Las Vegas Accident Lawyers
Accident Law Firm in Las Vegas, NV
Accidents happen every day and the injuries they cause can be significant. A serious injury can be disastrous, leading to a lifetime of pain, medical expenses, and a drop in your quality of living.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in an accident in the Las Vegas area—be it from a car, truck, or slip and fall—you aren’t alone. With the help of a qualified attorney, you may be eligible to seek monetary compensation for the damages you’ve suffered.
Understanding Accidents and the Law
A survey by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that an estimated 29.3 million people in the USA are taken to the emergency room every year due to accidents and other unintended injuries. Of these victims, over 120,000 die as a result of their injuries. Among the leading causes for these accidents include motor vehicle collisions (including cars, trucks, buses, and falling. Under Nevada state law, victims have up to 2 years to file a personal injury claim and receive compensation. The State of Nevada also has a standard of “comparative negligence,” which means that a jury can decide if the fault of an accident is shared between the victim and the >perpetrator. In order to receive compensation, an injured party must establish that the adverse party was greater than 50% at fault. If you’ve been injured, you should never have to face it alone. Every victim deserves the attention and care of an experienced Las Vegas personal injury attorney, who can help them get the compensation that they need to move forward in their lives.
Frequently Asked Questions about Accidents
1. What kind of accidents can happen to me?
Based on our many years serving the Las Vegas area, we’ve dealt with numerous kinds of accidents, including (but not limited to):
- Car Accident
- Bicycle Accident
- Truck Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
- Bus Accident
- DUI Accident
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Airplane Accident
- Construction Accident
- Dog Bite
- Fire Accident
- Helicopter Accident
- Slip and Fall Accident
- Workers Compensation
2. What are the most common injuries in an accident?
Injuries can involve the entire body, including soft tissue damage, spinal injuries, head injuries as well as broken bones or skin damage.
3. What compensation can I get in a typical accident?
A personal injury victim may be entitled to monetary compensation for the following:
- Medical bills
- Loss of present and future wages
- Future medical costs
- Household expenses
Cost of modifying home and vehicles for disabilities
In the event of an accident that leads to wrongful death, compensation can also be claimed to cover funeral expenses and financial support for a victim’s surviving family.
What our Legal Team can do for you
At the office of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith, we have attorneys who are experienced in dealing with victims who’ve endured terrible injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, wrongful death, severe burns, and facial disfigurement. We take your personal injury personal.
Get a Free Consultation Today
Injured persons and their families shouldn’t have to go through such an ordeal on their own. The law firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith is ready to help you today. We offer a free initial consultation and are willing to visit victims who are unable to leave their home or the hospital. Get the compensation that you deserve today. Contact us online or call 702-832-0513.