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Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal injuries can inflict losses ranging from expensive medical bills to serious physical pain and suffering. If someone else is responsible for causing your accident, that person may owe you financial compensation for your related physical, emotional and financial damages. At Claggett & Sykes Law Firm, we have helped hundreds of clients recover compensation from at-fault parties in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Las Vegas personal injury attorney can choose the right legal process for your unique case and take care of everything it involves, from beginning to end. Start with a free initial consultation. We can review your case and give you advice about which steps to take next.

Why Choose Claggett & Sykes Law Firm?

  • Our Las Vegas, Nevada injury lawyers will always put your needs above our own. We make ourselves available 24/7 to schedule free case evaluations with new clients.
  • We have a team with trial experience. Our prior wins in and out of the courtroom could improve your chances of obtaining full compensation for your injury. Learn more.
  • We have won more than $200 million for our clients. In the past 12 years, we have successfully resolved over 800 cases.
  • We make it easy to afford high-quality representation. Our team of experienced Las Vegas personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, with $0 charged in initial costs.

Claggett & Sykes Founder and Attorney Sean Claggett is an award-winning trial lawyer who has been voted Lawyer of the year by fellow lawyers at the Nevada Justice Association. Our Nevada law firm has a strong team of attorneys who are available 24/7 to take your call. We are now offering remote intake options and can connect with you safely via telephone or video chat.

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The Role of a Las Vegas Injury Attorney

An experienced personal injury lawyer will help you navigate the pitfalls of dealing with an insurance company and corporations. Claggett & Sykes Law Firm has extensive experience in dealing with insurance adjusters, going up against major corporations, evaluating claims, and ensuring that you receive a fair settlement.

  • Deal With Insurance Companies: Our team will deal with difficult insurance adjusters who do not want to cover all medical bills or other damages.
  • Investigate Rigoursly: We will gather all the evidence we need in order to prove the other party was negligent. We will look through any footage, speak to witnesses, look at medical records, and deep dive into any conversations you had with at-fault parties.
  • Aggressive Negotiation: We will defend your rights and fight for fair compensation as well as negotiate a settlement that will cover all your economic and medical damages.
  • Go to Trial: Our trial lawyers, have been voted the best by fellow lawyers in the Nevada Justice Association. Our law firm has tried over 150 cases to verdict, so you are in good hands. We will go to trial and fight until the end.

Whether you or a loved one were hurt or killed because of the negligence of another, we are ready to hold them accountable for their actions. The simple truth is the work we do at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm helps ensure our community is a safer place. A Las Vegas injury attorney in Nevada are dedicated to you, your case, and our community, one case at a time. No fees unless we win, and available 24/7.

Types of Personal Injury Claims We Handle

Personal injury is the field of law that involves a plaintiff’s injuries and a defendant’s negligence, recklessness or carelessness. If one person (the defendant) causes another person’s (the plaintiff’s) injuries, the defendant may owe the plaintiff financial compensation. At Claggett & Sykes Law Firm, our Las Vegas injury lawyers help clients pursue and obtain fair compensation for their damages across many different claim types.

  • Car accidents
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Construction accidents
  • Dangerous products and devices
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Premises liability
  • Slip and falls
  • Workplace accidents
  • Wrongful death

In our law firm’s history, we have helped clients with all types of personal injuries: broken bones, head injuries, traumatic brain injuries, burns, spinal cord injuries, traumatic amputations, lacerations and more. We tailor our legal efforts according to each client’s unique case type, injuries, needs and goals.

What Steps Should I Take After an Injury?

The steps you take directly after an injury are important to the overall success of your personal injury claim.

  1. Report your accident to the appropriate authorities as soon as it happens. This might be the police, your employer, or a supervisor. Request medical care if you notice you have injuries or visit the hospital if you aren’t sure if you’re injured. Some injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, can have delayed symptoms. Prompt medical attention is important to your overall health and well being.
  2. Remain at the scene of the accident to collect information if you can or have a trusted friend do so for you. Gather information such as the names of all parties involved and of any eyewitnesses. Get the other driver’s insurance information as well if you were in an auto accident.
  3. Take photographs of the scene, of any property damage, and of your injuries.
  4. Get copies of any police reports, incident reports, medical documents, and communications with insurance companies.

