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Finding the Best Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted By Shook & Stone || 16-Aug-2013

"Best" is a subjective term, so how can you ever hope to find the "best" personal injury lawyer for your Las Vegas accident case? If you or someone you love has been involved in a serious accident, you need to find the best lawyer for you. The best lawyer for you may not be the best lawyer for someone else's case, but there are important things you should keep in mind when searching for a law firm.

Case Results

There are two things you want to look for when evaluating a law firm's case results. First, what type of cases do they take on most frequently? For example, if you have a potential slip & fall claim but the law firm you are evaluating doesn't have a single successful slip & fall case, you may want to keep looking. At Shook & Stone, we have been successful in a wide variety of accident and injury claims such as workplace accidents, medical negligence, trucking accidents, wrongful death and more. Second, you want to look for total amount recovered, and ours has recovered over $100 million for clients. View our case results.

Presence in the Local Community

While on its own, community involvement may not be a make-or-break factor to look at when evaluating attorneys, it is an important indicator of how much a firm/attorney cares. Shook & Stone proudly sponsors a number of charitable organizations in Las Vegas and throughout the state of Nevada. Two examples of this are the Street Safe program and the American Heart Association. We frequently team up with non-profits and charitable organizations to donate our time and resources to keep our community safe and legally informed. Learn more about us and how we give back.

Reputation Among Peers

It is one thing to gain the respect of clients, but it is entirely another to gain the respect of other lawyers and judges in the field of personal injury, workers' comp and related types of cases. One measure of our firm's positive reputation among peers comes from Martindale-Hubbell® on which our firm's lead attorneys, John Shook and Leonard Stone, are highly rated. Our lawyers have also received 10 out of 10 ratings on Avvo, which is an independent rating service based on votes by peers and clients.

Client Reviews

At Shook & Stone, the client always comes first. Client-centric philosophy is another thing you want to consider when searching for the best personal injury attorney for your case. You can learn more about what our clients think about us by browsing through our client testimonials page.

Fees That Fit

The best personal injury lawyer for your case will be not only the lawyer with the best qualifications, but one that offers services that fit within your budget. Thankfully, Shook & Stone's personal injury practice works on a contingency fee basis, "no recovery, no fee." This means that if our firm does not make a recovery, you do not owe us attorney fees. There are different payment procedures for Social Security disability cases because maximum fees are set by the government.

Relatability

An attorney can have all the credentials in the world, but if you cannot relate to them then your case may not be successful or run smoothly. The best way to determine if you can relate well with a lawyer is to speak with them. We encourage you to call us and speak with us directly. We provide free consultations. You can also browse our videos to get a better idea of who we are and what we do.

Contact Shook & Stone today to learn if our law firm is the best fit for you!

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