SOURCE: Bernstein & Poisson
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, more than 19,000 rear-end car accidents occur in Nevada every year. These types of crashes lead to more than 11,000 injuries and to more than 20 fatalities. The Las Vegas injury lawyers at Bernstein & Poisson represent clients who have been wrongfully injured in all types of traffic accidents, and the firm has recently filed a Nevada personal injury lawsuit on behalf of a client who was allegedly injured when she was hit from behind by the defendant named in the case.
This Nevada personal injury lawsuit was filed on February 7, 2013 and it named an individual female as a plaintiff. The lawsuit also named an individual female as a defendant. The case was filed in the District Court of Clark County, Nevada and it was assigned to Department Number XXI V. The case was also given a case number of A-13-676336-C. The lawsuit is seeking several different forms of damages that relate to the crash and to the alleged negligence of the defendant.
A review of the court documents reveals that the plaintiff was driving her vehicle in Clark County, Nevada when she was approached and ultimately hit from behind by the vehicle being driven by the defendant at the time. The defendant was given a citation by the responding police officer after the incident and the plaintiff suffered severe neck and back injuries that have required extensive medical attention and treatment. The court documents further allege that the plaintiff will need medical attention and treatment in the future.
The lawsuit's documents are alleging negligence on the part of the defendant in failing to stop properly behind the plaintiff, and the pleadings state that the plaintiff is seeking several forms of damages for losses incurred. Examples of losses incurred include medical costs, lost income and pain and suffering, and all of the losses being sought concern those that have already been realized by the plaintiff and those that will be met in the future. The case is currently pending in the court system.
About Bernstein & Poisson
Bernstein & Poisson is a Las Vegas law firm comprised of Las Vegas personal injury lawyers who represent clients who have been injured because of negligent, reckless or intentional actions of others. The attorneys at the firm handle personal injury matters that include medical malpractice matters, slip-and-fall cases, nursing home neglect cases, drunk driving accidents, auto accidents, truck accidents, dog bite attacks, bad faith insurance, wrongful death, sexual abuse, nursing home abuse and several other types of legal matters where a client has been wrongfully injured by the actions of others anywhere in the state of Nevada.