Cliff Marcek Law, LLC helps clients obtain the compensation they require to recover from the physical and financial costs personal injuries can cause. When the actions of others are negligent, deliberate, or careless, we use our knowledge of the law to ensure those responsible are held accountable. From case planning and preparation, to trial and settlement negotiation, we provide our clients the legal representation they deserve on a contingency fee basis.
Work injuries, automobile accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, and slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone. When they occur, they can prevent an individual from working and negatively impact their quality of life. Some injuries may heal, while others may cause long-term, chronic health conditions. A personal injury lawyer can help secure compensation for the care and treatment of these injuries, as well as damages for pain and suffering.
In Nevada, individuals may file personal injury claims up to two years after the date which the injury has occurred. Thus, it is important not to delay filing a claim. Delaying the filing of a claim can postpone treatment and create a considerable financial burden. Cliff Marcek Law, LLC can help clients organize their medical records, record testimony, and navigate the complexities of insurance paperwork and medical treatment.
The death of a loved one can cause considerable trauma and grief. This can be exacerbated when the loss is because of another party’s negligent, reckless, or deliberate malfeasance. Representatives of an individual’s estate, the surviving spouse, domestic partner, children, and parents of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim.
In Nevada, individuals may file a wrongful death claim up to two years after the date an individual has passed away. It is important to contact a personal injury lawyer in Nevada as soon as possible if a loved one is injured and it is likely that they will die from their injuries. Doing so helps clients prepare and maintain records that show the cause of the injury, identifies the individual(s) responsible, lists the treatments that were administered, and shows the patient’s declining health status.
In wrongful death torts, the plaintiff may seek compensation for special damages including medical expenses, funeral expenses, property damage, loss of companionship, loss of income, and lost benefits to heirs. In cases of gross negligence or intentional conduct, the plaintiff can get punitive damages.