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A Las Vegas personal injury attorney stands ready, willing and able to help accident injury victims in their time of need. No matter how independent and strong a person may be before an accident, hiring an experienced professional, only makes sense.
The legal system is constructed to provide options for recourse in the aftermath of injustice, and victims have the right to seek financial compensation for losses sustained through no fault of their own. Although one important goal is to be accessible to everyone, the system is complex.
When serious injuries occur and another party is clearly to blame, emotions tend to run quite high. Feelings of anger, outrage and even helplessness, often emerge, leaving victims to worry about how they will recover from their injuries, manage the healthcare expenses and overcome the emotional toll caused by an accident. Though it is easy to allow these types of emotions to impact decisions, those who find themselves in such circumstances need to know that they are not alone.
An injury attorney has spent years in law school, studied and passed the Nevada Bar Exam, and also met the continuing legal education requirements imposed by the State of Nevada. The help from a lawyer will simplify the legal issues and develop a plan to protect an accident victim’s rights based on knowledge, understanding, and experience.
A personal injury lawyer with our firm is ready and willing to explore the facts underlying your case, assess fault, get evidence and construct the strongest possible arguments on your behalf.
Common Personal Injury Fact Patterns
Though probably everyone seen ads from local personal injury attorneys claiming to get you high-dollar settlements and verdicts, there are many who do not fully grasp the scope of this area of the law and the variety it encompasses. Far from being limited to car crashes and retail store slip and falls, the types of cases a Las Vegas personal injury attorney can help with includes a range of potentially devastating scenarios such as:
Impact of Wrecks
It is no exaggeration to suggest that some personal injury scenarios have the potential to bring victims and their entire families to the very brink of ruin. Especially noteworthy: the physical, mental and financial wreckage can be profound, ranging from short-term to permanent disability or even worse.
Plaintiffs in personal injury matters exhibit an array of physical and emotional afflictions which may include:
- Firstly, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Soft Tissue Injuries (STI) -Contusions, Strains and Sprains
- Bone fractures
- Skin burns
- Deep cuts/scarring
- Spinal cord damage
- Especially noteworthy, nerve damage or limb loss
- Cognitive difficulties
- Lastly, PTSD
The severity of the injury will impact the amount of compensation likely available in a given case, but it is incumbent upon everyone who is harmed due to another party’s negligence to investigate all avenues of legal recourse and secure the resources they will surely need to move forward.
While the accident injury victim works with health care professionals to develop a total treatment plan unique to the victim’s injuries and medical history, a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer can focus on addressing all the legal issues and identifying all potential sources of funds to pay for the medically necessary treatment. Simply, cooperation between an accident injury victim and a lawyer has the potential to accomplish much more than the victim can accomplish on their own. But time is of the essence.
The longer the victim waits to hire a lawyer, consequently the less effective they can be. Once the accident happens, the clock begins to run. Through NRS 11.190, the time to file a personal injury lawsuit is limited, the sooner that decisive action is taken, the stronger a plaintiff’s chances of winning his or her claims will be. So, don’t wait!
Types of Compensation
accidents can be staggering- financially, physically and especially noteworthy, mentally. If there is any solace to be taken in the days and weeks following such events, it is the fact that plaintiffs in injury lawsuits are often successful in securing critical compensation for their suffering. A skilled personal injury attorney in Las Vegas will explore the financial recovery for losses that could include:
- Past/present/future medical care
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Rehab and therapy costs
- Actual value of lost wages
- Reduced future earning potential
- Cost of necessary accessibility changes to home
- Loss of financial support for dependents in cases of death
- show-Funeral expenses
Asserting Victims’ Rights in Nevada
100% establishing fault and proving losses is not a simple process, and the knowledgeable and professional help of a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer with our firm can make all the difference in the outcome. To begin the fight for justice,
compensation and accountability following your crash, contact us today.
Personal Injury Attorneys in Las Vegas
No matter where you live, our legal team can help you today.
Between the different offices of Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys in Chicago and Las Vegas and Lerner & Rowe in Phoenix, we are licensed to help injured accident victims in the highlighted states below. If you are hurt anywhere else in
the US we can help you through our network of attorneys and relationships built up over the last twenty-five years.
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