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    Pavement Traffic Lights, A Solution to Las Vegas Pedestrian Accidents

    The number of pedestrian deaths is steadily on the rise, as more and more people allow their mobile devices to distract them while walking across dangerous intersections. As smartphone use continues to increase, so do the number of deaths related to pedestrian distraction. In Las Vegas, thousands of people walk the streets and sidewalks every day. The Las Vegas Strip […]

    Who is Responsible for Prince’s Death?

    As the world grieves the loss of the legendary music icon Prince, many are demanding justice for his death. The need to point the finger at someone grew after an autopsy report stated that the cause of death was an accidental overdose of fentanyl – a powerful opioid painkiller. Phrases such as “medical malpractice” and “medication error” came into play […]

    If I Refuse to Leave a Casino, am I Trespassing? 

    Lawmakers wrote Las Vegas trespassing laws with a particular situation in mind – the common occurrence of rowdy casino patrons refusing to leave casinos. While these patrons may not believe their refusal to leave is punishable by law, their actions in fact could qualify as trespassing – leaving the patron with a criminal record, extensive fines, and even jail time. […]

    Crimes in a Cab: Know Your Rights in a Taxi Cab

    Due to the high number of tourists visiting Las Vegas every year, taxicab accidents are unfortunately quite common. Determining the cause of your taxi accident is crucial in deciding who is at fault and what your rights are moving forward. Know the Las Vegas taxi cab regulations when you step into a taxicab and reduce your risk of being stuck in […]

    Nevada Statewide Ballot Measure: Firearm Possession

    The November 8, 2016 Nevada state ballot will open with Question 1 – the Nevada Background Checks for Gun Purchases Initiative. This Nevada firearm proposition makes the call to change current laws surrounding firearms possession, requiring firearm transfers go through a licensed gun dealer who would run a background check prior to the completion of sale. Nevada’s Current Firearm Possession Laws […]

    Important Factors for Bail Release in Las Vegas

    If this is the first time a friend or family member has called you with a request for bail in Las Vegas, you probably have a lot of questions. You need to understand the various Las Vegas bail release factors including: what you’re being asked to do, how to go about doing it, and what guarantees you should have before […]

    What You Need to Know About Las Vegas Disorderly Conduct

    Disorderly conduct cases are very common in Las Vegas due to the lack of open container laws and other lax city rules. While Las Vegas is famous for being a “good-time” city, it is possible to take the fun too far. Here’s what you need to know about Las Vegas disorderly conduct . What Does the Law Say in Las Vegas? Laws […]

    Hotel Security: What Hotels Have the Most Crime?

    Hotels are hotspots for criminal activity, from property theft to personal assault. Knowing which hotels to avoid in Las Vegas is imperative for your personal safety. If you are the victim of a crime that a hotel could have prevented, you may be able to sue for compensation. Learn which hotels have the highest propensity for crime, as well as […]

    Theft in Las Vegas Hotels: How Safe is Your Stuff?

    Travelers from all over the world come to Las Vegas for vacations and celebrations. It’s hard to know, as a tourist, which hotels are the safest. Even if you choose a safe location, there’s no guarantee your stuff won’t fall prey to theft. Las Vegas hotel theft liability is dependent on several factors that you should be aware of. How to Keep […]