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Personal Injury Attorney - Las Vegas, Nevada

Helping families and accident victims throughout Nevada for 40 years.

Handling wrongful death and personal injury cases.

Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm is a top-rated law firm with over 40 years of experience in Las Vegas personal injury law. With a passion for helping accident victims, and the experience necessary to successfully litigate all aspects of personal injury cases, the injury attorneys at Richard Harris Law Firm of Las Vegas, Nevada are eager to help accident victims get the compensation they deserve.

Las Vegas personal injury attorneys at Richard Harris Law Firm have used their extensive experience as personal injury lawyers to win multiple million-dollar settlements for their clients. Personal injuries from an accident can be far reaching, long lasting, and negatively affect the whole family. The compassionate lawyers and staff at Richard Harris in Las Vegas, NV understand the broad scope of personal injury law and highly value the relationships they build with their clients.

What is a personal injury?

Any event that causes pain or injury to a person's body, mind and/or emotions is considered a personal injury. Severe injuries that result in a fatality, are also considered a personal injury, and are referred to as a wrongful death. If a person believes they have been injured due to another's negligence they can seek the legal services of a personal injury attorney to represent them in the legal process of filing a claim and getting fair compensation.

What Does A Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

A personal injury attorney may handle a wide range of case types or may specialize in only automobile accidents. Law firms with multiple attorneys are often able to match clients with a lawyer who has extensive experience in a specific type of case such as:

Nursing home abuse. Care facilities can be sued if a pattern of abuse or neglect becomes evident.

Wrongful death. If a relative's death was caused by negligence, a claim can be filed for burial and funeral costs, medical expenses, lost wages, and more.

Premises liability. Injuries suffered while on someone else's property due to an unsafe condition that could have been prevented, i.e., broken furniture, unmarked construction areas, or slippery floors etc. are cases handled by a personal injury lawyer.

Medical malpractice. Personal injury from a health care provider's mistake or negligence that caused harm is considered medical malpractice and may be the result of delayed treatment, misdiagnosis, wrong medication or dosage, broken equipment, early release, or failure to refer to an appropriate specialist.

Dog bites. If a dog owner fails to restrain an animal and the negligence results in a personal injury, the victim can receive compensation for injuries and medical bills. Personal injury lawyers engage in a thorough investigation to get to the facts about liability in dog bite personal injury cases.

Is It Worth Getting A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Personal injury lawyers are experienced at assessing claims and can inform accident victims and their families upfront whether their case is worth pursuing, saving the time and expense of preparing for litigation.

If a personal injury case is deemed worthy of litigation, a lawyer can cut through the red tape of legal procedures, confusing medical terms, and the mountains of paperwork that are often a part of personal injury claims, giving the victims and their families the time they need to recover and heal from the accident.

Insurance companies will often try to settle an injury case quickly by offering far less than the injured party deserves. Accident victims endure legal issues, pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages and sometimes the inability to work for an extended length of time. Having a personal injury attorney who is experienced with the tactics of insurance companies can be extremely beneficial in a satisfactory outcome for the victim.

What Percentage Does A Personal Injury Attorney Get?

Personal Injury lawyers most often work on a contingency basis, meaning that if the victim does not win the case, they do not pay attorney fees. The fee percentage varies from case to case and should be openly discussed and agreed to before a particular attorney or firm is hired. Most law firms offer a free initial consultation where the merits of the case can be discussed, and terms explained and agreed upon.

Nevada Personal Injury Attorney

The attorneys at Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm have served thousands of injured victims, gotten the full amount they are owed and continue to help accident victims throughout Nevada negotiate with insurance companies to receive compensation for pain and suffering and settle liability cases involving personal injury or wrongful death. For questions or to set up a free initial consultation, Call or Text 24/7 (702) 745-8555.

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OUR CLIENTS HAVE REMARKABLE STORIES TO TELL

Click on the images below to learn more about actual clients Richard Harris Law Firm has helped and how we were able to assist them in moving forward with their lives.

