Riggs, Ellsworth & Porter
1423 S HIGLEY RD STE 113, Mesa, Arizona, 85206-3449
Board Certified Specialization: Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation
Professional Liability Insurance: Yes
Admitted to Practice Law: 1978
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 7, 1978
Other Language(s): Cantonese
Robert L. Greer has practiced law for forty years and has been recognized for his expertise and extensive trial experience in personal injury, death, products liability and aviation cases:
Certified Specialist, Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, State Bar of Arizona since 1992
Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, www.lawdragon.com since Spring 2006
Southwest SuperLawyer, www.superlawyers.com since 2007 for personal injury (both plaintiff and defense), products liability and insurance.
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America www.litcounsel.org since 2010
Best Lawyers in America, https://www.bestlawyers.com/America since 2012
Martindale-Hubbell Legal Ability Rating: “A V” (from Very High to Preeminent)
Judge pro tem, Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County
Mr. Greer was formerly a partner with a national law firm specializing in products liability and aviation litigation, and managing attorney for a major property and casualty insurer.
A lawyer's record in trial results in better settlements. Mr. Greer has been lead counsel in almost 100 jury trials involving death, personal injuries, insurance bad faith, defective products, aircraft crashes, car, truck and bus accidents and fires and explosions.
Cases litigated include damages from wrongful death, amputation, paralysis, brain injuries, fractures, burns, chronic pain, job loss, loss of business and profits, and destruction of property.
Not just a trial lawyer, Mr. Greer has had successful appeals involving personal injury, products liability, evidence and trial procedure, most notably State Farm Ins. Co. v. Premier Manufacturing Systems, 213 Ariz. 419 (2008) (applying comparative fault to defective products), Law v. Superior Court of Arizona, 157 Ariz. 147 (1988) (seat belt defense); Broadbent v. Broadbent, 184 Ariz. 74 (1995) (abolishing parental immunity)
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Insurance||Insurance Litigation, Insurance Investigations, Insurance Mediation, Insurance Products, Insurance Rate Regulation, Insurance Recovery, International Insurance, Insurance Regulation, Malpractice, Motorists Arbitration, No Fault Automobile Insurance, No Fault Auto Insurance Defense, life Insurance Defense, Loss Recovery, Life Insurance, Life and Health Insurance, Property Damage Defense, Property Damage, Personal Liability Defense, Personal Liability, Property Insurance Coverage, Property Insurance, Property Insurance Defense, Property Loss, Public Liability Defense, Reinsurance, Public Liability, Property Subrogation, Risk Management, Reinsurance Mediation, Reinsurance Defense, Surety Defense, Surety Law, Unfair Insurance Practices, Uninsured and Underinsured, Subrogation, Self Insured Law, Self Insured Defense, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Automobile Liability, Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense, Automobile Insurance Coverage, Automobile Insurance Defense, Automobile Liability Defense, Captive Insurance, Casualty Insurance Defense, Casualty Insurance, Excess Coverage, Excess and Reinsurance, Disability Insurance Defense, Commercial Insurance, Casualty Insurance Subrogation, Commercial Property Insurance, Commercial Insurance Defense, Arson and Insurance Fraud, Automobile Insurance, Accident Insurance, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Arbitration, Insurance Collection, Insurance Bad Faith Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions, Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers, Insurance Administration, Insurance Defense Subrogation, Insurance Coverage Defense, Insurance Fraud Defense, Insurance Fraud, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Contracts, Extra Contractual Insurance Claims, Extra Contractual Insurance Defense, Fire Insurance Defense, Fire Insurance, Fire Insurance Subrogation, Fire Loss, General Liability, General Liability Defense, Insurance Adjuster Liability, Indemnity, Flood Insurance Defense, First Party Insurance, First and Third Party Insurance, First and Third Party Insurance Defense|
|Litigation||Complex Litigation, Defense Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Class Action Defense, Civil Litigation, Chemical Products Liability, Chemical Explosions, Breach of Warranty, Blood Bank Liability, Bicycle Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Airbag Injury, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Recreational Products Liability, Propane Products Liability, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Seat Belt Injury, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Trial Practice, Products Liability Arbitration, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Product Safety, Product Recall, Product Defects, Product Failure, Personal Injury Litigation, Office Equipment Products Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Manufacturers Liability, International litigation, Industrial Products Liability, Long-Arm Litigation, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Explosions, Federal Civil Litigation, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Food Borne Disease, Flammable Fabrics, Firearms Litigation, Federal Litigation, Welding Products Liability, Warranty Law, Vehicle Rollovers|
|Personal Injury||Bus Accidents, Brain Injury, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Bicycle Accidents, Automobile Negligence, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Aquatic Injuries, Animal Attacks, Accidents, Wrongful Death, Third Party Wrongful Death, Workplace Injury, Whiplash, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Severe Burns, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Product Liability, Personal Injury Appeals|
|Premises Liability||Inadequate Security, Premises Liability Defense, Negligent Security, Premises Security|
|Torts||Tort Liability, Tort Defense, Intentional Torts, Civil Liability|
|Transportation||Common Carrier Law, Cargo Claims, Air Cargo, Freight Claims, Common Carrier Liability Law, Freight Loss and Damage, Highway Construction Law, International Transportation Law, Highway Design Liability, Motor Carrier law, Motor Carrier Defense, Motor Carrier Liability, Truck Accidents, Transportation Safety, Transportation Liability, Surface Transportation, Trucking Liability, Trucking Law|
- 10th Circuit (Active), 9th Circuit (Active), Arizona (Active), Federal Court (Active), New Mexico (Active)
- U of Arizona
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
Typical Hourly Fee: $400
Typical Fixed Fee:
Typical Contingency Fee: 33%
Mesa, Arizona, Maricopa County
Accept Credit Cards: Yes
Free Consultations: Yes
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