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Accidental Death Settlements in Las Vegas, NV

Wrongful death settlements are financial awards allotted to families who have lost a loved one due to wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, the skilled wrongful death attorneys at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen are available to answer any of your questions.

For more than three decades, our devoted Las Vegas accidental death lawyers have been defending the rights of our clients and helping them get through the legal process as efficiently and successfully as possible. We are sensitive to our clients’ needs, and we will work tirelessly to help you and your family obtain a fair settlement.

Grounds for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Any number of factors or events can result in fatalities and give the surviving family the grounds for a strong wrongful death claim.

Examples of the negligence that may result in wrongful death include:

  • Car, motorcycle or truck accidents: Last year, more than 45,000 fatalities occurred on U.S. roadways as a result of motor vehicle accidents
  • Construction site accidents: Although construction site fatalities are on the decline, this industry has more wrongful deaths than any other industry in the private sector
  • Defective drugs or products: Within the past 5 years, there was a 68 percent increase in the rate at which Americans were dying as the result of using unsafe prescription medications
  • Domestic violence or assault: Of all women murdered last year, 1 in every 3 was killed as a result of domestic violence suffered at the hands of their partner
  • Medical malpractice: Each year, more than 90,000 Americans die as a result of mistakes made by a medical professionals.
  • Slip and fall accidents: Last year, nearly 20,000 people in the U.S. were killed as a result of a slip and fall accident
  • Unsafe premises: The most common elements that make a premise unsafe and highly likely to cause a wrongful death include slippery walking areas, poor lighting, unguarded stairways, lack of safety signs and use of poorly maintained equipment
  • Workplace accidents: Nearly 6,000 workplace fatalities occurred last year in the U.S.

How We Can Help You Reach a Wrongful Death Settlement

When you hire Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen, you can be sure we will provide committed representation all the way through and will do the following:

  • Compile all necessary evidence, including witness statements, doctors’ reports, and lab tests, that verify your claims
  • Meticulously evaluate the defendants’ claims to find and highlight their inconsistencies and fallacies
  • Work with experts who will testify in court and further verify your claims
  • Aggressively litigate your case in all necessary legal proceedings so you can recover the settlement/award you deserve
For more information about reaching a wrongful death settlement, please contact our Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys today at (702) 505-8115.

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Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Experience You Can Trust
    Our attorneys, paralegals and support staff leverage decades of experience across a diverse range of backgrounds on behalf of our clients.
  • Legacy of Client Satisfaction
    Word-of-mouth referrals and repeat clients account for more than 85% of our business, which is a testament to the level of service we provide.
  • Client-Centered Approach

    We strive to treat our clients with integrity, compassion, and respect and provide them with clear communication every step of the way.

  • Proven Record of Results
    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients throughout the state of Nevada.

Client testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
    “Seamless and caring service.”
    I was involved in two car accidents within a year, both work comp related. I'd never used an attorney for personal injury before, but now I'll always choose Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen. They made everything seamless and easy, and were always available for questions or reassurance. This law firm clearly cares about what they do and their clients.
    - Aimee W.
    “They truly care about their clients.”
    A close family friend referred us to Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen and spoke highly of the firm. They made us feel very at ease about the situation. They truly care about their clients and making them feel at ease through the entire process. Overall, the experience has been exceptional.
    - Pete S.
    “Handled my case excellently.”
    I'm very thankful for meeting the team at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen regarding my motor vehicle accident. They helped me in a very difficult time, provided excellent medical treatment assistance, and represented my best interests. Best law firm in Las Vegas!
    - Kristina Y.
    “Best with phenomenal work ethics.”
    Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen is the absolute best. The entire crew is efficient, and their work ethics are phenomenal. For any legal needs, they are the people to go to. Thank you for all that you do for me and my family.
    - Minas M.
    “Great settlement and so happy with results!”
    Thank you so much for your help resolving my case. Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen helped me settle my case after another attorney messed up my medical treatment. They spent hours explaining legal matters and guiding me. The loyalty of this law firm was beyond my expectations. Great settlement and so happy with the results! Thank you for all your hard work!
    - Mahir S.
    “Utmost in professionalism”
    I've used Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen on a few occasions and always experienced professionalism. Their office staff is polite and informative throughout the process. Highly recommend the team. Thank you for always answering questions and being easy to work with.
    - Steven P.
    “They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    “The kindness and compassion they showed during my case was amazing! They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    - Ryan W.
    “So seamless and easy for me.”
    “I was involved in two car accidents within a year. They made everything so seamless and easy for me and were always available for questions or reassurance. This law firm clearly not only cares about what they do, but the clients they do it for. Thank you, ”
    - Aimee W.

A Proven Record of Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • $100 Million Product Defect and Fatality from Helicopter Crash
  • $30 Million Fatality/Burn Disfigurement from Helicopter Crash
  • $19.5 Million Brain Damage from Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $18.5 Million Wrongful Death from Aircraft Accident
  • $16 Million Motor Vehicle Accident, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $12 Million Negligence Security leading to Sexual Assault
  • $10.8 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability
  • $10 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability