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    Understanding Nevada Crosswalk Safety

    Nevada crosswalk safety is of the utmost importance for both pedestrians and drivers, which is why the state has implemented numerous laws regarding crosswalks, sidewalks and other areas where pedestrians may be present and share the road with vehicles. Whether you have struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk or you were a pedestrian hit by a vehicle, understanding these laws […]

    Do’s and Don’ts After You Hit a Pedestrian in Nevada

    After an accident involving a pedestrian, there are numerous things you need to keep in mind so that you do not make the incident worse. While you may be under the assumption that the pedestrian has the right of way and you will be arrested, do not assume anything. The circumstances of the accident will still be assessed and what […]

    What if I Contributed to My Injuries in My Personal Injury Case?

    After an accident, you may find yourself overwhelmed with medical costs, lost wages, and even repair bills. These costs continue to compile, forcing you to seek out other options for payment. If you are considering a lawsuit against the negligent party, the first question you may ask is whether you qualify for compensation if you contributed to your injuries in […]

    Tips for Spotting Staged Accidents

    Car accidents are common in Nevada, especially on busy highways. And, even if you have done everything possible to stay safe on the roads, you cannot control the drivers you share it with. While most accidents truly are “accidents,” there are instances where individuals purposely target vehicles and cause accidents to increase insurance settlements. These scams are just as popular […]

    Can I Sue for Injuries I Received During Black Friday?

    Shoppers around the country set out to get the best deal the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday. And, those who do not choose to partake in the mayhem stay home to watch the videos of the chaos that ensues. For those who are brave enough to venture out and catch those excellent doorbusters, the risk of injury is […]

    What Happens if You Serve Alcohol to Minors in Nevada?

    With Christmas and New Year’s just around the corner, soon there will be holiday parties with family and friends across the state – and minors are most likely to attend. As the host, you may want to give the party of the century, but before you think about giving a few innocent drinks to minors at your parties, you should […]

    What Is a Catastrophic Injury in a Personal Injury Claim?

    A personal injury claim requires some form of injury to be valid – whether it is a brain injury, wrongful death, illness, paralysis, etc. While all injuries are serious to some degree, not all injuries are classified as “catastrophic.” A catastrophic injury is something that requires significant medical treatment, typically on an emergency and grand scale. These injuries are severe […]

    When Can You Sue for Lost Wages and Future Earnings in Nevada?

    Calculating damages for a personal injury lawsuit often include lost wages in the total compensation amount. Lost wages can include any money the plaintiff would have earned from the date of the injury or illness until settlement has been accepted or a trial completes. However, there are instances where an attorney may also seek recovery for a plaintiff’s loss of […]

    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 […]