Meet our Attorneys

J. Tyrrell Taber

Senior Counsel



 

 

Admitted in 1977, trial lawyer Ty Taber is an Arizona and California licensed attorney who focuses his full-time practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical and Professional Malpractice, and General Civil Litigation.Ty is a sustaining member, past President, and on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Association for Justice. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Recognized by his peers, he has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1995 and selected by Arizona Super Lawyer, Best Lawyers in America, and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. Ty is a Certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

 

Wrongful Death

Medical and Professional Malpractice

General Civil Litigation

North Valley Top Lawyer, 2020

AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Selected to Best Lawyers® in America, 2016-2021

Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury, 2010 and 2013 - present

Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2010- present

Arizona, 1978

California, 1977

California Western School of Law, J.D., 1977

Arizona State University, B.S., 1973

State of Arizona, Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, ABOLS

State Bar of California

American Association for Justice

Arizona Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, Past President and Board of Directors

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

American Bar Association

Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct, 2010- present

Arizona Court Reporter Board, 2008-2016

"Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases", Lorman Education Services

"Professionalism Course", State Bar of Arizona

"Basis Trial Skills: Voir Dire and Opening Statement", State Bar of Arizona

"Discovery Techniques", State Bar of Arizona

"Medical Marijuana Initiative Litigation", University of Arizona Law School

 August 13, 2020

Join Burg Simpson and Register for the 6th Annual Pedal 4 Possible Charity Bike Ride!

Craig Hospital’s Therapeutic Recreation department established the Pedal 4 Possible (P4P) charity bike ride in 2015 to raise money for patients experiencing spinal cord and brain injury. Burg Simpson has a long history supporting Craig Hospital and has created a team to participate in this year’s virtual ride. P4P will be held from Saturday, September… Read more »

 August 10, 2020

Burg Simpson Features: Attorney Craig S. Nuss, Co-Leader of the Construction Defect Team

Craig S. Nuss, the co-practice group leader of the Construction Defects department at Burg Simpson, is a Colorado native born in Brush in 1960. He obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1982 and graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1988. Mr. Nuss begin his… Read more »

 August 7, 2020

Burg Simpson Opens New Offices in Florida to Handle Construction Defects Litigation

Burg Simpson recently opened new offices in Tampa and Sarasota, Florida to focus on construction defects. The firm’s Construction Defects Team handles disputes for owners of single-family and multi-family homes, and have our litigation attorneys have been fighting for the rights of homeowners and homeowner associations across the country for more than 20 years. Burg… Read more »

 August 6, 2020

National Law Review Publishes New Article by David K. TeSelle About Supreme Court Ruling on McGirt v. Oklahoma

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Native American Rights in Oklahoma Burg Simpson preferred shareholder, David K. TeSelle has authored an article for the National Law Review about the Supreme Court’s recent decision on McGirt v. Oklahoma. In July of 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that much of the eastern portion of Oklahoma falls within… Read more »

Greeley, CO – Two Workers Killed in Work Accident on 1st Ave

 June 19, 2020

David Hersh: COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income

Shareholder David Hersh Discusses COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income  David P. Hersh is a shareholder and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “I am David Hersh, Co-leader of the Commercial Litigation Department at Burg Simpson. Business owners across the country have suffered from the loss of business income as… Read more »

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

 June 18, 2020

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

David K. TeSelle is a trial lawyer and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “Do you have confidential information about a company who is cheating the state or federal government out of money, leaving the American taxpayer holding the bag? If so, there is something you can do about it,… Read more »

 June 16, 2020

Shareholder Jacob Burg Discusses Burg Simpson’s Commitment to Pro Bono Work

Jake Burg is a shareholder and a trial lawyer with  Burg Simpson’s personal injury department. “Since the firm’s inception in 1976, Burg Simpson has been committed to providing pro bono legal services to heroes who have dedicated themselves to serving others in times of great need. As an attorney with Burg Simpson, I was proud to… Read more »

 June 15, 2020

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now Shareholder Stephen J. Burg is a trial lawyer and the practice group leader of the firm’s personal injury department. If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you need someone to be on your side. Insurance companies make huge profits by… Read more »

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