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2009 News and Events

Benson & Bingham Summerlin Is Going Green

November 13, 2009
Source: Internal Release

Benson and Bingham’s Personal Injury Sign in Summerlin is now officially powered and illuminated representing the final step in their grand opening process. The LED (light eliminating diodes) sign meets energy star requirements and further satisfies the corporate goal of being an energy efficient office.

As part of the ongoing efforts, Benson and Bingham’s Green Program also includes a paperless software program designed by Sharp business, using recycled paper, and using electronic means of communication over the U.S. Postal Service. The Summerlin Office is now fully staffed and serving as the headquarters for the personal injury law firm serving the greater part of Las Vegas: Southwest, Summerlin, Summerlin Centre, the Villages of Summerlin, the North, the Northwest, and Central Las Vegas.


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Notable Benson & Bingham Settlements, Verdicts and New Cases in Fall 2009

October 10, 2009
Source: Internal Release

  • August 11, 2009: U.S. Federal District Court. Ben J. Bingham, Esq. of Benson & Bingham settles case involving injured man for $2,650,000.00. The exact terms and names are withheld due to confidentiality.

  • August 20, 2009: Trucking Accident Victim involved in accident on I-80 hires Benson & Bingham to represent him for injures suffered to his neck in a 70 mph rear end accident that occurred in rural Nevada near Battle Mountain. The force broke existing hardware from a previous surgery including titanium screws and cages.

  • September 20, 2009: Benson and Bingham files lawsuit against Ford Motor Company for a transmission error in a Ford Explorer causing a “Park to Reverse” defective transmission movement. The vehicle went into reverse without the parking brake being depressed causing an immediate rollback of the vehicle. Caught in the path was a three year old who suffered major facial injuries, orthopedic trauma, and brain damage. Modern vehicles should have modern safety features. This accident should have been avoided.

  • October 1, 2009: Motorcyclist who suffered 17 fractures hires Benson & Bingham to represent his interests against Rebel Oil Company when their truck ran a stop sign and collided with the biker. The injuries ranged from a broken neck to leg fractures.

  • October 1, 2009: Canadian driver who rear-ended local Las Vegas engineer settles case for $200,000. The impact caused a neck whiplash injury necessitating the need for surgery. The value was compromised given the lower impact of the collision and the degenerative conditions in the Plaintiff’s cervical spine.

  • October 30, 2009: Pennsylvania heirs settle case of deceased man run over by a tractor-trailer truck in Las Vegas at the Flying J Truck Stop. The Court must now approve the conditional settlement, as the heirs were minor children.

Summerlin Directory Features Attorneys Benson & Bingham's New Personal Injury Office

July 30, 2009
Source: Summerlin Directory

The Summerlin Directory featuring prominent Summerlin personal injury attorneys Benson & Bingham went to press in Edition #1. It was recently mailed to all Summerlin residents. Links to the Summerlinpages.com vendors are available. The July 2009 edition will be followed up in January 2009.

Benson & Bingham opened their Summerlin Office in the C2Lofts near Red Rock Casino on Jluy 15th of this year. The Summerlin Attorneys also have an office downtown close to the courthouse for the convenience of Green Valley and East side residents.

The Commercial space is fully built out Class A office space with state of the art technology and modern décor. Located directly off of I-215 and Charleston, the office is one block west of the 215 freeway near Plaza Centre Drive.

Benson & Bingham Open Summerlin Personal Injury and Accident Offices

July 15, 2009
Source: Internal Release

Need a Summerlin Personal Injury Attorney in the Heart of Summerlin and Red Rock Canyon?

The Law firm of Benson and Bingham is proud to announce their new office located at 11441 Allerton Park Drive in the village of Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin. We are distinctive in that we are the only law firm dedicated to the exclusive practice of personal injury. Other law firms in the area do defense orientated representation and “jack of all trades, master of none” type of practice. We are different. First, we are located in the heart of Summerlin conveniently located by Summerlin Center and the I-215 beltway at Charleston at the C2Lofts.

Tons of Summerlin Parking

We have over 27 parking spaces so there is no problem in parking and stopping in. The key, however, is that we are experience trial attorneys that have mastered the art of Nevada injury law. From Large to small cases we handle each with the same personal approach and dedication. We pride ourselves on value and have an internal policy on client fairness; we guarantee you will be happy, or we will do whatever it takes to make you happy. Not many attorneys can offer that promise.

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As Summerlin Residents and Summerlin Attorneys, We Make It Easy For You

As Las Vegas Natives, Joseph Benson and Ben Bingham, are pleased to focus on the Summerlin residents as our new client base. As Las Vegas Summerlin Attorneys practicing in Summerlin and Downtown, we have the resources and the real estate to make your consultations convenient and worthwhile.

