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determine future medical bills in a slip and fall
Jul 28, 2022

How Does a Lawyer Determine Future Medical Bills in a Slip and Fall Case?

A lawyer considers the need and severity of your injuries to determine future medical bills in a slip and fall case. You might incur more future medical bills if you suffered a traumatic brain injury than a sprained knee in a slip and fall incident. A lawyer may use an additional expense approach or a […]
after a deposition in a car accident case
Jun 30, 2022

What Happens After a Deposition in a Car Accident Case?

After a deposition in a car accident case, the court reporter makes a written transcript so that both sides have a legible document containing the information gathered. Your lawyer may depose more witnesses to gather more information. The opposing side may ask you to complete another medical exam from a different doctor. After both sides […]
the statute of limitations on premises liability
Jun 24, 2022

What Is the Statute of Limitations on Premises Liability?

You generally have two years to sue for damages if you suffered injuries on another person’s property in Nevada. If you only suffered property damage in the premises liability incident, you have three years to file a premises liability lawsuit. In both cases, the filing deadline begins to count on the date of the incident. […]
who owes the premises liability duty when tenants have rented the land
May 23, 2022

Who Owes the Premises Liability Duty When Tenants Have Rented the Land?

Determining who owes the premises liability duty when tenants have rented the land can be difficult. In some cases, tenants may owe premises liability duty along with landowners. While landlords owe a duty of care to the tenants and their guests, reckless activity or negligent behavior can push liability back on the tenant. To succeed […]
How Much to Ask for in a Personal Injury Settlement
May 9, 2022

How Much to Ask for in a Personal Injury Settlement

How much to ask for in a personal injury settlement will vary depending on the nature of the case, including the extent of injuries sustained and the degree of negligence involved. To determine the appropriate settlement amount to ask for, it’s important to calculate all damages involved and show that another party’s negligence or other […]
What Happens After a Deposition in a Personal Injury Case
Apr 25, 2022

What Happens After a Deposition in a Personal Injury Case?

What happens after a deposition in a personal injury case? First, a court reporter prepares and provides a transcript. Your attorney and the defense attorney receive and review the copy of the transcript. The defense attorney may require you to undergo an independent medical examination. Your attorney continues negotiating with the at-fault party’s insurer.  The […]
How Long Personal Injury Cases Take to Settle
Apr 11, 2022

How Long Does a Personal Injury Claim Take to Settle?

The answer to the question, “How long does a personal injury claim take to settle?” depends on various factors. Factors that can impact the time it takes to settle a case include the facts, law, and circumstances. Hiring an experienced attorney can speed up the settlement process.  With a booming permanent community and tourism industry, […]
gavel with blurred books on the background
Mar 23, 2022

Is It Worth Getting a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You may find yourself wondering, “is it worth getting a personal injury lawyer?” A personal injury attorney is a valuable resource for victims injured in accidents. People that suffer injuries as a result of another person’s negligent actions have potential personal injury claims. Unfortunately, accident victims seeking compensation for their injuries are unwillingly thrown into a […]
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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.