Wrongful Death Lawyers


A wrongful death claim is statutorily based cause of action brought by someone who qualifies as a beneficiary under the wrongful death statute and compensates that person for the pecuniary loss that they have suffered as a result of the death of their loved one. Pecuniary is elastic in this sense. It is a derivative claim.  The beneficiaries claim derives from the wrongful death of their loved one.

Not included in a wrongful death is a claim for emotional distress.  The sorrow and grief of beneficiaries is not to be included under the general umbrella of wrongful death.  A claim for emotional distress is separate and apart from any wrongful death action in the majority of jurisdictions.  Some courts have come to believe that no matter how much the judge instructs the jury not to include it, they do anyway.

Certainly monies for the maintenance of the family are available in the traditional sense.  What percentage of the decedent’s income was going to maintain the family?  Clothing, shelter, food, sustenance – that certainly comes under wrongful death.  In order to succeed on a wrongful death claim, the wrongful death attorneys at The Justice Law Center must show that the tort was a proximate cause of the death.  It is essential that we must link the tort to the death or there’s no cause of action.

If someone in your family has died wrongfully, you need to seek the guidance of experienced wrongful death lawyers. Call our office today at 702.731.0000.

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Accident and Injury Law

Accident and Injury Law: How Can an Attorney Use the Law to Help You?

An automobile accident falls under the category of tort law. A tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, that the law provides a remedy in the nature of damages.

Why do we have tort law?  Why is it so important?  Civil tort law exists because as a society, we do not want to encourage vengeance. We want you, the injured party, to use the judicial process and not take matters into your own hands. Nevada tort law promotes socially responsible behavior, and at the same time, it deters vengeful-like conduct that a modern-day society would find reprehensible.

We at The Justice Law Center know that you are hurting physically, mentally, emotionally, and maybe even financially because of the negligence of another driver. You hire us to recover money for personal injury to get you back to where you were before the accident. If you’ve been seriously injured, you’re never going to be made “whole”, but we will use the law to get you compensated for your loss as the injured party as much as possible.

If a loved one has died, or you have lost a limb, there is no way any amount of monetary compensation will make you whole.  As your injury lawyers, we will use corrective justice to get the insurance company to pay you the damages you are entitled to. Injury is the harm and money is the compensation.

We help injured people get more compensation for their injuries. Call us today for a free consultation regarding your injury rights at 702.731.0000.

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Las Vegas Brain Injury Attorney

Close to two million people suffer from some sort of brain injury every year in the United States alone, and close to 100,000 of these injuries result in a long-term disability. Sadly, automobile accidents, which are often preventable, account for the majority of these at nearly 28%. Even more frightening is the fact that half of all traumatic brain injuries, which are defined as those requiring hospitalization, are caused by automobile accidents. There are so many factors that go into how individuals and families deal with these tragedies, and the emotional toll it can take is immeasurable. However, there can also be a severe financial cost as well.

If you have suffered a brain injury due to an auto accident in Las Vegas, Nevada, call Attorney Brett Whipple today at 702.731.0000.

In the worst case scenario, with a traumatic brain injury that requires hospitalization and causes a long-term disability, one person will typically pay close to $4 million dollars in medical bills and daily living expenses related to his or her disability over a lifetime. Add to this the fact that a brain injury this severe often causes a person to be permanently unemployed, and a brain injury caused by an automobile accident can quit literally cause financial ruin.

So often, a person who is the victim of an automobile accident resulting in a brain injury, no matter how severe, is not at fault. Yet somehow, they are still forced to foot the bill for this tragedy. Attorney Brett Whipple does everything in his power to make sure that this isn’t the case. Because with the unbelievable emotional toll that this type of injury can take on a person and his or her family, money should be the last thing on the victim’s mind. Call Attorney Brett Whipple to get the special care and compensation needed for brain injuries.

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Las Vegas Car Crash Attorney

With as many distractions that are here in Las Vegas, it’s understandable why so many people are involved in automobile accidents everyday.

The roads and highways in and around town are perpetually under construction which adds to the confusion and distraction of driving here.

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of an auto accident in Las Vegas, call auto accident attorney Bret Whipple at 702-731-0000 today.

Automobile Accidents in Nevada

In the United States, there are over five million automobile accidents every year, and nearly two million of these result in physical injury to one or more parties. In Nevada alone, there were over 1,300 people injured seriously in a car accident in 2010, and this doesn’t include cases of whiplash, sprains or other relatively minor injuries.

The truth is, unless you’re a professional stunts person, operating a motor vehicle is the single most dangerous thing you do on any given day. Even if you are the perfect driver, there is always someone who will be distracted or lacking the skills necessary to make it out of a sticky situation safely; sadly, you can be the victim of an automobile accident even if you do everything right.

In a perfect world, everyone would have full-coverage car insurance and go out of their way to right any wrongs they have committed. As you probably know, this isn’t usually the case. Oftentimes, a victim of an automobile accident is left with higher insurance premiums through no fault of his or her own and with injuries that, even when minor, can be detrimental to his or her job, either in the short or long term.

The truth is the professionals working with Las Vegas Accident Attorney Brett Whipple work tirelessly to make sure that the responsible party does do everything possible to make up for his or her mistake and to ensure that the victim of an automobile accident isn’t left out in the cold.

Call Accident Lawyer Bret Whipple today at 702-731-0000

Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney

Why Hire Attorney Bret Whipple?

An injury is a catastrophic event for you and your family. You deserve more than the run around from the insurance companies. Las Vegas personal injury attorney Bret Whipple will get you the medical care you need and make sure you receive compensation for your pain and suffering. Don’t suffer because of someone else’s mistake. Call car crash attorney Bret Whipple today at 702-731-0000.