01/01/17

Jim Fitzgerald Receives Highest Possible Rating

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded the highest possible rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards to Jim Fitzgerald.  He has received the AV Preeminent™ rating by his peers and the Judiciary...

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01/01/17

Sharon Fitzgerald Receives Highest Possible Rating

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded the highest possible rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards to Sharon Fitzgerald.  She has received the AV Preeminent™ rating by her peers and the Judiciary...

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12/01/16

Settlement in Premises Liability Case

Confidential settlement reached in premises liability case.  Unnatural accumulation of ice results in severe brain damage to pedestrian...

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09/26/16

The Fitzgerald Law Firm Included in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

The Fitzgerald Law Firm has been included in the 100th Anniversary edition of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.  The Bar Register is a guide to the legal community's most respected professionals.  It includes only select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law...

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09/01/16

Settlement in Vehicle/Bicycle Crash

Confidential settlement - Pickup Truck hits Bicyclist, resulting in near-amputation of cyclist's arm...

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08/15/16

Sharon Fitzgerald Selected for Inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Sharon Fitzgerald has been selected for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Appellate Practice.Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Because no fee or...

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07/19/16

Fitzgerald Law Firm one of America's Most Honored Firms

The American Registry has recognized The Fitzgerald Law Firm as one of America's Most Honored Firms.  

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06/06/16

Jim Fitzgerald - Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald has again been included in the Top 100 in the 2016 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers...

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06/06/16

Sharon Fitzgerald - 2016 Top 50 Women Mountain States Super Lawyers

Sharon Fitzgerald has been included as one of the top 50 women attorneys in the 2016 edition of the Mountain States Super Lawyers...

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06/01/16

Settlement in Wrongful Death Case

Confidential settlement - Tractor/Semi-traler hits vehicle, causing multiple deaths...

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05/06/16

Settlement Reached in Brain Injury Case

Confidential settlement in case involving brain injury caused by defective product...

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04/29/16

Jim Fitzgerald - Top 1% - America's Most Honored Professionals

Jim Fitzgerald has been named to the Top 1% of American Professionals by The American Registry.The American Registry is the repository for the professional honors and recognitions of North America's top performers.  Their commitment to excellence together with the ratings of their colleagues, clients, and industry analysts has...

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02/08/16

Jim Fitzgerald - Top Rated Lawyer

Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Jim Fitzgerald as a Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation for ethical standards and legal ability.  This is one of the most prestigious distinctions in the country. ...

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02/01/16

The Fitzgerald Law Firm Listed in 6th Edition of "Best Law Firms"

"Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The 2016 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm...

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11/01/15

Settlement Reached in Burn Case

Confidential settlement - Explosion and fire at an oilfield site resulting in severe burns to a worker...

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07/01/15

Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Case

Confidential settlement in case involving death at construction site...

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06/12/15

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Sharon Fitzgerald has again been named in the 2015 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers in the practice area of Personal Injury...

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06/12/15

Jim Fitzgerald Named in 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald has again been named in the 2015 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers in the practice area of Personal Injury...

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10/06/14

National Trial Lawyers Top 100

James E. Fitzgerald and Sharon A. Fitzgerald have both been recognized as National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in the practice area of Civil Plaintiff...

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10/01/14

Settlement Reached in Burn Case

Confidential settlement in case involving burn injuries at oil well...

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08/19/14

Jim Fitzgerald included in 2015 Best Lawyers in America©

Jim Fitzgerald has been selected for inclusion in the 21st edition of Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation...

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08/19/14

Sharon Fitzgerald included in 2015 Best Lawyers in America©

Sharon Fitzgerald has been selected for inclusion in the 21st edition of Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Appellate Practice...

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08/01/14

Jim Fitzgerald Named in Top 100 by Mountain States Super Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald has been included in the Top 100 in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers.  

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07/14/14

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Sharon Fitzgerald has been named in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers in the practice area of Personal Injury...

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07/14/14

Jim Fitzgerald Named in 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald has been named in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers in the practice area of Personal Injury...

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06/01/14

2014 Top Attorney in the Mountain States

Jim Fitzgerald has been named as a 2014 Top Attorney in the Mountain States by Salt Lake Magazine...

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01/01/14

Settlement in Catastrophic Injury Case

Confidential settlement reached in case involving catastrophic injuries at mine site...

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12/23/13

Inner Circle of Advocates - Wyoming's only member

Membership is by invitation-only, limited to 100 Lawyers in the entire United States.  A Lawyer must have obtained at least three verdicts in excess of $1 Million, and be recommended by Lawyers and Judges...

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12/13/13

$2,650,000.00 settlement in crane injury case

The Fitzgerald Law Firm filed suit in the United States District Court for a truck driver who was injured when Colorado company dropped a railroad rail on him.  The truck driver sustained several severe injuries including an “open book” pelvic fracture.  The incident occurred in...

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07/01/13

Jim Fitzgerald Named as a 2013 Top Attorney in the Mountain States by Salt Lake Magazine

Jim Fitzgerald has been named as a 2013 Top Attorney in the Mountain States by Salt Lake Magazine...

