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Toyota Recalls for Acceleration Issues: $1.2 Billion in Fines

By | Car Accidents, Feature Story, News

The US Justice Department fined Toyota Motors, the Japanese auto maker, $1,200,000,000, that’s 1.2 billion dollars.  It is the largest ever punitive action of its’ kind against a car company.  Allegations were numerous and those making the allegations against Toyota were members of the highest legislative body in America.  Toyota was accused of lying to investigators, regulators and the American…

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Ryan Anderson Interviews with KNPR Regarding Nevada Ruling on Club Dancers

By | Feature Story, Las Vegas, Laws, Nevada, News

This week, Ryan Anderson did an interview with KNPR radio to discuss the Nevada Supreme Court’s ruling last week involving club dancers. In the ruling, dancers are considered employees, not independent contractors. This legislation means that thousands of dancers at the Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club, and other clubs, could be paid millions of dollars in back pay. In the interview, the…

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Lawsuit Alleges Funeral Home Buried Deceased Sister on Top of Husband’s Remains, Concealed Mistake.

By | Feature Story, Las Vegas, Nevada, News, Personal Injury Blog

Sandra Magro filed suit against Davis Funeral Home and Alderwods Cemetery in Clark County district court on September 15 claiming that the defendants buried her sister atop Magro’s husband’s remains, then concealed the error. Magro purchased three adjacent plots in the Paradise Memorial Gardens Cemetery long ago, intending to have Magro and her husband share a plot with mother and…

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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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Allstate’s Bad Behavior in Claims, Towards Clients, and With its Own Agents

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Commentary, Feature Story, Personal Injury Blog

Six years ago, the American Association for Justice set out to identify the worst insurance companies for consumers, investigating thousands of court documents, SEC filings, FBI records, state insurance investigations and complaints, news accounts, and testimonies. When they had finished, they said, “One company stood out above all others. Allstate’s concerted efforts to put profits over policyholders has earned its…

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Doctors Mistakes Kill 500,000 Every Year.

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Feature Story, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Blog, Studies

Six months ago, we wrote a brief post about detecting Medical Malpractice. In that post we used the latest data on deaths caused by the mistakes of medical providers, which suggested that up to 100,000 Americans die every year due to medical mistakes. What we’ve learned since then is that our data was horribly wrong, and the truth is shocking….

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I Just Received a Personal Injury Settlement…. What now?

By | Feature Story, Personal Injury Blog

This week, a friend and talented estate planning attorney, Jeremy Cooper, has graciously agreed to contribute a few words about planning for personal injury settlements.  Here is what he as to say: Many clients assume all lawyers know everything about the law.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  Most lawyers specialize in a specific area of the law, and while…

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Is Geico Unreasonably Paying Less on Claims to Boost Profits?

By | Feature Story, Insurance Companies, Personal Injury Blog

We’ve noticed a disturbing pattern in our office lately from certain insurance companies. Many have been offering less and less on pre-litigation claims and are holding onto money longer and longer. The net result is that these companies are forcing more and more people into litigation. We wondered if this was a pattern, or if we had just run into…

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