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Robert T
Robert was having lunch at Long John Silver’s when he slipped and fell in grease while on his way to the bathroom. He sustained injuries to his right wrist, left hip, neck, back, and groin.
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Robert
Robert was stopped at a light when a multiple vehicle accident in the intersection occurred and his vehicle was hit. Robert sustained multiple injuries to his back, shoulders, arms, wrist, and hand.
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Natesha
In 1999, Natesha, a fitness club employee, was struck by a drunk driver. Following the accident, she had an unsuccessful surgery that resulted in her suffering nearly 10 years of chronic severe pain. Unable to work, Natesha applied for Social Security Disability.
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Laura B
While playing with a friend in the yard, Laura was attacked and severely bitten on the arm and leg by her neighbor’s dog. She suffered deep flesh wounds and spent five days in the hospital receiving skin grafts and plastic surgery.
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Laura
Laura got the green light at an intersection when the car coming in the opposite direction turned right in front of her. He never even looked. She slammed into the side of his car. After the impact, Laura got out of her car and passed out in the street.
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Jim
The other driver ran a stop sign, slamming into Jim’s car. The left side of Jim’s body—his shoulder and leg—was injured, and he tore cartilage in his chest. He required several surgeries on his shoulder, as well as extensive physical therapy to recover.
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Jarard
Jerard and his wife were riding jet skis while on a vacation at Lake Powell. When they returned to the houseboat, another jet ski inadvertently turned in front of Jerard, throwing him off the jet ski and knocking him unconscious.
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Jaime
Jaime was on the job, driving his tow truck, when another driver pulled out, hitting him on the driver's side of his vehicle. He suffered injuries to his neck, right arm, shoulder, and spine. As a result of the accident, he was unable to work.
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Bobby
Robert was walking in front of a restaurant inside a local casino when he rounded the corner to enter the restaurant and tripped on a wheelchair that was leaning against the wall. He had no time to react and avoid the wheelchair.
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Beth
Beth was at a two-way stop. She had the right of way. When a 17-year-old kid ran the stop sign, she couldn't get out of the way fast enough. Within seconds, the kid drove into the side of her car, forcing her vehicle to spin out. She slid within an inch of a wall.
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Ben
Dr. Ben Rodriguez was riding his bicycle when he was hit from behind by a vehicle. Ben sustained multiple and severe injuries including a lacerated left arm, which resulted in a severe infection. Dr. Rodriguez was unable to return to work for several weeks and then only to an abbreviated schedule.
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Carrie
Carrie's husband, Robert, was a student pilot. When he didn’t return home from a solo flight, Carrie went to the airport where she was told all planes were accounted for.
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David
David was driving his son’s car the day of his accident. On his way to pick up his son from school, he had nearly crossed the intersection in downtown Las Vegas when a woman at a stop sign charged forward. She hit him head-on.
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Kevin
Kevin was stopped at a red light when another vehicle drove into the back of his truck. He was knocked unconscious, and when he came to, all he could hear was the sound of metal dragging on the road. Instinct told him to put his foot on the brake.

Our clients have great things to say

I know Rick Harris very well and there is no better law firm to partner with if you have a Nevada case of any size.  He knows how to maximize recoveries, he’s fully trustworthy and his team litigates cases and gets huge results.  A recent 38 million dollar verdict on a premises case with uncertain liability is just one example.

Jeffrey Phillips – 5/5 STARS

The Richard Harris Law Firm is top of class when it comes to getting the most out of Nevada personal injury cases.  I know Rick Harris well and have complete confidence in him and the amazing attorneys that make up his team. Recently Rick’s firm received a $38 million dollar verdict on a difficult premises case.  If you’re looking to partner with a quality Nevada law firm, Rick Harris is your best option by far.

Craig Swapp – 5/5 STARS

“From first contact to final conclusion. Very professional carrying informative always available thru a vigorous process. All in all hands down no words can describe how amazing this team is. I’m very fortunate to have selected them first try. No one is prepared for a situation like a accident or lucky enough to weak away form one. The Harris team definitely made it easier to navigate and correct the wrong as well as fix this human as needed. I am forever grateful and thankful for them. If you get into a incident with a motorcycle don’t hesitate to call them. Thank you again! I’m back riding but definitely not on streets ever again dirt bound for me from now!”

Snow D. – 5/5 STARS

“They were amazing and walked me through everything I needed to do while taking care of everything behind the scenes so that I didn’t have to. I really couldn’t have picked a better place to go.”

Katelyn S. – 5/5 STARS

“Richard Harris and his team are amazing people. They go above and beyond to help in any way they possibly can. They are professional and caring.”

Karen L. – 5/5 STARS

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