While Black Friday injuries often entail in-store tug-of-wars over limited items or people being crushed by anxious crowds stampeding through the doors, parking lot accidents and altercations also increase during these holiday events. Increased distractions, large crowds, and parking lot road rage contribute to fender benders, backover accidents, and violent behaviors that lead to serious injuries or even death. Retailers […]

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Parents throughout the nation have chosen to opt out of routine childhood vaccinations, and as a result, the health and well-being of young children and the elderly are at stake. When victims become sick or lose their lives as a result of the failure to vaccinate, patients or their surviving family members can file a personal injury claim for negligence […]

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Vehicle occupants, bicyclists, and pedestrians can experience severe, disabling or even deadly injuries from secondary collisions. A secondary collision refers to any crash event that results from the impact of an initial collision. A common occurrence in Las Vegas and throughout the U.S., secondary collisions are among the most dangerous phases of crashes and frequently result in incapacitating and deadly […]

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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most critical regulations being considered by lawmakers include: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act This law was originally enacted in 2005 to insulate the gun industry […]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. (Article continues below infographic) Importance of Proper Installation of Car Seats About 75 percent of car seats are not […]

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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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