Crawford & Kline, P.L.C.

Medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death law firm committed to protecting your best interests.

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Firm Overview

With 60 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Crawford & Kline, P.L.C. are well known their integrity and exceptional legal ability. Testimony to this is the firm's AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics.

Bruce D. Crawford and Peter G. Kline are experienced trial attorneys, handling complex personal injury and wrongful death litigation, both plaintiff and defense. The primary focus of their practice is medical malpractice litigation. They also have extensive experience handling other types of serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Attorneys Crawford and Kline have significant experience with jury trials involving complex medical and liability issues. Both lawyers are certified specialists in personal injury and wrongful death litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Prior to establishing their own law practice in 1997, Crawford and Kline were equity partners with a large Phoenix law firm. Elaine Barber, R.N., B.S.N. joined the firm to provide medical expertise with the many complex medical issues in cases handled by the firm. Jodi Mondragon is the firm's paralegal assisting the lawyers in their handling of each client's case. The firm also employs several professional legal secretaries and assistants, as well as a law office administrator.

Tempe attorneys dedicated to providing you with the most cost-effective results
At Crawford & Kline, P.L.C., our commitment to our clients is our number one priority. We attentively listen to your concerns, clearly and precisely explain potential legal strategies to you and share our in-depth knowledge of the area of the law where you need help.

We have the experience, knowledge and skills to help you reach a favorable outcome in your case. We work hard to obtain the best resolution for you in the most cost-effective, time-efficient manner possible.

Contact responsive, knowledgeable & well respected lawyers serving Maricopa County.
Call Crawford & Kline, P.L.C. at 480-491-5100 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.
Main Office

Main Office
1920 East Southern Avenue, Suite 101
Tempe  AZ  85282-7537

Phone
  • 480-491-5100
Fax
  • 480-491-5115
Personal Injury
Plaintiff personal injury.
Tempe Firm Helping Victims Recover for Their Losses:
Personal injury attorneys at Crawford & Kline, P.L.C. have more than 60 years of combined experience successfully helping injured clients recover just compensation for losses resulting from auto accidents, medical malpractice, unsafe products, dangerous drugs, slips and falls, and unsafe work conditions. We also represent people with workers compensation and Social Security disability claims.

Seeking Just Compensation for Injuries:
Personal injury claims are brought by victims who suffer physical or psychological injury directly due to another person’s negligence. At Crawford & Kline, P.L.C., we employ a practical, professional approach to ensure that our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries, including damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. We use our extensive civil litigation experience, our knowledge about insurance company tactics and our skills at settlement negotiation to obtain the best possible recovery for our clients.

Personalized Legal Guidance:
The client's interests are our priority. We provide personalized legal guidance at every step of your case, updating you on progress and fully informing you about the legal strategy and recovery options available.

Our attorneys consult with knowledgeable and respected experts to help with case preparation. With the assistance of physicians, trauma doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors, forensics engineers, mechanics and accident reconstruction analysts, we are skilled at negotiating the best possible settlements. At trial, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony.

Protecting Your Claim:
Arizona law sets limits on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible so your claim is filed within crucial statutory deadlines. By investigating your claim immediately, we help ensure that valuable evidence remains available and witness memories remain fresh.

Personal Injury Defense:
Defending your legal rights against fraudulent claims
With personal injury claims on the rise, the need for a qualified and experienced personal injury defense attorney is growing every day. The attorneys at Crawford & Kline, P.L.C. have more than 60 years of combined experience representing numerous large corporations, professional services firms, property owners and managers, insurance companies, construction and other contractors, healthcare providers, and individual professionals in personal injury lawsuits seeking damage awards, including punitive or exemplary damages. Personal injury settlements can range from multiple millions to billions of dollars, and can make the difference between success or failure of your business.
At Crawford & Kline, P.L.C., our attorneys have successfully represented numerous businesses and insurance carriers against false claims, exaggerated settlement demands and other lawsuits alleging:
-Unsafe premises
-Engineering and design failure
-Construction and design accidents
-Auto, truck, motorcycle, ATV, 18-wheeler and aircraft accidents
-Defective products
-Industrial accidents
-Wrongful death
-Medical malpractice
-Product liability
-Chemical and toxic material exposure
-Machinery accidents and operator negligence
-Negligent hiring/supervision
-Home and commercial property damage

Providing Rapid and Accurate Defense:
We are well versed in Arizona's personal injury and tort laws and provide effective and diligent representation to expedite and ease resolution of conflicts or aggressively defend lawsuits, depending on your needs. Consulting an attorney immediately following the filing of a lawsuit enables us to thoroughly collect witness recollections when they are fresh and when evidence remains available. Our vast courtroom experience and rich history of successfully handling hundreds of personal injury cases, combined with professional input from medical experts and other professionals, enable us to develop highly-effective defenses to which judges and jury pools respond favorably.

Whatever the injury or property damage, we possess the extensive litigation experience needed to vigorously represent you against any personal injury claim that may cause harm to you or your business.

Bruce D. Crawford

Bruce D. Crawford

ISLN: 908129025
Member
Email: bcrawford@crawford-kline.com

Practice areas:
-Medical/dental malpractice
-Professional regulatory board representation
-Medical services litigation
-Products liability
-Personal injury
-Wrongful death
-Insurance bad faith
-Regulatory law
-Professional liability
-Elder law

Admitted:
Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1983

Recognition:
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics.

Associations & Memberships:
American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate)
Education
  • Arizona State University
    Juris Doctorate
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