Laws and Regulations Affecting Drowning Cases in Nevada
Regulations for swimming pools in Nevada are designed to create a safe culture around the backyard pools. At the heart of the Nevada swimming pool regulations are fence laws meant to prevent accidental or unsupervised access to the pools by children and impaired individuals. Hence, following the laws and regulations can significantly lower drowning cases […]
How to Choose an Estate Planning Attorney in Nevada
Estate planning is one of the most important aspects of financial planning. Unfortunately, it’s also an aspect most people procrastinate about since they’re essentially planning for events following their demise. However, hiring an estate planning lawyer is a necessary step you should take to prepare your will, create a trust, and plan your loved ones’ inheritance […]
Toxic Eyedrops: Securing Settlements and Taking Big Pharma to Task
As personal injury lawyers, we are deeply saddened by the news of the outbreak of extensively drug-resistant bacteria linked to toxic eyedrops, resulting in three deaths so far and numerous cases of vision loss and eyeball removal. We want to offer our sincerest condolences to the families affected by this tragedy and assure them that […]
A Quick Guide to Hair Relaxer Settlement Amounts in Nevada
Though hair relaxers provide women with a solution to transforming curls into straight and smooth hair, long-term use can become deadly. That’s right; recently, many studies have shown links between hair relaxers and the high risk of cancer and other complications like skin burns, brain damage, and scalp irritation. These products contain phthalates, lye, ammonium […]
A Quick Guide to the Most Common Mechanical Failure Car Accidents in Nevada
If you’ve ever been in an accident where something went wrong with your car, you know how scary it can be. But if you’re injured by a mechanical failure and aren’t sure who to hold responsible for your injuries, that can be even scarier. In Nevada, the law recognizes that a variety of factors, including […]
Motorcycle Accidents & Liability Laws in Las Vegas
Motorcycles are fun, inexpensive, and pretty convenient. Still, many would argue that it’s also a death machine, and they aren’t far off. A motorcycle crash has the potential to cause devastating consequences. Tens of thousands are injured every year, while thousands lose their life. In this article, motorcycle accident lawyers that have seen the destruction and […]
Can You Counter-Sue If Found Innocent After a DUI Arrest?
Have you ever been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), only to find out that the officer who arrested you didn’t actually have enough evidence to prove your guilt? If so, can you counter-sue and get compensated for all of your lost time, money and stress? The short answer is yes, though there are […]
Can You Sue for Emotional Pain and Suffering Following a Wrongful Death Case?
When a family member dies because of another person’s negligence, it can be a devastating experience. Not only must you deal with the loss of your loved one and the practical matters surrounding their death, but you may also have to handle the financial burden that comes with burying them. And if they leave behind […]
Drowsy Driving vs. Drunk Driving – Key Differences
Drowsy driving and drunk driving are both dangerous, but there are some key differences between them. Drowsy drivers are more likely than drunk drivers to crash, to rear-end other vehicles, and to cause fatal accidents. That said, a driver who is legally drunk (the legal limit in the United States is 0.08 percent blood alcohol […]
Is Falling Asleep While Driving a Truck Considered Gross Negligence?
In the United States, truck drivers are required to take breaks from driving when they are tired. Their employers must make sure that their drivers get adequate rest and do not fall asleep behind the wheel. However, truckers can ignore these rules and put themselves at risk of causing an accident. When this happens, both […]
Rideshare Driver Liability in Arizona: What You Need to Know
Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have revolutionized how people travel. These services offer an affordable and convenient mode of transportation to individuals, but they also come with some potential risks. One of the biggest concerns for rideshare drivers and passengers is liability. In Arizona, there are specific laws and regulations regarding liability for […]
A Quick Guide to Landowner Liability in a Drowning Accident in Nevada
According to CDC, drowning is the second most common cause of fatality among children between 5 and 14. And those who manage to survive often suffer from permanent brain damage because of the lack of oxygen for a significant amount of time in a near-drowning accident. Statistics also show that 16,000 individuals are rushed ER […]