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  • Metoo Clip-on Baby Chairs Recalled for Falling Hazard

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 29-Aug-2011

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 9,500 “metoo” clip-on baby chairs because of potential falling hazards. According to a FOX 5 news report, the chairs made by phil&teds USA Inc., have clamps that can detach and cause the chair and the infant to fall. There is also an amputation hazard if the child’s fingers get caught in the ...
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  • Patients Affected by DePuy Hip Replacement Systems Recall Aren't Alone

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 25-Aug-2011

    It might be easy for a lot of us to forget about a recall after months have passed, but we’re not the ones who have suffered serious complications or endured the pain and burden of additional surgery to correct a problem that shouldn’t have existed in the first place. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, launched a recall for ASR™ XL Acetabular Systems and ...
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  • Pedestrian Injured in Las Vegas Car Accident

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 24-Aug-2011

    A woman was injured in a Las Vegas car accident after two cars collided and one of them crashed into her. According to CBS News, the pedestrian accident occurred on Charleston Boulevard between Main and Third. Both vehicles were travelling west when they collided and one of them veered onto the sidewalk, crashing into the pedestrian. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital. An investigation ...
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  • Determining Liability for a Slip-and-Fall Accident

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 22-Aug-2011

    If you have been injured on someone else’s property, you may be wondering who should be held responsible for your medical bills and other expenses. You must determine if the incident was purely an accident that no one could have prevented, or if your injuries resulted from a hazardous condition. If the accident was directly related to someone’s negligence, you may be able to pursue ...
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  • Understanding Nevada's Helmet Laws

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 18-Aug-2011

    Helmets have been proven to help prevent serious head injuries and brain trauma. Statistics show that helmets save lives. While it is recommended that all Nevada residents wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle or a bicycle, not all riders are legally required to do so. It is important that all Nevada riders follow the law and actively seek out ways to better protect themselves in case of an ...
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  • Elderly Man Killed in Las Vegas DUI Crash

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer || 16-Aug-2011

    An 82-year-old man was killed and his wife was seriously injured in a Las Vegas car accident involving a driver who was reportedly under the influence. According to a KTNV news report, the DUI crash occurred at Charleston and Jones in Las Vegas. The elderly couple was making a left turn in a Lincoln Towncar when a 29-year-old man drove his car through a red light and struck their vehicle. The ...
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  • Who is Liable for Injuries Suffered in a Dog Attack?

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 10-Aug-2011

    Victims of Nevada dog bite attacks often suffer devastating injuries. Bite marks, nerve damage, lacerations and broken bones caused by a brutal dog attack may require extensive medical treatment, medication, surgery and time away from work. Victims of Las Vegas dog attacks may wonder where the money is going to come from to help cover these types of financial losses. A skilled Nevada dog bite ...
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  • Suspected Red Light Runner Causes Fatal Las Vegas Car Accident

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Lawyer || 9-Aug-2011

    A 51-year-old woman was killed and three passengers were injured in a Las Vegas car accident that occurred at a street intersection. According to a FOX 5 news report, the fatal car crash occurred at the intersection of Harmon Avenue and Jones Boulevard. Officials say a 21-year-old woman drove her 2008 Ford Focus through a red light before crashing into a 2010 Ford Focus. The driver of the 2010 ...
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  • What to Do After Suffering a Back Injury

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 2-Aug-2011

    Your back, in addition to being the location of the spinal column, has layer upon layer of muscles that connect to the neck, the scapulae, and along the spine. A healthy back is essential to being able to stand upright, stay balanced, and move. If your back is injured, even subtly, it can adversely affect everyday maneuvers such as getting out of bed, sitting down, standing up, bending down, and ...
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