Las Vegas Third Party Claims


If you’ve been hurt in an accident in Las Vegas, the aftermath can be overwhelming. Medical bills, property damage, and emotional distress are just a few challenges you might face. While you might file a claim with your own policy, there’s another avenue of recourse that you should consider: contact a third-party attorney. Trust our team at Valiente Mott, where we adeptly handle all personal injury matters, including third-party claims.

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What Are Third-Party Claims?

Third-party claims arise when you are injured due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct. Unlike a first-party claim, where you deal directly with your own insurance company, a third-party claim involves pursuing compensation from the responsible party’s insurance company.

Types of Third-Party Claims

The most common types of third-party claims we handle include:

  • Car Accidents: If you were involved in a car accident caused by another driver, you could file a third-party claim against that driver’s insurance company to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
  • Slip and Fall Accidents: If you slip and fall on someone else’s property due to their negligence (like wet floors without proper warning signs), you might have a third-party claim against the property owner or manager.
  • Medical Malpractice: If you’re injured due to a healthcare professional’s negligence, such as a misdiagnosis, surgical error, or medication mistake, you can file a third-party claim against them.
  • Product Liability: If you’re injured by a defective product, such as a malfunctioning appliance or a dangerous toy, you may have a third-party claim against the manufacturer, distributor, or retailer.
  • Workplace Accidents: If you’re hurt at work due to a third party’s actions (not your employer), such as faulty equipment provided by a contractor, you might be able to pursue a third-party claim against the responsible party.
  • Dog Bites: If you’re bitten or attacked by someone else’s dog, you could have a third-party claim against the dog’s owner or handler if negligence or failure to control the dog can be proven.
  • Assault or Battery: If you’re assaulted or battered by someone, you might have a third-party claim against the perpetrator if their actions resulted in physical or emotional harm.
  • Construction Accidents: If you’re injured at a construction site due to the negligence of a subcontractor, equipment manufacturer, or other third parties, you could pursue a third-party claim.

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How To Navigate the Third-Party Claims Process

Dealing with third-party claims can be complex; insurance companies often prioritize their bottom line over your well-being. When you work with our dedicated team of personal injury attorneys in Las Vegas, we’ll protect your rights, negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf, and guide you through the legal process, letting you know what to expect every step of the way, including the following:

  • Gathering Evidence: Collect evidence from the accident scene, such as photos, witness statements, and police reports. This documentation will support your claim.
  • Seeking Medical Attention: Even if your injuries seem minor, seek medical attention promptly. Some injuries might not show immediate symptoms but could worsen over time.
  • Notifying the Responsible Party’s Insurance: Contact the responsible party’s insurance company to report the accident and initiate the claims process.
  • Avoiding Indemnity: Avoid making statements that could be interpreted as admitting fault at the scene and during conversations with insurance adjusters.
  • Understanding the Law: Every state has unique rules and requirements for pursuing compensation arising from negligence. For instance, you must initiate your personal injury or wrongful death claim within two years in the state of Nevada.

Why Choose Valiente Mott

At Valiente Mott, we understand the challenges you’re facing after an accident. Our third-party claims lawyers in Las Vegas are the right choice for the following reasons:

  • Expertise: Our attorneys have a deep understanding of Nevada’s personal injury laws and can provide you with sound legal advice tailored to your situation.
  • Compassion: We treat our clients with the empathy and respect they deserve. Your well-being is our priority.
  • Proven Track Record: We have a strong track record of successfully handling Third-Party Claims and securing fair compensation for our clients.
  • Free Consultation: We offer a free consultation to assess the merits of your case. It is an opportunity to understand your options without any financial commitment.

Schedule a Free Consultation About Your Third-Party Clain

An accident doesn’t have to define your future. Reach out to a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer at Valiente Mott for a free consultation. Our dedicated team is here to guide you toward the justice and compensation you deserve.

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