Law Offices of Matthew L. Sharp

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Reno Attorney Matt Sharp

Law Offices of Matthew L. Sharp
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Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
University of Nevada Reno
LAW SCHOOL:
University of Arizona
ATTORNEY SINCE:
1992
STATES ADMITTED:
Nevada
PRACTICE AREAS:
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

Since 1992, Matthew L. Sharp has successfully represented individuals and business harmed by wrong doing of another. He has concentrated in the areas of unfair insurance practices, insurance bad faith, personal injuries, product liability and medical malpractice. Mr. Sharp has the considerable respect of his colleagues having been named the 2011 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Nevada Justice Association. He is known within the legal community for zealously and successfully representing individuals harmed by the wrongful acts of large corporations. As an example, Mr. Sharp was part of the legal team that obtained $109 million verdict against large pharmaceutical company for its role in causing one of the largest Hepatitis C outbreaks in the history of the United States. Mr. Sharp is a strong community leader. He is a fifth generation Nevadan and is a graduate of the University of Nevada Reno, following a family tradition that dates back three generations. Mr. Sharp received his law degree from the University of Arizona 1992, and then pursued his law career here in Nevada. He and his wife Cristin have three wonderful children.

Attorney's Videos

A disclaimer that came with the lawn mower said the manufacturer did not warranty it in any way. Will that defeat our claim?
Product Liability Law

Are guns considered dangerous products?
Product Liability Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada bicycle accident cases?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada brain injury cases?
Brain Injury Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada construction accident cases?
Construction Accident Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada product liability cases?
Product Liability Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada spinal injury cases?
Spinal Injury Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada wrongful death cases?
Wrongful Death Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Are punitive damages available in Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Are there alternatives to litigation in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Are there alternatives to litigation in a Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Are there alternatives to litigation in a Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Are there alternatives to litigation in a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada bicycle accident cases?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada construction accident cases?
Construction Accident Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada product liability cases?
Product Liability Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada spinal injury cases?
Spinal Injury Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada wrongful death cases?
Wrongful Death Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada birth injury cases?
Birth Injury Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Are there limits on damages in Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada boating accident case?
Boating Accident Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada animal and dog bite cases?
Dog Bite Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada boating accident cases?
Boating Accident Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada bicycle accident cases?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada brain injury cases?
Brain Injury Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada construction accident cases?
Construction Accident Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada slip and fall cases?
Slip and Fall Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada spinal injury cases?
Spinal Injury Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada wrongful death cases?
Wrongful Death Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Are witnesses important in Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Besides Medicaid or Medicare fraud, what are some other examples of potential whistleblower or qui tam cases?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

Can a brain injury occur if a victim does not lose consciousness?
Brain Injury Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Can any attorney handle a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Can cyclists ride two abreast on the street?
Bicycle Accident Law

Can I bring a product liability against a manufacturer for incorrect product labeling?
Product Liability Law

Can I file a brain injury lawsuit on behalf of a loved one?
Brain Injury Law

Can I receive damages for pain and suffering in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Can I receive damages for pain and suffering in a Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Can I receive damages for pain and suffering in a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Can I recover from a Nevada store for injuries sustained when I slipped on a spilled liquid and fell?
Slip and Fall Law

Can I sue if a pharmaceutical drug I took causes negative side effects?
Product Liability Law

Can my birth injury case be tried without an expert?
Birth Injury Law

Can personal injury cases become class actions?
Product Liability Law

Can someone besides a hospital or doctor commit Medicare or Medicaid fraud?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

Can the law help me if I bought a product on credit that is defective?
Product Liability Law

Can the severity of a brain injury be measured?
Brain Injury Law

Do I need an attorney for my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Do I need an attorney for my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Do I need an attorney for my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Do I need an attorney for my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Do I need an attorney to handle my product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Does my own automobile insurance cover me for accidents when I am on my bicycle?
Bicycle Accident Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

How difficult will it be to win my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

How do brain injury lawsuit trial proceedings work in Nevada?
Brain Injury Law

How do I begin the brain injury litigation process in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

How do I find out if my child has a medical malpractice case?
Birth Injury Law

How do I know if I have a case in Nevada?
Brain Injury Law

How do I know if my doctor's negligence caused my child's birth injury?
Birth Injury Law

How do I learn if the attorney I want to hire has specific experience in brain injury lawsuits?
Brain Injury Law

How do I pick a product liability attorney?
Product Liability Law

How does an acquired brain injury differ from a traumatic brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

How important is it to have an attorney that specializes in brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

How is a Nevada property or business owner's liability determined?
Slip and Fall Law

How is Medicaid paid?
Brain Injury Law

How long will it take for my Nevada birth injury case to go to trial?
Birth Injury Law

How long will it take for my Nevada medical malpractice case to go to trial?
Medical Malpractice Law

How long will it take for my Nevada nursing home abuse case go to trial?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

How long will it take for my Nevada prescription drug case to go to trial?
Prescription Drug Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

How long will it take to settle my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

How much will it cost to hire an attorney for my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

How much will it cost to hire an attorney for my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

How much will it cost to hire an attorney for my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

How much will it cost to hire an attorney for my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

How soon do I need to file a lawsuit in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

I was a passenger in a boating accident and was injured. Who is responsible for these injuries?
Boating Accident Law

I was attacked in a dark parking lot. Is the owner responsible for my injuries and damages?
Slip and Fall Law

I was hit by an automobile on a public road. Is the driver liable for my injuries?
Bicycle Accident Law

I was in a boating accident. Should I call the Coast Guard?
Boating Accident Law

I was injured because of a brake defect in a used car I bought. Can I recover from the dealer?
Product Liability Law

I was injured on someone else's property. What should I do?
Slip and Fall Law

I was injured using a consumer product but did not read the directions. Do I have a case?
Product Liability Law

