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Parking Garages in Las Vegas Are Prime Breeding Grounds for Slip and Fall Dangers

Las Vegas self-park garages at casinos and hotels often ignore safety issues that put drivers and patrons in danger of injuries from slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, but hazardous property conditions significantly increase the risks. When Las Vegas casinos and hotels ignore parking garage safety issues or fail to make needed repairs, the risks of serious in...

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Using Criminal History Information May Violate the Rules of the FCRA


While it’s not illegal for employers to require a background check on a job applicant or employee, it is important that they comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other federal rules and regulations protecting such employees and workers from discrimination. It’s not unusual to find employers considering the background of job applicants and employees when making decisions about hiring, p...

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Pull Through Your Trailer Towing Trip without a Scratch [infographic]

Whether a professional tow truck driver or headed to a favorite camping spot with family, pulling a trailer of any size takes driving skills and practice. The size of the trailer is directly related to the number of adjustments a driver must make to prevent accidents. If you or a family member was seriously injured in a truck accident, call a Las Vegas accident attorney at Cogburn Law Offices t...

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Have You Received Texts From a Debt Collector?

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act does not specifically address text messages, email, and other modern forms of communication, however, that doesn't necessarily mean debt collectors can contact consumers via these modes of communication. Fortunately, there are steps to stop the receipt of text messages when consumers wish to cease these communications. The Outdated FDCPA The FDCPA was wr...

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Does Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Have an Emergency Plan in Place?

Federal law requires skilled nursing homes that are federally funded by Medicare and Medicaid to establish emergency plans with written evacuation procedures that protect patients from harm. If you or a family member was seriously injured in a nursing home accident, call a Las Vegas injury attorney at Cogburn Law Offices today for a free case consultation. Is Your Loved One Safe? Emergency ev...

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Spring Break Brings Spike in Car Crashes

Popular spring break locations across the country show a significant rise in traffic-related accidents, injuries and fatalities, compared to other times of the year. Spring Break Traffic Fatalities Spring break, a popular event that brings large crowds of young people to hot spots each year, also results in a significant rise in car crashes. According to a new study, the spike is caused by thou...

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Are Credit Report Errors Making You Look Risky?

Nearly 20% of consumer credit reports contain errors that can have a significant impact on an individual's finances including loan denials, higher interest rates, and other negative financial outcomes. These mistakes can make the individual appear as a high credit risk. In the United States, the law allows consumers to challenge these mistakes and it requires credit bureaus to remove inaccurate...

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Recent Bridge Collapse Brings Awareness to Construction Risks

The recent bridge collapse at Florida State University has drawn attention to the safety of a rapid bridge construction technique that is used to erect bridges throughout the United States. The Florida bridge was built with accelerated construction techniques that have been linked to at least two other bridge failures in recent years. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a bridge...

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3 Things to Consider Before You Pay that Debt

Debt collectors will go to great lengths to collect payments from consumers, and consumers should know their rights prior to making payments when a debt collector contacts them. In 2016 alone, there were more than 850,000 complaints filed with the FTC regarding the actions of debt collectors. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects consumers from threats, harassment, and provides clear ...

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Spring Forward with this Safety Checklist [infographic]

When Daylight Savings Time arrives, it's time to spring forward and check home safety features. Moving the clock forward each spring provides the perfect yearly reminder to inspect items around the house that can create safety hazards and lead to injuries for family members. If you or a family member was seriously injured due to negligence, call a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer at Cogburn Law...

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