Hearing Injury: Getting Compensated in Nevada
Each year, tens of thousands of people suffer serious hearing injuries, including partial or total hearing loss, in preventable accidents in or around Las Vegas. It is quite common for someone to endure a hearing injury in a car wreck, or while staying at a poorly maintained Las Vegas hotel or casino.
If you or a family member sustained injuries involving your hearing in an accident that could’ve been prevented, it is imperative that you speak with Zachary D. Clayton, an aggressive and experienced personal injury attorney based in Clark County, Nevada.
It may be possible to seek financial compensation for your losses and harms, particularly if there is severe damage to your hearing, and especially if it will never be fully restored.
Financial Compensation for Hearing Injuries Sustained from Automobile Accidents in Las Vegas
Ear injuries are commonly sustained during automobile accidents. For instance, a person may endure a substantial head blow, or be susceptible to severely loud noises that result in long-term loss of hearing.
Recovery from head injuries may warrant lengthy and expensive treatments, and maybe even surgery. If your ear damage or head injury happened because of someone else’s careless actions, it may be possible to pursue financial restitution for your losses and harms.
Speak with an ear injury lawyer in Las Vegas about your legal recourses. For the most part, you may be able to obtain financial compensation for:
- Medical expenses associated with ear injury treatment.
- Regular physical therapy.
- Lost wages because the injury stopped you from performing your job.
- Suffering and pain that came about because of the injury.
- Any type of permanent disability.
Prevailing in a Loss of Hearing Case in Nevada
The specific circumstances of every accident (and the injuries that come with them) differ from one another. As such, the strategy necessary for your legal case will not be the same as someone else’s. There are specific requirements that are necessary to prevail in ear damage or hearing loss lawsuit.
If the injury to your hearing happened because of a vehicle accident, you must establish that a duty of care was owed to you by the other motorist, that the duty of care was breached by them, that the breach resulted in injuries to your body by proximity, and that you can prove your claims.
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Cost to Hire a Las Vegas Hearing Injury Lawyer
Many people expect to have to pay an arm and a leg to even meet with a lawyer. This is because large law firms that typically represent corporations bill by the hour or ask clients to pay massive retainer fees before they work on their case. This is not so with personal injury attorneys.
It actually costs you nothing upfront to retain the services of a knowledgeable and experienced Las Vegas injury lawyer. This is because, in most injury cases (including hearing injury cases), an attorney operates on a contingency fee basis. When your attorneys operate on a contingency fee, you pay nothing upfront and your lawyer is only compensated if they secure a favorable outcome in your case.
If such an outcome is secured, usually through a settlement or jury verdict, the lawyer’s fees will be deducted from the final amount. The exact contingent fee percentage will typically vary based on the type of case and when it gets resolved.
What to Expect During a Free Case Evaluation with a Lawyer
Many people have rarely, if ever, encountered an attorney, let alone sat down and had a lengthy conversation with them. As a result, it is quite understandable for prospective clients to be somewhat nervous or have questions about the free case evaluation process. Do not fret. This is a no-pressure case review. During the case evaluation, you can expect the following to occur with a lawyer:
- Get a chance to explain what exactly happened, who was involved, etc.
- Learn about your legal rights and options
- Ask questions regarding the legal process associated with pursuing a personal injury lawsuit
- Get a thorough evaluation of your case and what to expect going forward
- The option to move forward by hiring an aggressive and experienced Las Vegas attorney.
Contact LV Personal Injury Lawyers So We Can Get to Work for You
If you or a loved one suffered a hearing injury in a preventable accident caused by the careless or reckless actions of another party or company, now is the time for action. Our team of knowledgeable attorneys is ready to fight for you.
To schedule a free, confidential case evaluation with an experienced attorney associated with LV Personal Injury Lawyers, call us or contact us online.