Michael E Gatto

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Contact Information

510-635-1284
mgatto@vanbloislaw.com
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Discipline

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Miscellaneous

Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1994

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 22, 1994

Other Language(s): None


Biography

Michael specializes in prosecution of personal injury claims involving complicated medical issues and theories of liability. He handles industrial accidents, premises liability, products liability, exceptions to workers' compensation, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, toxic tort and maritime cases. Michael is dedicated to protecting the rights of the catastrophically injured.

For over 18 years, Michael has handled catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Michael began his Civil Law Career representing doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice actions. Michael now uses his extensive medical knowledge and complex litigation experience to benefit his clients in personal injury matters exclusively. In 2014, Michael received one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Contra Costa County history. Per The Recorder, this was the largest medical malpractice verdict in California for the year 2014.

Michael gained tremendous courtroom experience as a Deputy County Attorney in Pima County (Tucson), Arizona, where he represented the State in criminal prosecutions, from arraignment to sentencing, on cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to attempted murders. As a prosecutor, he handled nearly 100 jury trials and more than 150 bench trials.


Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Litigation Airbag Injury, Automotive Crashworthiness, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Chemical Products Liability, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Class Action Defense, Class Action Prosecution, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Biomedical Products Liability, Bicycle Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Complex Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Defense Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Trial Practice, Tobacco Litigation, Vaccine Injury, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Vehicle Rollovers, Recreational Products Liability, Propane Products Liability, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Seat Belt Injury, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Federal Litigation, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Heart Device Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Food Products Liability, Federal Civil Litigation, Explosions, Escalator Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, E-Discovery, Drug Contamination, Product Failure, Product Defects, Product Recall, Product Safety, Products Liability Arbitration, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Defense, International litigation, Industrial Products Liability, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Welding Products Liability, Warranty Law
Medical Malpractice Nursing Negligence, Nursing Liability, Obstetric Malpractice, Medication Errors, Mental health Professionals Malpractice, Nursing Malpractice, Medical Liability, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical negligence, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical-Legal Law, Dental Malpractice Defense, Failure to Diagnose, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery, Psychotherapy Law, Psychology Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Podiatric Malpractice, Physicians Rights, Physicians Risk Management, Physicians Professional Liability, Pharmacists Liability, Oncology Law, Optometric Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Bodily Injury, Boating Accidents, Bus Accidents, Brain Injury, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Aquatic Injuries, Bicycle Accidents, Automobile Negligence, Wrongful Death, Whiplash, Workplace Injury, Third Party Wrongful Death, Subway Accidents, Pedestrian Injuries, Neurolaw, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Dog Bites, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Catastrophic Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Motorcycle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Head Injury, Electrical Injury

Jurisdictions

  • Arizona (Active), California (Active)

Law School

  • Golden Gate

  • Last Updated: December 11, 2019
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  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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