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Category: Personal Injury

Safest Neighborhoods to Trick-or-Treat in Las Vegas

Posted on October 11, 2019 in Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury

Trick-or-treating should end with candy, not catastrophe. Sadly, not all children this year will make it to November 1st without injury. While trick-or-treating is a common and highly anticipated Halloween tradition, it can come with inherent risks to a child’s health and safety. From drunk drivers to candy someone has tampered with, trick-or-treating can come… read more

Risks of Smoking JUUL

Posted on September 13, 2019 in Personal Injury,Product Defect,Product Liability

JUUL is a popular electronic cigarette that packs a potent punch; it contains more than twice the amount of nicotine per cartridge than its competitors. Nicotine has recognized addictive properties and may even impede brain development in young users. Despite manufacturers marketing e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to tobacco products, devices such as JUUL could… read more

Most Dangerous Jobs in Las Vegas

Posted on September 12, 2019 in Personal Injury

A workplace injury can occur at any job. Some workplaces, however, are more dangerous than others. As an employee in Las Vegas, you could have a riskier occupation than your peers depending on where you work. Work injury statistics in Nevada from the Bureau of Labor Statistics say that in 2017, 32 people died in… 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

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

Nevada Car Insurance Requirements

Posted on June 21, 2019 in Car Accident,Personal Injury

Nevada operates under a “fault” car accident system, which dictates the rules surrounding auto insurance and who pays for the damage resulting from car accidents. In fault-based states, the court decides which driver is at fault in causing the accident. This driver is responsible for the damages caused by the accident. The injured driver involved… 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