Wrongful Death

Can I Sue My Homeowners Association After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common causes of serious personal injuries in the home. Falls are the number one cause of death for older adults. Slip and falls can occur because of leaky pipes, inadequate lighting, irrigation system malfunctions, and other hazards. If you are a m... read more

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim? In Nevada, a wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit for the death of someone as a result of another person’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. A wrongful death claim could compensate surviving family members or the decedent’s estate for losses relating to the tragedy. These may include medical bills, lost wages, lost inheritance, funeral and burial costs, and emotional distr... read more
What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death? After someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries or death, victims or surviving loved ones may have several legal remedies available to them. Nevada courts permit many different types of criminal and civil proceedings. The most appropriate type of claim between medical malpractice and wrongful death will depend on the circumstances and facts of the case, and the goals of the person filin... read more
What to Do After an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver When a driver causes an accident with another, the at-fault driver could potentially face criminal charges as well as civil liability for the victim’s damages. This is especially true in drunk driving cases, as driving under the influence is against the law. However, how does an injured driver prove that the driver who caused h... read more
What Are Nevada’s Distracted Driving Laws? “Distracted driving” is a term to describe any type of behavior that causes a driver to stop paying attention to the road. Numerous activities can become distractions such as texting and driving or drunk driving, and some states have enacted laws prohibiting ... read more
How To Calculate the Value of a Wrongful Death Case A wrongful death claim allows the surviving loved ones of a deceased individual to recover compensation when the deceased’s death happened due to negligence or an intentional act. Many types of compensation may be available to wrongful death claimants, depending on the type of claim, the economic situation of the deceased, and state law... read more
Can a Murder Victim’s Estate Sue for Wrongful Death? A wrongful death claim can effectively take the place of an injury claim when the victim dies from his or her injuries or illness. Typically, wrongful death claims arise from negligence, or one party’s failure to exercise appropriate care in each situation. However, it is possible for a claim to arise from an intentional tort, such as m... read more
7 Safety Tips to Prevent Nevada Boating Accidents We have the benefit of living in an area where the weather for boating lasts year-round. However, this flexibility also has a dark side. Boating accidents are common throughout Nevada and can lead to serious injury and wrongful death. By observing a few simple tips, you can reduce your risk of injury and enjoy safe days on the water. If you've been injured on a lake in a Nevada, contact a read more
What Is the “No Injury, No Response” Car Accident Law in Nevada? In Las Vegas, Nevada, the Metropolitan Police Department have enforced a “no injury, no response” car accident policy since March 3rd, 2014. The law went into effect to free valuable law enforcement time and resources for more serious accidents that cause personal injuries. According to the law, police will not respond to minor injuries, or those that don’t cause injuries or deaths. This does n... read more
Why Are Women Suing the Makers of this Cancer-Fighting Drug? drugs, personal injuryTaxotere, a chemotherapy drug used for breast cancer patients, is causing permanent hair loss in women. Medical studies show that permanent and severe alopecia is a newly reported complication of the canc... read more