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Huggins & Maxwell

8275 S Eastern Ave Las Vegas, NV 89123

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Wow, if there were more lawyers like Joseph J. Huggins and Kristine Maxwell of Huggins & Maxwell, there would be fewer crimes and lawsuits...

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Mr. Huggins is extremely honest, patient and articulate being sure the client understands the expectations of the client. If a case is out of his area of expertise or he is unable to...

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Kristine Maxwell was originally introduced to me by one of my clients who hired her back in 2009. He told me she was the most knowledgable and professional lawyers he ever met. I agree...

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Thank you so much for your help and your honesty. Because of the action that you took and your knowledge I believe he realized he wasn’t going to be able to take advantage of me. I especially...

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Huggins & Maxwell Verdicts & Settlements

At Huggins & Maxwell, Attorneys at Law, we are committed to recovering the full and fair compensation our clients deserve. As a policy we are willing to negotiate settlements that treat our clients fairly. We will not, however, be bullied into accepting offers worth less than our clients are entitled. If insurance companies and defense attorneys do not come to the negotiating table in good faith, our attorneys are prepared to seek relief in the courtroom.

Before hiring attorneys, it is important to find out the areas of law in which they have had demonstrated experience and success.  The following is a selection of some of the verdicts and settlements recovered by Huggins & Maxwell, Attorneys at Law on behalf of our clients over the last several years. These are provided to illustrate the quality of service we provide to our clients, and should not be taken as a guarantee of the results or outcome of your case.

Personal Injury & Litigation

  • $18,000,000 judgment in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Las Vegas, Nevada medical practice
  • $2,000,000 recovery in a products liability lawsuit against an international corporation for the defective design and defective labeling of a dangerous medical device
  • $1,400,000 recovery for Plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits against a negligent LASIK center
  • $500,000 in a medical malpractice lawsuit
  • $450,000 recovery for a client injured by a drunk driver in an automobile accident with a commercial vehicle
  • $375,000 recovery against a Las Vegas doctor in a medical malpractice lawsuit
  • $350,000 pre-trial settlement in a personal injury and professional negligence cause of action
  • $325,000 in damages for a client hurt in a supermarket slip and fall
  • $300,000 recovered against out of control security guards for assault, battery and false arrest
  • $250,000 recovery for pain and suffering in a personal injury and professional negligence lawsuit
  • $220,000 in wrongful death damages against hospital and ambulance service
  • $200,000 in damages for pain and suffering in accident lawsuit
  • $150,000 recovery in a cause of action arising out of a security guard battery on a casino’s property
  • $145,000 relief in a personal injury and professional negligence lawsuit
  • $99,000 recovery in car wreck with reckless cab driver who had a bad driving record
  • Business Litigation – successfully defended a $2,000,000 lawsuit against a Las Vegas Forex company and awarded all costs and fees for successfully defending an “abuse of process”
  • Real Estate – successfully tried and defended a $13,000,000 real estate fraud lawsuit over five years against a Las Vegas real estate speculator – the case dismissed at trial
  • Fraud  Lawsuit – successfully defended a $500,000 fraud lawsuit, dismissed at trial for no cause of action
  • Real Estate Fraud – defended $2,000,000 real estate deal at jury trial, where the case was summarily dismissed
  • $80,000 summary settlement for client hurt in an automobile accident
  • Confidential settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a physician who failed to diagnose a serious melanoma
  • Confidential settlement with an insurance company for policy limits on behalf of a pregnant client injured in a broadside collision with a drunk driver
  • Confidential settlement for policy limits for wrongful death in automobile accident


  • Prevailed on appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court the issue of when the statute of limitations begins in a medical malpractice case
  • Prevailed in Utah appellate court on defamation case, where case was dismissed in our client’s favor
  • Prevailed on appeal, reversing conviction of construction worker for assault and battery
  • Prevailed on appeal from a successful trial verdict regarding architectural fees over $500,000
  • Prevailed on appeal on jurisdictional grounds since our client was never in the state where she was sued
  • Prevailed on appeal in a real estate  case, where the buyer was late to close, then tried to force the seller to close by filing a complaint for “specific performance” and the Nevada Supreme Court agreed with our arguments that “time is of the essence” in real estate purchase agreements

Speak with an Accomplished Las Vegas Accidents Lawyer

Contact Huggins & Maxwell, Attorneys at Law for a free, no obligation consultation. We offer evening and weekend meetings by appointment, and are available to meet with you at our office, your home, or the hospital.