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

AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating

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

 October 28, 2020

Burg Simpson Sponsors the Anti-Defamation League Awards Reception

Burg Simpson is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Awards Reception this year. The “If Not Now, When?” virtual reception on November 12th will honor Sheldon “Shelly” Steinhauser with the ADL Lifetime Achievement Award. The event will be held Via Zoom on Thursday, November 12th at 5:30 pm. The occasion will include… Read more »

 October 22, 2020

Burg Simpson Lawyers Achieve “Superb” Rating by Martindale-Avvo

Twenty-Five Burg SImpson Attorneys have achieved a “Superb Rating” by AVVO. Martindale-Avvo is a legal directory that provides comprehensive attorney profiles, client reviews, peer endorsements, and a proprietary rating for more than 97 percent of all licensed attorneys in the United States. Avvo lawyer profiles are aggregated from public records provided by state bars and… Read more »

 October 21, 2020

Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim for a Birth Injury

Scott Eldredge is a shareholder and the Practice Group Leader of Burg Simpson’s Medical Malpractice department. Mr. Eldredge’s legal practice focuses primarily on complex medical malpractice cases with a particular emphasis on birth injury claims. In many cases involving birth injuries, the parents whose children have suffered from birth trauma have a difficult time piecing together… Read more »

 October 16, 2020

Ohio E-News: October 2020

Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Consumer Litigation, Mass Tort & Class Action, Business & Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Harassment. OCTOBER 2020 E-News GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Congratulates Janet G. Abaray “Lawyer of the Year” In addition to being recognized as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America® for… Read more »

Denver, CO – Auto Wreck with Injuries on I-70 Blocks Highway

 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 »

Denver, CO – Crash with Semi and Motorcycle on Smith Rd Ends in Injuries

 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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