Valerie S. Christian’s practice is dedicated to personal injury claims and litigation, employment matters, contract litigation, as well as some appellate work. She has represented clients throughout all phases of their claims, from negotiating with insurance adjusters to appealing cases in the Nevada Supreme Court.
Valerie was born and raised in Las Vegas. In 2017, she completed the dual degree program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration. While completing the dual degree program, she served as articles editor of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal, competed nationally on the William S. Boyd School of Law moot court team, and served as a student attorney in the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic. During her second year of law school, Valerie came to work for The Bourassa Law Group as a law clerk and subsequently joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2018.
Valerie is admitted to practice in all state courts in Nevada and Colorado, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. An experienced lawyer can help you understand your rights and options, and will work to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries. The at fault party will likely have an entire insurance company working on their side. Shouldn’t you have someone on your side too?
Wrongful death settlements are usually paid out in a lump sum, though in some cases they may be paid out in installments. The amount of the settlement will depend on the specific circumstances of the case and the laws of the state where it is being litigated.
It is impossible to determine the exact value of a personal injury case without knowing the specifics of the case. Factors such as the severity of the injury, medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering all play a role in determining the value of a personal injury case. An experienced personal injury attorney can help evaluate your case and determine its potential value.
Personal injury compensation is calculated based on a variety of factors, including the severity of the injury, the extent of any medical expenses and lost income, the impact on quality of life, and other damages such as pain and suffering. The amount of compensation awarded in a personal injury case will depend on the facts and circumstances of each individual case.
They can include the following:
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Product Liability
- Dog Bites/Animal Attacks
- Defamation of Character
- Wrongful Death Claims