Category: Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

Pedestrians in Nevada are likelier to be involved in accidents in certain locations, and drivers must exercise additional precautions when they are traveling in those areas. Areas like parking lots, school zones, the locations of special events, urban areas and the streets during the holidays all present greater risks of pedestrian accidents. For every car trip, pedestrians are 1.5 times […]

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When water is not treated, it often contains germs and chemicals that can make people sick, cause disease outbreaks, and consumption can even result in fatality. Raw water is a trend among people seeking to consume food and beverages that are organic, natural, and untainted by harmful chemicals. News stories about potential dangers in tap water fuel the “raw water” […]

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Gunshot injuries have increased in prevalence and severity in recent years and about 35% of victims are injured in shootings that are accidental. Increased awareness about gun safety can help prevent gun accidents that cause serious injuries and death. Gunshot Injuries Can Affect Anyone Almost 705,000 people were treated in emergency departments due to gun injuries between 2006 and 2014, […]

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Stun guns are often promoted as safe alternatives to guns, but Tasers can have harmful effects on the mind and body, sometimes resulting in substantial, and even fatal consequences. Current health conditions, chemical substances in the body and the duration of the shock may all have an impact on the health risks of stun guns. (Article continues below infographic) Dangers […]

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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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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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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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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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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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