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How We Prepare for a Case

Posted on July 15, 2020 in Firm News,Personal Injury

Claggett & Sykes is not like other law firms. Our Las Vegas personal injury attorney’s preparation process for every case we accept is intensive. We prepare each case as if it will go to trial – even if we expect a successful settlement. Preparing cases for trial gives us aggressive legal strategies so we can… read more

What Is Arbitration in a Personal Injury Case?

Posted on July 14, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Handling a personal injury claim in Las Vegas, Nevada takes an understanding of a few basic legal terms and processes. One is arbitration. This is a type of meeting between the parties involved in a case. It is a form of alternative dispute resolution, meaning an alternative to going to trial. Arbitration could save a… read more

What Do Insurance Adjusters Look for When Evaluating Your Claim?

Posted on July 13, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

When you submit a personal injury or car accident claim to an insurance company, it will go through an evaluation process. The person in charge of this process is called an insurance claims adjuster. This is the agent who will contact you shortly after you submit a claim to ask questions and obtain more information…. read more

What to Do After a Slip and Fall

Posted on July 13, 2020 in Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents

Every year, over one million people are injured from slips, trips, and falls in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease Control. Slip and falls can lead to a wide range of injuries, including sprains, strains, broken bones, spinal cord damage, and head trauma. These injuries can completely disrupt your life, which is why… read more

Tire Blowout Accident Lawsuits

Posted on June 25, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Tires are some of the most important parts of a vehicle in terms of roadworthiness, driver control and safety. The tires are the vehicle’s connection to the road. If the tire has an issue, such as not enough air or worn tread, it could pop, leak or explode – making it impossible for the driver… read more

Who Is Liable After a Commercial Truck Collision in Las Vegas?

Posted on June 24, 2020 in Personal Injury,Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks haul millions of tons of freight around the US each year. They are responsible for transporting almost three-fourths of all of the country’s cargo annually. Unfortunately, big rigs and 18-wheelers are not always suited for safe transport. In 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recorded 4,657 fatal large truck accidents. This… read more

What You Need to Know About Qualified Immunity and Law Enforcement

Posted on June 9, 2020 in Firm News

Over the past few weeks you may have seen people calling for an end to qualified immunity for law enforcement officers. If you’ve wondered what the heck qualified immunity is or how it might affect you, you’re not alone. Basically, qualified immunity says you can’t sue public officials unless they violated a “clearly established” constitutional… read more

How to Find the Best Lawyer for You Without the Stress

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Brain Injuries,Car Accident,Firm News,Medical Malpractice,Motorcycle Accident,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Product Defect,Product Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents,Truck Accidents,Wrongful Death

Let’s be honest, no one wants to hire a lawyer. If you need a lawyer, you’re probably going through a tough time and trying to find the right lawyer just adds to the stress. There are a lot of lawyers out there to choose from. Not every attorney is right for every client, and not… read more

Sean Claggett Gets Honorable Mentions From Court Room Network

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Firm News

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm’s own Sean Claggett has been named to two best of the best lists by Court Room View Network (CVN). First, Sean was named one of the decade’s best trial lawyers on CVN’s Who We’re Watching list. CVN says that after more than a decade of capturing trials for its streaming… read more

How Driver Fatigue Can Lead to Truck Accidents

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Personal Injury,Truck Accidents

Millions of commercial motor vehicles carry goods across state lines every day in the US. Although trucking companies and their employees have a responsibility to ensure the safety of their transports, they may act negligently in ways that cause accidents. In 2017, 4,657 fatal motor vehicle collisions involved large trucks. One of the most common… read more

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