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Mesquite Car Accident Lawyers

After a Crash, We Can Help Keep You Going

It can be difficult to see a promising road ahead after you’ve been in a car accident. Your bills might be adding up as you struggle to recover from your injuries. The other driver’s insurance company might be pressuring you to accept a lowball settlement amount. Where can you turn for help when you need it the most?

For the people of Mesquite, Nevada, Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen is the first and only name they need to know for outstanding legal support and guidance. We take pride in making car accident claims an easy, stress-free situation for our clients, which is saying a lot when all things about a claim are considered. To see if we can help you make sense of your claim and get the compensation you deserve, please call (702) 505-8115 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation.

Different Types of Car Accidents

Our Mesquite car accident attorneys are familiar with all sorts of different accident types and the claims that follow. No matter the root cause of your crash, you can be sure that we can manage your case to the fullest of our abilities.

We can help with claims involving:

  • Drunk driving
  • Drug-impaired driving
  • Texting and distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Head-on collisions
  • Rear-end accidents
  • Multicar accidents
  • And much more

What to Do After a Car Accident

When it comes to building a convincing car accident claim, our team of attorneys can build their arguments on strong evidence. Most of the evidence that proves highly useful to a case can be found immediately after an accident, which makes what you do in those moments very important. With some luck, you took all the right steps, and we can now use the evidence you gathered to improve your case’s chances of succeeding.

Let us know if you took these steps after a car accident:

  • Call 911: You should always dial 911 if someone was injured or a vehicle was severely damaged in a crash. Emergency responders can provide critical aid. Later, the reports from those same responders can be used to back your claim.
  • Take photographs: Your smartphone’s camera is the first detective on the case after a car accident. Use it to snap photographs of all damage and injuries, as well as traffic and weather conditions. Pictures really are worth a thousand words when it comes to proving who caused a wreck.
  • Talk to everyone: You need to know the identifying and insurance information of all other drivers involved, so you should talk to them to collect it before anyone thinks about leaving, which is illegal. You might also be able to get helpful information from passersby and eyewitnesses who are willing to give you a written testimony.
  • See a doctor: Importantly, you should always see a doctor after being in a car accident, no matter how badly you have been injured. You might have some injuries you don’t fully feel yet, like a soft tissue injury, so a doctor should be given a chance to check and diagnose you. Also, this step creates a medical record in your file that shows when you were injured and what caused those injuries.

In case you missed a step to take after being in a car accident, don’t worry. Thanks to our experience and professional network, we can sometimes investigate a car accident scene after-the-fact and still uncover impressive proof of liability.

Determining Liability

Why do you need to do so much after being in a car accident? The truth is that the other driver and their insurance company will probably try to blame you for what happened. By getting useful evidence, you can be better prepared to counter their arguments and prove that you aren’t liable for the accident.

Liability in a personal injury claim, such as your car accident case, is a legal term for who is to blame. The more blame that can be placed on the other driver, the more compensation you can collect from them. In Nevada, comparative negligence law bars you from getting any compensation from the other driver if you were more than 50% liable for the crash, so determining and proving liability with a high degree of accuracy is a must.

How Our Lawyers Help with Your Car Accident Claim

You have surely been through a lot already if you’ve been in a car accident. Do you really want to take hours and hours to figure out how to best pursue your car accident claim? Probably not. Our Mesquite car accident lawyers can help with your claim by taking it over as much as you want. We can manage every step and give you time to rest while also giving your case the attention it needs to succeed.

Let our attorneys help by:

  • Investigating your accident
  • Calculating the damages owed to you
  • Determining who is liable for your damages
  • Filing your claim against the liable party or parties
  • Negotiating with auto insurance companies
  • Pushing for a settlement

If a settlement doesn’t seem like it will happen, then our attorneys can also take your case to court. We have trial attorneys on our team who share decades of legal experience. Litigation doesn’t scare us off like insurance defense teams might think it will.

Is It Worth Suing After a Car Accident?

You have probably asked yourself if it is worth suing after a car accident. The answer depends on the severity of your injuries and how badly your life has been impacted by them. If you didn’t get hurt and your car was only minorly damaged, then you probably don’t need to sue. But if you were seriously injured, missed work, and might not fully recover, then, yes, it is probably worth suing after your car accident.

Figuring out if you want to file a claim or lawsuit against the other driver isn’t something you have to do by yourself. We would be happy to discuss your potential legal options during a free case evaluation. If we don’t think your case needs to involve a lawyer, then we’ll let you know. Honesty is an important policy at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen.

Don’t Want to Deal with Insurers? We Will!

We should talk about your case sooner than later. Please contact our Mesquite car accident lawyers if you have any questions about how to seek compensation and how we can help. Maybe you just don’t feel like talking with the other driver’s insurance company? We understand. Let us do that for you! It’s just one of so many ways we can elevate your case.

Please call (702) 505-8115 to talk with a member of our law firm about your case.

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
    “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.
    “The process has been exceptional.”
    “John Bertoldo 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 I think the process has been exceptional.”
    - Pete S.
    “Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith took great care of me.”
    “They were fast, caring, and always answered my questions and reassured me throughout the process. I highly recommend Lindsay Cullen as an attorney and the firm to represent you if you're seeking any legal guidance.”
    - Jay G.
    “Very nice & professional.”
    “Lawrence Smith is a Godsend! He's a good man. Very nice & professional.”
    - Aaliyah R.
    “A Lawyer that cares and will fight for you.”
    “Since day one of meeting Brett, I knew I was in good hands. Brett made sure to thoroughly explain and cover any/all question or concern that I had, and was able to ease my mind and get me an answer to the question/s I was seeking.”
    - Julie M.
    “By far, one of the best and most reputable firm's in Las Vegas.”
    “I highly recommend Steve Baker and the entire team. Thank you again for always answering all of our questions and being so easy to work with, something I have not experienced with other firms here in town.”
    - Steven P.
    “Best help I could have asked for.”
    “Thank you all so much for all the hard work you put into my case. All of you mean the world to me and I am thankful to have received the most quality help from the BBC&S team. Thanks again and I miss you all!”
    - Sierra S. P.

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