If you don’t have UM and PIP coverage and you are injured by an uninsured or underinsured driver, the results could be a disaster. We agreed to take the $25,000 insurance limits and an additional $25,000 to be paid over five years. This article addresses the various ways injured people can get the medical treatments they need regardless of their financial situations. Well, with God as my witness, I am that fool! After a day-long hearing, the arbitrator ruled that the car directly behind Enrique’s vehicle was 100 percent responsible for the first accident and he awarded damages for Enrique’s injuries.Read More
Nevada Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Nevada
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Nevada
- Denise A. Bradshaw
- Bill Bradley
- William C. Jeanney
- Joshua L. Benson
- Michael C. Kane
- Farhan Naqvi
- John B. Shook
- Craig W. Drummond
- Jamie L. Zimmerman
- Bradley J. Myers
- Justin Randall
- Eric Hone
Denise A. Bradshaw
Denise A. Bradshaw is the founder of the personal injury firm, Bradshaw Law LLC, in Elko, Nevada. While Ms. Bradshaw earned admittance to the State Bar of Nevada in 2007, she has had a rich legal career spanning 24 years working as a receptionist, paralegal and lawyer. Currently, she represents injured clients out of offices in Reno and Elko and practices before all Nevada courts, including the United States District Court.Ms. Bradshaw focuses her practice on representing clients injured through no fault of their own in any type of accident, including cases of automobile and motorcycle accidents, mining and drilling catastrophes, and on-the-job injuries and accidents. She also takes on medical malpractice and defective products cases with vigor and insight. Because she has come up through the ranks, Ms. Bradshaw understands what it is like to struggle against adversity, and she aggressively pursues her clients best interests by being thoroughly organized, highly motivated and supremely dedicated.Ms. Bradshaw continued working as a paralegal while in law school in order to support herself, and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2007. As a testament to her impeccable academic record, she gained admittance to the prestigious Order of the Coif, graduating in the top 10 percent of her class.A firm believer in the principles of fair play, Ms. Bradshaw received the award for Most Pro Bono Hours by the Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevada in her very first year of practice. Dedicated to her community, Ms. Bradshaw also serves both as a bar exam grader and as a valued member of the Standing Committee for Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility for the State Bar of Nevada.
Bill Bradley is a senior partner at Bradley, Drendel & Jeanney, and works with clients in Reno and Washoe County, Nevada. He focuses his practice area on personal injury cases involving car accidents, brain injury, premises liability and product liability. In addition, he also accepts cases involving motorcycle accidents, sexual abuse, airplane crashes, burns and slip-and-fall injuries.A Nevada native, Mr. Bradley received a Bachelor of Science from Stanford University in 1976. He then attended McGeorge School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1981.For the past 25 years, Mr. Bradley has protected injured victims rights through litigation. He is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Furthermore, he is a member of the following organizations: Washoe County Bar Association, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Inner Circle of Advocates, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates and Consumer Attorneys of California.In addition to his work in litigation, Mr. Bradley is the lead lobbyist for the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and, as such, has been instrumental in protecting the rights of personal injury victims in the Nevada legislature. For more than 20 years, he has lobbied against legislation that would set unreasonable caps for victims and anti-consumer laws.When he is not lobbying for victims rights, Mr. Bradley volunteers his time to the community. He was appointed by the governor of Nevada as a commissioner for the Nevada Division of Wildlife and served in that position for 10 years. He has also participated in a large number of committees and boards locally and statewide for the legal committee and is a former president of the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association.
William C. Jeanney
For over 25 years, William C. Jeanney has represented personal injury cases as a senior partner for Bradley, Drendel & Jeanney. Specializing in jury trial and settlement resolution, Mr. Jeanney has tried over 75 trials with an impressive success rate of million-dollar verdicts and settlements over the years. With a focus on car accidents, product and premises liability and brain injury, Mr. Jeanney is committed to helping his clients receive the compensation they deserve.After graduating from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science in 1975, Mr. Jeanney proceeded to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. His decades of service to personal injury victims earned him the prestigious honor of being recognized by his peers as the 2008 Trial Lawyer of the Year in the state of Nevada by the Nevada Justice Association. He was also featured in The Best Lawyers in America for personal injury for 2008 and 2009.As a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Jeanney is a highly sought-after lecturer in trial law for prestigious trial lawyer organizations. He was also the president of Washoe County Bar Association. In addition, his early days as a deputy district attorney in Humboldt County, Nevada taught him crucial trial skills during several high-profile criminal trials that helped to shape the experienced and reputable lawyer he is today.Mr. Jeanney has received the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell by his peers. When hes not ensuring his personal injury clients are taken care of, he enjoys skiing and hunting.The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc. Aiken, SC,AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Joshua L. Benson
Joshua L. Benson is a lawyer at Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Providing representation to individuals and companies throughout Clark County and other parts of the state, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. In that regard, he assists clients who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of these cases that Mr. Benson has extensive experience in have arisen out of truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, animal bites, and defective drugs and other consumer products.Mr. Benson also has experience in business and commercial litigation. These cases have included trademark infringement, breach of contract actions, and shareholder disputes. Prior to joining Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys, he was a partner at a well-known Las Vegas law firm where he served as first chair on several complex business trials.As an undergraduate, Mr. Benson attended Brigham Young University, where he majored in business and government and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2004. He then relocated to Nevada to pursue his legal education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law. While he was there, Mr. Benson was an editor on the Nevada Law Journal and participated in an American Bar Association Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After graduation, Mr. Benson served a clerkship with a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada before joining the aforementioned firm. He came to Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys in February 2014. Admitted to practice before all Nevada state courts, Mr. Benson is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 9th and Federal Circuits.
