Elko, Nevada

Kidwell & Gallagher

Injured? We Can Help

Kidwell & Gallagher

790 Commercial St
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-9877
Kidwell & Gallagher, Personal Injury Law, Services, Elko, Nevada

If you've been injured at work or have suffered due to someone else's negligence, you deserve assistance from legal experts who will help ensure you get the compensation you deserve. For over 20 years, Kidwell & Gallagher, Nevada's most-trusted injury attorneys, have been protecting the rights of individuals and workers across the state with award-winning legal services and a level of expertise you can count on.

They handle a wide variety of worker's comp and injury cases, so whether you've been involved in an auto accident or hurt at work, Kidwell & Gallagher will guide you through the legal process and help you receive the maximum amount of compensation allowed under the law. If you're filing a new insurance claim or reopening an old one, having the assistance of a skilled worker's comp attorney dramatically increases your chances for success.

Kidwell & Gallagher's extremely high level of service has earned them recognition from clients and peers alike, including the “Top One Percent” award from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. However, they handle all of their cases on a contingency basis, and gladly provide consultations and case evaluations at no charge.

To learn more about their areas of practice and stellar reputation, visit Kidwell & Gallagher online, or call (775) 738-1000 to discuss your case today.

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4 Reasons To Seek Medical Care After a Car Accident, Elko, Nevada
There are many consequences when a careless driver injures you. With all the variables to consider, it's tempting to skip a doctor’s examination. After all, there are long wait times...read more
A Guide to Workers’ Compensation for Occupational Disease, Elko, Nevada
Workers’ compensation is a financial benefit provided to employees who have become injured or ill due to their line of work. This aid may cover the cost of medical bills and los...read more
4 Steps to Take If You're Injured on the Job, Elko, Nevada
A work injury can have serious implications for your health, income, and future. For this reason, it is crucial to act quickly—both to limit the scope of your symptoms and to secure ...read more
What to Do If You Encounter an Aggressive Dog, Elko, Nevada
Most dogs are sweet, affectionate members of our families, but there are some who are capable of inflicting severe, sometimes permanent damage that can result in a personal injury cl...read more
3 Tips for Preventing Auto Accident Injuries, Elko, Nevada
As a parent of a small child, you want to do everything possible to keep your little one safe. While car accidents are sometimes unavoidable, there are steps you can take to minimize...read more
Despite technological advances that have improved safety conditions, mining is undeniably dangerous work. While employees in other industries may never experience a work injury more ...read more
Personal injury and accident lawyers often represent individuals who have been in collisions with aggressive drivers. While law firms can help you receive fair compensation in the wa...read more
As an automobile driver, navigating the streets alongside motorbikes—which are smaller and thus harder to see than a car—requires extra attention. This is especially true when you ar...read more
A private swimming pool can be a source of fun, exercise, and relaxation for everyone in your household. But if a guest uses the pool and suffers a personal injury, you, as the ...read more
In the state of Nevada, personal injury claimants may seek compensation for both monetary and non-monetary losses. Examples include medical bills, lost wages, mental anguish, and phy...read more
If a worker is riding in a vehicle for job-related duties and is injured in a car accident, they may be able to file a workers' compensation claim. This is a benefit system that ensu...read more
Ridesharing has become incredibly popular in recent years because of its convenience and affordability. As more individuals turn to companies like Uber® and Lyft® for trans...read more
If you’re not ready to buy a vehicle outright, leasing allows many drivers the ability to take a car home and pay for it in increments. However, what happens when you get into a cras...read more
If you were hurt at the hands of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other resulting damages. To recover a payout, you’ll hav...read more
Motorcycles are a fuel-efficient and thrilling way to get around, but riding one also comes with an increased risk of personal injury. While it’s important for every rider to ma...read more
Every year in the United States, there are 4.7 million dog bites, and, of those, some 800,000 require medical treatment. While it's tempting to think all dogs are docile companions, ...read more
After an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the physical pain and emotional trauma you’ve experienced can continue to affect your life long after the injuries have healed....read more
