In 4.6 Seconds You Could Be Dead

In 4.6 seconds- the average time texting drivers take their eyes off the road, the driver, passengers, and people in other vehicles could be dead. Each year over 5,000 people lose their lives to distracted driving accidents. Many of those accidents involve drivers using cell phones to talk, text, or post on social media. Even though the danger is evident, […]

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When Police Brutality Ends in Death

When police brutality ends in death, surviving family members can bring civil suits against the people and other entities that are responsible. By taking a stand, survivors can help ensure police killings are reduced in the future. In 2017, a record 1,129 people were killed in the United States at the hands of police officers. This was more than the […]

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Who Is Liable When a Child Is Injured on a Field Trip?

When a child is injured on a field trip, schools and parents need to know who is liable. This is not always easy to determine when children are off school property because additional elements like foreseeability, responsibility for supervision, and proximate cause must be evaluated. In some cases, multiple entities may be responsible for field trip injuries. School and Field […]

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Who Is Liable for Automatic Gate Injuries?

Negligence, human error or equipment malfunction can cause automatic gate accidents and property owners, service providers, and manufacturers may be liable for injuries and other losses. Automatic gates have caused property damage, disabling injuries, and even fatalities. Types of Liability in Automatic Gate Accidents When an automatic gate malfunctions, the weight, and force of a moving gate can easily maim […]

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Did Faulty Car Parts Cause Your Crash?

When a car accident occurs and defective parts are a factor, pinpointing liability is often challenging because a number of factors may be involved and more than one entity could be at fault. In some cases, both a driver and a manufacturer may be to blame. Common Product Failures That Lead to Car Accident Injuries Some common product failures that […]

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Visiting a sporting event should be an enjoyable outing, but when someone is injured or killed while in the stadium, determining who is liable is not always easy. Does the fan assume the risk and forfeit any right to sue? Is the facility at fault due to poor construction or maintenance? Could another entity be to blame? Answering these questions […]

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When Las Vegas Businsses Let the Bedbugs Bite

When Las Vegas property owners and corporate entities fail to protect people from bed bug infestations that cause injuries, they can be held liable. Individuals who are injured have the right to seek compensation because landlords and hotel owners have a legal responsibility to provide premises that are fit for human habitation. Bed bugs can be found in even the […]

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Pediatric PTSD: Was Your Child Injured?

Like adults, children may also experience PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, after a serious trauma or injury. Children’s emotional responses to injury are different than the emotional responses of adults, and parents and professionals alike need to understand this and be able to recognize the symptoms of PTSD, so they can help children recover from the trauma of a serious injury. […]

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Taking a boat out for a weekend ride should be a fun way to spend an afternoon in the summer, but consumer safety experts are warning of flaws in some boat designs that are increasing the risk of accidents and injuries on the water. After several serious injuries and fatalities have occurred on the water in recreational boats, consumers are […]

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What Higher Liability Insurance Minimums in Nevada Can Mean for You

As if July 1, 2018, the minimum coverage amounts for automobile liability insurance in Nevada went up, increasing the chances that payouts will be sufficient to cover injuries and other damages that result from car accidents. Under the new law, minimums went from $15,000 per person and $30,000 per accident to $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident. Those who […]

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