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    Tips for Dealing with Police During Traffic Stops

    There are cases every day where simple traffic stops turn into violent acts, injured parties, or worse yet, charges for more serious crimes. Regardless of why you are being stopped by Nevada police or highway patrol, it is important that you understand your rights and act accordingly. While officers have a duty to protect the public, it is easy for […]

    A Quick Guide to Filing Medical Malpractice Claims in Nevada

    Hospital errors and physician errors are becoming increasingly common, which has sparked more interest in medical malpractice claims in the state of Nevada. Whether you or a loved one has been injured, it is important that you understand the laws and the process of filing these claims. Most importantly, you should seek immediate counsel from an attorney. An attorney can […]

    Understanding the Residency Requirements for a Nevada Divorce

    There is a lot of incorrect information out there about establishing residency in the state of Nevada for a divorce proceeding. One of the more common questions attorneys receive is whether or not residency will be an issue. The courts do look for proof of Nevada residency when filing a divorce; therefore, it is important that you have your facts […]

    Traffic Deaths Increase by 14 Percent in the United States

    New data has shown an alarming increase in the number of traffic deaths in the United States. In a recent article published by CNN, the National Safety Council (NSC) has found that there has already been a 14 percent increase in traffic fatalities for 2015. If this trend continues to grow, 2015 will be the deadliest year for motorists since […]

    Your Rights While in Custody

    Even if you are arrested and in custody, you still have rights. It does not matter if you are awaiting conviction or even waiting for a bond hearing, your constitutional rights do not cease the moment you are arrested. One right you may not have is the right to privacy and law enforcement can legally search you and your cell […]

    What You Need to Know About School Bus Accidents

    School bus crashes are a lot more common that people may realize. In fact, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), there was an estimated 1,214 fatal school bus accidents between the years 2004 and 2013 – which averaged 134 fatalities per year. These incidents involved vehicle accidents and school busses accidentally striking children. Unfortunately, most of these […]

    Tips for Filing a Whiplash Injury Claim Post-Accident

    After a car accident, you should seek immediate medical attention and have an evaluation performed for whiplash. Even if you are not experiencing any pain or symptoms, you could have a serious injury. Minor collisions, even at low speeds, can cause injury to your neck and spine. Therefore, it is best to seek prompt medical attention as soon as possible […]

    When Can You Sue for Lost Wages and Future Earnings in Nevada?

    Calculating damages for a personal injury lawsuit often include lost wages in the total compensation amount. Lost wages can include any money the plaintiff would have earned from the date of the injury or illness until settlement has been accepted or a trial completes. However, there are instances where an attorney may also seek recovery for a plaintiff’s loss of […]

    Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in Nevada

    There is no doubt about the devastation family members will face when they lose a loved one. If the loss was due to medical malpractice or someone’s negligence, it can add a significant amount of grief and confusion to their loss. Nevada has its own set of laws (as do most states) regarding wrongful deaths and how families can seek […]

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