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Drivers of Ride Sharing Companies May Soon Need Business License in Nevada

A pending bill at the Senate seeks to require ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to ensure that their drivers have valid state business registrations before they can drive in Nevada. Proponents of the legislative measure say that it’s a logical requirement following the ride sharing companies’ stand that their drivers are… Read More »

Over One Million Vehicles Recalled as Potential Car-Crash Risks

Two Korean car makers recently announced a recall of popular car and SUV models manufactured in 2011 through 2014 due to post-manufacturing issues that can cause their engines to fail and stall. The companies said that over a million vehicles appear to be affected by the problem that can increase their risks of car… Read More »

Driver Fatigue May Be the Cause of Automobile Collisions

Fatigue or a state of tiredness can adversely affect physical and mental performance, especially when driving. Behind the wheel, fatigue can make drivers less attentive on the road, impair their motor skills and reflexes, affect driving decisions, and decrease reaction time such as when applying the brakes or steering to avoid hitting objects or… Read More »

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 »

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