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Toys for Tots

Our yearly “Toys For Tots” drive is on again and this time we are giving away a free TV! When you come into Cogburn Law Offices and donate a Toy for our “Toys For Tots” drive you are automatically entered in a drawing to win a free TV! December 8th is the last day to donate, so please come by our office and participat...

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The Truth About Negotiating Settlement Amounts with Your Creditors

Image of a credit reportConsumers should be cautious when using debt settlement companies that promise the moon but often deliver far less when the negotiations are over. When negotiating with a credit card provider, bank, col...

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Kids Swallow the Strangest Things

small magnets, injury lawyerWhen small children ingest foreign objects such as toy parts, coins, screws, buttons, magnets, and watch batteries, serious internal injuries and even death often result. Although most small foreign objects pas...

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Should Dementia Patients Be Allowed to Drive?

a senior man is driving a car, car accident lawyerIn the early stages of dementia, patients with mild symptoms of the disease may still possess the skills necessary to safely drive, however, patients with moderate or severe dementia should...

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Legal Requirements Lenders Must Satisfy to Repossess Your Car

a car is on hold, debt lawyerLenders and the entities they employ are required to adhere to strict guidelines when repossessing a vehicle in Nevada. Otherwise, the repossession may be considered unlawful. Consumers whose vehicl...

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Most Dangerous Places to Drive in Las Vegas [infographic]

The Spaghetti Bowl, a highly-traveled freeway interchange, is likely the most dangerous place to drive in Las Vegas. Since its completion in 1968, the Spaghetti Bowl has been linked to serious accidents and injuries from car collisions, rollovers, jackknifed semitrailers, vehicle fires, and explosions. Between 2011 and 2015, the crash rate near the interchange nearly doubled, growing from about...

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Urgency Language, Convenience Fees May Be FDCPA Violations

man pointing at screen with dollar signs, FDCPA violationThe CFPB has issued new guidelines aimed at protecting consumers from predatory "urgency fees" that lead consumers to believe that their only option is to pay the fee if they wi...

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When Hazing Becomes Deadly

a depressed young man, personal injury lawyerOver the last 30 years, at least one hazing death has occurred every year on U.S. college campuses, and some years show multiple deaths on certain campuses. The vast majority of hazing deaths o...

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Beware of Student Loan Debt Relief Operations

coins spell a debt word, debt lawyerConsumers searching for student loan debt relief solutions should be wary of outlandish promises and claims that don't stand up to scrutiny. These scams can damage an individual's credit, drain savings...

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Prosecuting an Injury Claim Against a Friend or Family Member

a gavel with a law book, personal injuryVictims of injuries that occur in the homes of friends or family members can file injury claims and seek compensation for damages under the homeowner's insurance policy.

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