Getting Compensation You Deserve for Assault or Battery in Las Vegas
It is quite common for people to have disagreements, and there are instances when these disagreements escalate to physical violence. This escalation occurs more frequently around the Las Vegas strip, especially when people have been consuming alcohol.
If you were involved in an incident where you were assaulted and battered by another person, you might have grounds to file a personal injury claim to seek financial restitution for your harms and losses.
What Exactly is Assault and Battery?
Under Nevada law, assault and battery is defined as intentional physical contact with another person without their consent. This can be anything from grabbing someone, shoving someone, or intentionally inflicting a severe blow to any part of their body. If another individual physically assaulted you, the law protects you against this sort of thing, and there is no shame in taking legal action against the person who violently harmed you.
The problem with not acting legally against someone who has abused you is that it only encourages them to do it again. That is the unfortunate instinct of most people who act violently. If they believe they can get away with it once, they will believe they can do it again and again without consequence. It is better to act now to discourage such future behavior.
Even if you bear the marks of what your abuser did to you, it is unwise to assume that you need no further evidence to prove your case. The fact of the matter is to get the justice; you must be able to present enough verifiable fact that the person you are suing committed the violent act that has caused you pain and suffering. Working with a Las Vegas attorney can help you get the compensation you need to pay for your hospital bills and lost wages. Such an attorney will also help you get what is only fair and just.
If you or a loved one was involved in an accident that resulted in a serious head injury like a concussion, open wound, or traumatic brain injury, you need to take action by speaking with an experienced and aggressive Las Vegas head injury attorney.
Why? Because a serious head injury is one of the worst bodily harms that can be endured in a preventable accident like an auto accident, crosswalk accident, trip and fall, etc. This is an injury that many victims may never fully recover from or, at the very least, requires weeks or months of medical treatment.
Common Injuries Suffered When Someone is the Victim of Assault and Battery
- Broken nose
- Facial lacerations
- Head injury
- Knee injury
- Wrist sprain or fracture
- Lower back injury
Holding the Assaulter Accountable in Civil Court
If the person who attacked you is convicted of assault or battery, they will likely be sentenced and incur serious penalties in the Nevada criminal justice system. However, just because they are prosecuted criminally does not preclude you from holding them accountable through a civil action.
You are entitled to a personal injury claim and can request financial compensation for your losses and harms (for example, pain-and-suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, etc.).
What Our Clients Say
I suffered a devastating auto accident in Las Vegas due to someone else's fault. I was fortunate enough to call LV Personal Injury Lawyers who helped me in the most effective and client-friendly way possible.
However, the Statute of Limitations is Something You Need to be Mindful Of
If you want to hold someone accountable, you only have 24 months to do it. You can thank the statute of limitations for that. This arbitrary period was established by the legislature of Nevada so that injury victims could pursue recourse by way of civil action. They could make such a claim against negligent parties who caused their losses and harms.
Get In Touch With LV Personal Injury Lawyers and Let Us Represent You
If you or someone you love sustained an extreme injury because of assault and battery, get ready to take legal recourse and obtain the financial compensation you deserve from the person or people responsible. Get in touch with the experts at LV Personal Injury Lawyers today. Our Las Vegas attorneys will work around the clock to represent you.
Our firm of experienced and knowledgeable lawyers will take the time they need to obtain the financial compensation you deserve. To book a confidential evaluation at no charge, use the contact form on our website or give us a call. Zachary D. Clayton, Esq. is a qualified attorney, and his experienced legal team will tirelessly work on your behalf.