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    Liability for an Injury from a Nightclub Bouncer

    A nightclub employee, as well as the owner, could be held liable for any personal injuries sustained by their patrons, including injuries caused by a nightclub’s bouncer or security personnel. In some situations, security personnel may become aggressive, and while they may have a valid claim for assault, the injured party can still file a lawsuit for their injuries and […]

    Preparing for Your Personal Injury Deposition

    Plaintiffs facing a personal injury deposition may feel nervous and have a multitude of questions. The process can be confusing and it is important that a plaintiff is adequately prepared by their attorney before attending the deposition. What is a Deposition? Depositions are question-and-answer sessions that allow the defendant’s attorney(s) to gather information regarding the case. They will ask the […]

    Daycare Safety Tips for Parents

    Working parents rely on their daycare providers to watch their children, but they also rely on those providers to give their children a safe environment to play in while they are away from their home. From daycare fights to diseases to abuse, there is a lot a parent has to worry about when selecting a daycare for their child. Even […]

    Increase in Traffic Deaths Nationwide is Cause for Concern

    Traffic fatalities happen every day in the United States, although most drivers do not think about it. However, the recent number of fatalities in the nation has increased – and is definitely cause for concern. According to recent data released by the nonprofit National Safety Council (NSC), 2015 could be the deadliest year for drivers since 2007. What the Numbers […]

    Can Trucking Companies Avoid Liability for an Accident?

    Accidents involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks often have devastating consequences. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as many as one in ten fatal highway accidents involves a commercial truck. With Interstate 15 and other major highways converging on Las Vegas, we unfortunately see numerous fatal truck accidents in our area every year. In most truck […]

    Domestic Violence Laws in Nevada

    As in most states throughout the country, in Nevada, law enforcement officers and prosecutors take domestic violence crimes extremely seriously. While most domestic violence crimes are misdemeanor offenses, individuals who get convicted can still face months of prison time, severe fines, probation, and community service. They can also face restraining orders that prohibit them from having contact with their family, […]

    How to Fight an Unfair Traffic Ticket

    In Las Vegas, even a simple traffic or speeding ticket can have severe consequences. In addition to facing steep fines and points on your record, a traffic ticket can also result in a significant hike in your insurance premiums. Depending on the specific offense with which you are charged, pleading guilty or receiving a conviction can result in suspension of […]

    Is a Property Owner Responsible for Accidents?

    From your neighbor’s home to nightclubs and casinos on the Las Vegas strip, accidents can happen almost anywhere. Injuries from these accidents – such as broken bones, neck and back injuries, and head injuries – can force victims to miss time from work and leave them with stacks of medical bills and other expenses. As a result, many individuals who […]

    Is Spousal Support Permanent in Nevada?

    Spousal support – also referred to alimony – is often a key issue in Nevada divorces. While issues such as child custody and division of property may be more emotionally charged, spousal support is typically one of the issues where the parties (or the courts) have the most leeway in crafting an award. Nevada’s divorce laws provide for four different […]

    Medical Malpractice in the Emergency Room

    When you take yourself, your child, or a loved one to the emergency room, you expect to receive competent, professional, and appropriate care. Emergency rooms exist to help individuals in need of prompt medical attention, and we trust the doctors, nurses, and staff members who work in emergency rooms to take care of our medical needs. There is no question […]

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