Casey W. Tyler

Casey Tyler focuses his practice on the defense of professionals, with particular emphasis on medical malpractice claims and business and industry-specific cases involving catastrophic injuries. He also practices in various areas of commercial litigation and contract dispute matters.

His medical work includes frequent representation of all forms of providers on both an institutional and an individual level. He also has experience representing different types of accounting and finance professionals.

In his work representing companies against catastrophic injury claims, Casey has defended varied industries and businesses with regard to claims by guests, employees, pedestrians and drivers. This includes injuries ranging from the brain and spine to death and dismemberment.

His significant litigation experience includes jury, bench and short trials, arbitration, mediation, and regulatory board representation, as well as actions and briefing before the Nevada Supreme Court. His most recent defense verdict resulted in a finding of no negligence in a retained surgical instrument matter alleging permanent and debilitating lumbar injury.

Beyond litigation, Casey provides risk management support for his clients and has spoken on numerous occasions at local hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers regarding documentation and minimizing exposure in future claims. 

Professional Background

Prior to joining HPS, Casey was an associate at Wells & Rawlings. There, his general practice allowed him to gain invaluable training and experience in varied areas of litigation and discovery, which continue to inform his current practice today. 

During law school, Casey successfully completed the Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study, as well as a study abroad program throughout the Pacific Rim.

While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Casey was a University Distinguished Scholar and a member of the University Honors Program.

Representative examples of Casey's experience include:
  • Defense verdict in jury trial where dentist was alleged to have negligently performed a full mouth reconstruction on a professional entertainer

  • Representation in premises liability and medical malpractice jury trials seeking seven and eight figure verdicts

  • Successful bench trial and arbitration actions in collection and breach of contract matters 

  • Summary judgment and favorable settlements reached in high exposure matters related to birth trauma, catastrophic injury and wrongful death

  • Summary judgment and full fee awards for breach of contract claims

  • Successful representation before the medical, nursing and dental boards

  • Primary or contributing author to multiple Nevada Supreme Court filings 

Casey has been selected to Nevada Business magazine's list of "Legal Elite" for 2017. In addition, Casey has been named a "Mountain States Rising Star" by Super Lawyers on three separate occasions, a distinction annually bestowed on only 2.5%, or less, of all eligible attorneys.


Reno, Nevada
1 East Liberty
Suite 600
Las Vegas, Nevada
1140 North Town Center Drive
Suite 350

As a member of the catastrophic trial team  Casey W. Tyler is available to practice in all of our offices and across the country, on a case by case basis.


University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., Dean Henry H. Foster Memorial Scholar (2005)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S. (2002)

bar admissions

Nevada (2005)


U.S. District Court, District of Nevada (2005)

Professional and Community Organizations

American Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Nevada & ABA Family Law Practice Sections

Las Vegas Defense Lawyers