D.R. Patti & Associates

Las Vegas Rear-End Accident Attorney

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Las Vegas Rear-End Accident

Did another driver abruptly change lanes at the Sahara Avenue exit on I-15, causing the rear-end collision, or rammed into you from behind on the Las Vegas Strip?

Sadly, rear-end collisions are common throughout Las Vegas. People often struggle to navigate the intricate legal system and recover compensation for their losses. If you have been rear-ended, don't hesitate to contact us. Our rear-end car accident lawyer can assess your case and help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Why Choose D.R. Patti & Associates Law Firm for Your Rear-End Accident Case

Dean R. Patti founded D.R. Patti & Associates to help the residents of Las Vegas seek justice and recover damages caused by personal injury accidents.

After completing his law degree at Southwestern Law School, Dean R. Patti didn't willfully join the legal teams of big insurance corporations to protect their profits. Instead, he chose to fight these corporations to defend the rights of people. During his 33-year career, he has represented numerous accident victims, including those involved in rear-end accidents.

His expertise in personal injury law and dedication to his clients make him one of the top attorneys to handle your rear-end accident case. According to legal directories, including Avvo, The National Trial Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction, and Expertise.com, he is one of the leading personal injury attorneys in Las Vegas.

At D.R. Patti & Associates, our entire team is led under the Dean's guidance. If we accept your rear-end accident case, you can expect personalized attention from our compassionate team.

"My experience with D.R. Patti & Associates has been absolutely wonderful. They have kept me updated with my case, as well as making sure that I have everything I need made available to me. They have been extremely trustworthy and have made me feel so comfortable with everything. I am constantly speaking with the manager, Nelson, who works there, and he is so great! Always lifts my spirits. I would highly recommend D.R. Patti & Associates." - Destiny S.

The difference we make:
In a recent case, the insurance company denied our client's claim after a car accident. However, after working with our team, they were able to recover $1,250,000.

What Laws Come into Play in a Las Vegas Rear-End Accident Case?

As every case is unique, the facts of your case will determine which specific laws apply in your situation. But here are some laws that come into play in every rear-end case:

Nevada’s Legal System Follows a Modified Comparative Negligence Rule

Whenever a rear-end accident occurs, an at-fault party becomes responsible for the losses of another party. However, it's not as simple as both parties often blame each other or may have even contributed to the accident. For this reason, it becomes difficult to determine who is at fault and to what extent.

If both parties share some degree of fault, they will be liable to each other to their extent of fault. For example, when one party overspeeds, typically above 65 mph on highways and 45 mph on main thoroughfares, and the other follows too closely, both parties will likely be at fault in a rear-end collision. They will share liability for each other's losses in proportion to their respective degrees of fault.

In these cases, the law allows one party whose fault is less than 51% to recover damages in proportion from the other party.

Tailgating Is Illegal

As per Nevada Revised Statutes 484B.127, you must leave a reasonable distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you.

Following the other vehicle too closely is against the law and contributes to the fault in rear-end crashes. Additionally, it can attract a penalty of $310 and 4 demerit points on your driving record.

Statute of Limitation

If you don't file your lawsuit within the specified time, you will most likely lose your right to compensation. The specified time for filing your rear-end accident lawsuit is two years from the date of the accident.

Don't lose your right to compensation; discuss your case with us today. Our rear-end accident lawyer understands all these complex laws.

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How D.R. Patti & Associates Can Help You With Your Rear-End Accident Case

If we accept your rear-end accident case, our dedicated team will assist you in navigating the entire legal process.

Gather Crucial Pieces of Evidence to Make Your Case Strong

After a rear-end accident, there are certain things you should do to support your claim. For example, get a police report, take photos of injuries and your car, and talk to witnesses for their statements. However, most people panic and are unaware of what to do in these difficult circumstances. Insurance companies are aware of this and take advantage of your situation.

We can collect all the crucial evidence for your case even if you forget to do anything at the scene.

Negotiate With the Insurance Company on Your Behalf to Ensure You Receive a Fair Settlement

Insurance companies conduct business to earn a profit. Lowballing your compensation or denying your claim increases their profit. Thus, they use every possible technique to reduce your compensation or even deny it altogether. We are well-versed in all their techniques and won’t let them affect your compensation value.

File a lawsuit

Our experienced rear-end accident attorneys can file your rear-end accident lawsuit and represent you in court if necessary. While most rear-end cases settle at the negotiation stage, some do not and go to trial. It usually happens when insurance companies perceive that your case is weak or detect signs that you may be unwilling or hesitant to go to court. They have a strong litigation team whom they pay well to save their profits. We are well aware of their process and understand how to present your case.
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Secure Your Free Consultation

We provide a free consultation service to get acquainted with your case. We understand how difficult life can be after a severe rear-end accident.

Don’t hesitate to call at (702) 500-7070 or contact us online. We can help you recover the maximum compensation you deserve. You don’t have to bear the burden of medical expenses alone.

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