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At Eric Roy Law Firm, our Mission is to take a genuine interest in our clients, to understand their objectives, and to exceed their expectations. Our car accident and personal injury law firm works hard to provide superior legal services in a timely, effective, and efficient manner. You can expect nothing less than the highest standards of professional integrity when you work with us.

AT ERIC ROY LAW FIRM, OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST – EVERY TIME

No matter how you were injured, our goal remains the same. We want to provide you with the highest level of service and ensure that you are well taken care of during and following this process.

We are happy to come to you for your initial consultation with our office. We know that transportation can be difficult for some; especially after a car accident. We schedule a lunch between every client and Mr. Roy. This allows Mr. Roy to better understand his clients and thus better serve his clients. We know that you have enough to worry about and we're here to fight on your behalf and to make sure that your needs are met.

You remain our priority from the moment we begin working on your case until it has been favorably resolved.

Contact our Las Vegas car accident and personal injury attorney today – free consultations to injured clients!

MEET YOUR PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

ERIC ROY, ESQ.: AWARD-WINNING LAWYER IN LAS VEGAS

Personal injury attorney Eric Roy secures justice on behalf of his clients. The numerous awards and client testimonials that Eric has garnered over the years speak volumes about the results he is able to achieve.

Eric has received significant recognition in Las Vegas. He was recognized as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers, as one of the Top 10 Attorneys Under the Age of 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, and he was named in Desert Companion Magazine as one of Nevada's Top Lawyers.

With the Eric Roy Law Firm on your side, you can be confident in the outcome of your personal injury case!

Eric Roy Personal Injury Attorney

Working With Attorney Eric Roy

Eric Roy Personal Injury Attorney

Working With Attorney Eric Roy

Causation and Damages

     In our plaintiff’s personal injury trials, we as trial lawyers, have a duty to teach the jurors how to put a price on the plaintiff’s injury.  We want to begin this conversation in our opening statement.  To do this we need to first let our jurors know why it is important that they understand why you are going to tell them about “harms and losses”.  The reason we tell our jurors this is so that they can start thinking about all the harms and losses as isolated incidents.  If we take it for granted that they understand why we are going through the harms and losses, and thus don’t tell t

Captivating Jurors in Trial

     If you ever take the time to watch a jury trial you will quickly find how boring they can be.  This is especially the case for trials that take days or weeks to conclude.  The reason for this, is in part, because the procedural rules governing the presentation of evidence was not created for the purpose of entertaining audiences.  Thus, we as trial lawyers need to work extra hard to create interest and maintain interest in our case, despite what might be an awkward method of presentation.  To do this we can look to the teachings of theater. 

How Do Insurance Companies Calculate Loss?

     Every personal injury claim begins by submitting a claim to the Defendant's insurance company after the client is done with medical treatment.  At that point, an attorney prepares a “demand letter” that spells out the insured's liability and the client's damages.  Once received, the insurance company evaluates the claim and decides whether to settle the matter or deny the claim, due either to a problem with damages or because their insured is not liable for the client's damages.  If an insurer accepts liability, the question then becomes what damages will that insurer agree to pay for?

Business Torts

     Business torts are not committed against persons or property; rather, the harm done is to intangible assets, such as economic interests or business relationships.  Generally, there are three common “business torts”: 1) Interference with contractual relations, 2) Interference with prospective business advantage or the tort of “unfair competition”, and 3) Fraudulent misrepresentation.

Interference with Contractual Relations

Arming your Jurors in Closing

     This brief article was written primarily for my, Eric Roy, and my staff’s benefit.  Here I point out some important tips to employ in closing argument in the plaintiff’s personal injury trial setting.  Most of these ideas come from brilliant trial consultant David Ball.  David Ball has written substantially on modern day plaintiff’s trial advocacy and thus I refer you to any of his publications if you seek a thorough understanding of this material. 

Arguing Liability in Closing

     As a general proposition we, as trial lawyers, seek to demonstrate liability from beginning of trial through closing argument.  Our primary mechanism for doing this is by first showing the jurors what the rules are, which defendant was obligated to abide by, and then demonstrate that the defendant did not play by those rules.  We need to keep this concept front and center for our jurors at all points in trial.  The defense will attempt to obfuscate and confuse the jurors into believing other issues are of importance.  Don’t fall for this trap.  It is important that you stick to your ap

Anticipating and Overcoming Challenges from the Court

     When preparing for trial, like many other endeavors in this life, it is best to hope for the best but to plan for the worst.  In other words, you need to draw up your opening statement, closing statement, witness examinations and so forth as you intend to present them.  That being said you need be ready for potential hiccups in your presentation.   You may receive friction from the court and you need to have a plan in overcoming any potential friction which will otherwise interfere with your game plan.  If you pursue some of the more modern methods of trial advocacy, for instance those

Premises Liability and Breach for Third Party Criminal Activity

     Generally, the elements of a negligence claim under Nevada law are: (1) that defendant owed plaintiff a duty of care; (2) that defendant breached that duty of care; (3) the breach was the actual cause of plaintiff's injury; (4) the breach was the proximate cause of plaintiff's injury; and (5) that plaintiff suffered damages.

 

Duty of Care

 

Witness Competency

     This short blob/article was written for my, Eric Roy, and my staff’s own benefit.  The rules outlined below are those that govern witness competency as dictated by Federal Rules of Evidence.  That being said, many states adopt the Federal Rules of Evidence in part or in total.  Thus, always look to your state rules specifically to determine how your local courts handle these matters.    

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