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Genoa Personal Injury Attorneys

Nevada Personal Injury Lawyers Representing Accident Victims in Genoa

Genoa, a relatively small, census-designated community, is located near the eastern shores of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada.

Originally founded in 1851 by Mormon pioneers as a trading post, Genoa, which is part of the Carson River Valley, was the first community in the Nevada Territory. Located roughly 40 miles to the south of Reno, Genoa measures approximately 9.1 square miles and is home to approximately 940 people.

The town’s historic district, which is south of the county seat of Minden, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1975.

Fire Accidents in Genoa

Even residents in small communities like Genoa suffer as the result of unexpected accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and, sadly, devastating fire accidents.

Fires can occur on commercial or residential property, or even in public areas, such as parks or roadways. Regardless of where they occur, fire-related accidents are often traumatic experiences for all parties involved.

Injuries suffered in these types of accidents go deeper than the serious physical aspect – they cause emotional scarring that can be endured for the rest of the victims’ lives. Burn victims sometimes require ongoing, extensive medical care to rehabilitate and help them live their lives, and often face expensive medical expenses as a result.

Although fires are unpredictable and can be accidental, they generally start as a result of negligent behavior or hazardous conditions.

Some situations that increase the risk of a fire accident include:

  • Unsupervised fireplaces
  • Lack of proper prevention, including extinguishers or alarms
  • Thoughtless placement of flammable belongings
  • Faulty connections on gas grills

Due to their severity, fire accidents see a large number of injuries and fatalities annually. Each year, an estimated 3,000 people lose their lives due to a fire accident, with roughly 15,000 more suffering serious injury. Although fire accidents can happen almost anywhere, the vast majority – roughly 85% – occur in residential properties.

Although it is impossible to fully avoid an accident, it is important to remember that precautions can be taken to minimize risk, including:

  • Placing fire extinguishers in hazardous areas of the home
  • Installing fire alarms throughout your home and regularly changing the batteries
  • Developing a fire escape plan with your household

In Genoa and the surrounding communities in Douglas County, our accident injury attorneys are available to assist with the investigation of your personal injury case. No matter what the circumstances are, it is imperative for victims of fire accidents to enlist the help of a trained expert, who can provide sound legal advice and the compassionate support you need.

If the fire has occurred due to another’s negligence, a Genoa personal injury attorney can help you pursue a case. However, oftentimes the circumstances surrounding fire accidents remain a mystery, and we can provide a thorough investigation into your claim and help give you the peace of mind you both need and deserve.

In Nevada, our legal team at Bertoldo, Baker, Carter and Smith understand the nuances of personal injury cases, including those related to fire accidents, car accident and other accidents. Our Genoa personal injury attorneys have superior investigative skills and a piece of broad legal knowledge and have worked on behalf of victims to secure the damages they deserve.

To speak with one of our Genoa personal injury attorneys, call us (702) 505-8115. We offer a free preliminary consultation to discuss your case.

Directions to Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorneys From Genoa, NV

These Directions Are From Google Maps Starting From:

Genoa, NV

Total Est. Time: 6 hr 53 mins

Total Est. Distance: 431 mi

  1. Head southeast on Nixon toward Jacks Valley Rd/Main St
  2. Continue onto NV-206 S
  3. Turn right onto US-395 S
  4. Turn left onto NV-208 E
  5. Slight left onto NV-339 N
  6. Turn right onto US-95 ALT S
  7. Turn left at Bonanza to stay on US-95 ALT S
  8. Turn right onto US-95 S/Rte 95 S
  9. Turn left onto NV-362 S/U.S. 95 Truck
  10. Turn left onto US-95 S/Rte 95 S
  11. Turn left onto US-95 S/S 2nd St/Rte 95 S
  12. Take exit 81 for Rainbow Blvd
  13. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Rainbow Boulevard S and merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
  14. Merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
  15. Turn right onto W Sahara Ave
  16. Destination will be on the right

Call Us:

(702) 505-8115

We are located at:

7408 West Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

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A Proven Record of Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • Fatality/Burn Disfigurement from Helicopter Crash $30 Million
  • Brain Damage from Motor Vehicle Accident $19.5 Million
  • Brain Injury, Premises Liability $10 Million
  • Spinal Cord Injury, Product Liability $7.2 Million
  • Neurologic Injury, Premises Liability $6 Million
  • Loss of Limb from Motorcycle Accident $5.5 Million
  • Pediatric Brain Damage from Medical Malpractice $5 Million
  • Wrongful Death from Motor Vehicle Accident $4.8 Million
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy from Slip & Fall $1.25 Million
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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.

  • Committed to the Community

    We are proud to support a number of charitable organizations as a way to give back to the community we are honored to serve.

Our Client-First Approach

When you've been injured, you want more than a great lawyer. You want a whole team of great lawyers who are committed to treating you with the compassion, integrity and serious respect that you deserve.

Client Testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
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    - Pete
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    “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
    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.
    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.
    The loyalty of this law firm was beyond my expectations.

    “John Bertoldo spent hours with me explaining all legal matters and guiding me in this difficult time for me. The loyalty of this law firm was beyond my expectations. Great settlement and so happy with results!”

    - Mahir S.
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