Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer
Where a Lawyer Handles Your Case From Start to Settlement
There are a lot of personal injury lawyers in Las Vegas, Henderson, Clark County and the surrounding areas of southern Nevada. How do you select the one who is right for you? All personal injury law firms offer free consultations and contingency-based fees.
Every Client Gets Personal Attention
At Koch & Brim a lawyer — not a staff member — will meet with you and personally handle your case. Whether your case is regarding an auto accident, motorcycle accident, dog bite injury in Las Vegas, or any of the other practice areas that we specialize in, we understand that each case is unique and needs to be planned and pursued in a way that brings about the best result for you. Only an experienced lawyer can do that.
Trusted Las Vegas Injury Lawyer
Contact us for a free consultation and case evaluation with an experienced Las Vegas personal injury attorney. We represent clients throughout southern Nevada.
How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
Every personal injury case will have unique elements that will make it differ from other cases. However, there are some primary factors that will be considered in determining the amount of compensation to pursue. They are as follows:
Pain or Suffering. If your injury has left you with long or short term discomfort, you can factor this into your compensation. Even if the pain is emotional, the Las Vegas accident attorneys at Koch & Brim can help you determine what you are entitled to.
Medical Bills. Even very minor injuries can rack up extensive medical bills. You might need to consider not only the previous medical expenses, but also factor in any additional medical treatments that you will need for your injuries.
Loss of Wages. If your injuries are severe enough, they might keep you from returning to your previous job functions in the same capacity. If you were forced to take an extended period of time off of work to recover, you can factor in the missing wages and loss of earning capacity.
When Should I Contact a Lawyer after an Accident or Injury?
It is always recommended to seek medical attention immediately after a personal injury, just in case there are any major or unforeseen complications. That being said, you should contact an injury lawyer as soon as you safely can.
Be sure you don’t wait too long, though. There is a limited period of time called the Statute of Limitations, in which you can legally submit a claim for injuries. In the state of Nevada, the standard statute of limitations for filing a Personal Injury case is 2 years, according to Nev. Rev. Stat. § 11.190(4)(e) (2016). For a Wrongful Death claim, it is also 2 years, according to Nev. Rev. Stat. § 11.190(4)(e) (2016). For a Medical Malpractice claim, you could have a maximum time of 3 years to file a claim, per Nev. Rev. Stat. § 11.190(4)(e) (2016).
What is Negligence?
In a personal injury case, there usually exists a responsible party that failed to meet certain safety requirements and resulted in the accident or injury. This is considered “Negligence.” If the courts determine that the responsible party failed to meet these requirements, then the victims involved would be liable for damages. Partial fault can also be a factor in cases in Nevada, so a percentage of fault would have to be determined for both parties, and factored into the compensation amounts.
Reasons To Choose Us
ONEWe have collected millions of dollars in out-of-court settlements and jury verdicts for our clients.
TWOYou will meet with one of us, not with a paralegal or secretary.
THREEWe have practiced law for over 40 years and will give you an honest evaluation of your case.
FOUROne of us will handle and negotiate your case personally, not a staff member.
FIVEWe will return your phone calls.
SIXOur offices are easy to reach from any part of the valley.
LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS & AWARDS
Koch & Brim in Las Vegas serves clients in Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, Green Valley, Boulder City, Laughlin, Pahrump, Sun City, Nellis AFB and other communities in Clark County and southern Nevada.