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October 2014

halloween legal issues

How to Avoid Halloween Legal Issues

By | Commentary, Personal Injury Blog

Now that Halloween is right around the corner, everyone is looking for the best costumes and tastiest treats. And while Halloween is usually regarded as a children’s holiday, adults also like to join in on the fun. Because of this, there are more factors that need to be considered before the candy corn is dished and the pumpkins are carved….

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pre-existing injury

How Pre-existing Injuries Affect Personal Injury Claims

By | Personal Injury Blog

In many injury accident cases, the injured party may face questions about prior injuries or conditions from the adjuster or attorney representing the party who injured them.  Although an injured person is not entitled to payment for preexisting injuries and conditions that were there before the accident, an injured person is entitled to compensation for pre-existing injuries and conditions that…

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Sports injury lawyer

Who Should Pay For High School Sports Related Injuries?

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

From the time they are playing soft pitch, to their varsity game of football, children are immersed in athletics. Teamwork is learned, trophies are won, and sometimes, injuries are sustained. The risk for accidents comes with any physical activity, especially in contact sports like football and wrestling. According to The University of Rochester Medical Center’s website, about 30 million children…

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Bicycle Laws and Legal Rights

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Car Accidents, Nevada, Personal Injury Blog

When it comes to transportation, motor vehicles are not the only means to get to a destination. On public roads, bicycles are also welcome but oftentimes traffic laws for them are misunderstood, causing confusion for drivers and cyclists alike.  According to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), bicycle deaths have increased by 133% in 2013. In 2012, there were 3…

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What Does the Texas Ebola Case Teach Us About Medical Malpractice?

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Commentary, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Blog

After the tragic death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the victim of Ebola in Texas, people are wondering if things were handled badly. With reports that Duncan was turned away from the hospital when he first started showing symptoms, the question of medical malpractice is in the air. The New York Post reports that Duncan’s family is calling for an investigation…

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