De Castroverde Blog

    And the Teacher Appreciation Award Winners Are…

    Teachers have played a huge role in the lives of DLG partners Alex and Orlando De Castroverde. Both of their wives are former elementary school teachers, and their sister is currently a first-grade teacher. As a result, the De Castroverdes wanted to find a way to honor a few of the outstanding teachers who continue to shape the future of […]

    Determining Fault in Nevada Car Accident Claims

    State law determines fault and avenues for compensation in car accident cases. Nevada, like many other states, operates under a modified comparative negligence rule. If you were partially at fault for an accident in Las Vegas or any other area of the state, your percentage of fault could diminish the amount of damages awarded in any personal injury claim. Understanding […]

    How and Why to Document a Car Accident

    Time passes quickly after a car accident. The shock of the experience may leave vehicle occupants unsure of their next steps. As soon as emergency responders arrive and traffic teams start the cleanup process, the whirlwind of events can leave anyone feeling confused. We’ve compiled this information to help you prepare for the unexpected and protect your rights in the […]

    What is the Settlement Value for Whiplash in a Car Accident

    Some of the most common injuries endured by car accident victims are whiplash-related injuries. The hyperextension of the neck during a sudden stop can cause mild to severe neck and spine problems. Many people mistakenly believe they cannot recover damages for whiplash injuries after a preventable car accident. In reality, settlement values for whiplash injuries range from a few thousand […]

    Fighting Holiday Fraud

    You’ve trimmed the tree and hung the stockings on your window with care – but have you done all you can to prevent credit card fraud? In our technology-driven world, fraudsters are more enterprising than ever. Learn the most common holiday scams and how to keep your assets safe this season. Credit card theft is more common than you think. […]

    Suing For Slander On Facebook Posts: Internet Defamation

    Social media has revolutionized our world, affecting the ways we communicate and share information. It’s also made it easier for individuals to share their minds. The surging popularity of Facebook and other social media outlets has raised interesting legal questions about what a person can and cannot legally post online. So what is the current word on Facebook posts? Can […]

    A Bouncer Assaulted Me. Can I Sue?

    Nightclubs can be great places to let loose after a long week at work, but they can also be dangerous. If you add alcohol, a crowded setting, and an act of aggression, you could have a serious mess on your hands. This is often the attitude bouncers have; they are the people charged with keeping nightlife as peaceful as possible. […]

    Scams on the Las Vegas Strip

    Las Vegas is a popular destination spot for its nightlife and reputation for raucous fun. There’s a reason our slogan is “Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Unfortunately, scam artists throughout the city feel the same way. Avoid falling into a trap – know the biggest scams on the Vegas strip and how to protect yourself during your stay. […]

    The Dangers of Snapchat and Driving

    We’re all aware of the dangers of texting and driving. No matter where in the country we might live, we’ve likely heard a story about texting behind the wheel leading to disastrous consequences. But parents of teens have a new worry: teenagers using apps while driving, particularly snapchat and driving. A study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against […]

    Five Thanksgiving Accidents

    Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s one of the few times each year when we can forget about our troubles, enjoy good food and good company, and gather around a game of football. While many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving as a time for making memories, some of those memories might not be so enjoyable.  Unfortunately Thanksgiving accidents are common and […]