Claggett & Sykes Law Firm Celebrates Grand Opening of Reno Office with Donations to The Children’s Cabinet and Sierra Nevada Journeys

  Partners William Sykes, Sean Claggett, and Matt Granda at new Reno office (Credit: Marco Hernando, OneSeven Agency) On Thursday evening, Claggett & Sykes Law Firm hosted a grand opening party for its new Reno office to celebrate the expansion of its Las Vegas office while introducing itself to the Reno community. The event consisted…

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The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

In March of 2022, dash camera footage was released showing the driver of an 18-wheeler nodding off before crashing into two cars on the side of the road, and seriously injuring another individual who was changing a tire. That individual wound up pinned between his car and a concrete median. It was last reported that…

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Reno Officers Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

When it comes to distracted driving, most people immediately think of texting while driving. While texting is a big—and the most dangerous—culprit, there’s much more at play. In fact, there are four types of distracted driving that lead to the majority of distracted-driving accidents. To help combat the issue, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is…

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What Is Reckless Driving?

While it may seem harmless to speed a little when you’re running late (or fun to race cars with your friends), these are both examples of pretty serious traffic violations because of the lives you’re putting at risk. According to Nevada state law, when someone drives with a deliberate disregard of safety for themselves, other…

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Burn Injuries Are a Real Risk on Construction Sites

Construction sites are dangerous places. Not only are there power tools and heavy machinery everywhere, but larger sites may have multiple crews working on them at once. At any given point, depending on the size of the project, you might have a welder fixing ductwork, an electrician working on the power lines, and an excavator…

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Long-Term Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Car accidents can easily take a turn for the worst. Some car accident victims are fortunate enough to leave with a few scratches and bruises. Some victims may think that they are alright until their backs and necks hurt days after the accident. Then there are some victims who experience permanent injuries from their accident.…

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What Is a Negligent Security Claim?

What do casinos, hotel pools, waterparks, and nightclubs have in common? They are all properties that require an appropriate level of security. No matter what the type of establishment, every property should be safe and secure, whether it is open to the public or private.  Inadequate security can cause you to become a victim to…

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