Meet the personal injury lawyer who gets results and truly cares about his clients.
HURT BY A JERK?
Better Call BURK!
Las Vegas personal injury lawyer Christopher D. Burk has been protecting the rights of injured victims in Nevada, Arizona, California, and Hawaii since 2004. He believes that when a person is injured because another person or company was careless, the negligent parties should be held accountable for the damages they’ve caused.
Unfortunately, more often than not this isn’t the case. Powerful businesses, big-name insurance companies, and other influential parties frequently help negligent entities escape liability for their actions, leaving the financial burdens to be shouldered by the little guy. But innocent victims should never be left to pay.
Call Las Vegas accident attorney Chris Burk at 702-620-2020 to discuss your case.
Personal Injury Verdicts & Settlements
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Slip and fall settlement in Mohave County, Arizona
See What Our Clients Say
“Chris works hard to get you the cash and care you deserve. His professional and friendly staff provide excellent support throughout the entire process. Chris supports veterans and made it his personal mission to help me and my family, thank you!”
“After getting knocked off my motorcycle by a careless driver, I knew I needed help. This was my first time being injured in an accident. Chris Burk and his team educated me on the process, kept me informed during my case, and got me way more than I ever expected. I can not thank them enough. If you are looking for a group of professionals that genuinely cares about their clients, will put your best interest first, and will work hard to get what you deserve, then you have found the perfect legal team to represent you.”
“Everyone at Burk Injury Lawyers was great with helping me with my case and keeping me informed on what was going on in the whole process. Chris was super efficient and helpful throughout the whole process. His case manager Mylee was awesome and followed up with me a lot via e-mail and over the phone to let me know how everything on their side was going as well as to see how my treatments were. Thank you Chris and everyone at Burk Injury Law!”
Mr. Burk did an amazing job when it came to my injury case. He even gave me his cell phone number. What other attorney does that? He followed up on a weekly basis, from Dr visits, to just checking on my well-being. I would highly recommend Mr. Burk to family, friends, & colleagues. Thank you again for all your help.
Mr. Burk handled my case with great professionalism and care. With his expertise he was able to save me medical expenses for unnecessary procedures as well as refer me to a great chiropractor. Knowledge and experience can be expected from Chris.
Chris’s passion for his clients and is beyond reproach. My needs were met from start to finish. If I could use one word to describe the experience ‘turnkey’ would best fit. After my accident and subsequent injuries I didn’t know how to approach insurance carriers to discuss my situation. Chris worked with me every step of the way in getting me the appropriate care needed for my injuries, damages and communicated regularly on all aspects of my case.
Chris was able to handle my case with ease. His office is set up so you can scan and email him your information. He took his time and he actually cared about my case! He gave me his personal cell phone and email. He was able to resolve the case quickly and efficiently. Chris and his staff are so easy to work with!
El Sr. Burk hizo un trabajo increíble en lo que respecta a mi caso de lesiones. Incluso me dio su número de teléfono celular. ¿Qué otro abogado hace eso? Él hacía un seguimiento semanal, desde las visitas del Dr., hasta simplemente verificar mi bienestar. Recomiendo encarecidamente al Sr. Burk a familiares, amigos y colegas. Gracias de nuevo por toda tu ayuda.
El Sr. Burk manejó mi caso con gran profesionalismo y cuidado. Con su experiencia, pudo ahorrarme gastos médicos para procedimientos innecesarios y recomendarme a un gran quiropráctico. Se puede esperar conocimiento y experiencia de Chris.
La pasión de Chris por sus clientes y está más allá de cualquier reproche. Mis necesidades fueron satisfechas de principio a fin. Si pudiera usar una palabra para describir la experiencia, “llave en mano” encajaría mejor. Después de mi accidente y lesiones posteriores, no sabía cómo acercarme a las compañías de seguros para discutir mi situación. Chris trabajó conmigo en cada paso del camino para obtener la atención adecuada necesaria para mis lesiones, daños y me comunicó regularmente sobre todos los aspectos de mi caso.
Chris pudo manejar mi caso con facilidad. Su oficina eatá configurada para que pueda escanear y enviarle su información por correo electrónico. ¡Se tomó su tiempo y realmente se preocupó por mi caso! Me dio su teléfono celular y correo electrónico personales. Pudo resolver el caso de manera rápida y eficiente. ¡Es muy fácil trabajar con Chris y su personal!
Winning Personal Injury Cases for Victims in Nevada, Arizona, California, and Hawaii
Injury lawyer Christopher Burk, the founder of Burk Injury Lawyers, helps hold wrongdoers in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kingman, Arizona, and portions of California and Hawaii accountable when their negligent actions cause harm to a pedestrian or motorist, nursing home resident, or a guest on their property.
Chris understands that winning a personal injury claim is about more than financial recovery. While his number one goal is to obtain maximum compensation for his clients so they can get back on track with their lives, he knows that successful injury claims and lawsuits deter future negligence or carelessness from wrongdoers, making our communities safer.
Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer on Your Side
Insurance companies are not on your side. Although their representatives frequently present themselves as having concern for your welfare, they are in business for one objective. That is to minimize payouts on injury claims. To achieve their goals, insurance companies often use deceitful tactics like:
Intimidating accident victims with complicated insurance policy language and legal terms
Coercing claimants to accept low settlement offers
Redirecting fault in car accidents, slips and falls, and other types of personal injury claims
Using social media, photographs, and recorded statements to reduce the victim’s credibility
Highlighting pre-existing medical conditions, criminal histories, and previous accident claims
It’s time to make negligent parties pay. Before you agree to a personal injury settlement, talk with accident attorney Christopher Burk about your accident case. Familiar with the unscrupulous, and even unethical tactics insurers use, Chris is not afraid to stand up to insurance companies to ensure you recover compensation for your losses.
Preventable Injuries: A Leading Cause of Death
Preventable injuries are the third leading cause of death in the United States. The National Safety Council reports that someone in America is unintentionally injured approximately every second. Every three minutes, a victim is killed. Negligence, recklessness, and deliberate behaviors cause about 442 preventable deaths every day.
Three types of incidents account for more than 83% of all preventable deaths in the United States. They are:
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Slips, trips, and falls account for 23% of fatal accident injuries and 32% of preventable non-fatal injuries
Approximately 22% of preventable deaths are caused by motor vehicle accidents. Crashes are responsible for 8% of non-fatal Preventable Injuries: A Leading Cause of Death.
Unintentional poisoning causes 38% of preventable deaths and about 7% of non-fatal injuries.
None of these injuries and deaths should ever have to happen. Sadly, individuals and companies throughout the United States put others in danger every day when they act negligently.
Busy schedules, profits before people, impatience, distractions, and outright negligence so often leave injured victims in their wake. In many cases, accident victims are left to shoulder the financial, physical, and emotional damage, and the responsible parties simply walk away.
Personal Injury Cases We Handle
Burk Injury Lawyers handles cases involving:
Small Firm Service. Large Firm Results
When you hire Burk Injury Lawyers to handle your injury claim, we promise to treat your case as if it were our own. We recognize the impact severe injuries can have on our clients’ lives and we respond with urgency and compassion. Our clients are our priority and as such, our injury law firm takes the time to:
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Who can Be Held Liable for Severe Injuries in Las Vegas?
The nature of your accident, where it occurred, and Nevada comparative negligence laws determine who can be held liable for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Victims who were injured in car accidents may be able to file injury claims or lawsuits against the other driver’s insurance, a rideshare company’s policy, or their own uninsured motorist coverage. If defective vehicle parts contributed to the crash, the manufacturer may be liable as well.
If a nursing home neglected to provide proper care to your loved one and he or she suffered injuries as a result, the direct care providers, physicians, and long-term care facility may be liable for damages.
Victims who were injured in slip and falls, assaults, or animal attacks may be able to sue the property owner or manager, a cleaning or maintenance company, or the owner of the vicious animal.
If you were partially at fault for the incident that caused you to be injured, Nevada’s comparative negligence laws come into play. While you can still sue the other party as long as you were less than 51% at fault, your compensation award will likely be reduced by your portion of fault.
How Much Is Your Accident
We use a variety of factors to calculate your economic and non-economic damages so we can provide you with an accurate estimate of how much your personal injury claim is worth. These include, but are not limited to:
Your medical bills (including the cost of hospital stays, surgeries, visits with primary care physicians and specialists, X-rays, medications, and other necessary treatments)
Your future healthcare needs (in-home nursing care, medical equipment, follow-up care, anticipated surgeries)
Your lost wages (earned income you lost, including overtime, while you were unable to work because of your injuries)
Your lost earning capacity (economic losses due to impairments caused by your injuries)
Pain and suffering (injuries that cause victims to endure extensive amounts of pain or mental distress, go through repeated surgeries, or cope with permanent disabilities)
Frequently Asked Questions About Las Vegas Injury Claims
In personal injury cases, the main difference between settlements and verdicts is who decides the outcome of the claim/lawsuit. While settlements are voluntary agreements that are established outside of court between the plaintiff and the defendant (or the insurance company), verdicts are determined by judges and juries after the case is presented to the court.
More than 95% of personal injury cases are settled at one of the pre-trial phases and never make it to trial.
Punitive damages are designed to punish wrongdoers when their egregious actions cause harm to someone else. They are sometimes awarded in addition to compensatory damages and often used to deter similar misconduct in the future.
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No Upfront Fees for Personal Injury Claims
Accident lawyer Christopher Burk handles all personal injury cases on a contingency basis. To ensure injured victims have access to one of the best accident lawyers in Las Vegas regardless of their ability to pay, Burk Injury Lawyers provides legal representation with upfront cost to you. Our injury law firm only gets paid when we win your case.