C2Lofts = B2Law Benson & Bingham

The new office is a representation of the sophistication and professionalism that has made Benson & Bingham the premier law firm for injury victims. We welcome you to come by and see our state of the art Summerlin location. Built out by Christopher Homes, the C2Lofts is made of the quality construction and design that made them famous. Our Summerlin Office is no different.

State of the Art: We Represent Summerlin!

Built out as a contemporary loft commercial space, the boutique law firm office is complete with high technology including high speed scanning of all mail enabling digital transmission between offices and the Courts; we are the first law firm to offer digital clipboards to avoid the paper mess for first time clients. Moreover, we use the most sophisticated technology for graphic design and case presentation so that our Trials are vividly displayed. Injury photos, Summerlin car accident and property damage pictures, and Summerlin Medical records are accurately depicted using the highest mega pixel equipment for clear detail. Our new office also offers state of the art communications systems allowing video conferencing and virtual conferencing.

We Cater to YOU!

We are Summerlin Personal Injury Lawyers catering to Summerlin Residents. We believe that the client is always right, even if it seems wrong. We will come to you and make same day, same hour appointments. Call us at 684-6900 for a free, no cost, and no obligation Summerlin consultation.

Lead Counsel Ben J. Bingham Content with Auto Accident Verdict

June 07, 2009
Source: Clark County Verdict

Case: Johnson v Calkins, Truline Trucking Company, et al. - CV A523236 On Friday, June 5, 2009 at 8:30pm a Clark County Jury returned a verdict in favor of Ed and Nimfa Johnson in the amount of the $1,992,544 (reduced to $1,341,000 for contributory negligence) for an accident that occurred on State Route 160 near Las Vegas, Nevada on November 8, 2005. The Johnson Acura vehicle literally exploded after being hit by a 30,000 pound tractor trailor driven by a Monte Calkins of the Truline Corporation.

Mr. Johnson incurred brain damage to his frontal lobes, 18 fractured ribs, 2 fractured shoulder blades, cervical complications, multiple contusions, and two rotator cuff tears. Mrs. Johnson suffered a head laceration, broken skull, a subarachnoid hemmorage, and neck and back injuries. Over 20 witnesses were called to testify.

Lead counsel, Ben J. Bingham reported:

“We are happy with the result and that we finally have resolution. It has been a long road, but justice finally served.”

Benson and Bingham will also be seeking attorney fees and costs associated with the litigation.

Notable New Cases in March 2009

March 31, 2009
Source: Internal Release

Benson & Bingham New Las Vegas Injury Cases in March

  • A Passenger in a U-haul hires Benson & Bingham to recover damages when his U-haul rolled. The California man suffered injuries to his ankle, neck and back.

  • Benson & Bingham was hired by an Arizona college student for breaking his arm in an altercation at the Wynn Hotel. The assault and battery went too far when the man was detained for unintended and minor property damage. It was a clear case of too much force by a security officer.

  • Benson & Bingham was hired by a female guest who broke her patella/knee at the Eastside Cannery Hotel’s steakhouse. It is alleged the slippery substance was some type of food spilled by a restaurant staff member.

  • Benson and Bingham filed suit against Ford Motor Company and Evenflo Car seats in a roll over case claiming the lives of three people including a six month old. The products liability action alleges roof crush and defectively designed baby seats; the remaining heir is the Father of the deceased child and deceased spouse, and the sister who lost her mother and minor sister in the accident.

Pedestrian Accident in Las Vegas Settled by Ben Bingham

February 20, 2009
Source: Internal Release

Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney Ben Bingham, Esq. of Benson and Bingham settled a pedestrian accident case for $295,000 today after his elderly client was ran over in a crosswalk causing major orthopedic injuries by a commercial truck commercial-vehicle-truck-accidents. The client has titanium rods in his legs.

Benson & Bingham attorney Ben J. Bingham noted:

"There were a variety of factors that went into our settlement decision. We had a preferential trial setting coming up in a month, and we knew it was not just a matter of winning, but how much would they have to pay; my client is glad to move on with his life and is happy with the outcome."

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The Lawrence Law Firm of Texas Joins Benson & Bingham on Ford Rollover Accident

February 12, 2009
Source: Internal Release

Benson and Bingham of Las Vegas, Nevada and The Lawrence Law Firm of Texas have joined forces to prosecute a Ford Rollover case occurring in Sonora, Mexico. The lawsuit to be filed claims misrepresentation, strict products liability, negligence and other causes of action relating to an August 2008 rollover that killed two persons including a minor child and her mother. The case involves a 1998 Ford Explorer

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