Personal Injury

Can My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury claims involve collecting damages for losses related to an accident you did not cause, including medical expenses, lost wages, and more. However, the damages you collect must relate to the accident in question. If you have a pre-existing injury, your case may become more complicated – but you can still collect compensation through a lawsuit or insurance claim. What Is a Pre-Exi...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

Burn injuries can come in many different degrees of severity, and not all burn injuries are the same. Depending on the type of burn injury you have, you could recover through home remedies or need serious reconstructive surgeries. In fact, these injuries can occur as a result of numerous causes – and the type of burn injury you suffer from can have an impact on your treatment and recovery time....

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What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians in Las Vegas?

Drivers and pedestrians must follow the rules of the road to avoid accidents. However, not all drivers take care to prevent pedestrian collisions – leading to injury and death. Certain intersections in Las Vegas carry a higher risk to pedestrians than others. If you are a pedestrian in Nevada, take extra caution when crossing these dangerous intersections. #1: Tropicana Avenue and South Deca...

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How Long Can I Wait to File a Lawsuit?

If you suffered an injury or developed an illness due to factors that someone else caused, you may be eligible to claim financial compensation through a lawsuit. However, you only have a certain period of time to begin this process before the court will refuse to hear your case. To successfully file a lawsuit in Nevada civil court, you need to ensure that you are filing your claim within the ap...

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What Are the Consequences for Running a Red Light in Nevada?

As Nevada drivers, we all have a responsibility to adhere to the rules of the road. Traffic laws are in place to keep everyone safe – especially when it comes to red lights. But what happens when someone decides to run a red light in Nevada? Running a red light increases the chances of an accident occurring, along with injury and death. Aside from the risks associated with running a red ligh...

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What Are the Consequences for Texting While Driving in Nevada?

Driving safely requires our full attention cognitively, manually, and visually. However, some people still choose to engage in dangerous behaviors while driving, including texting. Sending a text message takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind away from driving – and raises the risk of an accident. Nevada imposes strict penalties for texting and driving. If you've ...

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How to File for Workers’ Compensation in Nevada

Our employers have a duty to maintain a safe workplace, but accidents do happen. Whether you fall from some scaffolding on your construction site or you develop carpal tunnel at your desk job, you may have to pay medical bills, lose wages due to recovery time, or experience a temporary or permanent disability. However, you can claim benefits for these losses by filing for workers’ compensation ...

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What to Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Bus Accident

Bus accidents can be very serious due to the sheer size and weight of these vehicles – leading to severe injuries, property damage, and emotional trauma, among other damages. If you have mounting medical bills, weeks of lost wages, and other losses, you can recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim with the help of a Las Vegas bus accident lawyer. Follow these st...

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What to Do If You Get in a Car Accident with No Insurance

A major part of being a responsible driver is to carry a minimum amount of car insurance – in fact, Nevada state law requires you to do so. However, you may not have insurance for a number of reasons, from finances to a lack of time. If you are in a car accident and do not have insurance, here are some steps you can take with the help of a Las Vegas car accident attorney to protect yourself and...

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How to Report a Boating Accident in Nevada

Boating on Nevada’s beautiful lakes is a popular pastime in our state. Just like operating a car, however, operating a boat carries a risk of an accident. Nevada state law requires you to report any boating accidents to the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW). When you report a boating accident to NDOW, you can strengthen your case in a future insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit with th...

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