Workers' compensation ensures an injured worker gets the medical attention they need and the necessary time off for recovery—without the fear of losing their job. However, not every ...read more
A car crash can result in major vehicular damage and significant personal injury. Because of this, identifying who is at fault for the accident is vital for determining legal respons...read more
While passenger vehicles have crumple zones that provide at least some protection from forceful impacts, motorcycles expose their riders to the elements. As such, motorcycl...read more
Because of their sheer size, accidents involving semitrucks involved tend to result in major traumatic injuries and serious vehicle damage. While any type of personal injury cla...read more
Commercial trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, giving them the power to cause severe injuries in even relatively minor accidents. In addition to property damage, victims often expe...read more
In the legal system, a personal injury claim is divided into two types: negligent or intentional. Both claims can provide you compensation for the injury you’ve suffered. Knowing the...read more
In decades past, blasting the radio or talking to a friend in the passenger seat might have been the activities most commonly associated with distracted driving. However, with advanc...read more
When a teenager finally gets a driver’s license, it can be convenient for parents, but also worrisome. Not only are teens inexperienced behind the wheel, but they're vulner...read more
You don’t have to work at a lumber mill or construction site to face dangers on the clock. At the end of the day, even those who sit at a computer for their entire shift can get...read more
If you get hurt on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Even with this financial assistance, though, recovering from serious work injuries can be costly an...read more
Once one of the most dangerous professions in the world, mining has become much safer in the 21st century, thanks to rigorous regulations and modern equipment. However, working in tu...read more
Dealing with any type of accident can be traumatic, especially when the case in question is a dog bite injury. A qualified injury lawyer can assist you in navigating the often tricky...read more
Dealing with a work injury can be traumatic in many ways. You may need to take time off to recover, and you might be sidelined from your daily activities as a result of your discomfo...read more
Bike riding is a great way to exercise, but it’s not without danger. An accident between a driver and bicyclist can lead to personal injury. The party at fault may have to pay for an...read more
There’s a reason why trampoline parks make all participants sign a liability waiver before setting foot in the jumping area. Jumping may be a lot of fun, but it can al...read more
If you plan on riding a motorcycle in Nevada, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with the local laws first. For example, did you know lane splitting is illegal in the Silver...read more
Barbara Gallagher of Kidwell & Gallagher has recently been recognized as a certified member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  Since 1993, the Million ...read more
If you own property in Nevada, you have a legal obligation to maintain it to a reasonably safe standard for both invitees and licensees. Under the attractive nuisance doctrine, you m...read more
The initial consultation with an attorney gives them a chance to evaluate the merits of your case, explain any problems that might arise, and decide whether they want to take you on ...read more
When establishing a client’s right to recover damages in a car collision case, an accident attorney must establish someone’s legal responsibility for damages from the accident. Dete...read more
Whether working underground or in surface operations, miners face many potential hazards while performing their job duties. Unfortunately, despite strict federal and state mining law...read more
An excellent personal injury lawyer not only builds a strong case for you, they speak on your behalf in settlement negotiations. You want a professional who has the knowledge an...read more
A successful personal injury claim can provide you with damages for everything from medical expenses to wages lost due to time off work. These cases are complicated, however, so...read more
At any time, someone else’s carelessness can cause an accident, potentially altering your life for years to come. When you’ve been hurt by someone else’s negligence, personal injury ...read more
Mining can be a lucrative and reliable career, but it is not without drawbacks. The dangers associated with the job are one of the biggest disadvantages, and workers’ compensation cl...read more
Insurance companies want to pay out as little as possible on accident claims, which is why working with an injury lawyer is so important. If you experience an injury and a claims adj...read more
Worker’s compensation provides vital benefits for employees injured in the course of performing their job duties, including health care, wage replacement, and retraining if you are u...read more
