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CVN’s Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts of 2018

Posted on January 9, 2019 in Firm News

Claggett & Sykes Law Firm has been listed on Courtroom View Network’s Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts list of 2018. The verdict chosen was from the lawsuit, Carl Thomspson v. Lamplight Village Homeowners Association. The verdict won for the client was $20 Million, beating the HOA’s original $125k settlement offer. The plaintiff attorneys were… read more

Holiday Light & Tree Setup Safety Tips

Posted on December 17, 2018 in Firm News

Holiday lights and Christmas trees are fun and festive decorations for the Christmas season, but it is vital to acknowledge the fire risk these items can pose to your family and property. If you intend to decorate a Christmas tree with electrical lights in your home or hang strings of lights outside around your property,… read more

What You Should Know About the Romaine Lettuce Recall

Posted on December 17, 2018 in Firm News

On November 26, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a food safety alert concerning romaine lettuce grown in Central and Northern California. The food safety alert comes in response to a multi-state outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli). The CDC has issued a warning advising all Americans to avoid all forms… read more

What You Need Before Your Free Consultation

Posted on December 14, 2018 in Firm News

The decision to hire an attorney is a major one that requires preparation and quite a bit of forethought. It is important to know what to bring to a consultation and what to expect from a first meeting with an attorney. Additionally, different requirements exist, depending on whether you need civil or criminal legal counsel…. read more

Could a Head Injury Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

Posted on November 9, 2018 in Firm News

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that progressively attacks the brain’s ability to manage memory, behavior, and thinking. People who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease may develop symptoms including memory loss, disorientation, difficulty retaining new information, mood swings, personality changes, behavioral changes, and a host of other possibilities. Many medical conditions and external factors can… read more

Age Differences Influence Concussion Impact

Posted on November 9, 2018 in Firm News

Concussions are one of the most commonly reported traumatic brain injuries in the United States. These injuries are often the result of motor vehicle accidents and sports-related incidents, and every person who sustains a concussion will have unique symptoms and experiences. Concussions also affect people of different ages in different ways. It’s crucial for everyone… read more

How a Traumatic Brain Injury Can Lead to Suicide Risk

Posted on October 9, 2018 in Firm News

Traumatic brain injuries can occur in many different types of accidents, and these damages often leave victims with lifelong effects. Both physical and cognitive impairment are potential risks, both of which can contribute to high levels of stress for these patients. Many TBI victims find themselves experiencing mental health conditions, including an increased risk for… read more

Injured at a Nightclub in Las Vegas? These Are Your Options

Posted on October 9, 2018 in Firm News

Clubs are a staple of the Las Vegas nightlife, providing a place for people to drink, dance, and socialize. While most people head to these locations for fun, there is still a chance of injury – especially in rowdier locations. Whether you suffer damages because of a slip and fall accident or a confrontation with… read more

What Are Nevada’s “Stand Your Ground” Laws?

Posted on September 18, 2018 in Firm News

It’s vital for all gun owners to know their rights and responsibilities concerning the legal use of firearms in self-defense. Nevada is one of several states to enact Stand Your Ground laws so armed citizens have a firm understanding of the circumstances in which it is legally acceptable to fire a weapon at another person…. read more

Government Immunity in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Firm News

A death caused by another party’s negligence may give rise to a wrongful death claim. As the name implies, these types of personal injury claims exist to provide surviving members of a family financial recourse for another party’s wrongful actions. However, some exceptions to wrongful death laws exist – one of the biggest involves government… read more