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  • Leonard Stone, Nicole Steinhaus Article Published in Nevada Association for Justice's Advocate Journal

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 28-Mar-2017

    Shook & Stone is pleased to announce that Partner Leonard Stone and Attorney Nicole Steinhaus recently had an article featured in the Advocate, a bi-monthly professional legal journal published by the Nevada Association for Justice. Their article – Runners and Cappers in Nevada – was featured in the Advocate ’s March/April 2017 issue. Attorney Stone and Steinhaus’ ...
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  • Congress Considers Legislation that Could Limit Victims' Rights

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 24-Mar-2017

    The civil justice system has become has become the focal point contention and dispute waged largely by corporations, insurance companies, and big businesses that have interests in shielding themselves from liability when their actions, products, or companies cause preventable harm. As a personal injury law firm that has recovered over half a billion dollars in compensation for clients across ...
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  • No Workers' Compensation Insurance: What do I do?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 23-Mar-2017

    By: Kevin Kampschror, Esq. When you get injured while on the job you likely just assume your employer has workers’ compensation (“WC”) insurance. But what if they do not? What do you do? In Nevada, you have a few options. The injured worker can always contact their employer and request that the employer pay for the WC claim. However, this could be substantial as it would include ...
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  • Governmental Immunity - What Happens When you are Hurt by a Government Employee or Agent

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 22-Mar-2017

    Imagine you are driving home from work. You stop at a light, wait for it to turn green, and proceed cautiously into the intersection. Suddenly, a police cruiser enters the intersection from a perpendicular street, running a red light and barreling into your car. You suffer multiple injuries, including damage to your knee which results in surgery. What are your rights? Can you pursue a claim ...
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  • Your Right to Select Your Own Doctor: Transfers of Care in Nevada Workers' Compensation Claims

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 20-Mar-2017

    By: Kevin Kampschror, Esq. NRS 616C.090 states in relevant part that an injured employee may choose a treating physician or chiropractor from the panel of physicians and chiropractors and if the injured employee is not satisfied with the first physician or chiropractor he or she so chooses, the injured employee may make an alternative choice of physician or chiropractor from the panel if the ...
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  • Filing a Car Accident Claim: The Basics

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 20-Mar-2017

    According to some estimates, people will file a claim for an auto accident about once every 17.9 years. In 2015, more than 6 million police-reported crashes occurred in the United States alone. Another 32,166 crashes resulted in death. Considering the number of people driving on the road at any time, and the fact that driver distraction is the leading cause of crashes, it’s unsurprising that ...
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  • Teen Driver Accidents: Top Mistakes Made By New Drivers

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 17-Mar-2017

    Handing the keys over to a teen driver is a milestone in both a child’s and parent’s life. For children, it means more freedom and the ability to hit the road and get to new places. For parents, it can be downright frightening – and for good reason. Insurance companies know the data on teen drivers, which is why premiums for newer motorists is often higher, especially in faster ...
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  • Do Bars and Liquor Stores Have a License to Kill?: Dram Shop Liability in Nevada

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 13-Mar-2017

    Nevada law immunizes bars in Nevada from liability arising from actions of their patrons after having been served or sold alcohol. In most situations, no matter how intoxicated a person becomes, his/her age, or how many drinks a bartender serves, a business is likely not liable for any injuries or damages caused by that conduct. Policies like this make Nevada attractive to bars, restaurants, and ...
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  • Stacking Insurance Policies: Protecting Yourself From Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists.

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 9-Mar-2017

    By: James Crytzer According to the Insurance Research Council, more than 12 percent of drivers in Nevada are uninsured. Therefore, in order to protect you and your family, it is imperative that we all understand and consider what could happen to you or a loved one injured by an uninsured motorist. This article addresses one area for potential recovery in these unfortunate circumstances. While the ...
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  • I Was Hit by a Drugged Driver. What Are My Rights?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 2-Mar-2017

    In 2014, about 10 million people over the age of 11 reported they drove under the influence of illegal drugs the year before. This number doesn’t include individuals driving under the influence of legal prescriptions, which can be just as dangerous. For some people, such as older adults, prescription drugs can take longer to break down or can have adverse reactions when mixed with other ...
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