Whether you're involved in a minor fender-bender or a major multi-vehicle collision, there are some important steps to take in the immediate aftermath that will ensure you are protec...read more
If you have suffered a serious injury or occupational illness while performing your job duties, you may face significant financial burden from mounting medical bills and lost income....read more
Poorly maintained walkways, bad lighting, and uncleaned spills in store aisles can cause dangerous falls, often resulting in potentially life-altering injuries. A personal injury cla...read more
Whether you’re in a commercial location or someone’s home, the property owners have a legal duty to protect the safety of anyone with a right to be there. Falling down a cluttered st...read more
Kidwell & Gallagher, of Elko, Nevada, is pleased to announce that attorney Barbara Gallagher has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million D...read more
If you get hurt while on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits are designed to protect employees in the event of a work injury or o...read more
Although progress has been made when it comes to increasing miner safety, there are still numerous accidents that take place each year. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits ar...read more
Business owners are required to maintain a safe environment for guests, customers, and clients, which includes ensuring walkways are free of obstructions. Unfortunately, many propert...read more
When your health is in jeopardy after a work-related injury, you should not have to worry about anything but recovering. However, there is a limited amount of time to apply for worke...read more
If you were hurt in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, you have the right to sue for damages. However, there is a deadline for filing a personal injury claim. On...read more
If you’re hurt in a workplace accident or develop a medical condition related to your working environment, a worker’s compensation claim may able to provide the financial resources a...read more
Slip-and-falls are one of the most common kinds of personal injury claims filed regardless of the time of year, but harsh winter weather conditions only serve to increase the risk. A...read more
A Nevada DUI conviction can come with a variety of consequences depending on the circumstances surrounding the case. As one of the most reputable law firms serving resident...read more
Most of the country is suffering a brutally cold winter, with record snowfall and ice making roads especially dangerous. A single mistake in adverse weather conditions can result in ...read more
Mining is known for being one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. However, with approximately 30 active mines throughout the state of Nevada, it remains a steady source...read more
It happens every day; a motorist dutifully following the rules of the road suffers a devastating injury at the hands of a drunk driver. If you find yourself hurt in an accident where...read more
Workers’ compensation is there to help employees remain afloat financially while they’re recovering from injuries incurred as a result of work. But how can you determine if your...read more
If you were injured due to the negligence of another individual or entity, you may have a personal injury claim on your hands. Whether you were injured on the job or in a car acciden...read more
While professional legal help is not required to make a claim after a car crash, having a seasoned accident attorney by your side is highly recommended. In Elko, NV, victims of negli...read more
Mining is one of the most hazardous industries a person can work in. Accidents resulting in serious injuries and death occur several times every year for a variety of reasons. In tur...read more
Here’s a lesser-known driving fact: work sites are some of the most dangerous places on the road. If you have to drive through a work zone, a different set of rules comes into play t...read more
In Nevada, texting, surfing the web, or being otherwise distracted while behind the wheel has been banned since January 2012. Accident attorneys know it can be tempting to pick ...read more
Construction crews make it a point to alert motorists of reduced speeds and detours long before drivers reach the actual work zone; however, a seasoned accident lawyer knows construc...read more
Semi-truck drivers have to juggle multiple tasks at once: control a vehicle that can weigh up to 40 tons, follow all driving laws, and stick to the parameters of safe truck operation...read more
As kids start heading back to school, motorists everywhere should be more vigilant about observing their surroundings. Children are both hard to see and unpredictable, and all it tak...read more
With the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign starting this month, drivers all over Reno and Elko, NV, are urged to think twice before getting behind the wheel after drinking. T...read more
While your workplace takes steps to prevent harm from coming to anyone on the job, sometimes, injuries are unavoidable. This is particularly true of industries that utilize heavy equ...read more
