Carson City, Nevada Personal Injury Lawyers
Attorney Michael Becker has taken more than 90 criminal cases to trial, securing dozens of "not guilty" verdicts and hung juries. He has achieved acquittals and/or dismissals in numerous serious felony cases, including murder, child abuse, rape, drugs and prostitution.
Even the police turn to...
Reno, NV 89511
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Kyle was born in Boston and raised in Oakland. During law school, he clerked for the U.S. Air Force and Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP. After graduating, he lived in Denver and clerked for the Honorable Kristin L. Mix of the U.S. District Court.
Kyle is a former basketball coach and big brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters. He serves on the Board of Directors for the...
As a local law firm in Reno, NV, we are able to provide our clients with personal attention and representation that is aggressive, efficient, and effective. Let us put our dedication, hard work, and history of success to work for you.
During law school, Alexis placed her emphasis upon criminal law and public policy. She further honed...
Reno, NV 89502
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
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Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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