Wendi has been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death law due to her 35 years of litigation experience in both state and federal court. Her practice focuses on providing mediation services and defending aggravated liability and damages matters, including Federal Motor Carrier (trucking accident) cases, vehicular products liability matters, construction site injury and death matters, and premises liability cases.
Wendi serves as Chair of the State Bar of Arizona's Board of Legal Specialization, the committee responsible for setting standards and vetting potential certified specialists in Arizona.
Prior to joining Burch & Cracchiolo, Wendi served as Chief Trial Attorney and Major Case Counsel for one of the largest commercial insurance carriers in the world. Wendi is licensed to practice law in both Arizona and California.
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Defense of trucking litigation matters with allegations of conspicuity and logbook violations, FMCSR required maintenance and driving technique
Products liability matters including vehicular safety system and tire failures, safety cage and seat belt failures, propane explosions, motorized wheelchair incline and balance failures
Wrongful death and significant injury cases stemming from automobile and motorcycle accidents, construction site injuries, assaults and facility design defects
Dram shop litigation; hospitality industry litgation including sexual assaults on hotel premises
Construction site and workplace injuries, including related indemnification, OSHA and workers compensation issues
Complex injury matters including severe traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, and premature birth allegedly caused by automobile accidents
Chair, Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Chair, Personal Injury Advisory Commission to Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona 2015-2016
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of California
Member,State Bar of Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization
Chair, 2015-2016, Personal Injury Advisory Commission to the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Arizona
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016-2019