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Category: Personal Injury

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

Motorcycle Laws in Nevada 2019

Posted on August 8, 2019 in Motorcycle Accident,Personal Injury

Nevada has the highest percentage of motorcyclist deaths compared to the total number of motor vehicle deaths. As of 2016, motorcyclist deaths made up 22.6% of the auto accident death total, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. It may not always be possible to avoid distracted and negligent drivers while on a motorcycle. Obeying… read more

How Does PIP and Medpay Coverage Work In Nevada?

Posted on June 24, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

The state of Nevada requires all registered drivers to purchase minimum car insurance. This is because the state operates under a “fault” car accident system, in which the at-fault driver is responsible for compensating all damages caused by the accident. In Nevada, drivers must meet the following minimum insurance requirements resulting from its fault-based status:… read more

What Is The Duty of Care Standard in Nevada?

Posted on June 20, 2019 in Personal Injury,Premises Liability

Duty of care is a phrase used within personal injury law that communicates the concept of responsibility. This responsibility is to behave in a way that does not actively, or indirectly harm other individuals. Duty of care is always active; that is, every individual must be responsible for their own actions in settings that could… read more

Wet Floor Sign Laws in Nevada

Posted on May 14, 2019 in Personal Injury,Premises Liability

Nevada is one of the most popular tourist states in the U.S. thanks to Las Vegas, and millions of people visit Las Vegas’ casinos every year. Slip and fall accidents may at first sound like minor issues, but the reality is that these incidents account for roughly one million emergency room visits every year, and… read more

Can Anesthesia Malpractice Cause Brain Damage?

Posted on May 10, 2019 in brain injury,Personal Injury

Anesthesia is a vital part of modern medical treatment, allowing patients to undergo complex surgical procedures that would be otherwise too painful to endure. Anesthesia comes in many forms, but essentially all forms of anesthesia exist to dull pain sensations and lull a patient into an unconscious state so he or she can safely receive… read more

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Aftermarket Parts?

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

If your vehicle needs repairs, you may need to purchase replacement parts. Ideally, you should purchase parts from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) that supplied the original parts to your vehicle. However, this is not always possible, and aftermarket parts may be necessary for some repair jobs. Additionally, many aftermarket parts come from the same… read more

Nevada Car Inspection Laws 2019

Posted on April 14, 2019 in Personal Injury

Every Nevada vehicle owner must follow the state’s laws concerning vehicle inspections. Whether you plan to move to Nevada, purchase your first vehicle in Nevada, or purchase an out-of-state vehicle as a Nevada resident, you must ensure your vehicle meets Nevada’s inspection laws. The laws apply to all Nevada vehicles, including those purchased out of… read more

What to Expect from a Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery

Posted on April 10, 2019 in brain injury,Personal Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are some of the most serious injuries a person can suffer. These injuries also have unpredictable effects; no two brain injury cases are the same and two people who suffer similar TBIs will likely have vastly different experiences when it comes to the severity of their symptoms, how long those symptoms… read more

Difference Between a Serious and a Mild Brain Injury

Posted on February 12, 2019 in brain injury,Personal Injury

The brain can sustain many different types of injuries, with a wide variety of accompanying symptoms. It is a complex organ with unpredictable reactions to damage. Doctors categorize brain injuries based on their severity for a better idea of how they may affect a victim. A mild brain injury may have symptoms that dissipate in… read more