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Attorney, Brian Boyer is among Las Vegas’s TOP rated lawyers provided his commitment and dedication to helping injury victims obtain a full (and quick) financial recovery following an accident injury. Available 24/7, he and his knowledgeable staff are here to help you at no up-front cost. If you or a loved one has recently fallen victim to an accident-injury in the Las Vegas, NV area, please do not hesitate to contact us for a completely free, no-obligation case review. All consultations are free, so please call us immediately!

When should I hire an attorney for a car accident?

So, you’ve been in a car accident. Your car is totaled and you have medical bills from your injuries that are piling up, and you’re wondering what you should do next. In the State of Nevada, if you have been injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another person or entity, you are entitled to, under State law, recover compensation for your damages. However, if you wish to file a claim for an auto accident, you are required to do so within two-years from the date of your injury. That said, the longer you wait, the less likely you are to achieve a full financial recovery. Therefore, if you have been injured in an accident, the best thing you can do is contact a Las Vegas car accident lawyer immediately.

How long do I have to file a car accident claim?

As mentioned above, the State of Nevada permits a two-year period to file a personal injury claim to collect damages from an injury. This rule is known as the Statute of Limitations. What that means is that you have two years from the date of your injury to file a claim. Any claim filed after this time frame will be dismissed by Nevada courts.

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When should I file an insurance claim for a car accident?

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should hire an attorney to file an injury claim against the negligent drivers’ insurance company almost immediately. You should do this for a number of reasons. First, so you can begin to move on with your life and put the accident behind you. Second, so you can ensure your accident claim is filed correctly and in a reasonable timeframe. By doing so, you are less-likely to encounter any potential disputes from the insurance company.

If you wait too long to hire a lawyer or to begin medical treatment, the insurance companies will almost always argue that you weren’t as hurt as you say you are, or that your damages aren’t severe. This can result in a lengthy settlement process and can even jeopardize the amount of money you are awarded.

What damages can I recover from a car accident?

The State of Nevada recognizes both economic and non-economic damages in any car accident claim. Economic damages are damages that can be physically proven on paper, such as medical bills, auto-repair bills, lost wages, and so on. Non-economic damages include pain and suffering, anxiety, loss of consortium, disability or disfigurement, the injury itself, loss of enjoyment of life, loss certain abilities or senses, etc… In some severe cases, you may also be awarded punitive damages.

What is the typical settlement for Las Vegas car accident claims?

Every accident injury is unique. The factors that determine your final settlement amount include insurance policy limits, the extent of your injury. There is no set formula that one can use to determine the total value of a car accident claim; however, there are certain factors you can evaluate yourself. These factors include:

  • How bad was your injury? Injuries such as a brain injury are considered severe while a concussion would be less severe.
  • How long are you expected to treat?
  • What was the total cost of your medical bills?
  • Will you have future medical bills?
  • Did you miss work?
  • Can you return to work?
  • What are the insurance policy limits at play?

Evaluate the above questions and you can have a better idea as to whether or not you have a valid case, and whether or not you will be entitled to compensation. You can also call our lawyer, Brian Boyer, any time for a free case review and he can help you better understand the true value of your claim. Call (702) 514-1414 24/7 for a free consultation.

Types of car accident claims we handle

  • Car accidents;
  • Motorcycle accidents;
  • Distracted driving accidents;
  • Hit and run accidents;
  • Truck accidents;
  • DUI accidents;
  • Rollover accidents;
  • T-bone accidents;
  • Fender-benders;
  • Uninsured/Underinsured motorist accidents

Attorney fees and car accident settlements

In Las Vegas, NV, most lawyers work on contingency. What this means is that they will not collect an up-front fee; rather, they will collect on the final settlement amount. The standard contingency fee for Las Vegas attorneys is around 33% of the final settlement amount. That said, it is important to note that some attorneys add miscellaneous fees onto the backend, which will drastically reduce your final payout. At Boyer Lawyer, all fees are disclosed in a transparent manner, and we never, ever make more than the client.

How do I maximize my car accident settlement?

Once you decide to file a car accident claim, you may be wondering what steps you can take to protect your case. Below are a few steps you should take immediately after your accident to ensure the highest payout possible:

  1. Seek medical treatment and follow through with it!: If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Las Vegas, NV, seek medical treatment ASAP! Do not put this off. First off, you will want to make sure you are okay. Even the smallest injury can sometimes transform into dangerous ones. Secondly, if you wish to file a claim for your auto accident, you will have to prove that you were injured. The best way of doing this is by seeking immediate medical care and following through with your doctors visits and treatment plan.
  2. Don’t incriminate yourself: After a car accident, it is not at all uncommon for the insurance companies to contact you within days or even hours after the accident. They will attempt to collect a statement from you. Although they may sound nice on the phone, they do not have your best interest at heart. It is their objective to collect incriminating information that can be used against you to either A). reduce your settlement or B). deny a settlement. Therefore, if they call you, it is in your best interest to kindly tell them that you will have an attorney contact them to discuss any information pertaining to the accident. You can do this even if you have not yet hired one!
  3. Hire a car accident lawyer: Hiring a lawyer is the smartest thing you can do after an accident. By doing so, you ensure your case is handled properly, all deadlines are met, all insurance company negotiations are handled, and it provides you with peace of mind in knowing that the only thing you have to do is focus on your recovery!

How long does it take to receive an offer of compensation?

This answer is contingent on various factors. These factors include:

  • How bad are your injuries?
  • How long will you treat for?
  • Has the insurance company refused an offer of fair compensation?
  • Has the insurance company refused to pay?

In a typical case, most car crash victims see a settlement offer within 6 months to a year; however, if the insurance company is refusing fair compensation, it can take much longer than that. Your attorney will work diligently and fight hard on your behalf to ensure you receive fair compensation is as little time possible.

Can I switch car accident attorneys?

If you are in the middle of a car accident claim, and you are unsatisfied with your current lawyer, you are permitted to switch attorneys at any time. It is your right to do so. Before you decide to fire your current law firm, however, you will want to make sure you’ve found another Las Vegas car accident lawyer to take over the case so there is no lapse in any important communications, filing deadlines, etc…

Contact Brian Boyer Injury Lawyer for a free car accident case review

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash in Las Vegas, NV, please do your due-diligence in hiring the best attorney possible. At Boyer Lawyer, we have over a decade of experience helping accident victims recover financially, and we have successfully recovered millions for our clients.

Even if you are only entertaining the idea of hiring a lawyer, you can always call us for a free consultation. All consultations are free and confidential, and if we cannot help you, we will point you in the best direction for your situation.

Contact our attorneys at any time by calling 702-514-1414.

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