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Reaction Times Are Critical When You’re Behind the Wheel [infographic]

Motor vehicle drivers who cause or contribute to traffic accidents have longer reaction times to potential road dangers than other drivers. Although driver reaction times vary greatly between drivers and situations, safety experts suggest that drivers pay close attention to the time it takes to slow down and bring a vehicle to a safe stop. If you or a family member was seriously injured in car ...

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Are Debt Collectors Using Your Social Media Posts Against You?

social media apps on iPhone, fdcpa violation attorneyDebt collectors can use social media to conduct investigations on individuals who owe debts, but they cannot use the platforms to publicly shame debtors. Debt collection companies that h...

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The Rideshare Rape Epidemic

a passenger at car, injury lawyerUber, one of the largest and most popular ride-share services around the world is now under fire for numerous allegations of rape and sexual assault by its drivers. In the past few years, hundreds of passenger...

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The Cogburn Law Office Volunteers at Shade Tree Event

The Cogburn Law Office proves their efforts in the fight against domestic violence by volunteering their time and supporting the Shade Tree organization in their mission to provide a safe haven for victims of domestic violence.

 

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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, collec...

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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 vehicle w...

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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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