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    Increase in Traffic Deaths Nationwide is Cause for Concern

    Traffic fatalities happen every day in the United States, although most drivers do not think about it. However, the recent number of fatalities in the nation has increased – and is definitely cause for concern. According to recent data released by the nonprofit National Safety Council (NSC), 2015 could be the deadliest year for drivers since 2007. What the Numbers […]

    Can Trucking Companies Avoid Liability for an Accident?

    Accidents involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks often have devastating consequences. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as many as one in ten fatal highway accidents involves a commercial truck. With Interstate 15 and other major highways converging on Las Vegas, we unfortunately see numerous fatal truck accidents in our area every year. In most truck […]

    Why You Need Legal Help After an Accident

    If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. If you try to pursue a claim without an attorney, you are likely to receive far less compensation than you truly deserve. Here’s why: It Takes Legal Knowledge to Determine Who was at Fault […]

    Truck Drivers and Drug Use

    Illegal drug use is one of the leading causes of truck accidents. Drug abuse is often rooted in truckers’ extended hours on the road. When you factor in the high level of isolation, the temptation to numb the boredom and loneliness can be very powerful. The National Transportation Safety Board has spent over twenty-five years investigating drug issues in the […]

    Defective Products and “Failure to Warn”

    If you have suffered an injury as a result of an inadequate product warning label, you may want to learn about “failure to warn” laws. There are different types of product liability, and the one that applies to you will depend on the nature of your injury, the type of product, and the form of negligence. One example of product […]

    Symptoms of Brain Damage in Infants

    Every parent hopes for a healthy child. Unfortunately, certain circumstances during delivery can cause varying degrees of brain injury in infants. For example, a doctor’s negligent use of forceps or a vacuum may result in trauma to the baby’s head. Difficult and prolonged labor can reduce the amount of oxygen to the infant’s brain. If the lack of oxygen is prolonged, […]

    How to Prevent Pedestrian Injuries This Spring

    Spring is officially in full swing, which means the Las Vegas strip is bustling more than ever and people are out to have fun. More people means more traffic, and increased population density in the heart of the city corresponds with an increase in pedestrian injuries. In the interest of ensuring that your good time isn’t ruined by an unfortunate […]

    The Most Common Casino Injuries in Las Vegas

    Casinos are an important part of the Las Vegas economy. Whether one works in a casino or visits one for entertainment, it can be a very positive experience. However, sometimes the experience is not so positive. Sometimes, both casino employees and casino patrons find themselves injured at casinos. If this happens to you, you will need the help of an […]

    How to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents This Summer

    With summer approaching, it is time to take a few moments to think about swimming pool safety. For health, safety, and legal reasons, there are precautions to take and good practices to put in place. Taking time to reflect now will both improve your chances of having an accident-free summer, and increase your knowledge of what to do in the […]

    The Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

    Slips and falls can lead to serious personal injury, especially as we get older and our bodies become less resilient. When a slip or fall is caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. What are the Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injuries? Wet or Uneven Surfaces: Wet or uneven surfaces […]