Volunteer in Las Vegas Bighorn Has Your BackLas VegasNevada
May 23, 2016

59 Ways to Volunteer in Las Vegas

Las Vegas needs volunteers like you to help the Valley thrive. There are hundreds of worthy causes just waiting for your time and special brand of caring. From helping abused and neglected animals to helping out at a rugby match, we have found dozens of ways for you to have fun while selflessly spending your time, giving back to the…
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May 9, 2016

Does an Employer Need to Resume Benefits After I Leave Work Again?

Q: I collected Workers’ Compensation benefits for several months, then tried to go back to work. After a week I had to leave work due to my injury; I notified the insurance company. Do they have to resume my benefits? Workers’ compensation in Las Vegas may seem straightforward, but once you find yourself needing compensation, things can get a bit…
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October 27, 2015

How Does My Second Job Affect My Workers Compensation Benefits?

I was injured at my full-time job, and I'm going to be out for several weeks. I also have a part-time job, and I am able to continue working there. How does this second job affect my benefits? Statistically, most workers in Las Vegas will never have to worry about filing a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, every year, hundreds get…

Collision Pins Rider of Scooter Under Vehicle

By | Traffic & Accidents

A scooter and a car collided Thursday morning, briefly pinning the scooter driver under the car. The accident occurred late in the morning on the east side, near Lamb and Colorado. Bystander and Police officers help to remove the vehicle, so that the scooter driver could be released, before being taken to UMC with non-life threatening injuries.

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Motorcycle Collision Kills 2

By | Traffic & Accidents

Two motorcycle riders were killed after hitting a car Monday night. Metro police reported that the westbound motorcycle collided with the side of a Mazda at about 8:45 pm, near West Oakey Boulevard and  Duneville Street, when the car pulled out on to the road. The two motorcycle riders, identified as Charles Emmet Good, 44, of Las Vegas, and Heather…

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Accident Fire Shuts Down I-15

By | Traffic & Accidents

In an accident that began with a home invasion, two suspects in a black navigator hit another vehicle on Northbound I-15. The suspect’s vehicle, a black Navigator, then caught fire, and shut down the highways, as police investigators, and clean up crews were on the scene. Both suspects were taken into police custody, and no injuries were reported.

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Lake Havasu Resident Injured in Laughlin Pedestrian Accident

By | Traffic & Accidents

A pedestrian was critically injured Sunday night, when he was hit by a car in Laughlin. According to police, Gerald McClintock, 60, of Lake Havasu City,  was truck by northbound motorist on Casino Drive, when crossing the street against a red light. The accident occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m., and is currently under investigation. McClintock, who sustained critical injuries, was taken…

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How to Tell Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident

By | Car Accidents

A crucial part of running a car accident case in Las Vegas involves figuring out who is responsible for the wreck. The process of determining fault in a car accident entails numerous steps. This is crucial, as Nevada is not a state that uses a no-fault policy for insurance claims, meaning that someone will be charged with fault in some…

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How to Get a Fair Amount from Your Workers’ Compensation Settlement

By | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve been injured at work and your employer’s insurance company offers you a workers’ compensation settlement, don’t just take what you can get because you’re afraid you might not get a better deal. Here’s how you can make sure you’re getting a fair amount in relation to the extent of your injuries. The Advantages of Accepting a Settlement Sometimes…

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Workplace Injury - When You Can Sue Outside of Workers' Compensation

Workplace Injury: When You Can Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation

By | Personal Injury Blog, Workers' Compensation

Workplace injuries happen to the best of us, and they can range to a minor cut or scrape that might not even require stitches to the kind of life-changing injury that could result in permanent disability. For the most part, an employee’s only recourse in such a situation is to make a claim against their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance, but…

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