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  • How to Stay Safe in Las Vegas on Halloween Day

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 31-Oct-2011

    Every Halloween there is the potential for a child to suffer a serious injury in a car accident. It is tragically common for children to run into traffic, to cross the road when it is not safe to do so, or suffer an injury because of a negligent driver. Anyone with children who are going trick or treating this Halloween would be well advised to teach their child and follow these pedestrian safety ...
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  • Motorcyclist Injured in Las Vegas Car Accident

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Attorney || 28-Oct-2011

    A motorcyclist was injured in a Las Vegas car accident after colliding with a vehicle. According to a Fox 5 news report, the motorcycle accident occurred near Ivanhoe Way and West Oakey Boulevard in Las Vegas. Officials have not released information regarding how this collision occurred or which motorist was responsible for the crash. The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and is recovering ...
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  • Jogging Strollers Recalled for Choking Hazard

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Lawyer || 26-Oct-2011

    Hundreds of thousands of strollers have been recently recalled because of a choking hazard. According to The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), B.O.B. Trailers Inc. has recalled 411,700 jogging strollers in the United States. The report states that the canopies on the strollers have an embroidered logo that can detach and become a choking hazard for young children. This recall ...
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  • How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident in Las Vegas

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 21-Oct-2011

    If you have been injured in a Las Vegas car accident, there are a number of steps you can take to protect your rights while dealing with an insurance company. It is important to remember that insurance companies are highly profitable and they have it in their best interest to deny or reduce the value of your claim. Anyone about to call an insurance company after a car accident should be well ...
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  • Understanding Nevada Laws Involving Pedestrians

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 17-Oct-2011

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 35 out of 243 Nevada traffic fatalities in the year 2009 involved pedestrians. It only takes a moment of distraction or carelessness for a tragic Las Vegas pedestrian accident to occur. Therefore, it is in the best interests of all Las Vegas pedestrians to take steps that could help prevent these dangerous accidents. Nevada ...
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  • Motorist Injured in Las Vegas Car Accident

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 14-Oct-2011

    A man traveling from South Dakota to Arizona was injured in a Las Vegas car accident when a car cut him off. According to a CBS news report, the injury accident occurred on southbound Interstate 15 near Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. The man was driving a truck that was pulling a trailer when a small Toyota pulled out in front of him and hit the brakes. Officials say the truck swerved to avoid the ...
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  • More Than 350 Lawsuits Filed in August Over Defective DePuy Hip Replacements

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 5-Oct-2011

    DePuy Orthopaedics, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, is receiving more and more lawsuits filed against them involving defective hip replacement devices. According to Mass Device, there were more than 350 lawsuits filed against DePuy in August, 2011. In addition, there were 700 product liability lawsuits relating to these defective implants in the past two months and 1,700 filed since January. ...
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  • New Distracted Driving Laws in Nevada Become Effective October 1

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Attorney || 1-Oct-2011

    Starting on October 1, 2011, Nevada drivers will face warnings if they are seen driving while making a phone call on a handheld cell phone or texting, according to a CBS News report. For the months of October, November, and December, drivers will face warnings for driving while talking on a handheld phone or texting. Starting January 1, 2012, drivers who fail to use a hands-free device or text ...
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