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  • What Should I Ask My Doctor After an Accident?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 31-Jul-2017

    After being involved in any type of car accident, your health should be a top priority. Whether you received medical treatment at the scene of the crash, were taken to a nearby hospital, or did not receive medical attention, it is important to seek timely medical treatment or a follow up visit with your doctor. Doing so can not only protect your health and safety, but also any potential personal ...
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  • Are Hands-Free Mobile Devices Safer While Driving?

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

    In a previous blog post, we discussed Nevada’s tough stance on distracted driving, including text messaging and cell phone use behind the wheel. Under Nevada law, the following is prohibited: Text messaging while driving (primary law for ALL drivers) Handheld cell phone use while driving (primary law for ALL drivers) Nevada takes this tough approach because residents and lawmakers understand ...
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  • Nevada Texting While Driving Laws Explained

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 26-Jul-2017

    Today, the dangers of texting and other forms of cell phone use while driving are well known. As one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving, text messaging behind the wheel is a simple action that has serious risks. Plenty of statistics and studies conducted throughout the years have made it clear just how dangerous texting while driving is: A Virginia Tech Transportation Institute ...
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  • Maximum Average Monthly Wage 2017

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 7-Jul-2017

    When an injured worker’s claim has been accepted, one of the things that the insurer must calculate is the average monthly wage (“AMW”). Be advised, some insurers will deny calculating the AMW if there is no Temporary Total Disability (“TTD”) owed, however that is improper under the law. AMW is a very key component in the injured worker’s case. Why? First, AMW ...
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