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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 »

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 in las vegas. 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… 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 »

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