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Michael E. Trauscht

5502 S Lakeshore Dr, Suite 1
Tempe, Arizona

888-334-0330

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5502 S Lakeshore Dr, Suite 1 Tempe, Arizona

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The Greater Phoenix Area, and Surrounding Cities Phoenix, Arizona
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Michael E. Trauscht is a personal injury attorney based in Tempe, Arizona. He has over 40 years of legal experience. He focuses his practice on product liability, car accidents, and aviation. He’s been a licensed pilot since 1968, giving him an extra advantage when it comes to aviation litigation. Some of his notable accomplishments include serving as an associate professor at Arizona State University, changing the law to extend workers' compensation coverage to Arizona police and firemen, and appearing in Time Magazine, Newsweek, and an interview with Dan Rather. Want to learn more? Contact attorney Trauscht today to schedule your free consultation.


Education, Experience, and Accolades



  • Juris Doctorate, University of Arizona Law School, 1973;

  • Deputy Pima County Attorney under (Senator) Dennis DeConcini, 1973-1977. (Specialty: Prosecution of armed robberies, assaults, and burglaries.)

  • Associate Professor at Arizona State University, 1980 to 1985.

  • Legal Officer (and former lecturer) of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 1977 to present.

  • Member (and past lecturer) of National District Attorneys Association, 1975 to present.

  • Cases featured on National News Media: Interviewed by Dan Rather on 60 Minutes production of Who's Who, Time Magazine, and Newsweek.

  • Director, Phoenix Trial Lawyers Association, 1981.

  • Member of Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 to present.

  • Law Practice devoted to Injury Law, 1978 to present: product liability, auto and aviation (licensed pilot, 1968)

  • Instrumental in obtaining changes in Arizona law which now provides workers compensation coverage to police officers and firemen while traveling to and from work, 1997-1998.

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Hit by an Uninsured Driver? It’s More Likely Than You Think

Attorney Michael Trauscht | 888-334-0330 | Free Consult Attorney Michael Trauscht says that up to 50 percent of drivers in his state of Arizona have no insurance. Unless you take specific protections now, you could be facing an uphill battle if you’re severely injured in... […]

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Recalled Rock 'N Play Sleepers

In late June, Fisher-Price recalled 71,000 sleeper accessories for Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards. This is the latest in a series of troubling stories connected to these sleepers, and many parents are fighting back with class action lawsuits. Why Did Fisher Price Recall the Sleepers? Eviden... […]

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Workplace Injury Claims in Arizona

You may be dealing with a workplace injury, wondering how you’re going to pay the medical bills and lost wages,  you're not alone. However most don’t know how to go about the process of moving forward with a workplace injury claim in Arizona, let alone whether or not you truly need an attorney (some... […]

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Can You Get Workers' Compensation If You're Hurt Driving to Work?

Surprisingly, yes you can—but it depends on the situation. Arizona law actually does state specifics in the case of workers’ compensation claims going and coming from work on a regular basis. Generally speaking, if you are not on the premises of employment, and you get injured, you are not covered.... […]

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Recalled Rock 'N Play Sleepers

Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Recalled Rock 'N Play Sleepers

In late June, Fisher-Price recalled 71,000 sleeper accessories for Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards. This is the latest in a series of troubling stories connected to these sleepers, and many parents are fighting back with class action lawsuits. Why Did Fisher Price Recall the Sleepers? Evidence suggests that the sleepers may have been connected to 34 infant deaths and more than 100 injuries since the product launched in 2009. Fisher-Price has recalled all 4.7 million of its Rock ‘N Play Sleepers, and instructed parents to stop using the product. Canada also issued a recall for Rock ‘N Play Sleepers. The most recent lawsuit was filed in April 2019, joining another lawsuit filed for... […]

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Workplace Injury Claims in Arizona

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Workplace Injury Claims in Arizona

You may be dealing with a workplace injury, wondering how you’re going to pay the medical bills and lost wages,  you're not alone. However most don’t know how to go about the process of moving forward with a workplace injury claim in Arizona, let alone whether or not you truly need an attorney (some really don’t and only require notification of the employer to process a claim). Here’s What You Need to Know About Going Through With a Workplace Injury Claim Seek medical help immediately, first and foremost. The important thing to note is that in a workers’ comp case, benefits get paid on the date you receive treatment. If you wait, that could mess with the timeline of how workers’ compensat... […]

Can You Get Workers' Compensation If You're Hurt Driving to Work?

Can You Get Workers' Compensation If You're Hurt Driving to Work?

Surprisingly, yes you can—but it depends on the situation. Arizona law actually does state specifics in the case of workers’ compensation claims going and coming from work on a regular basis. Generally speaking, if you are not on the premises of employment, and you get injured, you are not covered. However, There Are Exceptions to the Rule—Called the “Going and Coming Rule” Rightly so, as justification suggests that you wouldn’t have to drive anywhere if you weren’t required to perform your job duties—so getting injured while driving to work should be covered, one would think. That’s why there are these specific exceptions: You Are Covered While Driving on the Premises – Say, for instan... […]