New advanced safety features, often available as standard or optional equipment on new vehicles, may have the ability to prevent accidents from occurring. New vehicle buyers may consider requesting safety features such as: Forward Collision Warning Coupled with Automatic Braking This safety feature includes sensors that detect when a vehicle or object in front of the driver is a danger. […]

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A new bill that would require the installation of ignition interlock devices in DUI cases passed the Nevada Senate unanimously, which may have a significant impact on the accused and other motorists. The new bill would affect the license revocation period when a person would need to install an ignition interlock device, and the processing of DUI suspects if passed. […]

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Negligent security is a contributing factor for many of the violent attacks that are committed against tourists and natives in Nevada Casinos each year. Owners of nightclubs, casinos, hotels, restaurants, and other establishments may have a duty to provide adequate security to protect their patrons. If they fail to meet this duty, they may face claims of inadequate security. Premises […]

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Uber might actually be saving lives by providing intoxicated drivers with safe rides home, effectively keeping them off the road and protecting other motorists. Mothers Against Drunk Driving says popular ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are helping to reduce the number of alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents and alcohol-related fatalities. Sobering Reports There were 1,025 people killed in drunk driving […]

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A few key laws in Nevada regarding personal injury claims can make or break a case. Plaintiffs should have a clear understanding of the following laws and how they may impact their case: Time Limit to File a Claim One of the most important laws regarding car accident claims in Nevada is the statute of limitations. This is the deadline […]

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When an adult trespasser is harmed on a property, he may not be able to sue because the landowner owes no duty to him, but this principle may not be applied when the trespasser is a child. Nevada’s premises liability laws and attractive nuisance doctrine may provide a path for recovery when a child is injured on the property of […]

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If an insurance company denies a valid insurance claim, the insured may decide to pursue a case for bad faith against the insurance company. If the insured prevails, the damages can be significant. (Article continues below Infographic) Bad Faith Insurance Elements In Nevada, when an insurance company is in contract with an insured individual or business, it has the duty […]

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It is not accurate to refer to Nevada as a “one bite state.” Nevada’s Supreme Court has ruled in that “one free bite” is not an acceptable premise in tort law. Nevada does not have statewide dog bite statutes, but dog bite victims do have legal recourse. Dog bite lawsuits in Nevada are determined according to the doctrines of negligence. […]

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy can result from accidents that cause injuries to the arms, legs, neck and shoulders. The disease causes chronic, intense pain and inflammation and can result in life-long, permanent disabilities. What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy? Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a progressive disease of the nervous system. It produces intense chronic […]

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A new study shows a correlation between the legalization of marijuana and the number of car accidents. With more people being permitted to use the substance in a legal fashion, the number of accidents has increased. About the Study and Study Findings The study was conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute, which is a division of the Insurance Institute […]

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