Personal Injury Law in Reno, Nevada
Recovering From Your Accident or Injury
Accidents are a part of life. When you or a loved one is injured, you have legal rights that can make your recovery process easier. If someone else is at fault, you may protect your rights with a personal injury claim or lawsuit. When you decide that this is the best decision for your family, The Law Office of Carole M. Pope is here to help you every step of the way.
What Is Personal Injury Law?
Personal injury cases happen when you suffer an injury and another person is legally responsible for that harm. Common examples include auto collisions, medical malpractice and wrongful death. When you file a suit, you will need to prove that person’s fault. Fault often includes negligence or when a person has failed to avoid putting you at risk of a mishap.
To prove that person’s negligence, we will help you show that a reasonable person would have acted differently than the defendant. When the court accepts that fact, the defendant will pay you for the injuries that their negligence has caused you.
Professional, Trustworthy and Caring
The last thing you need during your recovery process is another source of stress. That’s why our highly-experienced team will represent your interests in court and during out-of-court proceedings. We will fight for your rights and provide the advice you need to make the best decisions for your loved ones. Let us make the legal system work for you so you can get the compensation you deserve.
Formal and Informal Settlements
Most cases involving personal injury claims are settled out of court. In this instance, you and the defendant’s attorneys, insurance companies and others will agree to the amount of compensation you will receive and avoid the additional cost and time of going to court. Otherwise, we will take your case to court to be decided by a judge or jury. Either way, our team will represent you need whenever you need us most. Just give us a call.