Wattel & York

Wattel & York

Are you in need of an Arizona personal injury lawyer? At Wattel & York, we pride ourselves as one of the leading personal injury and property damage law firms in the nation and can cite more than 15,000 satisfied clients.

Firm Overview

We are aggressive advocates for the consumer and his or her rights, and if you hire us we will fight hard for you when your rights have been infringed. Through attorneys who are licensed in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Washington, Michigan, and Nevada, as well as our relationships with counsel throughout the country, our Washington personal injury lawyers can assist you virtually anywhere in the United States.

We regularly take on the biggest companies in the insurance industry such as Allstate, State Farm, Farmers, USAA, American Family, Progressive, among many others. We don't back down because we know what works and we know success our record shows it. Companies deal differently with us than they do other firms simply because they know that if they don't meet our demands we will sue and take the matter to court. We don't think we're exceptional because we handle things in this way we believe it's how any good law firm should operate.

Let our Phoenix, AZ personal injury attorneys take a look at your personal injury case (including auto accidents) or property damage claim (including diminished value). We will also back you in cases of dog bites, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and nursing home neglect. If you are in need of a Arizona personal injury lawyer, contact us now so we can start to fight for you. We serve all of Arizona, and have office locations in Tucson, Chandler, Glendale and Yuma.

WATTEL & YORK SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Wattel & York Scholarship Award is available to single mothers who are either enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited college or university within the United States. To be eligible applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please fill out our scholarship application form here.
Main Office

4901 W. Glendale Avenue
Glendale  AZ  85301
Phone
  • 623-937-5280
Websites

David Wattel

David Wattel is a founding member of the law firm of Wattel & York in Arizona. Mr. Wattel obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Illinois in 1984. He continued on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1988. He has devoted 25 years of law practice to representing those injured at the hands of others. He actively litigates cases and has represented more than 13,000 clients. In addition, Mr. Wattel trains physicians through the American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians (AIPIP), an organization founded by Wattel, on how to properly document personal injury claims. He also speaks nationally to auto body shops and their professional associations regarding diminished value and other property damage related subjects. Mr. Wattel is a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, and the State Bar of Arizona. He is licensed to practice in the State of Arizona, as well as the United States District Court, District of Arizona.

MICHAEL YORK

Michael York is a founding member of the Wattel & York personal injury law firm located in Arizona. Mr. York obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Arizona State University in 1989, and later earned his Juris Doctor from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1992. Mr. York served as a law clerk in the personal injury field from 1989 to 1992, and began actively practicing law in that area when he became licensed in 1993.

Mr. York is a Phoenix injury attorney that has represented thousands of clients in personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage matters since 1993. Mr. York has been particularly instrumental in molding Arizona law regarding insurance coverage, as well as claims for diminished value and property damage. He has successfully handled personal injury and property damage claims during the pre-litigation phase of the claims process, and has arbitrated and tried those cases since 1993. Mr. York has also briefed and argued several cases before the Arizona Court of Appeals, including but not limited to published opinions in USAA v. DeValencia, Country Mutual Insurance v. Fonk, Yollin v. City of Glendale, and Oliver v. Henry. Mr. York has devoted his entire career to the practice of personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage law.

Mr. York is licensed to practice law in all Courts of the State of Arizona, as well as the United States District Court, District of Arizona. Mr. York is also a member of the Arizona Association for Justice/Arizona Trial Lawyers Association.
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