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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Taking photos following a car accident is often an overlooked step, but it can be crucial later in a car accident claim. The top priority for people involved in a car accident should be to determine the condition of themselves and the others involved in the accident, calling the police, getting to a safer location, and seeking emergency medical assistance […]

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Some Nevada insurance companies engage in bad faith insurance schemes to avoid paying claims following injury accidents. Bad faith insurance tactics are illegal, and victims of them may have the legal grounds to file bad faith insurance lawsuits in addition to their personal injury claims. By recognizing the common bad faith insurance tactics that insurance companies use, victims may work […]

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Premises liability lawsuits have three primary classifications for injured people: invitees, licensees, and trespassers. The property owner’s liability can vary greatly based on the injured person’s classification. People injured on someone’s property must prove that the property owner was somehow negligent and that the injury was due to the owner’s negligence. Classifications of injured people Property owners must make reasonable […]

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Insurance companies track drivers based on many different aspects, including drivers’ ages, and on average, millennials tend to be more of a risk on the road than other generations. While this particular generation has been blamed for many faults and problems, their driving records show that they do tend to be less careful on the roads. According to a study […]

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Sleep deprivation is claiming lives on American roads at an alarming rate and in 2016 nearly 5,000 people were killed by drowsy drivers. It is a significant factor in rising car accident fatality rates and is one of the reasons 2016 was the deadliest year in the past 50 years for motorists in America. Drowsy Driving as Dangerous as Drunk […]

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