West Wendover, Nevada Personal Injury Lawyers
Elko, NV 89801
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 serves on the Board of Directors for the Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council and Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha.
In his legal practice, Kyle applies lessons...
Mr. Shouse practices in Los Angeles County and Las Vegas. He represents clients injured or killed in car accidents, workplace accidents, dog attacks, dangerous products and harmful drugs.
Mr. Shouse learned personal injury law by first working on the other side. He defended large insurance companies at Sidley & Austin, one of the...
As a second and third year law student, Mr. Gabroy clerked for the legendary and nationally respected law firm Herman, Herman, & Katz. As a law clerk for Herman, Herman & Katz, Mr. Gabroy worked alongside and learned from lawyers taking on some of the biggest corporations,...
Darren has spent his career developing his legal skills and knowledge of the law and has handled thousands of cases...
In all, Jared successfully collected over $20 million dollars through litigation for his clients and protected over $15 million dollars of his clients' money through loan workouts and bankruptcy.
Jared has represented numerous individuals and small businesses, as well as national and international companies such as Wells Fargo, Ford, MERS, and GE on matters ranging from a few thousand...
Tim was born and raised in Las Vegas and comes from a long-line of Las Vegas natives: his father was born and raised in Las Vegas in 1950 and his grandfather was born and raised in...
Claggett & Sykes is a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada that specializes in automobile, motorcycle and bicycle accidents. The firm also helps clients who have suffered slip and fall and product defect related injuries.
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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