Why Are Lead Poisonings Increasing in Nevada?

Southern Nevada is seeing an increase in the number of lead poisoning cases among children, and researchers have not yet found the actual underlying cause. Increased screenings and a large number of older homes that still have lead paint are two potential reasons, but officials are still looking to determine why this sudden increase is happening. Increased Screening Leading to […]

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Losing Sleep Can Raise Your Crash Risk

Drivers who lose just one to two hours of sleep in a 24-hour period double their crash risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of drivers in the United States sleep less than the recommended 7 hours each night. With one in five fatal accidents involving drowsy driving each year, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety […]

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How Safe Is Your Car?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has published its 2018 list of the most dangerous and safest cars on the road. Drivers and those in the market for a new vehicle can utilize the data from this list to make better purchasing choices. By choosing a car that ranks well, drivers can minimize the risk of serious injuries in an […]

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In 4.6 Seconds You Could Be Dead

In 4.6 seconds- the average time texting drivers take their eyes off the road, the driver, passengers, and people in other vehicles could be dead. Each year over 5,000 people lose their lives to distracted driving accidents. Many of those accidents involve drivers using cell phones to talk, text, or post on social media. Even though the danger is evident, […]

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When Police Brutality Ends in Death

When police brutality ends in death, surviving family members can bring civil suits against the people and other entities that are responsible. By taking a stand, survivors can help ensure police killings are reduced in the future. In 2017, a record 1,129 people were killed in the United States at the hands of police officers. This was more than the […]

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When a child is injured on a field trip, schools and parents need to know who is liable. This is not always easy to determine when children are off school property because additional elements like foreseeability, responsibility for supervision, and proximate cause must be evaluated. In some cases, multiple entities may be responsible for field trip injuries. (Article continues below […]

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Who Is Liable for Automatic Gate Injuries?

Negligence, human error or equipment malfunction can cause automatic gate accidents and property owners, service providers, and manufacturers may be liable for injuries and other losses. Automatic gates have caused property damage, disabling injuries, and even fatalities. Types of Liability in Automatic Gate Accidents When an automatic gate malfunctions, the weight, and force of a moving gate can easily maim […]

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Did Faulty Car Parts Cause Your Crash?

When a car accident occurs and defective parts are a factor, pinpointing liability is often challenging because a number of factors may be involved and more than one entity could be at fault. In some cases, both a driver and a manufacturer may be to blame. Common Product Failures That Lead to Car Accident Injuries Some common product failures that […]

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Visiting a sporting event should be an enjoyable outing, but when someone is injured or killed while in the stadium, determining who is liable is not always easy. Does the fan assume the risk and forfeit any right to sue? Is the facility at fault due to poor construction or maintenance? Could another entity be to blame? Answering these questions […]

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When Las Vegas Businsses Let the Bedbugs Bite

When Las Vegas property owners and corporate entities fail to protect people from bed bug infestations that cause injuries, they can be held liable. Individuals who are injured have the right to seek compensation because landlords and hotel owners have a legal responsibility to provide premises that are fit for human habitation. Bed bugs can be found in even the […]

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