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):
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 702-228-2600.
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