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    Why You Need Legal Help After an Accident

    If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. If you try to pursue a claim without an attorney, you are likely to receive far less compensation than you truly deserve. Here’s why: It Takes Legal Knowledge to Determine Who was at Fault […]

    Types of Custody and Visitation in Las Vegas

    If you are going through a divorce or have a child with an unmarried partner, dealing with custody and visitation rights can be one of the most challenging and emotionally-draining aspects of your separation. When dealing with custody and visitation matters, it is important to remember that the Nevada courts always focus on one primary factor: protecting the best interests […]

    Drunk Driving in Las Vegas

    Driving under the influence in Las Vegas is a serious offense with serious consequences. Any amount of alcohol use impairs judgement, delays reaction time, and affects vision. In 2013 alone, 14,445 people were arrested for alcohol-related driving offenses in Nevada. The same year, 10,076 deaths and 290,000 injuries were caused by drunk driving accidents across the country. Las Vegas lawmakers […]

    Truck Drivers and Drug Use

    Illegal drug use is one of the leading causes of truck accidents. Drug abuse is often rooted in truckers’ extended hours on the road. When you factor in the high level of isolation, the temptation to numb the boredom and loneliness can be very powerful. The National Transportation Safety Board has spent over twenty-five years investigating drug issues in the […]

    Tips For Helping Kids of Divorce

    By the time you make the decision to get divorced, your children have likely been aware of your marital conflict for quite some time. Kids have a special intuition when it comes to the emotional state of their parents. Tension and anger are difficult to hide, even if you try your best. Although the period of time leading up to […]

    Defective Products and “Failure to Warn”

    If you have suffered an injury as a result of an inadequate product warning label, you may want to learn about “failure to warn” laws. There are different types of product liability, and the one that applies to you will depend on the nature of your injury, the type of product, and the form of negligence. One example of product […]

    Symptoms of Brain Damage in Infants

    Every parent hopes for a healthy child. Unfortunately, certain circumstances during delivery can cause varying degrees of brain injury in infants. For example, a doctor’s negligent use of forceps or a vacuum may result in trauma to the baby’s head. Difficult and prolonged labor can reduce the amount of oxygen to the infant’s brain. If the lack of oxygen is prolonged, […]

    Las Vegas Has “Zero Tolerance” for Distracted Driving

    Distracted driving is responsible for more vehicle crashes than drunk driving. With the ability to text, call, or email at any moment, it has become increasingly difficult for drivers to focus on one thing at a time. However, safe driving requires just that: consistent focus and attention. Any activity that shifts a driver’s attention from the road creates a “distracted driving” […]

    What is a Refusal Hearing?

    If you are stopped by the police and are suspected of driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI), the police officer may request that you take a chemical test. This test is usually a breathalyzer, but in some cases officers may request a blood or urine test depending on what substance they believe you have been using. […]

    What Are the Consequences of Resisting Arrest in Nevada?

    Resisting an arrest is when you physically interfere with a police officer’s attempt to arrest you lawfully. In Nevada, resisting arrest is a very serious crime and could result in equally serious penalties. Under Nevada Law (NRS 199.280) it is a crime to resist arrest, and you could face misdemeanor charges for doing so. However, if you have a firearm […]

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