If you've been injured in an auto accident, you should always consult with an accident attorney, but this is especially true when a semi-truck is involved in the crash. Truck drivers...read more
Proof is an ideal aspect when seeking compensation from an auto accident, though it can be difficult to gather. When facing a defendant in a personal injury case, evidence is what wi...read more
Most people are surprised to learn that a work injury can occur in any industry. Even office employees have cause to file workers’ comp claims at times; however, it is common for sev...read more
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the personal injury lawyers from Kidwell & Gallagher LTD have put together a few more tips to promote awareness. There is nothing li...read more
In this prom and graduation season, the Nevada accident lawyers at Kidwell & Gallagher LTD extend congratulations to all graduates. Knowing the effort and sacrifice required to r...read more
Everyone is vulnerable to work injuries, no matter what industry you work in. Accidents, work-related medical conditions, and even mental health issues can make it difficult to work,...read more
Do you know April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month? As Nevada’s personal injury lawyers at Kidwell & Gallagher LTD are well aware, distracted driving is behavior that preven...read more
Motorcycles are one of the most exhilarating forms of transportation, but also the most hazardous. The accident attorney team at Kidwell & Gallagher LTD in Elko, NV, advises taki...read more
Are you thinking about playing a practical joke on an employee or making a funny comment to a co-worker on April Fools’ Day? Think twice and get legal advice. The experienced Nevada ...read more
There are countless ways to sustain debilitating injuries in today’s fast-paced world. For example, even if you have a comfortable office job, you could get in a collision with an in...read more
Mining is a fairly dangerous job, and the industry has a high rate of accidents and subsequent workers’ comp claims. For example, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, miners ...read more
In most states, workers' compensation laws cast a wide umbrella of protection, covering everyone from full-time employees to seasonal workers and even volunteers. Independent contrac...read more
Everyone has the right to seek compensation when someone else's negligence results in an injury, but not every incident requires the help of a personal injury attorney. For instance,...read more
If you've been injured due to someone else's negligence, you almost certainly have questions. The legal system is long, complex, and intimidating, and you may not even know wher...read more
In many cases, insurance companies do not have the needs of their clients in mind. They are often more concerned with turning a profit, which can result in victims of accidents faili...read more
Nevada winters can bring drastic and ever changing weather conditions, creating driving hazards such as poor visibility, black ice, and even avalanche prone roads. At Kidwell & G...read more
Over three million people are diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome every year. Also called medial nerve compression, carpal tunnel can sometimes result in crippling work injuri...read more
Mining accidents can be extremely dangerous, with long-term consequences that affect the rest of your life. Unfortunately, many injured workers don't fully grasp the impact of t...read more
Drilling has always been a dangerous activity. Even with modern improvements and safety standards, drillers put themselves at risk of injury on behalf of their employers every t...read more
It is in the best interest of Nevada’s employees and employers to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Improving on-the-job safety programs is a never-ending process, a...read more
Winter weather can be treacherous. In fact, nearly a quarter of weather-related accidents in the country can be attributed to snowy, icy roads, not to mention the impact of...read more
Everyone has the right to a safe and fair work environment, but an experienced injury lawyer knows that employers sometimes fail to provide one. If you sustained injuries at work or ...read more
When you've been hurt as a result of someone else's negligence, determining who is responsible for your injuries is the first step to collecting the compensation you deserve. Strict ...read more
Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident or due to unsafe property conditions, you may be interested in launching a personal injury case. To this end, it’s important to secure t...read more
Work injuries sustained in mining or drilling trades can change your life. They impact your health, your ability to support yourself and your family, and your quality of life. K...read more
Now that school’s out, there are going to be a lot more kids playing outside during the day. An experienced accident attorney knows the devastating consequences of distracted driving...read more
It’s summertime, and motorcyclists everywhere know what that means: it’s time to hit the road. Experiencing the sunshine and the warm air while riding a motorcycle is a fee...read more
