Personal Injury Law in Las Vegas, Nevada
From auto and motorcycle accidents to medical malpractice, defective products and work-related accidents, victims of personal injuries can be left facing long-term, devastating consequences that will likely affect them on a physical, emotional and financial level. Personal injury law in Nevada stipulates that those who sustain a personal injury due to any type of negligence, carelessness or recklessness will be entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses. Recoverable compensation may include medical bills, property damage, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you suspect that you or a loved one has been victimized by another party’s negligence, you can turn to the experienced Las Vegas personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith for qualified and aggressive representation. Our personal injury attorneys are committed to putting your interests first and will fight to ensure your rights are fully protected.
Personal Injury Statistics:
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) reports that more than 6 million car accidents occur on U.S. roadways each year. In such motor vehicle collisions, over 2 million Americans are permanently injured, and approximately 40,000 are killed annually. About 3,000 train accidents occur each year, according to the USDOT. These crashes cause about 1,000 fatalities annually. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), more than 80 fatalities occur each year due to crane accidents on construction sites. Most of these deaths result from wind or errors made by the crane operator.
The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that nearly 400,000 Americans sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) last year due to a slip and fall accident. About 300,000 TBIs occur due to car accidents, while more than 150,000 irreversible brain injuries result from assault or other acts of violence. Medication errors are the most common form of medical malpractice, affecting 1.5 million Americans each year, according to the Institute of Medicine. The extra medical costs associated with medical malpractice are estimated to be approximately $887 million.
Your Las Vegas Personal Injury Claim
If you or a loved one is an accident victim, you can obtain the compensation you deserve by securing the legal services of the personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith. We are passionate about putting our clients’ needs first, and are dedicated to recovering the maximum amount of compensation our clients are entitled to. Our personal injury lawyers are highly familiar with the laws governing Las Vegas personal injury. Our experience, knowledge and resources will allow us to provide you with the strongest representation possible.