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Nevada’s Dog Bite Laws: What You Need to Know

Nevada’s Dog Bite Laws: What You Need to Know

There are no federal laws concerning dog bites and the handling of dangerous canines, so it’s up to each state and jurisdiction to enact their own laws on the matter. Nevada’s dog bite laws are unique, and even within Nevada, some cities (such as Las Vegas) are more strict than others. Dangerous and Vicious Dogs In Nevada, dogs are classified as either “dangerous” or “vicious” when they hurt people. For most of Nevada, dogs are given a one bite leeway; if [...]

Four Ways to Promote Road Safety

Four Ways to Promote Road Safety

Driving is one of the most dangerous activities that there is, claiming more than 40,000 lives annually, with over ten thousand car accidents a year in Las Vegas alone. To top things off, you can’t predict what other drivers on the road will do—all you can do is do your part to stay safe, and hope that everyone around you is responsible enough to do the same. Every driver knows to avoid drunk driving, speeding, and other simple hazards, [...]

What Happens When A Child is Hurt in a Car Accident?

What Happens When A Child is Hurt in a Car Accident?

Personal injury cases are always, as the name implies, personal. Emotions and tempers can run high as you seek out justice for the pain that others have caused, and these cases grow all the more personal when it’s your children being hurt instead. Fortunately, parents and their attorneys are able to pursue financial compensation on the behalf of their kids, and courts tend to be extremely sympathetic to their suffering. Of course, with the proper use of safety devices, your [...]

Why is Night the Most Dangerous Time to Drive?

Why is Night the Most Dangerous Time to Drive?

Drivers face a variety of hazards on the road, but none so frequently as those found at night. Even with headlights, motorists are at a significantly higher risk of getting into car crashes with lethal consequences. After all, despite only a quarter of all driving occurring after dark, over 50 percent of traffic deaths happen at night. Impaired Drivers Drunk driving is especially prevalent from midnight to 3 a.m. (and even more so on weekends), around when most bars close for [...]

What If I Find Out I’m Injured After Filing a Claim?

What If I Find Out I’m Injured After Filing a Claim?

Car accidents can cause a variety of damages, but none quite so distressing as personal injuries, which can be felt for days, weeks, or even years after a crash. Everyone deserves compensation for their suffering, but if you only grow aware of your injuries after filing a claim with an insurance company, securing recoveries can become difficult. If you attempt to file for more damages after making your initial claim, insurance adjusters will often doubt the validity of your claim, [...]

Your Guide to Understanding The Personal Injury Case Process

Your Guide to Understanding The Personal Injury Case Process

For most people, filing a personal injury case is not something they have much experience with. This is why we put together this article; if you have never been through this process before, you can get a better understanding of how it works. While all cases are different, there are some basics which will be followed by all experienced personal injury attorneys. Step 1: Consultation The very first step you are going to take is to meet with a lawyer. This [...]