Michael C. Kane
After years of defending insurance companies in personal injury cases, Michael C. Kane founded The 702 Firm to apply the knowledge he gained to representing people in Las Vegas, Nevada, who have suffered as a result of someone elses negligence. He has the keen ability to anticipate what the defense may do, and he can craft a legal strategy to secure favorable results for his clients.In one of his cases, Mr. Kane obtained a six-figure settlement for a client who had suffered a brain injury while on the job. For this and numerous other successes, Mr. Kane has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40; he holds an Avvo Superbrating; and the American Institute of Legal Counsel named him to its 10 Best Under 40 list.These achievements can be credited to Mr. Kanes relentless pursuit of justice. He has seen how big insurance companies try to take advantage of individuals who have been hurt. Using creative legal tactics and presenting compelling evidence, Mr. Kane is adept at convincing a judge, a jury or the other side of the negotiating table.A published author, Mr. Kane enjoys his role in industry groups such as the State Bar of Nevada, the Nevada County Bar Association, the Nevada Justice Association and the Clark County Bar Association.Prior to earning a Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School in 2006, Mr. Kane received a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology from Drake University in 2003.
As the founder of Naqvi Injury Law, Farhan Naqvi is dedicated to serving clients throughout Las Vegas, Summerlin and Henderson, Nevada, including the Southern Highlands and Green Valley areas. He focuses his practice on personal injury law, generally handling cases that involve car, motorcycle and truck accidents.In 1999, Mr. Naqvi earned a Bachelor of Arts from York University. He then went on to attend the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. From there, he graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 2003.Mr. Naqvi began his career as a defense attorney for large insurance corporations. He now draws on the valuable knowledge and experience he gained in that position to fight for plaintiffs who have been injured by the carelessness of others. Mr. Naqvi understands the devastation and uncertainty that can result from suffering a serious personal injury, when concerns over medical expenses and lost income can take peoples focus off of their recovery. Over the course of his career, he has obtained millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. In recognition of his efforts on his clients behalf, Mr. Naqvi is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale Hubbell, and he holds an Avvo Superbrating.Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Naqvi is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association, the Nevada Justice Association and the State Bar of Nevada. As a faculty member with the National Business Institute, Mr. Naqvi teaches personal injury law.Mr. Naqvi is a prominent community leader. He serves on the board of directors for Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, an organization that treats children with life threatening diseases. He also regularly contributes to organizations including HELP of Southern Nevada, Opportunity Village, Autism Speaks and youth education and sports programs.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
John B. Shook
A co-founder of Shook & Stone - Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer, John B. Shook focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Based in the firms main office in Las Vegas, he provides representation to clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice before all Nevada and Oklahoma state courts, Mr. Shook is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.Mr. Shooks cases have involved medical malpractice, premises liability, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, and workplace accidents, and he has been able to obtain several sizable jury verdicts and negotiated settlements on behalf of his plaintiff clients, leading to his membership in the invitation-only Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In one notable case, the jury awarded his client who had been severely injured in a construction site accident approximately $19 million for medical expenses, lost earning capacity, and pain and suffering. In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Shook represents policyholders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurance companies. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his successful track record and high degree of ethics, he has received a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Majoring in marketing and management, Mr. Shook obtained his undergraduate education at Oklahoma State University and received a Bachelor of Science in 1991. He then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1994. A past member of the board of governors of the Nevada Justice Association, Mr. Shooks professional affiliations also include the Nevada Bar Foundation. Active in his community as well, he supports HELP of Southern Nevada and other charitable organizations.
