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June 2015

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Religious Freedom Bill in Nevada No Longer Alive

By | Nevada

Given the heated debate and widespread outrage that occurred throughout the country after the owners of a pizzeria in Indiana told a reporter they would be opposed to catering a gay wedding, it’s no wonder that so-called “religious freedom bills” throughout the nation have also died. It’s no different here in Las Vegas and the rest of Nevada. The Official…

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Workers’ Compensation and Arbitration

By | Workers' Compensation

Usually, workers’ compensation is a pretty straightforward process. If you get hurt while working, your company has insurance that will pay for your medical care and any lost wages. You’ll either get your old position back upon your return or a position of equal pay. However, sometimes, workers have to go through arbitration. This can be scary if you don’t…

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation

By | Workers' Compensation

As you probably know, your employer is required to provide you with a safe work environment. While some jobs are inherently riskier than others, no employer is legally allowed to put their staff at unreasonable risk of harm. Workers’ compensation insurance exists because sometimes employees still get injured, despite the best efforts to provide a safe environment. When this happens,…

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Lawsuits in Vegas Target Prison Guards

By | Las Vegas, News

At least three of the six men who were injured back in 2012 when shotgun pellets were fired by guards in a Las Vegas penitentiary have filed lawsuits against those who pulled the trigger. It will most likely be a contentious case, with both sides seeking to target whether or not the reasoning was sound for the actions the guards…

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Personal Injury Time Limits in Nevada

By | Nevada, Personal Injury Blog

If you have been injured in an accident, and you feel that someone else was at fault, or negligent, leading to your injury, then you may have a personal injury case against them. There are numerous types of personal injury cases, including slips and falls, auto accidents, malfunctioning products, medical malpractice, and dog bites. In any case, you will need…

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Las Vegas Laws on Shared Fault

By | Personal Injury Blog

If you are injured and another person is involved, the first thing that may go through your mind is that they were at fault. You may immediately assume that you can sue them for personal injury and receive compensation for your injuries. However, there are some cases when fault is shared. In fact, in Nevada, a law called the modified…

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