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    How Can I Prove Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case?

    To have a strong valid claim in a slip and fall case, you need to prove that the property owner (or someone the property owner is responsible for) was negligent. That person either failed to make the area safe for visitors or did something to create a hazard that made the area unsafe. You’ll need clear evidence that demonstrates the […]

    Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded in Negligence Cases?

    If you’ve suffered a personal injury that was caused by another person’s negligence, you’ll want to know what kinds of damages you can pursue legally. You may have heard about punitive damages, which are an additional form of compensation for damages beyond your original award. You may be entitled to punitive damages depending on the extent of your injuries. A […]

    How Do Car Insurance Companies Investigate Accident Claims?

    The aftermath of a car accident can be a stressful and confusing time. Car insurance companies play a huge role in the claims process and can add even more stress to your already overwhelming experience. However, if you understand how insurance companies investigate accidents and what questions they’ll ask during their investigation, you’ll have an easier time navigating the claims […]

    How Does Strict Liability Differ From Negligence?

    In short, the key difference between strict liability and negligence is that strict liability does not require proof of negligence on the part of the defendant, while a negligence-based case does require proof. Whether it’s a slip and fall accident, a car accident, or another kind of personal injury case, it’s important to know if you were injured due to […]

    How Often Do Doctors Get Held Accountable for Malpractice?

    According to a 2016 report from the Washington Post, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., with over 250,000 lives lost each year. Patients and their families file tens of thousands of medical malpractice claims against healthcare providers every year. But what happens to the doctors who make mistakes that cost patients their health, or worse […]

    How to Make a Claim if I am Injured in a Public Place?

    When we’re enjoying public spaces, like parks and shopping centers, we trust that the people who maintain these areas do their best to keep the spaces safe and free of hazards. And in many cases, property managers, business owners, and government agencies do. But an accident in a public place can still happen. If you or a loved one have […]

    What Is a Swimming Pool Certificate of Compliance?

    A swimming pool certificate of compliance is an operating permit demonstrating that a public pool meets local health and safety standards. All public pools in Nevada — from hotel pools in Las Vegas to the community pools in Henderson and Reno — must have and display an operating permit. If a public pool does not have an operating permit, the […]

    What Must Be Shown to Win a Medical Malpractice Case?

    Some of the evidence you must show to win a medical malpractice case includes an established provider-patient relationship, a medical error committed by the provider, injuries caused by the medical error, and damages resulting from the injuries. That means you must show that a healthcare provider was medically negligent in caring for you, which caused you injuries and subsequent damages. […]