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Sean Claggett Obtains Verdict of $645k

Posted on February 8, 2019 in Firm News

Partner Sean Claggett recently obtained a verdict of $645,814.33 in which there was a 16-day gap in treatment after the initial wreck, and then, after eight months of physical therapy treatment, there was a three and a half year gap in treatment before the plaintiff obtained further treatment for his back injury. The top offer… read more

Can My Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Injury Lawsuit?

Posted on January 15, 2019 in Personal Injury

Many victims of personal injury accidents have pre-existing medical conditions prior to their incidents. Unfortunately, pre-existing conditions can complicate a victim’s damages claim. Pre-existing injuries or conditions may require the victim to prove, through medical records or expert testimony, that the injury in question does not relate to the pre-existing issue. It could also force… read more

What You Should Do During a Car Fire

Posted on January 13, 2019 in Firm News

Car fires are more common than most drivers think. They can occur due to fuel leaks, vehicles overheating (a common problem in Nevada), short circuits, and car accidents. Inexperienced drivers are more likely to suffer car fires, because they do not know the best prevention methods and may not keep up with proper vehicle maintenance…. read more

What Is Road Construction Negligence?

Posted on January 11, 2019 in Firm News

Every year, Las Vegas pays for thousands of road construction projects aimed to maintain and improve its roadways. When completed properly, road construction can increase the safety of drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Road construction negligence, however can compromise the safety and success of a project. If Clark County, a construction company, or another party negligently… read more

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