In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in history, new gun regulations are being considered including a possible repeal of a law that provides special protection to gun manufacturers. Two of the most critical regulations being considered by lawmakers include: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act This law was originally enacted in 2005 to insulate the gun industry […]

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Many car seats are not installed or used correctly, resulting in serious injuries to children when the driver gets in a car accident. Properly installing a car seat is likely to improve child safety in the event of a car accident. Importance of Proper Installation of Car Seats About 75 percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly, […]

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Car manufacturers are attempting to address the dangers of distracted driving and help consumers avoid accidents by adding new safety features to their vehicles. By acknowledging the role of distracted driving, car manufacturers have taken proactive steps to target this dangerous practice. Distracted Driving Dangers Today’s average consumer is much busier than consumers in previous generations. Drivers are often balancing […]

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Consumers are a heightened risk of injury during the holiday season. As holidays bring joy and cheer, they also bring with them more trips to hospitals and emergency rooms due to falls, criminal attacks, and other incidents. Potential Hazards Associated with the Holiday Season The holiday season poses risks for a number of reasons. Ice may accumulate at doors and […]

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When products are not labeled with pertinent warnings it can result in serious injuries and even death. Manufacturers have a duty to warn consumers of known dangers about their products. If they fail to provide adequate warnings, injured consumers may consider legal recourse. Types of Warnings The necessary product warning depends on the nature of the product and any associated […]

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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: (Article continues below infographic) ______ Forward Collision Warning Coupled with Automatic Braking This safety feature includes sensors that detect when a vehicle or object in front of […]

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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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