When you've been hurt in an accident, having an experienced personal injury or workers' compensation attorney guide you through the process can significantly increase your chances of...read more
While workers' compensation laws are in place to protect you, quitting your job can have a profoundly negative impact on your claim. Kidwell & Gallagher LTD is an Elko,...read more
If you're filing a workers' compensation claim, hiring a qualified attorney is a crucial step toward ensuring you get your financial relief as quickly as possible. The injury lawyers...read more
Most people don't interact with the legal system very often, which makes choosing a legal representative especially difficult. The success of your case depends on the qualities and s...read more
The mining industry is heavily regulated by both state and federal law, which require significant investments in safety training, equipment, and programs. Many mining companies suppl...read more
Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in the country, according to OSHA, with workers and private citizens injured or killed every year at construction sites. If...read more
If you're receiving workers' compensation benefits, the insurance provider may offer you a lump-sum settlement payment. Large payouts can be extremely attractive, especially if you'v...read more
If you've been hurt in a car accident, it's important that you take several steps. You need to file an insurance claim, give yourself time to recuperate, and speak with a personal in...read more
If you have been injured in an accident, calling an accident lawyer may not be the first thought that comes to mind. You may be dealing with an emergency room visit, contacting famil...read more
At Kidwell & Gallagher, you can speak to an experienced accident lawyer to determine if you should file a case for wrongful death. Attorneys Craig W. Kidwell, Esq. and Barba...read more
Mining is a dangerous profession that entails numerous risks on a daily basis. Accordingly, many workers may find themselves injured on the job, which necessitates the timely filing ...read more
Navigating a worker’s compensation case all by yourself can be complicated and confusing. That’s why it’s important for you to seek the advice of a lawyer. Accident attorneys like th...read more
Not all work injuries happen because of an employer's negligence. Sometimes, it is the worker himself who is at fault for the injuries sustained. But does fault of this nature automa...read more
The first duty of skilled accident attorneys is to make sure the clients are fully aware of the litigation process. For example, many people do not understand the difference between ...read more
If you've been injured in an accident or developed a medical condition stemming from your job duties, you may be considering settling your workers' compensation claim. While the lump...read more
For nearly 20 years, the people of Nevada have come to rely on Kidwell & Gallagher for aggressive, high-quality legal representation in a variety of difficult situations. O...read more
If you have been injured at work—either due to a singular event or from repetitive movements performed over months or years—you may feel uncertain about how to handle the concerns th...read more
Getting hurt at work is a very serious matter that often calls for the assistance of highly skilled personal injuries lawyers. For workers throughout Nevada seeking compensation fo...read more
Carpal tunnel syndrome can be an incredibly debilitating condition, making even minor tasks painful or even impossible. In some cases, it can require long-term treatment or even surg...read more
When you've experienced a personal injury and wish to pursue it in a legal capacity, the lawyer you choose plays a crucial role. He or she has a tremendous impact on the outcome of...read more
When manufacturers sell a product, they have a duty to take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of the people who will be using it. When companies fail in this duty and consumers s...read more
Nevada is a state with an inordinate amount of big rig accidents. In just a single calendar year, nearly 124,000 large truck accidents were reported in the Silver State. There are ma...read more
Following a car wreck, it’s likely that you’re facing unemployment or time off from work. The problem with time off is that your bills won’t pay for themselves, and this creates adde...read more
For almost a generation now, the injury lawyer team at Kidwell & Gallagher has been successfully seeing clients through personal injury claims and worker's comp claims. They unde...read more
In Elko—and in the state of Nevada—mining accidents are, unfortunately, an ongoing problem. But with the help of Kidwell & Gallagher LTD, accident victims can be fairly represe...read more
When you've suffered an injury as a result of performing your job duties, you'll naturally want to receive worker's compensation benefits as quickly as possible to cover lost wages a...read more
Car accidents are a serious matter that can cause both physical and emotional injuries. When you’ve been hurt due to someone else’s carelessness, you need all the help you can get—an...read more