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Claiming Compensation for Accidents Involving Ride-Sharing Companies in Las Vegas

As ride-sharing companies have become increasingly popular throughout Nevada, determining legal responsibility for injuries sustained in accidents involving Uber or Lyft vehicles can be confusing for motorists. Lyft Ride-Sharing Insurance Who may be responsible for injury and property damage involving a Lyft vehicle will depend on whether the ride-sharing vehicle was logged onto the… Read More »

Understanding Medical Malpractice and When You Might Have a Legal Claim

Medical malpractice refers to incidents where patients experience harm at the hands of a medical professional, like a doctor, nurse or hospital, who has failed to provide the appropriate degree of care. It’s important to note, however, that medical malpractice does not cover every mistake made by a doctor, or cases where a patient… Read More »

Everything You Need to Know about Slip & Fall Cases

Getting injured in a slip-and-fall accident can leave you with serious injuries and serious costs. If you’ve been hurt in a slip-and-fall accident in Nevada, you may have a legal right to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Find out what you absolutely need to know about slip-and-fall claims in Nevada below, and contact… Read More »

Important Requirements When Filing Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Anyone who is severely harmed because of the professional negligence of their physician may be entitled to compensation if they follow the rules for medical malpractice lawsuits. In a recent case involving a man who developed complications from surgical procedure, the court issued a ruling dismissing the lawsuit, not on its merits but mainly… Read More »

Proposed Amendment to State Senate Bill Includes Strict Provisions for Ride Sharing Companies

Earlier this year, the Nevada Legislature voted to pass Senate Bill 226, which seeks to revise provisions related to transportation network organizations, including ridesharing entities like Uber and Lyft. However, the bill was not met without contention – it drew significant fire from ridesharing organizations and allies who argued that the amendment would help… Read More »

Personal Injury Compensation for Lyft Ride Sharing Passenger

Using a vehicle to carry passengers for a fee requires a commercial auto insurance policy to cover injuries sustained by passengers of ride-sharing vehicles such as Lyft and Uber.But when a third party causes the vehicular crash or collision involving the ride-sharing passenger, the injured passenger may also have a claim for compensation against… Read More »

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Attendee’s Death in Las Vegas Music Event

Electronic dance music enthusiasts look forward to the annual Electric Daisy Carnival event, also known as EDC, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The high-energy event typically features popular dance producers and DJs who perform live before a young crowd. In 2015, a 24-year old partygoer from California died due to a drug overdose on the… Read More »

Seat Belt Injuries Car Accidents

Seatbelts, when worn properly, are intended to prevent car occupants from being flung violently against the dashboard, steering wheel, or windshield, significantly reducing risks of fatal injuries in a car crash. In 2014, seatbelts reportedly saved almost 13,000 lives during car collisions. While body restraints during high speed crashes can reduce one’s risk of… Read More »

Suffering from Hernia Mesh Surgery Complications? You are Not Alone.

According to the FDA, more than one million surgeries occur every year in the United States to repair hernias. Of those, nearly 800,000 are performed to repair an inguinal hernia which occurs in the inner groin. Other types of hernias and their locations can include: Ventral General abdominal or ventral wall Hiatal Inside the… Read More »

Dangerous Behavioral Patterns Recorded with Abilify Use

Abilify, clinically named Aripiprazole, has been prescribed to more than one million people to manage symptoms of acute manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia, and as an add-on treatment for adults who suffer from depression. Upon the drug’s approval, sales of Abilify skyrocketed reaching nearly $7 billion per year during… Read More »

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