Car Accident Attorney

Have you been injured in a car wreck in Nevada? Were you injured in the crash? What you need is an experienced lawyer to help you recover damages. Consulting with an expert car accident attorney as soon as possible after a car crash could be the wisest decision you make.

At The West Seegmiller Attorneys we have close to 30 years of experience settling millions of dollars worth of car crash claims. In fact, our firm is proud to be a member of the exclusive Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums for its high-ranking settlements obtained over the years. Whether you have fractures and cuts or more serious spinal cord and head injuries, The West Seegmiller Attorneys’s expert legal team is here to help guide you through the legal process.

Our Las Vegas auto accident lawyers will evaluate your case to determine if you are eligible for compensation for your losses. We have an extensive understanding of the laws regarding auto accidents and have experience working with insurance companies. Insurance companies will always look out for their interests first, but our law firm will always put your interests first.

Every day there are people who are injured in car crashes on our roads and freeways, but too often injured victims are reluctant to contact an attorney because they believe that insurance companies will just pay their bills. However, it’s not so easy to settle a claim with an insurance company on your own. National media outlets have documented aggressive, tactics some major insurance companies use to settle even the smallest claims. If you’ve suffered a serious injury in a traffic accident and try to negotiate a settlement by yourself, you may be making a critical mistake.

The expert lawyers at The West Seegmiller Attorneys are able to research other cases to determine what a fair and just settlement should be for each particular type of injury. We’ve successfully handled thousands of auto injury claims and we will work to obtain the highest value for each and every case. In order to determine the value of a particular car accident case an attorney will make estimates based on several factors.

  • Future medical costs
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Other accident related expenses

Nevada freeways and roads are some of the busiest and most congested in the world. With the millions of cars on the road, it’s no wonder moving vehicle accidents are a daily occurrence. According the National Transportation Safety Board, traffic accidents are the leading cause of death in America. Over 6,000,000 motor vehicle accidents happen each year, causing 40,000 deaths and 3,000,000 injuries.

While there are many reasons for these accidents, a significant number are caused by someone’s negligence. Negligence often can be hard to prove, and at times the obvious offender may not be the responsible party. If you have been injured in a car crash, an SUV rollover, a van rollover, or any type of motor vehicle accident, consulting an experienced Las Vegas, Nevada car accident attorney, who can expertly evaluate the causes of your accident and legally establish responsibility, can result in the highest compensation award for your injuries allowed under the law. the West Seegmiller Attorneys will fight hard for you.

Nevada freeways and roads are some of the busiest and most congested in the world. There are millions of cars navigating our roadways every day. In fact, there were some 426,228 traffic accidents in Nevada including 2,805 fatalities in 2009, according to the latest statistics compiled by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Nationwide, traffic accidents are the leading cause of death with more than 6 million crashes every year including 40 thousand deaths and 3 million injuries, according the National Transportation Safety Board.

There are many reasons that someone gets into a traffic accidents. Distracted drivers are the number one reason motorists get into car accidents. Other factors contributing to car accidents include drunk or drugged driving, speeding, road conditions, inexperience, not obeying traffic signals, inexperience, tailgating, road design and debris as well as simply driving recklessly.

Drivers are expected to exercise “reasonable care under the circumstances” when they are on roads and freeways. When they fail to do this they can be considered negligent and may be required to pay for damages caused by their acts including property damage and injuries to victims. However, the victim has the burden to prove that the other driver’s actions were negligent.

Drivers who are reckless and disregard traffic laws or drive in any unsafe manner can be found negligent and liable for the injuries inflicted onto another driver if there is an accident. Negligence, however, can be difficult to prove if there is an accident. That’s why it’s so important to contact an attorney who knows the steps necessary to prove who is at fault after a car accident.