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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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  • Pickup Truck Accident Claims Life of 7-Year-Old

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 18-Jul-2014

    The identity of a seven-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a pickup truck in North Las Vegas was confirmed earlier this week by her family and the Clark County Coroner's Office. The incident occurred in a crosswalk on Commerce Street, near Kraft Avenue on July 11. According to police, the girl was crossing the street just before 9pm when she was struck by a Ford pickup truck. She was ...
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  • Wrongful Death: Nevada Supreme Court Bars Claim for Wrongful Death

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Attorney || 23-May-2014

    On April 3, 2014, the Nevada Supreme Court, in a 3-0 panel decision, ruled against the heir of a man who was fatally assaulted in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Following the incident, the man's estate and three of his four children brought wrongful death actions against Wal-Mart. Thereafter, a fourth child brought a similar but separate action against Wal-Mart for his death. The case went to trial ...
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  • Las Vegas: One of the Most Dangerous Cities for Pedestrians

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 21-May-2014

    A national study recently reconfirmed that Las Vegas is one of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians. The study was issued by the National Complete Streets Coalition and Smart Growth America. While not the most dangerous city for pedestrians in the nation, Las Vegas did come in at the top of the list. The study ranked Las Vegas 13 th in most dangerous cities for pedestrians. Some Statistics ...
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  • Another Pedestrian Death Prompts LVPD to Discuss Ideas for Traffic Safety

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 18-Nov-2013

    The Las Vegas Valley just had its 94 th traffic-related death this year. Last night a driver who was neither impaired nor speeding hit and killed a pedestrian while she was crossing the street. Yesterday's fatal traffic accident prompted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police to hold a meeting on what they can do to increase safety awareness and decrease the number of overall traffic-related ...
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  • Raising Awareness for Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 8-Nov-2013

    On Saturday, November 2 nd, Shook & Stone participated in FARE Walk Las Vegas, a walk to raise awareness and funds for people with food allergies and anaphylaxis. This walk was just one more way for the attorneys at Shook & Stone to show their support for people in the local community and to do their part to raise awareness. Food allergies can range from moderate to severe, and if ...
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  • Fatal Crash in Las Vegas Caused by Driver's Medical Episode

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 19-Sep-2013

    Las Vegas Metro Police reported that a man died in a car accident instigated by an apparent medical episode. After police responded to the incident, they determined upon initial investigation that the man was killed after driving into a wall on North Lamb Boulevard. He was transported by an emergency medical team to University Medical Center and died a short time later. After the accident, which ...
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  • Las Vegas Motorcyclist Killed in Box Truck Collision on Highway 95

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 3-Sep-2013

    The Clark County coroner recently identified the motorcyclist killed in yesterday morning's crash as a 23-year-old man from Las Vegas. The accident happened yesterday at 2:30 in the morning on Highway 95 near Cheyenne. The motorcyclist was traveling southbound when somehow his motorcycle crashed into the back of a box delivery truck. The rider was ejected from the bike and pronounced dead at ...
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  • Delivery Driver Killed in Las Vegas Truck, SUV Collision

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Attorney || 23-May-2012

    The 43-year-old driver of a delivery truck was killed after an SUV ran into the stopped truck near the Las Vegas strip. According to a news report in The Las Vegas Sun, the fatal motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane. Police say the delivery truck was stopped at an inside left turn lane on eastbound Flamingo Road when a 2009 GMC Yukon Denali that was ...
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  • Fatal Las Vegas Car Accident Claims the Life of One Woman

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Lawyer || 4-May-2012

    A 64-year-old woman died from injuries suffered in a car accident. According to a news report on, the crash involved two vehicles. Police say a driver was trying to cross 4th Street when a van hit the vehicle. The victim, who was trapped in a car, was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. The other people involved in the accident suffered relatively ...
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  • Elderly Woman Killed in East Valley Intersection Crash

    Posted By Nevada Injury Lawyer || 30-Apr-2012

    An 80-year-old woman died in a Las Vegas intersection accident after a pickup truck struck the vehicle in which she was a passenger. According to a news report in The Las Vegas Sun, the fatal crash occurred near the intersection of East Flamingo Road and South Pearl Street. Police say a 1998 Chevy Lumina was traveling west on Flamingo Road turning left to go southbound on Pearl Street at the time ...
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  • Couple Killed in Fiery Las Vegas Car Crash

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 24-Apr-2012

    A man and his wife were killed in a car accident in Las Vegas after another driver ran a stop sign and collided with the victims’ vehicle. According to a news report in the Las Vegas Sun, the fatal car accident occurred at the intersection of Town Center Drive and Flamingo Road. Police say a 23-year-old man driving a 2010 Subaru Impreza east on Flamingo ran a stop sign and collided with the ...
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  • 11-Year-Old Girl Killed in Las Vegas Accident Involving School Bus

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Attorney || 21-Mar-2012

    An 11-year-old girl was recently killed in a Las Vegas pedestrian accident after she was hit by a school bus while walking at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Las Vegas Sun, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Ann Road and Pebble Rock Drive. Police say the girl was run over by the school bus that was making a right onto Pebble Rock. The bus was ...
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  • Speed Continues to be Common Cause of NV Fatal Car Crashes

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 19-Mar-2012

    Speed is a contributing factor in approximately one out of every three fatal car accidents. Despite this staggering statistic, little has been done to decrease the number of fatal crashes involving speeding. According to a news report in USA Today, there has been little to no success in combating speed-related car crashes nationwide. While non-use of seat belt deaths dropped 23 percent over the ...
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  • Multiple Fatalities in Three Las Vegas Car Accidents

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 27-Feb-2012

    In a matter of hours, three separate car accidents resulted in five fatalities over the weekend. According to an 8 News Now news report, the first crash involved a 19-year-old driver crashing his Dodge Stratus into a PT Cruiser that was attempting to make a turn near Windmill Parkway and Green Valley Parkway in Henderson. The 19-year-old driver, his 19-year-old passenger, and an 86-year-old man ...
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  • Man Killed in Las Vegas Head-On Collision on Rainbow Blvd

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Attorney || 13-Feb-2012

    A 24-year-old man was fatally injured in a head-on crash, which officials say involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the fatal crash occurred on Rainbow Boulevard near Wigwam Avenue. Police say a Toyota 4Runner crossed the centerline and struck the victim’s 2004 Ford Mustang. A third car also collided with the Toyota. But the driver of ...
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  • Motorcyclist Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer || 14-Jan-2012

    A 42-year-old man was fatally injured in a Las Vegas car accident involving three vehicles. According to a news report in the Las Vegas Sun, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Grand Canyon Drive. Officials say the motorcycle was in the left lane stopped at a red light when a 2007 Dodge Ram failed to stop at the intersection and struck the motorcycle. ...
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