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How Much Is a Spinal Cord Injury Worth?

If you suffer damage to your spinal cord, you can suffer from severe consequences to your quality of life, mobility, and checkbook. Depending on the details of your injury, you may require surgeries, rehabilitative treatments, therapy, and mobility equipment to recover. Because spinal cord injuries have a massive impact on your life, their lawsuits can claim significant amounts of damages – and...

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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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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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Who Is Liable When a Dog Bites Another Dog?

Often, we hear of animal attack claims in relation to a person as the victim, but a human isn’t always the one who becomes injured. Sometimes, dogs can attack each other, causing unfortunate injuries to beloved pets. While most dog owners find the veterinary expenses of caring for their furry friends more than worth the cost, the fact remains that injured animal bills can quickly start to add u...

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Mortgage Relief Programs Coming to a Close

Government relief programs designed to help homeowners keep their homes will come to a close at the end of December. Homeowners in Nevada that are currently underwater or facing foreclosure should act immediately to take advantage of these programs before they fade away. The Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) This program includes three primary components; the Home Affordable Modification P...

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New Federal Rule Bans Binding Arbitration Clauses For Nursing Homes

A new rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that bans mandatory arbitration clauses in nursing home contracts of nursing homes that receive funding through Medicaid or Medicare helps to preserve the rights of nursing home abuse victims to sue. The rule will go into effect on Nov. 28, 2016, and it will apply to nearly all Las Vegas and Nevada nursing homes since most accept fu...

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Writing A Client Review

Finding a personal injury lawyer takes time, and many clients will begin their search for an attorney by examining the reviews a firm has earned. For this reason, we encourage our clients to write reviews of the services we have provided so that prospective clients have an idea of what to expect when they contact our firm. Leaving a Review on Google If you have a Google+ account, you can ...

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Modifying a Loan in Nevada

Last Fall, Nevada's foreclosure rates ranked among the highest in the nation; many of these foreclosures could have been prevented via a loan modification with the lender. Modifying a loan with the lender allows the borrower to remain in possession of the property while new terms are laid out and agreed to. Homeowners who at risk of foreclosure should contact a Nevada real estate attorney to...

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Judge gives overtime lawsuit against Boyd Gaming class action status

A lawsuit that accuses Boyd Gaming Corp. of failing to pay overtime wages may proceed as a national class action, a federal judge in Las Vegas has ruled. Cogburn Law Offices filed the case last year as a type of class action known as a “collective action.” Andrew Rempfer, one of the firm’s attorneys, estimated the case has 15,000 to 25,000 potential class members. “We’re encouraged, because i...

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Advice on Short Sales

Attorney Jamie Cogburn discusses how he can help you short sell your home and buy a house for up to $3 million. Explore your options with Cogburn Law.

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