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On-the-Job Accident Statistics

Posted on March 9, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

Every day, you go to work and perform the essential duties of your job, never expecting a shift to end in a serious or catastrophic personal injury. Yet hundreds of workers in Las Vegas, Nevada suffer injuries in on-the-job accidents each year. Most accidents that cause serious and fatal worker injuries are preventable, and qualify… read more

How Is the Settlement Divided in a Nevada Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted on February 16, 2021 in Wrongful Death

Wrongful death represents the worst possible outcome of another person’s negligence – a fatal injury. Although no amount of money can ever reimburse a family for losing a member, a wrongful death lawsuit in Nevada can provide the funds a grieving family needs to pay for related bills and relieve stress when it comes to… read more

Who Is Liable in Medical Malpractice Cases in Nevada?

Posted on February 16, 2021 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is one of the most complicated types of civil claims. It involves unique laws, statutes and legal requirements for winning a case, such as testimony from an expert medical witness. Most injured patients need legal representatives to help them file and pursue medical malpractice claims. One of the many tasks an attorney can… read more

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice in Nevada?

Posted on January 12, 2021 in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury

Medical malpractice is a type of civil claim you may have if a health care provider, such as a doctor or hospital, failed to fulfill the medical standards of care while providing treatment, resulting in an injury or illness. Medical malpractice is a complicated area of personal injury law, with many statutes specifically related to… read more

How Long Do You Have to Go to the Doctor After a Slip and Fall?

Posted on January 4, 2021 in Personal Injury,Slip and Fall Accidents

If you get injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to go to a hospital as soon as possible. If you do not notice the symptoms of an injury right away, however, you may delay in seeking medical care. Before you file an insurance claim, find out how a delay in care… read more

6 Things to Do After a Slip, Trip and Fall Accident

Posted on December 9, 2020 in Personal Injury,Slip and Fall Accidents

A slip, trip and fall accident can occur when you least expect it – such as while you are working or shopping at your local grocery store. Fall accidents often occur due to negligence, such as a property owner ignoring a known slip and fall hazard. In this scenario, you may be able to collect… read more

Motorcycle Laws in Nevada 2021

Posted on December 8, 2020 in Motorcycle Accident,Personal Injury

Motorcyclists are much more likely to suffer fatal injuries in traffic accidents than motor vehicle occupants. In 2019, 51 motorcyclists lost their lives in Nevada traffic accidents. One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in Nevada is breaking traffic laws. If every driver and motorcyclist in Nevada obeyed the law, far fewer collisions… read more

Do I Have to File a Police Report After a Minor Car Accident in Las Vegas?

Posted on December 2, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Getting into a car accident in Las Vegas can be stressful and confusing. You may not know how to react properly, such as what to say to the other driver or whether you need to call the police. Making the mistake of failing to file a police report when the law legally requires you to… read more

Settlements vs. Verdicts in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted on November 10, 2020 in Personal Injury

While researching personal injury claims, you may come across the terms “settlement” and “verdict.” Both of these terms refer to the compensation or financial award an injured victim can collect during an injury claim. However, they refer to two different legal processes. Recognizing which type of award is best to pursue in your case requires… read more

Main Reasons for An Insurance Denial

Posted on November 3, 2020 in Firm News

If you have never been injured in an accident before, you may not know what to expect from the insurance claims process. You pay your premiums every month and may assume your insurance company wants to help you during a claim. Unfortunately, insurance companies often place profits over people. You may face challenges obtaining fair… read more