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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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What You Need to Know About Car Accident Schemes

Not all car accidents are accidental. Some are collisions criminals orchestrate to commit insurance fraud. Car accident schemes aim to extort money from insurance companies and/or crash victims. Las Vegas city prosecutors charged 24 people for involvement in insurance fraud rings in 2017. Finding yourself at the center of a car accident scheme can require you to take legal action. A lawyer can...

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What Happens If I Get in a Car Accident in a Leased Car?

Leasing a vehicle is a great alternative to buying. Drivers can lease newer models for less than the cost of buying without worrying about vehicle maintenance or committing to a single car for the next 10 years. Dealerships today lease about 3 in 10 cars that leave the lot, according to U.S. News. What many drivers are not as sure about as the actual lease is what happens if they get into coll...

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How to Write a Demand Letter

Every successful insurance claim starts with a demand letter. After you suffer serious injuries or other losses in an unexpected accident, you must seek restitution from an insurance company – either yours or the at-fault party’s. Requesting financial benefits from an insurance company takes writing and submitting an official demand letter. The strength of your demand letter can determine the ...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Nevada, a wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit for the death of someone as a result of another person’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. A wrongful death claim could compensate surviving family members or the decedent’s estate for losses relating to the tragedy. These may include medical bills, lost wages, lost inheritance, funeral and burial costs, and emotional distr...

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What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

After someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries or death, victims or surviving loved ones may have several legal remedies available to them. Nevada courts permit many different types of criminal and civil proceedings. The most appropriate type of claim between medical malpractice and wrongful death will depend on the circumstances and facts of the case, and the goals of the person filin...

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What Is the Car Accident Claim Process Like?

After an auto accident, you may not know your rights or how to seek compensation for your damages. You know you were not at fault for the wreck, but where do you turn now for financial recovery? Can you trust car insurance companies to do what is best for you? Although each case is unique, the basic claims process remains essentially the same in Nevada. Knowing what to expect can help you prote...

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