D.R. Patti & Associates

Las Vegas accident lawyers

Discovery in Personal Injury Lawsuits

We’ve seen them. Trial in movies or tv shows where one of the parties produces a surprise witness or evidence. Such surprises make for an exciting movie or tv show but is not realistic. In real life trials, surprises are disfavored. Any new evidence not previously disclosed to other parties will likely be excluded. In litigation, discovery is the process during which the parties disclose the evidence they intend to use at trial. Learn more how discovery works.

What is Negligence in a Personal Injury Case? (Part I)

American common law recognizes that a person injured by the negligence of others is entitled to compensation. Many lay people may use the term “negligence” without fully understanding how the law defines it and how it is applied. Learn more on how negligence applies in personal injury cases, such as in car accidents in Las Vegas.

Trust Your Attorney: Confidentiality of Client Communications

Clients may feel scared about telling their attorneys about things that they may not be proud of. Or a client may feel that a small bit of information is unimportant to the attorney. However, successful representation of clients, even in car accident cases, may depend on the client’s attorney knowing that information. Like good attorneys, the experienced Las Vegas personal injury attorneys at D.R. Patti & Associates know how to encourage clients to disclose information, regardless of how embarrassing. We let our clients know that, except in exceptional circumstances, the law protects communications between clients and attorneys.

Documenting Your Injuries, Pain, and Suffering When You Can’t See Your Health Care Provider

With many of us practicing social distancing to help flatten the curve, we have come to learn that many people have been unable to continue their treatment for their accident-related injuries. Many people with accident-related injuries have regularly scheduled doctor, chiropractic, physical therapy appointments. If they miss some appointments, their healthcare providers would normally give …

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