Personal Injury Attorney Las Vegas NV
If You’re Thinking of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney in Las Vegas, Experience is Everything.
Christensen Law is a Las Vegas Personal Injury firm, founded in 1984 by Thomas Christensen. Thomas Christensen is one of the state of Nevada’s five Civil Trial Advocacy lawyers. The attorneys of Christensen Law will aggressively defend the rights of our clients, going above and beyond to ensure justice.
Seeking legal representation is a serious and often life-changing decision. Our attorneys have over a century of combined experience practicing law. You need the most experienced and dedicated team working on your side. Many of our attorneys are former insurance defense lawyers, who use that experience to help those injured in Nevada to obtain the maximum recovery from their personal injury case.
A personal injury occurs when a person is harmed as a result of another person’s negligence, carelessness or intentional conduct. This includes physical, mental or emotional harm. Personal injuries occur most frequently in motor vehicle accidents, but also can occur in private homes, businesses, public areas or in the workplace. Injuries caused by medical or dental malpractice are also considered personal injuries.
Personal Injury Attorneys
Anyone who has been injured at the fault of another may file a lawsuit against the person or organization responsible for the injury. In the event that the person injured is incapacitated and / or unable to bring an action on their own; a spouse, close relative, or person with power of attorney may file on their behalf. If you’re thinking of bringing a lawsuit on someone who has caused you injury, the attorneys here at Christensen Law can be of great help.
Emotional Distress, Pain and Suffering, Compensation
Generally, lawsuits seek to recover monetary damages so that an injured persona can pay to fix property that has been damaged and pay for medical expenses, lost wages or any other expense brought about by the injury. Additionally, lawsuits may be filed to seek compensation for the pain suffering and / or emotional distress caused by the injury.
In cases where it is proven that the defendant’s conduct is intentional or particularly reprehensible, it is possible to obtain punitive damages in addition to general damages.
The injured must prove three key facts in order to achieve maximum recovery from their personal injury case:
- Who was the negligent party
- The Accident caused the Injuries
- The injuries deserve compensation
What are the Types of Personal Injuries?
A personal injury can be a physical, emotional or mental injury. Injuries can range from relatively minor physical injuries, to catastrophic eye, brain, and spinal cord injuries.
Severe injuries may cause death. In a personal injury lawsuit where the injuried has died as a result of their injuries, the lawsuit will recover only the medical and other costs incurred before death. A wrongful death lawsuite must be initiated so that the family can recover other losses such as the future earnings, that the person could have provided to the family if he or she had lived.
Slip Fall, Dog Bites and Cyber-Bullying
Personal injuries that occur in homes, public places and businesses can include inuries from a wide range of causes including slip and falls, fires, falling objects and dog bites.
Practical jokes and malicious postings occurring on the internet are becoming a trend. Some these instances have cause mental and emotional injuries that have led to lawsuits. Injuries caused in incidents of workplace violence and crime are on the rise, as well.
No matter the circumstances surrounding your injury, we here at Christensen Law are here to help with your personal injury lawsuit.