Mr. Wood has devoted most of his career, and continues to do so, suing some of the largest corporations in the world, including Caterpillar, Red Bull, John Deere, CNH Global, Continental Tire, and many others on behalf of injury victims and families of loved ones tragically killed in accidents. Mr. Wood began practicing law in 1994 with one of the most prestigious law firms in the Southwestern U.S. dedicated exclusively to catastrophic injury/death litigation.
Mr. Wood then practiced for nearly two years at a law firm that litigated both insurance defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, during which he gained significant jury trial experience. In 2000, Mr. Wood again advanced his career to a prominent law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he served as lead counsel and co-chair on numerous trials, arbitrations, and appeals in major personal injury and wrongful death cases primarily in areas of medical malpractice, trucking, roadway design, and motor vehicle accidents.
In late 2003 through early 2010, Mr. Wood resumed practicing at the same firm where he began his career, again exclusively handling catastrophic injury/death litigation. There, Mr. Wood litigated a variety of major tort cases, including eleven product liability cases in six States involving backhoe loader design over the course of six years, and numerous cases involving construction, roadway design, trucking, dram shop, and general negligence matters.
Mr. Wood has continued his legacy of litigating catastrophic injury/death cases at The Brewer Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Wood's practice areas remain serious personal injury, wrongful death, insurance coverage/bad faith, and appellate practice.
Mr. Wood is experienced in litigating complex tort cases such as - Transportation Accidents involving tractor trucks, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, and automobiles; Product Defects involving automobiles and automotive components, tire failures, motorcycle and ATV's, recreational vehicles and trailers, bicycles and components, heavy equipment and machinery, ladders, and all types of consumer products; Highway and Street Design Defects involving dangerous roadway design, lack of signage, lack of traffic signals, lack of warnings, and insufficient street lighting; Premises Liability involving falls in public places and residences and; criminal attacks at public places such as shopping malls, hotels, and parking lots; Construction Accidents; Dram Shop (alcohol seller liability for over serving alcoholic beverages) and; Animal Attacks/Bites; Medical Malpractice and; Public Utilities Liability.
Dane L. Wood is a native of Arizona. He is the proud father of one son and two daughters. When away from the office, Mr. Wood enjoys sports, movies, and travel.
Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1994
U.S. District Court, 1994
U.S. Supreme Court, 2007
Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
J.D. - 1994
Arizona State University, College of Business
B.S. - 1991
United States Marine Corps (U.S.M.C.), Quantico, Virginia
O.C.S. - 1989
Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Arizona, The National Trial Lawyers
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Bar Association
The Attorney's Information Exchange Group (AIEG), Member
American Association for Justice (ATLA)
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice