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Category: Firm News

What is Nevada’s Transportation Network?

Posted on October 23, 2019 in Firm News

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) aims to increase the safety of the state’s roadways. The roads undergo maintenance and infrastructure improvements annually, yet these efforts do not always result in safe roadways. Too often, a poorly designed road or hazardous condition causes preventable wrecks. The more you know about Nevada’s roadway maintenance programs, facts,… read more

Las Vegas Strip Safety Tips

Posted on October 16, 2019 in Firm News,Personal Injury

The Las Vegas Strip sees over 40 million visitors each year. It is a renowned tourist destination with attractions such as casinos, shows and luxurious hotels. If you are one of the many people visiting The Strip this year – or a resident of Las Vegas spending a night on the town – take your… 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

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

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Firm News,Personal Injury,Premises Liability

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,Personal Injury

Almost every Las Vegas 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… read more

What Are Las Vegas’ Open Container Laws?

Posted on March 20, 2019 in Firm News,Personal Injury

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

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

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

What You Need Before Your Free Consultation

Posted on December 14, 2018 in Firm News,Personal Injury

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

Government Immunity in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Firm News,Wrongful Death

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

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