Category: Premises Liability

Understanding Attractive Nuisance in Nevada

Under the attractive nuisance doctrine, property owners have a duty to take reasonable steps to keep children safe and they can sometimes be held liable when child trespassers are injured. If a property has a dangerous feature that might be of interest to children, enticing them to enter the property to play, the owner could be liable for injuries if […]

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Picking Up Groceries, Discount Items, and Legionnaire’s Disease at Your Local Walmart

Shoppers heading to Walmart and other stores for groceries or everyday items could return home with Legionnaires’ disease. Produce water sprays, public fountains, plumbing systems, and cooling towers are prime breeding grounds for the Legionella bacteria that causes the disease. When people contract the disease after exposure in a Nevada store, they may be able to hold the company and […]

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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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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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World-famous magician David Copperfield could stand to lose a significant chunk of money as a result of a personal injury lawsuit stemming from an incident that occurred in 2013 when an audience member was injured while participating in a trick. Recently, a judge ordered the magician to share the secret to his trick to determine whether or not the injured […]

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Fake Cameras, Signs Give Guests a False Sense of Security

Property owners who install fake security cameras to help prevent crimes on the premises may be opening the door to a lawsuit if guests or customers are injured. While many criminals are able to easily identify fake security cameras, they can lead guests, employees, and residents of the property to believe the area is under constant surveillance and thereby safer […]

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Densely populated events can make individuals more susceptible to serious crowd crush injuries. Concerts, sporting events, festivals, and shows make Las Vegas prime breeding grounds for large crowd injuries and deaths. Tourists and residents should be familiar with the dangers of crowds and the safety precautions that prevent injuries. (Article continues below infographic) Dangers of Crowds Between 1992 and 2002, […]

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Pandemonium in the Parking Lot (When Black Friday Shoppers Take it Outside)

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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Risk For Injuries Increases As Holiday Season Approaches

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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If My Child was Injured while Trespassing, Can I still Sue?

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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