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Fatalities and Wrongful Death Claim and Suit
Caring Advocacy After Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one is never easy. When the loss of a loved one occurs because of someone’s recklessness, carelessness or negligence, the emotional trauma that a family must endure is overwhelming.
A wrongful death creates many challenges for remaining family members to overcome. It can impact a family financially as well, leaving unanticipated expenses to be paid.
We know that nothing will return your loved one to you. The attorneys and staff at Laub and Laub Law Firm would like to advocate for your family and help you recover in part what has been taken from you.
A Wrongful Death Claim Can Help Your Family
Laub and Laub Law Firm can be the strong and caring champion that helps your family recover from unexpectedly losing a loved one due to a wrongful death. In the arena of law, we will fight for the justice your family deserves.
A wrongful death claim can provide financially for your family. It can cover your loved one’s final medical expenses, easing financial obligations and reminder of what happened. Filing a wrongful death claim can also ease the financial burden of losing your loved one’s income, so the family doesn’t have to worry about daily expenses, like groceries and bills.
Seek the Money Needed for Ongoing Care and Family Welfare
Surviving a catastrophic injury means dealing with the trauma and uncertainty that such an injury inflicts. It may seem like an impossible hurdle. There is legal help. Just reach out and contact Laub and Laub.
We know you want to be compensated for the physical and emotional pain suffered. We understand that you’re worried about how you will help your family manage this traumatic experience too. Remember, when hiring a legal team, demand trial attorneys who know how to handle such cases, so the compensation received will cover all the expenses necessary for you and your family to recover.
We are Laub and Laub Law Firm. We’ve helped our clients recover from catastrophic injuries by getting them the compensation they need to take care of themselves and the families who support them. We don’t hesitate. We take a stand, do the research, and we will go to court to get you the benefits and compensation necessary for your full recovery, so you can see a bright future again.
Four Key Mistakes to Avoid after an Accident:
1. Don’t Wait to Get Help.
Waiting too long to get legal help for a personal injury case can only hurt you, not improve your odds. There is a statute of limitations that applies to car accidents and other personal injury cases. In Nevada, it’s two years from the date of injury to file a claim. Time is critical because evidence doesn’t last forever, like tire tracks, or on-scene witnesses.
2. Not Seeking Medical Care
Did you know that medical documentation builds a strong personal injury case? It’s key to establishing the worth of your case and proving that your injuries are related to the accident. Above all, seeking medical treatment for your injuries is essential to your health. You need to know the extent of the damage done to your body.
3. Talking with Other Insurance Companies
Should the adjuster call you, and they will, do not speak to them without an attorney. Why?
They want to collect your statement and then confer with their own counsel to see how to make you the responsible party. Remember, the insurance company is not your friend. They are not on your side. More than likely, once you give your statement, they will find a way to shift the responsibility of the accident and your injuries to you.
4. Accepting an Offer that is Unfair to YOU
Offers are legal documents that use legal terminology that does not read like regular English. Legal documents should ALWAYS be reviewed by a trusted attorney, someone who advocates for you. It may seem like a lot of money, but it may not be enough to cover the extent of medical expenses and time off work to recover from the accident.
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Three Commonly Asked Questions
1. What Should I Do to Protect My Rights?
First, talk to your insurance company and talk to the police, but DO NOT speak to the insurance adjuster without representation. Why? Their goal is to deny your claim, or greatly reduce the amount of compensation for the injury. The adjuster is not your friend; they aren’t looking out for your best interests.
2. How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Contingency based fees are the means of payment for retaining a Laub and Laub Law Firm personal injury attorney. We only get paid if we successfully recover compensation for you. You have nothing to lose by meeting with us and retaining our law firm.
3. I Only Have Minor Injuries, Do I really Need to go to the Doctor?
YES! Please, do yourself a favor and seek medical attention after an accident. Even if you feel fine and don’t think you need medical care. What you may think is a minor ache or pain that won’t last but a few days could turn out to be a major problem like a serious spine injury.
Doctrin of Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
In a personal injury case, the doctrine of negligence comes into play. Negligence is based on the premise that, as human beings living together in society, we owe certain basic duties to one another. Specifically, we have a duty not to harm one another. Harms can result both through action and inaction, and in the case of negligence, most often concerns the latter. In legal terms, negligence is a breach of a duty owed to another that is both the actual and proximate cause of damages to the non-breaching party. When the elements of negligence expressed in this definition can be "satisfied" (proven in a court of law), a personal injury accident victim will be able to obtain a judgment for damages to recover compensation for injuries suffered as a result of the accident. Contact our Reno Nevada personal injury lawyers for more information.
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Laub & Laub Law Firm - one of Nevada's most prominent in the area of personal injury for more than 50 years - provides precisely the highly effective and experienced attorneys needed to handle all types of personal injury claims. Reach out to us today to learn how we can serve you in this time of need. The Laub and Laub Law Firm has offices in Reno, Carson City, Truckee, and South Lake Tahoe, and is completly dedicated to serving the Northern Nevada area with its highly experienced - and effective - team of personal injury lawyers.
The Laub & Laub Law Firm provides legal representation for our communities in Nevada and California. Our consultations are FREE with our local attorneys and lawyers. Please reach out to us via phone, email, or text Joe. You can visit our offices to speak with a local Reno attorney or Carson City attorney, or schedule a virtual video consultation. We are additionally staffed with local attorneys at our offices in Truckee and South Lake Tahoe to provide you effective legal counsel for your personal injury case.