Category: Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

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. Dangers from stun guns The […]

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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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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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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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Las Vegas supports one of the largest construction industries in the country. With high-rise hotels and large-scale commercial building projects, the industry also has one of the highest accident and injury rates with large numbers of fatalities each year. (Article continues below Infographic) Construction Site Accidents A variety of accidents occur on construction sites. Each year, thousands of construction workers […]

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