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R Douglas Dalton

Osborn Maledon PA


Doug Dalton is a member of Osborn Maledon, P.A, whose 37-year civil litigation practice in Arizona has covered a wide variety of areas—including representing a corporate defendant in a mineral rights case that resulted in what was then the longest jury trial in Arizona history (8 1/2 months), representing the plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case that resulted in what was then the largest personal injury jury verdict in Arizona history ($28 million), and representing clients in various cases establishing new legal standards in areas including insurance bad faith law, Rawlings v. Apodaca, et al., 151 Ariz. 149, 726 P.2d 565 (1986); legal malpractice law, Kremser v. Quarles & Brady, L.L.P., et al., 201 Ariz. 413, 36 P.3d 761 (App. 2001), and breach of fiduciary duty law, Whetman v. IKON , 209 F.R.D. 94 (E.D. Pa. 2002); Whetman v. IKON, 191 F.R.D. 457 (E.D. Pa. 2000). Mr. Dalton has handled jury trials within Arizona in Apache County Superior Court, Maricopa County Superior Court, Pima County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court, and the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona and will be able to offer insights on the mediation process from the perspective of a civil litigator who has participated in many mediations as a part of a wide-ranging civil practice spanning several decades.