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New Research Shows the Increased Risks Associated with Texting and Driving

Common sense dictates that looking down at a phone to read or write a message while behind the wheel isn’t safe to do, but surprisingly little research has been done on just how risky it is to text or talk on the phone while driving. A newly-released study examines just how much of a… 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 »

Seat Belt Use Critical for Front and Rear Seat Passengers

We’ve all heard the PSAs encouraging us to buckle up every time we get into a car. Not only do we know that we should do so for our own safety, we also know that it’s against the law not to wear a seat belt in Nevada. All the same, many Nevadans forgo a… Read More »

Study Finds Drowsy Driving to Be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Whether it’s first thing in the morning while on our way to school or work, or getting home after a late night at the office or out with friends, most all of us have gotten behind the wheel when we would’ve been better off getting into bed. While it might not seem ideal to… 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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