to fatalities.
Personal Injuries fall within a continuum of severity. While soft tissue injuries are often frowned upon and skeptically viewed by the insurance industry and defense lawyers, soft tissue injuries these type of injuries can adversely affect an individual’s ability to sleep, perform family and work obligations, engage in activities of daily living, and the significant stress that flow from these adverse affects. Paul Ticen works with a number of reputable chiropractic offices and physical therapists in Chandler, the East Valley and Phoenix Metropolitan area to ensure his clients get the best medical care to resolve soft tissue injuries.
While most soft tissue injuries are subjective in nature because they aren’t readily visible to the physician eye or present on radiological films, more objective injuries are. This includes herniated discs, torn and ruptured muscles and connective tissue (tendons and ligaments), scars, traumatic brain injuries and hematomas, and fractured bones. These type of Personal Injuries typically require more integrated care to get the patient back to his pre-collision status, and may involve surgery.
Further on the severity continuum are more serious and permanent injuries that may involve amputated limbs, significant brain injuries, paralysis and other catastrophic organ and other internal damage. For these type of cases, Paul Ticen will put together a team to assist your case, including other partners at McFadden Ticen & Beam, as well as other top flight Personal Injury and Wrongful Death lawyers in the East Valley and Phoenix metropolitan areas.
In Arizona, a wrongful death claim is governed by Arizona’s wrongful death statute. Certain statutory beneficiaries have the right to bring a claim against the person or business that caused or contributed to the death. Paul Ticen has experience representing clients in Wrongful Death cases, and has helped clients recover significant settlements. Like the cases involving the most severe Personal Injuries, Paul Ticen typically puts together a team to handle the case, especially cases that take significant time and expenses to prosecute.