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Category: Firm News

Can Social Media Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

Posted on April 11, 2019 in Firm News

Almost every personal injury lawyer will advise clients to avoid posting to social media accounts during their personal injury cases. The reason for this is simple: it is very easy for anyone to find anyone else’s social media profiles online, and the content a person posts could easily conflict with his or her claims in… read more

What Are Las Vegas’ Open Container Laws?

Posted on March 20, 2019 in Firm News

If you have visited the Las Vegas Strip recently, you have undoubtedly noticed the frequency with which visitors to our beautiful city seem to be walking with open containers. Some of those visitors may leave casino and pool areas with drinks, while others bring their own. This begs the question: what are Las Vegas’ open… read more

EDC Las Vegas Injuries: Who Is Liable?

Posted on March 14, 2019 in Firm News

If you experienced an injury at Las Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), one of the first questions you may ask is who is liable for your injuries? After all, you may have medical bills to pay, missed work, or experienced some other financial hit as a result of the injury. If you can find the… read more

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

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