Expert Legal Assistance For Personal Injury Cases
Posted: Nov 26, 2014
As per the data of Nevada Department of Transportation, more than 43,000 people died on the American roads and highways in the year 2005. In the year 2000, the economic costs incurred by the United States because of vehicle crashes is estimated to be around a whopping $230 billion. The major reasons of such accidents are - not wearing seat belts, talking or texting on cell phone, driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, cutting off a motorcycle when changing lanes, tire blowouts etc.
The victim of any of such accidents is entitled for a personal injury claim for medical expenses, Loss of financial support – in case the victim has died in the accident, Loss of love, companionship, comfort, affection or care suffered by the survivor of the decedent and Punitive damages. In personal injury laws, damages not only include physical injury, but also mental such as intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
On becoming a victim of any such accidents leading to personal injury to an individual, one must immediately contact an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Reno. Many individual lawyers and associated firms provide legal assistance in litigating personal injury claims in Nevada and California. Such law firms cover victims of automobile collisions, trucking collisions, motorcycle collisions, pedestrian accidents, wrongful death and spinal cord injuries.
Wrongful death lawsuits are filed by the spouse, children, or any other blood relative of the victim who has lost his/her life in an accident. These lawsuits can be filed for seeking damages for covering expenses of funeral, loss of inheritance from the death, loss of love, affection, care which is suffered by the plaintiff, and punitive damages. Spinal cord injuries caused due to the negligence of another person makes a completely different branch of legal representation as they can lead to major physical and financial expenses to the victim.
In case an individual suffers a loss in any above circumstances, the person should immediately hire the services of a professional Personal Injury Attorney Reno and must not just turn to the defendant’s insurance provider for the covering of damages. Such insurance companies employ a panel of personal injury lawyers who are expert in settling the victim's claim as quickly and cheaply as possible. So, it is advisable to consult a good plaintiff lawyer or firm such as Bert Guerra and Associates LLP, if an injury, physical or mental has been inflicted to you by any person.