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What Are Emotional Distress Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

The context surrounding most personal injury claims is rarely lighthearted in nature. Often, individuals suffer from emotional damages incurred by the incident and the physical injuries they sustain. Instead of discounting the emotional aspect of an accident, a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer offers plaintiffs the opportunity to seek compensation as a form of recovery. Are Emotional Damages t...

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What Are Nevada’s Dash Cam Laws?

Dash cams are a useful piece of technology that allows car drivers to actively record their journey. This game-changing device removes the ambiguity and hearsay involved in car accidents, especially when no witnesses are available or present to support either driver’s claims. In Nevada, dash cams are legal, but only if you use them correctly. If you've been in an accident involving a dash cam, ...

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I Was in an Accident Caused by Brake Checking… What Are My Options?

Road rage comes in many forms – one of them is brake checking. Brake checking is a dangerous practice some drivers use to influence, or even joke with, other passenger cars on the road. If done recklessly, brake checking can cause car accidents and rear-end collisions, posing serious threat to those involved. What is Brake Checking? Brake checking is the illegal action of suddenly activating ...

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Say to an Insurance Adjuster

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is difficult enough without navigating the tricky language of an insurance claims adjuster. Unfortunately, the claims adjuster will not be on your side during negotiations. It is the adjuster’s job to resolve the claim with as little liability to the insurance company as possible. During conversations with an insurance adjuster, be careful w...

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What Are the Short-Term Disability Laws in Nevada?

Suffering an injury or illness that leads to a temporary disability can present a significant burden on your life. You may have hefty medical bills on top of not being able to return to work during recovery. Luckily, the state of Nevada looks out for its workers. The state has laws in place to help employees receive short-term disability benefits or temporary partial disability benefits in...

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What Is The Difference Between Medical Error And Medical Malpractice?

Medical professionals have a legal and professional responsibility to prevent harm to their patients. This means meeting each patient’s standard of care for his or her medical condition. When a medical professional such as a doctor, surgeon, anesthesiologist, or psychiatrist makes an error in treating a patient, he or she could face liability for a medical malpractice lawsuit from the victim. ...

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Requirements For Adverse Possession In Nevada

Many Americans have heard stories of people obtaining pieces of property, usually real estate, through the use of seemingly glaring legal loopholes, often obtaining property for a fraction of the sale price of the property. This happens due to a legal concept known as adverse possession, which essentially describes the taking of another person’s property by satisfying very specific legal requi...

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What are the Legal Requirements Lenders Must Satisfy to Repossess Your Car?

When most people purchase vehicles, they do not pay the full retail price of the vehicle up front; instead, they either lease or finance the vehicle and agree to make timely monthly payments until the lease term expires or the driver fulfills the purchasing agreement by paying off the remaining balance on the vehicle. Every vehicle purchase agreement includes strict guidelines that outline...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Combat Arms Earplug Lawsuits

As of February 2019, plaintiffs have filed over 50 lawsuits against the company 3M for allegedly selling defective earplugs to members of the military. 3M has sold dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs for over 12 years to the U.S. military. Now, injured service members and veterans are bringing lawsuits against the manufacturer for what they claim is a cover-up job. The lawsuits allege that 3M k...

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Can I Sue My Homeowners Association After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common causes of serious personal injuries in the home. Falls are the number one cause of death for older adults. Slip and falls can occur because of leaky pipes, inadequate lighting, irrigation system malfunctions, and other hazards. If you are a member of a neighborhood homeowners association, this entity could be liable for your accident and inju...

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