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Why Computers May Handle Your Next Property Damage Claim

Posted on May 26, 2021 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

The nation’s second largest auto insurance company, GEICO, announced it would start using artificial intelligence (AI) in its auto claim and repair process. GEICO will use AI technology from a company named Tractable to review property damage estimates. GEICO promises quicker, more accurate estimates for its customers using AI and hopes to greatly speed up the claims process.    … read more

Workers’ Compensation Corner

Posted on May 25, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

What happens if you’re involved in a car wreck on the way to a workers’ compensation doctor’s appointment? This occurs more often than one might think. You are driving to a doctor’s appointment or physical therapy appointment for your workers’ compensation claim, and BANG! Someone rear ends your vehicle! What happens if you have new… read more

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