Monthly Archives

July 2014

Facebook Ruined His Settlement—Confidentiality Clauses in the Age of Social Media

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Personal Injury Blog, Stories

If you reach a legal settlement with another party, it often contains a confidentiality clause.  The language can vary, but, generally you are not allowed to disclose the existence of the settlement or the amount paid.  Many people can’t help but to tell their family and close friends that they reached a settlement.  Although this is a technical violation of…

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Highway Robbery – Civil Asset Forfeiture in Nevada

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Criminal Defense, Laws, Nevada

Recently, Senator Rand Paul introduced federal legislation to address the abuse of civil asset forfeiture statues by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Civil asset forfeiture allows police agencies to retain the property of ordinary citizens if the police believe it was used in illegal activity.  However, the government is not required to prove the underlying illegal activity and…

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What is a Lawsuit? The Basics.

By | Laws, Personal Injury Blog

If you have been injured in some way, and you are having difficulty getting the person who injured you to compensate you in a fair manner, it might make sense to file a lawsuit against him or her. Before you decide to take such a drastic step, it helps to consult a knowledgeable attorney, and it is also a good…

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Nevada Driving Laws

By | Car Accidents, DUI, Las Vegas, Laws, Nevada

Here are a few items related to Nevada laws which drivers ought to be aware of. Share this list with your friends who live in and visit Nevada. What are the Fines for Violating Nevada Cell Phone and Texting Laws? As of January 1, 2012 it is illegal in Nevada to use a hand-held cell phone or to text or…

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Has Your Nevada Driver’s License Been Suspended or Revoked Because of DUI?

By | Criminal Defense, DUI, Nevada

If your Nevada driver’s license been suspended or revoked due to a DUI, you have the right to challenge the suspension or revocation through a DMV administrative hearing.  The DMV hearing does not cost anything.  However, the process can be confusing so it is important to hire an attorney to represent your interests.   Morris Anderson can help you so please…

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DUI in Nevada

By | Car Accidents, Criminal Defense, DUI

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious issue in Nevada which can carry jail time even for a first offense.  It is important that you understand your rights and obtain a lawyer that can provide you the best possible defense.  Morris Anderson can help you so please contact us by phone at 702-333-1111 or by email at info@morrisanderson.com.    …

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Las Vegas Metro Police Department No Longer Responding to Fender Benders

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Car Accidents, Las Vegas

Recently, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department (Metro) changed its policy so that it no longer responds to accidents where there is only property damage to vehicles.  However, Metro will respond to the following types of accidents. Accidents with injuries or fatalities A driver under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or other substances A driver who doesn’t have a driver’s…

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Counting the Cost: Depression Following an Injury

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Car Accidents, Commentary, Depression, Feature Story, Personal Injury Blog, Stories, Studies

Four years ago, Amy (not her real name) was an attractive, twenty-something living in Boise, Idaho. She had been married for a few years. She and her husband Dan had recently had their first child, and he was working a well-paying job at a technology company while Amy was living her dream of being a stay-at-home mom. When the car…

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