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Category: Firm News

What Is Elder Abuse?

Posted on September 16, 2019 in Firm News

Elder abuse is a pervasive problem that impacts many of the world’s vulnerable senior citizens. It is an issue that takes place in thousands of nursing homes, elder care facilities and hospices. A perpetrator may target an elderly person for many reasons: physical weakness, helplessness, mental impairments, power imbalances or money. Victims of elder abuse… read more

How Will Uber Freight Affect the Trucking Industry

Posted on August 9, 2019 in Firm News,Personal Injury,Truck Accidents

Uber Freight is a new app to connect truck drivers, carriers and owner-operators to available loads near them. Although it is not the first load-matching app on the market, Uber promises innovative new features such as fixed nonnegotiable rates and seven-day driver payments. As Uber Freight gains traction in the trucking community, many wonder how… read more

Nevada’s Informed Consent Laws

Posted on July 24, 2019 in Firm News

Informed consent is a term you may hear as a patient in Las Vegas, Nevada. It refers to your right to get all the facts and information about a medical procedure before agreeing to the treatment. Not only must you sign a written form to give your consent, but you must also feel satisfied that… read more

Las Vegas Bicycle Laws

Posted on July 23, 2019 in Firm News

Bicycling in Las Vegas, Nevada is a great way to save money on gas and get some exercise this summer. Staying safe on your bike, however, takes constant vigilance in such a busy city. In 2016, two bicyclists died in traffic accidents in Las Vegas. Learning and obeying the city’s bicycle laws can help you… read more

Anabel Sarabia on behalf of the Estate of Angelina Erives v. Platinum Property Management, LLC

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Firm News

The family of an 11-year old girl who was shot and killed in her home during a drive by shooting in 2018 is filing a suit against the HOA. The intended targets of the drive by shooting lived in the house next door and were known gang members who rented the house. Police had responded… read more

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 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