Craig W. Drummond
Attorney Craig W. Drummond of Drummond Law Firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, focuses his practice on personal injury law. Mr. Drummond represents clients who have sustained serious harm due to car accidents, truck accidents, brain injuries, dog bites and more. He also handles wrongful death matters, representing those who have lost family members or loved ones due to accidents caused by negligence. He represents clients in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, including communities such as Henderson and Summerlin.Mr. Drummond earned his bachelors degree from Drake University and his law degree from Drake University Law School. He has over a decade of legal experience and is admitted to practice law in both Nevada and Missouri. Over the course of his career he has litigated in a wide variety of courts and has helped clients to recover compensation with million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Drummond previously served as a trial defense attorney in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps and as a federal military prosecutor. He began his private law practice after serving in Iraq, where he earned a bronze star and received an honorable discharge.Mr. Drummond has served in various positions in the Nevada criminal law field. He was appointed as a hearing officer for shootings involving Las Vegas police officers and has participated in a wide variety of criminal law matters as part of the Clark County Indigent Defense Panel. He has also served on the Criminal Justice Act Counsel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
810 S Casino Center Blvd, Suite 101,, Las Vegas NV 89101
Jamie L. Zimmerman
A highly regarded civil trial lawyer, Jamie L. Zimmerman is an attorney at H1 Law Group. Based in Henderson, Nevada, she provides dedicated and knowledgeable representation to business and individual clients throughout the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area. Ms. Zimmerman is admitted to practice before all Nevada state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.One area that Ms. Zimmerman focuses her practice on is labor and employment law. In this regard, she assists employers who are facing claims of sexual harassment, hiring and workplace discrimination, wrongful termination and other acts of prohibited whistleblower retaliation, and wage and hour violations. In addition to her courtroom work in defending these charges, Ms. Zimmerman has appeared on behalf of many of these clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal and state agencies. Her other civil litigation experience has included entertainment matters, shareholder disputes, fraud, breach of contract actions, restrictive covenants, the misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition. In addition to her skills in the courtroom, Ms. Zimmerman has handled many of these matters through mediation and before arbitrators.As an undergraduate, Ms. Zimmerman attended the University of Arizona, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology summa cum laude in 2006 and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society upon her graduation. Her legal education was obtained at the William S. Boyd School of Law, part of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and she was the lead articles editor of the Nevada Law Journal and served an externship with a judge on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada, before being awarded her Juris Doctor summa cum laude in 2009. Her professional affiliations include the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada.
701 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 200,, Las Vegas NV 89074
Bradley J. Myers
For years, Bradley J. Myers has been an advocate for victims of negligence. As a partner at THE702FIRM, he works with clients in Las Vegas, Nevada, who have suffered a personal injury. Mr. Myers regularly obtains seven-figure settlements and verdicts for those he represents, ensuring they receive the compensation necessary to move forward with their lives.In 1999, Mr. Myers received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Arizona State University. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor and graduate cum laude from the California Western School of Law in 2004.Before he began working with plaintiffs, Mr. Myers spent two years on the other side of the courtroom, representing insurance companies. He brings that experience to his practice today, where he understands how the defense works. His caseload involves all aspects of personal injury, including slip-and-fall cases, dog bites, commercial vehicle accidents, birth injuries and car accidents. Whether he is in litigation or negotiation, he strives to meet one goal: his clients best interests.Thanks to his results-oriented approach, Mr. Myers has received multiple honors and awards, including membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; holding the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell; and receiving the American Institute of Legal Counsels 10 Best Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award. He also has been selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.When he is not at his practice, Mr. Myers can be found working with various legal organizations such as the State Bar of Nevada, the American Association for Justice, the State Bar of Arizona and the Clark County Bar Association.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
As a managing attorney at Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys, Justin Randall offers aggressive legal advocacy to those who have suffered injury due to the negligent acts of others. Focusing his practice on personal injury, workers compensation and Social Security Disability, Mr. Randall generally handles cases involving a range of complex issues, including the following: bike accidents, boat accidents, bus accidents, burn injuries, brain injuries, dog bites, slips and falls, dangerous drugs, and wrongful death. He serves clients throughout the Las Vegas, Nevada, area.Before earning a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law, Mr. Randall attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From there, he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and communication and served as president of the student body during his senior year.In addition to their physical pain and suffering after a serious injury accident, people may face a range of other challenges. Lost wages, unexpected medical bills and other losses may create unnecessary turmoil for families during already difficult times. Striving to alleviate his clients stresses and help them obtain the compensation they need and deserve, Mr. Randall provides customized guidance and personal attention. Over the course of his career, he has received several awards and recognitions, including being named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.Mr. Randall is admitted to practice law in the states of Nevada, California and Arizona, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Staying active in the legal community, he is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the State Bar of California, and the State Bar of Arizona.
Eric Hone is an attorney at H1 Law Group in Las Vegas, Nevada. An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Hone practices business litigation, civil litigation and wrongful death, and serves a wide variety of clients throughout the Las Vegas region.Mr. Hone has experience with all types of business matters, including those involving contracts, corporate law, employment law, entertainment law, intellectual property, real estate and securities law. He handles complex legal disputes on a national and international level and litigates at the trial and appellate levels. In addition to litigating, Mr. Hone represents clients in arbitration and before state license and regulatory actions.As a supplement to his practice, Mr. Hone authors articles and lectures on various legal topics. He was a co-presenter at Nevadas first annual Trial Skills Institute in January of 2016 and co-authored articles for Nevada Lawyer and Casino Enterprise Management magazines. He is included on Nevada Business magazines legal elitelist and VEGAS INCs top lawyerslist.Involved in his legal community, Mr. Hone is a member of the Clark County Bar Association and serves on various sections and committees within the American Bar Association. He gives back to his community through involvement with organizations, including the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and Three Square food bank, and is a former board member of Imprints Day School, a private educational institution.Mr. Hone earned a bachelors degree from Utah State University and received his law degree from Duke University School of Law. He attained his law license in 2003 and practices in Nevada and Idaho.
701 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 200,, Las Vegas NV 89074