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December 2014

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How Does Bail Work?

By | Criminal Defense

When a person is arrested and put into jail, the first thing he or she (the defendant) wants to do is find a way out. Depending on the severity of the crime, the defendant may be able to pay bail and get out. Bail is a payment (either cash, bond, or valuable property) that ensures the court that the arrested…

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Nevada Hotel Workers at Risk

By | Nevada, Personal Injury Blog

When the average person hears of a higher rate of injuries on the job, one would likely think of injuries at warehouses, loading docks and even to drivers. Yet in Nevada, home of some of the largest hotels in the world, the second leading cause of professional injuries are suffered by those who clean the rooms at these megaresorts. Government…

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Personal Injury Claims: What is a Lien?

By | Personal Injury Blog

Personal injury claims are full of complex legal and procedural issues. When your case is managed properly by a Nevada personal injury attorney the mazes of law and process are more easily navigated. Because lawsuits can take many months, or even years, to settle or try in court, the financial burden of expenses as well as medical bills never seems…

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws and Injuries

By | Car Accidents, Laws, Personal Injury Blog

It is no secret that motorcycles are dangerous. According to research, the Department of Transportation reported that there were 81,000 recorded injuries sustained from motorcycles in 2011. And not surprisingly, the severity of the injury increases as the riders driving speed increases. Even more, riders who were not wearing a helmet sustained the most serious injuries, including death. In Nevada,…

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What is False Imprisonment?

By | Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Blog

By definition, false imprisonment means holding an individual without his or her consent, restricting their locational freedom. The act of false imprisonment is considered an intentional tort, where tort is a wrongful act of causing harm to another person or group of people. According to the law, an intentional tort can cause either physical or psychological harm to an individual,…

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