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Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


6035 East Grant Road, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Established: 1989

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Devices
  • Product Liability

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About Us

Cavett and Fulton, PC, was founded in 1989 and concentrates its practice on civil litigation. We are a law firm of trial attorneys. Substantial time is devoted to the defense of physicians, hospitals, nurses, mental health care providers and nursing home litigation. The attorneys defend individuals in investigations by regulatory and hospital boards and committees, licensing and credentialing bodies. We are experienced in representing physicians in DEA investigations. Each lawyer handles civil litigation and appeals, tries lawsuits, and participates in a variety of alternative dispute resolution techniques. We are committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective legal services. We are located in Tucson, Arizona in Pima County and serve outlying communities including Cochise, Santa Cruz, Pinal, Graham, Greenlee and Maricopa. The firm size has been maintained to ensure personalized representation and the attorneys are accustomed to meeting and exceeding insurance carrier guidelines.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Life Care Legal and Risk Services, LLC
  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, P.C.

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Personnel Information

Firm Members


Dan Cavett

Tucson, AZ

Years of Experience: 46

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Georgia, 1971
  • Arizona, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1975
More than 46 years experience in Negligence and other Tort Actions in Arizona Superior Courts, Arizona District Court, and the 9th Circuit Appellate Court. These negligence cases cover a broad range of topics such as medical malpractice, personal injury, general insurance, and products liability entailing standard of care, damages, comparative negligence, contributory negligence, vicarious liability, and arbitration. Mr. Cavett served 4 years as an Air Force JAG Officer trying Court Martials in Southeast Asia, and began practicing in Tucson in 1975. For 10 years he practiced general insurance defense trying accident and products liability cases. For the last 26 years his practice has focused on medical malpractice predominately defending physicians and healthcare providers in litigation and before regulatory agencies and credentialing committees. Mr. Cavett has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and AV rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years, listed in Super Lawyers of the Southwest in 2007-2010 and Best Lawyers in America since 1995. Mr. Cavett is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Tucson Chapter, 1990-1991)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Education:
  • Emory University, B.A., 1968
  • The University of Arizona, J.D., 1971
Honors:
Order of the Coif
Military:
Captain, USAF, JAGC [1972-1975]

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Anne M. Fulton-Cavett

Tucson, AZ

Years of Experience: 24

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
24 years experience in Negligence and other Tort Actions in Arizona Superior Courts, Arizona District Court, and the 9th Circuit Appellate Court. These negligence cases cover medical malpractice and nursing home/elder abuse. Ms. Fulton-Cavett has a particular dedication to defending hospitals, nursing homes, and all medical personnel, and is known for her depth and breadth of medical knowledge. She is an AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.A., 1991
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1995
Honors:
Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court (1994-1995); Morris K. Udall Inn of Court (1998)
Language:
  • Spanish

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