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Blog Posts in April, 2015

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  • How You Can Prepare for Your BVA Hearing

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 22-Apr-2015

    When you are preparing to go to the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) to have your hearing the most important thing is that you go in prepared. After you receive your notice from the Department of Veterans Affairs of your hearing date, you should request your entire claim file (C-File). This C-File is one of the main things the BVA will use to determine the outcome of your appeal. When you receive ...
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  • Watch: Researchers Record Distracted Teens Involved in Crashes

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 20-Apr-2015

    The month of April is officially known as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month - an important time of year that can help us remember just how dangerous driver distraction is. In America, for example, distractions behind the wheel cause thousands of preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths each year. As part of the awareness campaign, researchers from the AAA Traffic Safety Foundation ...
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  • Panel Proposes Overhauling Military Retirement & Tricare

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 13-Apr-2015

    A panel put together to review the military’s compensation and retirement systems has come forward with their list of 15 proposals, with most of these proposals focusing on retirement and healthcare options. The suggested cut would look to control the costs of personnel spending by $12 billion dollars annually. One of the major proposals would be doing away with Tricare and replacing it with ...
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  • Shook & Stone Strongly Opposes AB 229, and Urges You to Help Us Protect the Rights of Nevada's Workers

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 8-Apr-2015

    Shook & Stone has represented workers with their workers’ compensation claims for nearly twenty years. We remain on the lookout for dangerous legislation that threatens our clients in this area. The latest assault on workers’ rights in Nevada comes in the form of AB 229, a bill seeking to limit the rights of workers in favor of corporate and insurance interests. The proposed bill ...
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  • Hiking Safety Tips

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 6-Apr-2015

    With Spring now upon us many of those who love the outdoors, myself included, will be prepping their packs for the first hike of the season. When hiking, there is nothing better than finding a path that you have never previously trekked. However, when tackling a new path it is always best to be prepared – as I found out. Shortly after moving to Las Vegas, some friends and I had heard of a ...
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  • Spring Break & Distracted Driving Crashes

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 1-Apr-2015

    Spring break is in full effect at high schools and colleges around Las Vegas and other areas of the country. This means more students will be letting off some steam with parties, vacations, and get-togethers. For residents in popular tourist destinations - including those who call Las Vegas home - the influx of spring breakers could make public roads and highways just a little more dangerous, ...
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