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Stem Cell Clinics Involved in Medical Malpractice Claims

Stem cells have raised hopes in the possibility of successfully treating degenerative diseases such as arthritis, damaged spinal discs, neurological diseases and even heart failure. But recently reported cases of women going blind after stem cell grafts into their retina have led to medical malpractice lawsuits, albeit promptly settled. The disastrous results highlight the… Read More »

Passing a School Bus

As summer winds down, it is time for children all over the Las Vegas Valley to return to school. It is important to take a minute from all the school supply shopping trips, school orientations, and teacher meet and greet sessions to think about driver safety. NRS §484B.353 tells us when we can –… Read More »

Claiming Compensation in Ride Sharing Car Collision

Ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft have made a huge dent in the taxi-riding market, making them a force to reckon with. Closely tied with the increasing popularity of ride hailing services are the growing questions on the potential liability of drivers and ride sharing networks in case of a collision involving any… Read More »

What is my Personal Injury Claim Worth?

In a vast amount of my personal injury consultations, many prospective clients always ask: what is my case worth? Routinely, my response is “if I had a dollar for every time I could provide you with the answer you desire, I would be Bill Gates rich.” Unfortunately, to the prospective clients’ dismay, I’m never… Read More »

New Study Reveals Anesthesia-Related Medical Malpractice Claims on the Decline

A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists said that anesthesia-related malpractice claims have declined over the last decade. The report indicates that from 2005 to 2013, the frequency of anesthesia-related medical malpractice claims declined by nearly 42 percent, or roughly 4.6 percent each year. The greatest decrease… Read More »

Proposed Bike Path Can Reduce Bicycle Accidents in Downtown Las Vegas

Southern Nevada officials have recently proposed the creation of a new path exclusively for bicycles and walkers traveling between UNLV and downtown Las Vegas. If plans push through, bicyclists and pedestrians will be able to use this path to lower the risk of vehicular collisions that ordinarily occur in local streets. The proposed path is known… Read More »

Personal Injury Attorney’s Fee

Attorney John Bertoldo speaks about how BBC&S don’t charge their clients anything unless their case is done.

Importance of uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage

I recently met with an older couple who live on a fixed retirement income. They have a small estate and 2 older model used cars in good operating condition. The wife had been hurt in an auto accident and sustained nerve injury to her lumbar spine. The adverse driver admitted fault for the accident… Read More »

Jury Awards over $70 Million in Product Liability Damages for Cancer-Linked Talcum Powder

A jury in Missouri recently awarded more than $70 million in damages to a woman who claimed that years of using talc products led to her developing ovarian cancer. The defendant is a multinational health care and pharmaceutical company known worldwide for its wide range of baby products such as baby powder and other… Read More »

Can a Worker Recover Damages for a Slip-and-Fall Accident at Client’s Site

Workers generally have the option to recover workers compensation for injuries sustained at the employer’s workplace. But many injuries such as those arising from a slip and fall accident occur at locations that are not controlled by the employer. In which case, a worker who is injured while working at another person’s premises should… Read More »

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