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06/13/13

Jim Fitzgerald Named in 2013 Super Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald was named as a top attorney in the 2013 Mountain States edition of Super Lawyers.  Mr. Fitzgerald has been named in Super Lawyers since 2007.Super Lawyers selects attorneys based on peer nominations and evaluations along with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators...

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06/13/13

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in 2013 Super Lawyers

Sharon Fitzgerald was named as a top attorney in the 2013 Mountain States edition of Super Lawyers.  Mrs. Fitzgerald has been named in Super Lawyers since 2009.Super Lawyers selects attorneys based on peer nominations and evaluations along with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer...

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02/06/13

Jim Fitzgerald Listed In 2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Jim Fitzgerald has been listed in the 2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.  The Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers™ is exclusive to AV...

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02/06/13

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in Best Lawyers®

Sharon Fitzgerald has been named in Best Lawyers®.  She has been selected by peer recognition as one of the best attorneys in Wyoming...

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07/18/12

Jim Fitzgerald Named as a 2012 Top Attorney in the Mountain States by Salt Lake Magazine

James Fitzgerald has been named as a 2012 top attorney in the mountain states by Salt Lake Magazine.  James was selected by peer recognition and professional achievement...

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03/25/12

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in Best Lawyers

Sharon Fitzgerald has been selected by legal peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®  in the specialty of Appellate Practice.More than 17 million readers see Best Lawyers® lists in dozens of city and regional publications...

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03/25/12

The Fitzgerald Law Firm Named in Best Law Firms

The Fitzgerald Law Firm has been named in the U.S. News Best Law Firms in the areas of Appellate Practice, Personal Injury, and Products Liability.Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the...

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03/25/12

Jim Fitzgerald Named in 2012 Super Lawyers

In the 2012 edition of Super Lawyers, Jim Fitzgerald was named as one of the top lawyers of the Mountain States in the area of Personal Injury...

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03/25/12

Sharon Fitzgerald Named in 2012 Super Lawyers

In the 2012 edition of Super Lawyers, Sharon Fitzgerald was named as one of the top lawyers of the Mountain States in the area of Medical Malpractice...

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03/25/12

Jim Fitzgerald Named to Irish Legal 100 for Third Year in a Row

Jim Fitzgerald has been named to the Irish Legal 100 by the Irish Voice Newspaper and the Irish American Magazine for the third year in a row.  The Irish Legal 100 is a list of the 100 most prominent lawyers in the United States of Irish-American...

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11/08/11

Super Lawyers 2011: Sharon Fitzgerald

In the latest edition of Super Lawyers, Sharon Fitzgerald was named as one of the top lawyers of the Mountain States in the area of Personal Injury...

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06/29/11

Jim Fitzgerald: Super Lawyers 2011

  In the latest edition of Super Lawyers, Jim Fitzgerald was named as one of the top lawyers of the Mountain States in the area of Personal Injury...

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06/20/11

Drug-Related Head-on Collision case settled for $2.9+ million

  $2,935,855.00 settlement reached in drug-related head-on...

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06/20/11

Drug-Related Head-on Collision case settled for over $2.9 million

$2,935,855.00 settlement reached in drug-related head-on collision resulting in death of 59-year-old single woman.   Rocky Mountain Verdicts and Settlements February 2011  ...

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07/22/10

Jim Fitzgerald: One of top 75 in Mountain States Super Lawyers 2010

Jim Fitzgerald has been named as one of the top 75 Mountain States Super Lawyers...

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11/11/09

Jim Fitzgerald Named to Irish Legal 100

Jim Fitzgerald has been named to the first annual Irish Legal 100 by the Irish Voice Newspaper and the Irish American Magazine, a list of the 100 most prominent lawyers in the United States of Irish-American descent. The “lrish Legal 100” reception and award ceremony took place on...

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08/05/09

Jim Fitzgerald: Best Lawyers of America 2010

Jim Fitzgerald has been selected by legal peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in the specialties of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation.  Jim is one among a distinguished group of attorneys who have now...

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08/05/09

Sharon Fitzgerald: Best Lawyers of America 2010

Sharon Fitzgerald has been selected by legal peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in the specialties of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation.  Sharon has been in this distinguished group since 2007.The Best Lawyers in America...

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06/02/09

Jim Fitzgerald Receives Recognition on SuperLawyers.com: Top 75 Mountain State Lawyers in 2009

Jim Fitzgerald received recognition from his peers for his legal work in Super Lawyers' "Top 75 Mountain States Lawyers." Super Lawyers is part of  Law & Politics and published in all 50 continental states.  

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10/14/08

The Fitzgerald Law Firm Attained Another Verdict in Excess of One-Million Dollars

A United States District Court Jury awarded $1,700,000.00 for the wrongful death of a 57 year-old husband and father.  $400,000.00 was awarded to make an example of the trucking company that killed him...

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01/01/08

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2008

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2008 Personal Injury Plaintiff: GeneralDear Mr. Fitzgerald:I would like to congratulate you on having been selected by your peers for inclusion in the 2009 edition of The Best...

