Claggett & Sykes Law Firm Settles Defective Product Lawsuit

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Las Vegas Attorneys Settle Product Defect Case for Client

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

It was a great feeling to finally give my client a big hug, knowing our hard work had ensured that he will be financially secure the rest of his life.

The Claggett & Sykes Law Firm of Las Vegas is pleased to announce a successful resolution of a four-year law suit on behalf of a client who suffered numerous orthopedic injuries and permanent brain injuries because of an alleged failure of a Skyjack scissor lift guard rail.

Though details of the case were not released, just before a trial was scheduled to begin, the defendants agreed to settle the suit and Claggett & Sykes received a monetary settlement for its client that was more than 28 times the defendant’s previous top offer.

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“This was a case that we spent years preparing to go to trial,” said Senior Partner Sean Claggett. “It was this substantial preparation that forced the defendants to finally offer enough money to ensure our client would never need to worry about money again. It was a great feeling to finally give my client a big hug, knowing our hard work had ensured that he will be financially secure the rest of his life.”

The case is indicative of the lengths Claggett & Sykes will go to obtain fair compensation for its clients. The firm stands ready to take any claim all the way through a jury trial if that is what is required to ensure its clients are fairly compensated. The outcome of the recent suit is also representative of the firm’s superior knowledge and understanding of clients’ injuries and the medical treatment necessary to ensure the best possible recovery.

Claggett & Sykes represents people who have been injured or killed because of the negligence of others in a car accident, bicycle wreck (, pedestrian mishap, a slip and fall, dog bite, or other incident. The firm also represents families of people who have been injured or killed due to defective products.

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During the past decade Claggett & Sykes has proven time and again its dedication to both its clients and its community. In addition to winning difficult cases such as the one for their impaired client, the firm participates in many charitable events, donating proceeds from representing injured people to various organizations and academic institutions. The senior partners of the firm recently participated in the Challenged Athletes Foundation San Diego Triathlon Challenge.

For more information about personal injury law and representation, contact the Claggett & Sykes Law Firm at 702-655-2346 or log on to

About Claggett & Sykes Law Firm

Founded in 2004, Claggett & Sykes Law Firm, based in Las Vegas, is one of the leading law firms of the region, representing personal injury victims suffering as the result of negligence. The attorneys are highly rated by their peers with a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, which is the highest possible rating for an attorney. In addition to being a senior partner of the firm, Sean Claggett is also an adjunct professor at University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law.


Darin Callaway v. Skyjack, Inc. and Ahern Rentals, Inc. et al.; case # A-09-602229-C in the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada.

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