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    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 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 […]

    Spend a Couple of Days Visiting the Grand Canyon

    Located just a few hours from Henderson, the Grand Canyon is a magical place to visit with friends, family, or simply for a stunning solo trip. But if you’ve never been to this natural wonder, it can be challenging to determine the best way to spend your time. At De Castroverde Personal Injury and Accident Lawyer, we want you to […]

    What Are Slip-And-Fall Accidents?

    Life involves a series of risks. Some you can see coming; others happen in a split second, leaving you stunned and confused about what happened and why. That’s the category that describes slip-and-fall accidents. While they may sound inconsequential, these accidents can lead to significant injuries. Don’t underestimate the toll on your body following a slip and fall. Yes, there […]

    10 Things a Personal Injury Lawyer Does for You

    Being injured in an accident can be confusing, frightening, and overwhelming. .While focusing on recovering from your injuries, you may also be concerned about how you will cover your increasing financial costs and whether you should file a personal injury claim or lawsuit. This is where an experienced personal injury lawyer can assist you. Below we discuss 10 things your personal […]

    A drunk driver hit me, what are my rights?

    Victims of drunk driving accidents are subject to injuries, financial damages, and complicated legal battles. If you’re in this situation, it’s important to be aware of your rights so you can receive the appropriate compensation. While winning a lawsuit won’t make up for the trauma you’ve endured, pursuing justice can provide you with the morale you need on your road […]