I was injured using a product that I purchased and had to see a doctor as a result. Do I have a case?
Product Liability Law

I was injured using a product that was made overseas. Can I sue the company even though they are not in the United States?
Product Liability Law

If an MRI was done of my brain after my injury, and it was normal, does that mean that I did not suffer a concussion?
Brain Injury Law

If I signed a medical consent form before giving birth, have I waived the right to sue a doctor for a birth injury?
Birth Injury Law

If I was following the boater's right-of-way rules and got into an accident, am I liable?
Boating Accident Law

If I was hurt by an appliance, more than two years old, is the product too old for a product liability lawsuit?
Product Liability Law

If my child has a birth defect, can I sue the doctor?
Birth Injury Law

If my child was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, how do I determine its cause?
Birth Injury Law

If someone else's dog kills my pet, can I file a claim in Nevada against the dog's owner?
Dog Bite Law

If there is a settlement of a class action matter, are the lawyers paid more than the class receives in damages?
Product Liability Law

In a lawsuit for birth injury, how does a jury know if a doctor's actions were above the standard of good medical care?
Birth Injury Law

Is there a federal product liability law?
Product Liability Law

My baby suffered a birth injury. What should I do next?
Birth Injury Law

My boat was hit by another boat and sustained damage. Will the other boater's insurance cover these damages?
Boating Accident Law

Our brand-new power mower backfired and injured me. From whom can I recover damages?
Product Liability Law

Should a TBI victim return to work as soon as he's able, if his Nevada lawsuit is ongoing? Will that hurt his case?
Brain Injury Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada boating accident case?
Boating Accident Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What are economic damages?
Product Liability Law

What are my options if the Nevada brain injury verdict is not in my favor?
Brain Injury Law

What are my rights when attacked by a dog?
Dog Bite Law

What are noneconomic damages?
Product Liability Law

What are some common causes of brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What are the common indicators and symptoms of traumatic brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What are the main causes of traumatic brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What can I recover if I win my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What can I recover if I win my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What can I recover if I win my Nevada nursing home abuse case?
Nursing Home Abuse Law

What can I recover if I win my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What determines what standard of care is acceptable in a birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What do I need to do to file a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What do I need to do to file a Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What do I need to do to file a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada boating accident case?
Boating Accident Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What do I need to prove to win my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What economic relief is available to those with cerebral palsy?
Birth Injury Law

What happens when an accident is caused by a defective product?
Product Liability Law

What if I was injured at work?
Brain Injury Law

What if my injury was partly my fault?
Brain Injury Law

What is a brain injury and is it the same as a head injury?
Brain Injury Law

What is a life care planner and why is one often needed in a TBI lawsuit?
Brain Injury Law

What is a mild traumatic brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What is a traumatic brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What is a whistleblower or qui tam case?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

What is Medicaid or Medicare fraud?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

What is misrepresentation of product?
Product Liability Law

What is the basis for product liability?
Product Liability Law

What is the difference between a medical expert who testifies in court and one who is called a consulting expert?
Brain Injury Law

What is the difference between a negligence claim and a strict liability claim?
Product Liability Law

What is the liability of foreign corporations that manufacture or distribute defective products?
Product Liability Law

What is the one-free-bite rule and is it the law in Nevada?
Dog Bite Law

What level of safety are property owners responsible for?
Slip and Fall Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What options are available to someone injured in a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What should I do first in a Nevada brain injury lawsuit?
Brain Injury Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my Nevada animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries?
Slip and Fall Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries?
Spinal Injury Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries?
Wrongful Death Law

What should I do if I am not happy with my attorney in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What should I do if I am not happy with my attorney in my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What should I do if I am not happy with my attorney in my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada medical malpractice case?
Medical Malpractice Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

What type of information should I collect if I am involved in a boating accident?
Boating Accident Law

What types of doctors are the most important in analyzing and treating brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

What types of evidence will I need to bring a whistleblower or qui tam case?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

When is the right time to settle my Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Where can my Nevada birth injury case be filed?
Birth Injury Law

Where can my Nevada prescription drug case be filed?
Prescription Drug Law

Where might I see Medicaid or Medicare fraud occurring?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada boating accident case?
Boating Accident Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada spinal injury case?
Spinal Injury Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Who can be sued in a Nevada prescription drug case?
Prescription Drug Law

Who can bring a whistleblower or qui tam case?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

Who can I sue in a Nevada dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

Who can sue in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who can sue in a Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Who can sue in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Who cannot be sued in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who cannot be sued in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Who cannot be sued in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Who cannot sue in a Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who cannot sue in a Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Who cannot sue in a Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Who cannot sue in a Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Who is liable for damages in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Who qualifies for Medicaid?
Brain Injury Law

Why is it important to act quickly if I am considering bringing a whistleblower or qui tam case?
Whistleblower and Qui Tam Law

Will I have to go to court for my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Will I have to pay back my health insurance company if I receive damages in my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Will I have to pay to speak with an attorney about my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Will I have to testify in court for my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Will I have to testify in court for my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Will I have to testify in court for my Nevada wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Will I have to testify in court for my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my Nevada brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my Nevada product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my Nevada birth injury case?
Birth Injury Law

Will my Nevada birth injury case settle out of court?
Birth Injury Law

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Law Offices of Matthew L. Sharp
http://www.mattsharplaw.com

432 Ridge Street
Reno, Nevada 89501

(775) 835-4553

About Our Firm

Matthew L. Sharp represents individuals and businesses injured by the unlawful conduct of others. Mr. Sharp specializes in representing people in actions against their insurance company for insurance bad faith and insurance unfair trade practices. Over the past 15 years, he has successfully represented people in all areas of insurance disputes.

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