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    What To Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Resort or Casino

    Resorts and casinos in Las Vegas, Reno, and other parts of Nevada offer abundant opportunities for pleasure, including shopping, gambling, fine dining, athletics, and shows. Most of the time, guests make plans and fulfill them without problems. But occasionally, things go wrong, and people get hurt or experience other forms of harm. If something happens to you on a visit […]

    Personal Injury for Assault and Battery Victims

    In Nevada, assault and battery are not just crimes. They are also civil wrongs, also known as intentional torts, and they fall under the remit of personal injury law. Intentional torts are wrongs or harms that are deliberately committed by one person against another. When someone is a victim of an assault or battery, they may file a personal injury […]

    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 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 […]