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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 »

The Power of Perseverance

By Lindsay K. Cullen, Esq. Recently Brett Carter and I finished a two week medical malpractice trial. After a long and hard fought battle, the jury made the right decision and justice was done for our client. When I went home that evening, mentally and emotionally exhausted, I started to think about what we… Read More »

Tough and Ethical

Recently, I had a lengthy conversation with an individual who had been referred to the firm for a personal injury consultation. During the course of our lengthy meeting, I learned that the individual had been referred to two different plaintiff personal injury firms by a local insurance defense attorney (an attorney hired by an… Read More »

Who Is Liable for Personal Injury by Drunk Ridesharing Company Driver?

Uber and other ride sharing companies are generally regarded as safer options than driving home after a night of drinking. Leading ride sharing company Uber has gone further by partnering with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in an effort to reduce alcohol related accidents in Nevada. DUI Ridesharing Drivers While Uber has announced that… Read More »

Increase in Nevada Motorcycle Accidents in 2016

2016 appears to be a deadly year for many motorcyclists. Preliminary data gathered by the Office of Traffic Safety in Nevada shows a rise in fatal motorcycle accidents this year. From January 1 through November 14, 2016, a total of 61 motorcyclists have been killed on Nevada roads. Forty-five of the total motorcycle crashes… Read More »

With Uber Testing Driverless Cars, Who Will Be Responsible for Ride-Sharing Accident?

Technology is clearly outpacing regulations of ride-sharing companies such as Uber which in recent months has reportedly been testing autonomous driving technology in Pittsburgh and Las Vegas. Driverless cars with the Uber logo have been occasionally been spotted in Las Vegas, causing a stir among Uber drivers and the millennial passengers who have spurred… Read More »

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