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09/01/07

Workplace Safety - (Largest Physical Injury Verdict in the history of Wyoming)

American Association for Justice Volume 50, No. 7, September 2007 Am. Natl. Bank of Cheyenne v. Hannifan, Wyo., Campbell Co. 6th Jud. Dist., No. 25736, Feb. 26, 2007. Butts, 31, was operating a cable-laying rig at a coal strip mine. The machine was rolling out cable to be used to...

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03/26/07

Miner crushed by falling boulder wins $9.4 million

Meticulous trial preparation and an appealing client translated into a $9.46 million verdict for a paralyzed Wyoming miner.“I think people really liked him, as well they should.  He’s very courageous and didn’t want any sympathy.  He wanted to get on with his life, and I think they wanted to give...

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01/01/07

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2007

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2007 Fitzgerald, James E., The Fitzgerald Law Firm, Cheyenne WY...

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01/01/07

Jim Fitzgerald Named One of the Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawers in America

Jim Fitzgerald has been recognized by Lawdragon as one of the top 500 leading plaintiff lawyers in America...

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12/13/04

Jim Fitzgerald Interview

Jim Fitzgerald Interview December 13, 2004 Listen to the Windows Media file here...

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12/12/04

Jim Fitzgerald Interview- Sky Radio

Jim Fitzgerald Interview American Airlines-Sky Radio Transcript December 12, 2004 Listen to the RealAudio file here...

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10/01/04

Verdicts and Settlements

Governmental Liability - Death of Wife, Mother - $2.5 Million Settlement. Armstrong, vs. Bisbee, AZ and Phelps Dodge Corp. District Court Cochise County, AZ Read the full article here...

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09/16/04

Mine case settled for $2.5 million

The day before the trial was set to begin in the death of Amy Armstrong, the parties involved agreed to a settlement.A total of $2.5 million will be shared by the seven plaintiffs and their attorneys, according to Michael Johns who represents Armstrong’s husband and two youngest children.  Amy’s parents...

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09/15/04

Sides reach $2.5M settlement in case

Sierra Vista The HeraldSides reach $2.5M settlement in case In regards to 2001 death at Haunted Mine TourBy Michael MareshBISBEE - A lawsuit stemming from the Queen Mine Tour Halloween accident that claimed the life of a Naco, Ariz., woman nearly three years ago has been settled out of court. ...

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09/15/04

Sides reach $2.5M settlement in case;

The Sierra Vista Herald  Sides Reach $2.5M Settlement in Case In Regards to 2001 Death at Haunted Mine Tour By Michael Maresh Bisbee - A lawsuit stemming from the Queen...

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09/09/04

Queen mine lawsuit trial date set

The Bisbee ObserverQueen Mine lawsuit trial date setBy Virginia F. HodgeThe wrongful death lawsuit of a young mother who died as a result of a Haunted MineTour accident almost three years ago will go to trial Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the Cochise CountyCourthouse.Amy Armstrong was 26 when she participated in...

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10/13/02

British Broadcasting Corporation - October 13, 2002

Quote from the transcript of its broadcast on October 13, 2002:"It's taken a legal battle on the other side of the world to finally lay bear the secrets of the Seroxat [Paxil in Europe], secrets that have been locked away for 15 years. The case began four years ago in...

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07/09/01

Paxil Maker Held Liable in Murder/Suicide

Lawyers Weekly Plaintiffs’ lawyers have argued for years that the so-called miracle antidepressants-Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft-have a darker side that pharmaceutical makers have hidden from the general public, occasionally with lethal consequences. But faced with the millions of lives those same medications have transformed for the better, plaintiffs’ lawyers had...

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06/08/01

Jury Awards $6.4 Million In Killings Tied to Drug

THE NEW YORK TIMES June 8, 2001, Friday By PHILIP J. HILTS (NYT) A Wyoming jury has awarded $6.4 million to the family of a man who killed three relatives and himself after taking the antidepressant Paxil. Though many lawsuits have claimed that antidepressants in the same class...

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06/08/01

Jury Finds Glaxo to Blame in Wrongful Deaths

LOS ANGELES TIMES Friday, June 8, 2001 CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- Glaxo-SmithKline must pay $6.4 million to relatives of a man who went on a shooting rampage, killing his family and then turning a gun on himself after taking antidepression drug Paxil, a Wyoming jury ruled...

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06/07/01

Paxil verdict: $6.4 million

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE June 7, 2001   CHEYENNE – A Gillette man killed his family and himself because he took the antidepressant Paxil, a U.S. District Court jury decided Wednesday.   Jurors ruled in favor of the man’s relatives, awarding them $6.4 million, and...

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06/07/01

Jury returns verdict against Paxil

Laramie Daily Boomerang June 7, 2001 CHEYENNE (AP) – Relatives of a Gillette man who killed himself and three others after taking the drug Paxil were awarded $8 million Wednesday in a suit against the manufacturer of the nation’s second-best-selling anti-depressant.  ...

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01/01/99

Who Speaks for Justice?

Who Speaks for Justice? A collection of masterful arguments from lawyers who champion the rights of ordinary citizens...

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