Las Vegas Car Accident Lawyer

Whether it occurs in a crowded parking lot, at a busy intersection, or on the interstate, car accidents are traumatic experiences that can leave lasting physical, emotional, and financial burdens on those involved. Unfortunately, these types of incidents are also the most common cause of personal injuries in the Silver State, causing millions of dollars in damages every year.

If a reckless or careless driver caused a crash that left you seriously hurt, a Las Vegas car accident lawyer might be able to help. Once retained, a dedicated attorney at LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm could walk you through your options for financial recovery, help you collect evidence of fault for your wreck, and demand fair financial restitution for the injuries and losses you sustained.

Recovering Damages After a Vehicle Wreck

Nevada does not require drivers who get injured in car crashes to exhaust their own insurance coverage before filing suit against a negligent third party. Instead, people injured in vehicle wrecks have a choice of whether they want to use their own insurance, file against the at-fault party’s insurance, or immediately proceed to civil litigation.

Different approaches may be appropriate for different situations, largely based on the types and amounts of insurance coverage each party has. If you want to pursue a civil claim against a negligent automobile operator, a Las Vegas attorney at our firm could play a crucial role in strengthening your case and maximizing available compensation. Recoverable losses in a typical claim may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Physical pain and emotional suffering
  • Car repair or replacement costs
  • Loss of work income
  • Loss of future capacity to work
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Depending on the facts of your accident, punitive damages may also apply, although these exemplary damages are reserved for situations where the defendant behaved in a malicious or egregious manner.

What If the Claimant is Partially Responsible for the Auto Collision?

Another reason it is important to seek representation from our experienced lawyers at LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm after a car crash in the area is the impact of comparative negligence. Under Nevada Revised Statutes §41.141, civil courts in Las Vegas have the authority to assign percentages of blame for accidents to all involved parties. Plaintiffs found to be more than 50 percent at-fault could be barred from recovery.

Even if a plaintiff does not bear a majority of the fault for their accident, they may still be subject to a proportional reduction in recoverable compensation based on the degree of fault they bear. Without support from a seasoned local lawyer, you may have a very difficult time seeking fair recovery for all the losses you suffered from the car wreck.

Call a Las Vegas Car Accident Attorney for Help

After getting in an auto wreck caused by someone else, you may be unsure about what you should do and how you could recover financially. Fortunately, state law allows you the right to hold the negligent party legally liable for your damages.

A Las Vegas car accident lawyer could provide the custom-tailored assistance you need to seek a fair outcome to your insurance claim or civil case. Call LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm today to learn more.

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