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Casino Injuries: Your Legal Rights

Las Vegas is famous for its many casinos, hotels, and nightlife. Though filled with fun, casinos can also be loud, crowded, and confusing. With the presence of alcohol, these elements can lead to injury.

Who Is Responsible for Injuries in a Casino?

Casinos are really large corporations, generating billions of dollars in revenue each year. Thus, when an injury suit comes up, these casinos can hire a team of lawyers to fight for them, minimizing or nulling any potential compensation the injured party may be due. Along with their team of lawyers, many casinos have large deductible insurance policies. Combined, these elements reveal that casinos are prepared to diligently fight each case before agreeing to compensate the injured party. For the average person, this is an overwhelming issue. Casinos are also generally not located where the injured person lives, as most casino visitors are from other cities, states, and even countries. Because all personal injury cases involve filings, evidence collection, depositions, and appearances, it can be difficult for the injured party to fully participate and make their case. Another hurdle for a plaintiff is the presence of alcohol. If the injured person has been consuming alcohol, it can be even more difficult to fight for their just rights.

Can I Win A Casino Injury Case?

Casino injury cases are difficult, but not impossible. With the right legal advice and representation, many casino injury cases can be proven and won. Nevada law seeks to protect casino visitors from unreasonable injuries. However, because of the power and money casinos have, it is important to approach your injury case the correct way. Slip and fall accidents are the most common injury in casinos. However other injuries such as assault or accidents caused by dangerous property conditions can also occur.

When injured, first report the incident to the casino's security team. Though you may be pressed to do so, never sign anything. Simply report your accident, seek medical attention and call your personal injury lawyer. Seeking the aid of an experienced personal injury lawyer, like those at Bernstein & Poisson in Las Vegas, is the first step in recovering compensation from your casino injury case. Rather than face the casino's team of lawyers alone, allow a member of the Bernstein & Poisson team to represent you. With over 29 years of experience in personal injury law, including casino injury law, the experienced and knowledgeable lawyers at Bernstein & Poisson can aid you in receiving just compensation for your injuries. Call Bernstein & Poisson today for a free initial consultation.