Nevada Personal Injury Law Firm

Qualified Personal Injury Law Firm

Attained the largest single personal injury verdict ever to be affirmed by the Nevada Supreme Court (and thereafter by the U.S. Supreme Court). See, Wyeth v. Rowatt, et al., 244 P.3d 765 (Nev. 2010), cert. denied, 564 U.S. __, (June 20, 2011).

Our Clients Include:

People from all over the country who have been injured in Nevada due to negligent drivers, dangerous premises, medical malpractice, harmful medical and consumer products, and other types of injury claims.

About Wetherall Group, Ltd.

In addition to representing individuals and families, we frequently assist law firms from around the country with their Nevada injury cases, and are privileged to have been hired by the Attorney General of the State of Nevada on several injury-type litigations being pursued by the State’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. For over 20 years, Wetherall Group, Ltd. has distinguished itself in thousands of cases and in various trial and appellate courts, including attaining the largest single personal injury verdict ever to be affirmed by the Nevada Supreme Court. Wetherall Group, Ltd.’s mission is simply to provide the best advocacy and results possible to those injured by the negligence or recklessness of others. With offices in Las Vegas and Reno, we have the experience, resources and skill to maximize personal injury recoveries throughout the State.


Attorneys

Peter C. Wetherall

Managing Partner

Peter Wetherall has devoted his entire legal career to helping the injured and unempowered. Mr. Wetherall is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell®, meaning his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Wetherall has also achieved membership in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.With over 20 years of federal and state litigation experience, and over 40 cases tried to a jury, Mr. Wetherall’s primary practice areas include mass torts, catastrophic auto and truck accidents, birth and brain injuries, and other serious injury and civil rights cases.

Peter was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota, where he attained a B.A. in Philosophy (cum laude) in 1987. In 1990, at the age of 24, he received his J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. Thereafter, Peter began his legal career in Las Vegas, and presently practices in all state and federal courts in Nevada.

In his spare time Mr. Wetherall enjoys traveling, golfing, playing tennis and spending time with his family.

Education

University of Minnesota, B.A. Philosophy, Cum Laude 1987
University of Minnesota Law School (1987-1990), J.D.

Bars & Courts

State Bar of Minnesota, admitted 1990
Federal District of Minnesota, admitted 1991
State Bar of Nevada, admitted 1991
Federal District of Nevada, admitted 1991
United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, admitted 1994
United State Supreme Court, admitted 2011

Affiliations

Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Association For Justice (formerly ATLA)
Nevada Justice Association (formerly NTLA)
Clark County Bar Association
Washoe County Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court


Paralegals

Kristin L. Smith

Paralegal

Kristin Smith, originally from Flanders, New Jersey has resided in Las Vegas, Nevada for 23 years. She graduated with honors from Cimarron-Memorial High School in 1997. She then continued her education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2001.Ms. Smith joined Wetherall Group, Ltd. in 2005 as a civil litigation paralegal. Her areas of specialty include medical malpractice, catastrophic auto and truck accidents, and mass torts. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A. Political Science, 2001

Appointments
Notary Public, 2001


Jennifer C. Greening

Paralegal

Jennifer C. Greening, originally from Seattle, Washington, has resided in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 20 years. She graduated with honors from Las Vegas Academy and attended the Paralegal Studies program at the College of Southern Nevada from 2002-2005. She later continued her education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2009.Ms. Greening joined Wetherall Group, Ltd. as an intern in 2005 and was hired as a paralegal in 2006. Ms. Greening’s areas of specialty include mass torts, motor vehicle accidents, probate, civil litigation, lien resolution, medical malpractice, and products liability cases.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, painting, and spending time with friends and family as well as her German shepherd mutts.

Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A. Political Science, 2009
College of Southern Nevada, Paralegal Studies, 2002-2005

Appointments
Notary Public, 2006

Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell Rated “Preeminent”

Wetherall Group, Ltd. has been distinguished as an AV Rated Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell®. The Martindale-Hubbell® Rating System consists of evaluations of the Legal Ability (rated either A, B or C, with A being the highest) and General Ethical Standards (with a V representing Very High) of individual attorneys. We are proud to have received the highest rating.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.