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Car Accident Attorneys

Las Vegas Drunk Driver Accident Lawyer

After an accident caused by a drunk driver, the victim and victim’s family can feel great anger at the driver. They can also experience great frustration as they deal with the financial and emotional effects of the accident. With an experienced personal injury attorney on their side though, victims and families can get help. Drunk drivers are more likely to be distracted as they drive, speed & exhibit other behaviors that contribute to the likelihood of creating an accident. A knowledgeable motor vehicle injury lawyer in Las Vegas will understand how drunk driving accidents happen and impact the victims lives & how to build a successful case while being empathetic to the victim and their family. Start a case today: 702-252-0055. Or contact our firm for a free consultation.

At Ladah Law, our Las Vegas drunk driver accident lawyers are strong and aggressive advocates for injured victims. We know how to hold intoxicated drivers and large insurance companies accountable. If you or your loved one was hurt in a crash with a drunk driver, we are standing by, ready to help. To set up a free, strictly confidential initial consultation, please call our Las Vegas, NV law office today at 702-252-0055.

Drunk Driving is a Serious Public Safety Problem

Drunk driving is extremely dangerous. A driver who is over the legal limit is at a far higher risk of being involved in a major accident. Drunk drivers are more susceptible to distractions, have reduced reaction times, and have impaired cognitive functioning and decision making. According to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 100 people are killed in DUI accidents in Nevada every year. Many other motorists and passengers suffer severe, sometimes even permanent injuries in these crashes.

You Must File a DUI Accident Claim Before the Statute of Limitations Expires

Under Nevada law (Nev. Rev. Stat. § 11.190(4)(e)), drunk driving accident claims are generally subject to a two-year statute of limitations. With very few exceptions, injured victims must file a lawsuit within two years of the drunk driving wreck. If you fail to do so, any legal claim will be dismissed.

Do not wait to take action to protect your rights. The longer you wait to initiate the legal claims process, the more challenging it will be to establish full liability and recover the maximum available financial support. Call our experienced Las Vegas, NV DUI accident attorneys as soon as possible after a crash.

How to Hold a Drunk Driver Legally Liable for a Crash in Nevada

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In most cases, a drunk driver will face criminal charges after an accident. Indeed, if an innocent person was seriously injured or killed in a crash, intoxicated drivers are likely to be charged with a felony offense. Criminal liability matters. It is an important part of getting justice. That being said, injured victims will not be able to recover financial relief through the state’s criminal proceeding. Instead, accident victims should be prepared to bring a civil personal injury claim. Among other things, relevant evidence in a DUI accident case can include:

  • The accident report;
  • Criminal charges and criminal convictions;
  • Personal statements;
  • Eyewitness testimony;
  • Expert testimony;
  • Photographs of accident damage;
  • Photographs of injuries; and
  • Medical records.

Our Las Vegas DUI accident lawyers will gather and assemble all of the evidence that you need to hold the responsible driver and their insurance company legally liable.

Compensation For Victims Of Drunk Driver Accidents

While money can never fully compensate you for physical injuries or the loss of a loved one, it is the means for obtaining justice in civil cases. Under Nevada law, the victim of a drunk driver can get compensation for

the complete value of their monetary and non-monetary losses. Unfortunately, the large insurance companies that defend DUI accident claims make it difficult for injured victims to recover the full and fair financial support that they rightfully deserve. At Ladah Law, our Las Vegas DUI accident lawyers will help you maximize your settlement offer or verdict. You may be eligible to recover financial damages for:

  • Emergency medical treatment;
  • medical costs;
  • Physical therapy;
  • Lost wages;
  • Diminished earning capacity;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Long term disability;
  • Scarring/disfigurement; and
  • Wrongful death damages

In some cases, the victim or family can get damages to cover extensive punitive damages as well.While they are still paid to the injured victim, punitive damages are not granted to account for the victim’s actual losses. Unlike compensatory damages, they are meant to punish wrongdoing by the defendant and to dissuade others from engaging in similar misconduct. Under Nevada law (Nev. Rev. Stat. § 42.005), punitive damages—also known as exemplary damages—may be awarded in cases of gross negligence. Drunk driving is an example of grossly negligent conduct that could potentially merit punitive compensation.

Our firm will document how the accident happened and the negligence of the drunk driver. We will follow the criminal DUI trial closely, because a conviction can aid in getting results in the civil case. We will take the full measure of your losses — financial and emotional — for inclusion in our demand package Attorney Ramzy Ladah at Las Vegas Personal Injury PLLC, will work tenaciously to help you get maximum compensation for what you have suffered.

Our Las Vegas DUI Accident Lawyers Will Stand Up For You and Your Family

Attorney Ramzy Ladah focuses his practice almost exclusively on the practice of personal injury law. He understands how to build strong cases for victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck collisions, fatal vehicle accidents and other acts of negligence. Ramzy Ladah will be your strong advocate, working hard to get results for you. When we take on your DUI accident injury claim, you will get a lawyer who will:

  • Conduct a free, in-depth assessment of your personal injury case;
  • Listen to your story and explain the DUI accident claims process;
  • Further investigate the drunk driving accident—securing relevant evidence;
  • Handle all correspondence with defendants and insurance companies; and
  • Prepare a strong, winning personal injury lawsuit.

We will fight to get you justice and the maximum available financial support. Ramzy Ladah is a lawyer with a mission — to help victims of accidents get the medical care and compensation they need and deserve to rebuild their lives. When you come to Ramzy Ladah, Attorney at Law, you get a strong advocate for people in need, one who works with determination to help accident victims and their families get the compensation and justice they deserve.

Get Help From Our Las Vegas, NV Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys Today

At Ladah Law, our Las Vegas drunk driver accident attorneys have the training, skills, and knowledge needed to handle drunk driving accident lawsuits. If you or someone one you know was hurt in a collision with a drunk or drugged driver, we are here to help.

For a free consultation with Ramzy Ladah, Attorney at Law, contact our firm. please contact our car accident lawyers today. From our law office in Las Vegas, we handle DUI accident injury claims throughout Southern Nevada. Call us today 702-252-0055 for a no obligation consultation.

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