Is "Open and Obvious" an Automatic Defense in Premises Liability Cases?
Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney
The "Open and Obvious" Defense is a common weapon used by Defendant Landowners against individuals alleging injuries as a result of dangerous conditions on property. Defense counsel routinely argue that their client could not have breached any Standard of Care because the alleged hazard was "open and obvious" and should have been seen and avoided by the Plaintiff. We observe ...
Social Security Representation With vs. Without an Attorney
Posted By Las Vegas Injury Lawyer
Social Security disability (SSD) is an area of administrative law. By its very nature, a person does not have to be a practicing attorney or even a licensed professional to represent someone in their SSD matter before an administrative law judge (ALJ) or otherwise handle a claim. However, this is an area of the law that is highly sophisticated. Social Security is a federal program, and therefore ...
Super Bowl Sunday, Sobriety Checkpoints and DUI Arrests
Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd.
While Las Vegas is known as the Entertainment Capital of the World every day of the year, events such as Super Bowl Sunday attract even more party-goers than usual. Due to the higher likelihood of drinking, the Las Vegas Police Department announced a series of sobriety/DUI checkpoints throughout the city. Sobriety checkpoints statistically save thousands of lives a year by arresting drunk drivers ...
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