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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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Experimental Drugs Fair Game for Terminally Ill

By | Laws, Nevada

It seems like states are legalizing marijuana left and right throughout the country. For the moment, though, Las Vegas appears content with its current list of vices on the menu. However, the Nevada Assembly has recently made a landmark decision regarding drug use that could affect the lives of many throughout the state. Experimental Drugs as a Last Resort Lawmakers…

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Staying Safe While Playing Outdoors in Las Vegas

By | Las Vegas, Nevada, Safety

Geographically speaking, Las Vegas sits squarely in the Mojave Desert; in fact, it is the largest city in the Mojave with almost two million residents. So, how do you raise an active family, have an active lifestyle or simply play outside in the desert’s scorching summer heat? While you might think that an average Las Vegas Valley resident’s first priority…

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How Dangerous is the Bill to Increase Nevada Speed Limits?

How Dangerous is the Bill to Increase Nevada Speed Limits?

By | Car Accidents, Las Vegas, Laws, Nevada, News, Personal Injury Blog, Wrongful Death

A potentially dangerous and deadly bill has just been passed by a Nevada Senate committee. This bill will raise the maximum speed limit on Nevada highways from 75 miles per hour up to 80 miles per hour. The bill originally proposed to raise the speed limit up to 85 miles per hour, but a compromise was reached. Still, this makes…

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How Personal Injury Claims Work in Nevada

By | Nevada, Personal Injury Blog

Each state has its own unique laws that rule personal injury claims. These laws can vary greatly from state to state, thus making it necessary to contact an experienced attorney in the state in which the personal injury occurred. Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Claims One of the areas in which personal injury laws in Nevada are quite different…

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Does Nevada Have a Medical Malpractice Cap?

By | Medical Malpractice, Nevada

In one word, yes. Nevada has a state law that limits the amount of non-economic damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice cases. According to Nolo.com, Nevada Revised Statutes section 41A.035 sets the cap at $350,000. This is the maximum a plaintiff can receive for non-economic damages. What Are Non-Economic Damages? Non-economic damages refer to the types of damages…

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