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August 23, 2023

As an experienced car accident attorney, Scott Morris brings a wealth of knowledge to empower drivers with essential insights for safer journeys. In a world teeming with vehicles and bustling highways, road safety remains paramount. Attorney Scott Morris is your trusted companion on this road safety expedition, providing expert advice, actionable tips, and a deeper understanding of responsible driving practices. With his guidance, you can navigate the roads confidently, prioritizing safety for yourself and fellow travelers.

1. Call the Police – Staying Cool Under Pressure

The moment you’re involved in an auto accident in Las Vegas, your first move should be to dial the police. As the desert sun heats things up, emotions can skyrocket. Angry, frustrated drivers might be ready to confront you, but here’s the magic: the arrival of a police car tends to have an almost miraculous calming effect. It’s like they know they’re caught when those flashing lights approach. Your safety is paramount, and having law enforcement on the scene helps defuse potentially explosive situations. Make that call, and watch the tension simmer down.

2. Secure Witness Statements – Eyes and Ears Matter

Witnesses play a critical role in the aftermath of an accident. If you spot someone who saw what happened, don’t let them drive away! Their account could make all the difference in your case. In fact, Morris Injury Law has seen cases where witness statements were the linchpin. In one case in particular, the at-fault driver was claiming innocence, but our star witness had seen it all. He noted the speeding and recklessness even before the collision. A statement like that set us up for a substantial $1.1 million settlement. Witnesses are your allies; make sure their voices are heard.

3. Collect Video Evidence – The Truth in Your Pocket

The digital age has given us incredible tools. When a collision occurs, grab your phone and hit record. Document the aftermath, and you might just capture a moment of honesty. Ever heard someone mutter, “I didn’t see you”? That could be gold. One of our clients had a video of the responsible party apologizing at the scene. But when his insurance company came calling, he sang a different tune – “It wasn’t my fault.” We sent that video over, and the case was as good as won. Sometimes, a little recording can save you a lot of hassle.

4. Prioritize Your Health – Immediate Care Matters

A word of advice: if your vehicle took a significant hit, don’t underestimate potential injuries. Even if you feel okay initially, things can take a turn. It’s a common tale – folks head home after a crash, hoping the discomfort will fade. But instead, they’re hit with throbbing headaches that send them calling for an ambulance. If the ambulance is there and you have health insurance, get the care you need. It’s not just about the car; it’s about your well-being.

Remember, Morris Injury Law is here to guide you through these moments. Don’t hesitate to connect for guidance, support, and justice. Stay safe out there, Las Vegas!

Protect Your Rights with Morris Injury Law

Being involved in a car accident can be a distressing experience, but with the right legal representation, you can navigate the process more confidently and secure the compensation you deserve. Scott D. Morris, Esq., and the team at Morris Injury Law are here to help you every step of the way. Don’t let the insurance company or other parties take advantage of you or diminish your injuries. Reach out to us today for a free consultation, and let us fight for your rights and the compensation you are entitled to.

When a car accident happens in Las Vegas, there are going to be many people working against you. This includes, but is not limited to the insurance company for the at-fault driver, the insurance adjuster for the at-fault driver, and the at-fault driver themselves in many instances. Do not let them gang up on you to try to place you at fault or to minimize your injuries. At Morris Injury Law, we are focused on Car Accident cases and we do them day in and day out. Therefore, we know exactly what needs to be done to protect your case. Call experienced car accident attorney, Scott D. Morris, Esq. today.

We care about our clients and will never take a higher attorney’s fee from the settlement than our client’s net recovery. Scott Morris is ready to help you 24/7.

What Our Clients Are Saying

At Morris Injury Law, we pride ourselves on our meticulous approach to each case and our unwavering commitment to those we serve. The feedback from our clients speaks volumes about our dedication and the results we deliver:

Melvyn OliverMelvyn Oliver
18:14 19 Sep 23
My experience with Morris Injury Law was outstanding the staff is amazing I appreciate everything they have done for me and my case I’m a for life client.Thanks again from my heart
Taylor WattsTaylor Watts
23:54 05 Sep 23
Aurora RodriguezAurora Rodriguez
06:16 31 Aug 23
So great-full for this team ! I’ve never had to get a lawyer before, but I’m so glad I had them by my side & will definitely always go back. I loved that they accommodated my work schedule & sent text updates. The staff is so friendly & really care for you, 10/10 recommend !
Tanisha RobinsonTanisha Robinson
23:04 29 Aug 23
I can not even begin to express the level of professionalism, grace, class & just ultimately the overall experience of greatness I received with Morris & his crew! Not gonna lie I was really uneasy about going the attorney route especially when I came in on a casual Friday & they were dressed comfortably & so bubbly I thought “this is just for show!” nooooooo they are GREAT! They made my entire process so stress free & I couldn’t be more thankful to them for that!
eugenia alvaradoeugenia alvarado
23:36 28 Aug 23
My experience with Morris was amazing! It's was my first accident and I had no clue what to do, but Morris Injury helped me every step of the way and eased my mind. They were really easy to get in contact with and answered all of my questions quickly. They were also so communicative and made sure to keep me informed and give me updates about my case. The staff was extremely helpful, respectful and knowledgeable. Will definitely recommend to everyone I know !!
Alli MorelliAlli Morelli
18:24 18 Aug 23
Scott Morris and team are phenomenal! They are so intentional and thorough with their communication. There was never a moment with my case where I wasn’t informed or aware of what was going on. The team was always checking in with me to see how I was doing with my treatments, which was so thoughtful. I highly recommend Morris Injury Law. They got an amazing settlement for me and all my providers involved. Thank you!!
Sherondica EllisSherondica Ellis
14:10 16 Aug 23
I was referred to Morris Injury Law by a friend after I was rear ended. From the first interaction they came across as people who are genuinely concerned about me and my well being. Their level of professionalism and courtesy has been superior. I reside in California but they took my case anyway and I can say that I have been nothing but pleased with the services provided. They located a chiropractic service close to my home and kept me up to date and informed about every step in this process. I am elated with the outcome of the case and I feel that their fees are more than fair for the services I received. Morris Injury Law comes across as a caring group of people who happen to perform their jobs at a very high level and signing with them has been one of the best decisions of my life. I would refer them without hesitation.
Taurus DuncanTaurus Duncan
01:56 19 Jul 23
Scott Morris at Morris Injury Law is an excellent attorney.After my car accident, his firm treated me with care. The case manager was professional and concerned, ensuring that a great team of doctors addressed all my medical issues. From the first day forward, I felt confident that my case was in good hands. Mr. Morris was personable, explaining that they would take care of everything, including my medical expenses. From beginning to end, my case unfolded as he described. Mr. Morris made sure that he or his case manager were available to me if I had any questions or needed help. They were successful in winning my case, accepting the maximum payout amount.Morris Injury Law will be where I go for help if I need it again, and I will recommend his law firm to my friends and family.
Alliyah HarrisAlliyah Harris
17:52 06 Jun 23
Morris is an excellent attorney. Very knowledgeable and trustworthy. He will get the best results for all his clients! I would also recommend you to choose case manager Ariana to help with your case she is also an excellent person to work with! Very well mannered and professional. Any questions regarding or concerning your case she’s always there to help no questions asked. 🙌🏽 Best accident law firm out!
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