The more information about your case you can take down, the stronger your claim will be. To learn more about car crash injury lawsuits, contact one of our experienced Las Vegas car accident lawyers to learn more about filing a claim.

How Is Negligence Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

Negligence plays a key role in most personal injury cases in Nevada. The burden of proof in a typical personal injury case requires the plaintiff to establish through a preponderance of the evidence (meaning more likely to be true than not true) that the defendant was negligent and that his or her negligence caused the injury in question. Determining negligence often takes an in-depth analysis of the facts of the case.

A Las Vegas injury lawyer from Claggett & Sykes Law Firm can help with claim investigation in Las Vegas. We can send investigators back to the scene of the accident, gather evidence such as police reports and medical documents, interview eyewitnesses, and hire experts to help prove your case. Our attorneys can also identify the defendant in your injury claim on your behalf. The defendant could be a driver, a doctor, a property owner, an employer, a product manufacturer, the government or a combination of parties.

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How Long do I Have To File a Lawsuit in Nevada?

Nevada’s personal injury statute of limitations is two years of the date of the injury or injury discovery, with a few exceptions. Speak to our Las Vegas injury lawyers as soon as possible if you were injured in an accident to ensure you do not miss your deadline. Once we have determined who caused your injury and was at fault, our team can fill out the proper claims paperwork to initiate a lawsuit in the Clark County civil courts. It is up to you to file a personal injury lawsuit; the police or the city will not do so for you. Our injury attorneys can assist you with the legwork it takes to bring a claim in Las Vegas, including handling confusing paperwork and making sure you meet the statute of limitations.

How Much is My Injury Claim Worth?

The value of your personal injury case may depend on the extent of your injuries, whether you have a disability, how long you will be out of work, how much the accident impacted your life, the actions of the at-fault party and many other factors.

Types of Damages You Can Recover

You may be able to recover losses for your past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, lost quality of life, and loss of consortium. Family members can also receive payment for funeral and burial costs if a loved one passes away. The Las Vegas courts will generally give greater compensation awards for more serious injuries. You will likely be eligible for greater recovery if you suffered catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injuries, spine injuries, or amputations.

Talk to our Las Vegas personal lawyers about the potential value of your accident case for more details.

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How Much Does a Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney Charge?

Many injured accident victims in Las Vegas hesitate to hire attorneys for fear of the cost. At Claggett & Sykes Law Firm, we solve this problem by offering our legal services on a contingency fee basis. This attorney fee arrangement means your lawyer will always cost you $0 out of pocket – no matter what, win or lose. We will bill you nothing upfront. Our personal injury law firm will front all the costs of your claim during negotiation or litigation.

If our lawyers win your case, we will not bill you directly for our representation. Instead, we will automatically deduct our fees as a percentage of the settlement or verdict we won on your behalf.

The percentage we charge is something we will arrange with you beforehand. We never leave you in the dark about how much our services will cost. Should we fail to secure financial compensation for you, you will owe us nothing for the services already rendered.

Contact Our Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers | No Fees Unless We Win

You have rights as the victim of a personal injury accident in Las Vegas, Nevada. You do not have to accept your injuries and damages without a fight. If you believe one or more people contributed to your accident, the lawyers at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm can help you name these parties and go up against them during insurance settlement negotiations and/or a personal injury lawsuit in Clark County. We will do everything we can to maximize your financial outcome. Start your case with a free initial consultation at our local Las Vegas law office. Call (702) 333-7777 or contact us online today.

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“Claggett & Sykes Law Firm is THE absolute best! They are extremely professional, thorough with every detail, and consistently keep you informed of each progression of your case. Their team of lawyers, especially Jennifer M. and Christian A., go above and beyond; their customer service is Amazing and I highly recommend them!”

-Michelle O.