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Scott Salmon

The Cavanagh Law Firm PA

Scott A. Salmon graduated cum laude from Arizona State University Law School in 1980. He was a published member of the Arizona State University Law Journal. He has been a frequent author and lecturer on various topics, including insurance coverage, construction litigation, and trial practice issues.  Scott is a member of the Defense Research Institute and Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. He is a member of the Trial Practice Section of the Arizona State Bar Association.


Scott has extensive trial and appellate experience in the federal courts as well as the state courts all over Arizona, both in personal injury and commercial litigation matters. A substantial portion of his practice has been devoted to insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.


He has represented and currently represents several different insurance carriers in matters involving insurance coverage, bad faith, and insurance contribution actions.


His significant insurance coverage and/or bad faith litigation included a lengthy trial involving one of the largest environmental coverage cases in the state of Arizona in which the plaintiff was seeking in excess of $130,000,000 for clean-up costs alone, consequential damages for breach of contract and bad faith.


Scott is a Senior Member of The Cavanagh Law Firm. Recent trials include legal malpractice, bad faith, wrongful death, brain damage, personal injury including loss of limbs, civil rights and toxic torts.