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Catastrophic Injuries

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In the blink of an eye, your entire life can change. Life-altering injuries are referred to as catastrophic injuries, meaning they not only forever change your life, but they change the lives of those around you. What exactly is a Carson City catastrophic injury? A catastrophic injury is life-altering and has serious consequences, often requiring surgical treatment and long-term treatment. Catastrophic injuries are often caused by a severe truck or motor vehicle crashes and result in traumatic brain injuries, amputation of limbs, spinal cord injuries…

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Hiring a Semi-Truck Accident Attorney? Here’s What You Need to Know

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As experienced accident attorneys, a common question we hear from an accident victim or a victim’s family member is, “What do I need to do after a semi-truck accident?” What do you do after a semi-truck accident in Sparks, NV? The first step is to seek medical care immediately. Accidents between large commercial vehicles like semi-trucks and regular family vehicles are often severe and result in significant bodily and vehicle damage. Once those involved in the accident have received medical attention, the next step is…

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Pedestrian Accidents: Who Is at Fault?

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Many of us grew up learning to cross at crosswalks and looking both ways before crossing a street. This gives us a sense of security that if we walk on the sidewalk, use crosswalks, and follow the rules, we are safe.  Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents happen often. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 75,000 pedestrians are injured yearly. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be asking, “Who’s at fault? Will…

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Do I Have a Case for Medical Malpractice?

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You expect quality care from healthcare professionals and doctors. Their job is to help you recover and feel better. But what happens when a healthcare provider doesn’t follow the standard quality of care expected or makes a mistake in your diagnosis, medication amount, treatment, or care?  There is an option for you if you’ve received substandard medical care or have suffered an injury or permanent damage at the hands of a healthcare provider or medical doctor. You may be eligible to file a medical malpractice…

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Is It Worth Getting a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

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It seems like everyone on the road is distracted today. Driving and texting. Driving with kids yelling in the backseat. Driving and taking phone calls. And then there are drivers who aren’t experienced, or are lost, or drivers who are under the influence of drugs and alcohol. It only seems like a matter of time before each one of us is involved in a car accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an average of 7,507 people are injured every day in…

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Should I Get a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall Accident?

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Slip and fall accidents are more common that most people think. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and falls account for over 1 million hospital emergency room visits. Floors and flooring materials are the main cause of more than 2 million fall injuries each year. Common injuries caused by slip and fall accidents are fractures but can include other injuries including sprains, concussions, torn ligaments, and more. A slip and fall can be embarrassing and your first instinct may be to get out…

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Questions to Ask Your Truck Accident Attorney

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Unfortunately, it’s a fact that nearly all collisions involving semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles cause at least one death, often more than one death. The sheer size of these vehicles dwarf regular non-commercial vehicles that carry people to and from work, school, and social activities. Due to the severity of these types of accidents, it’s crucial to consult a truck accident attorney immediately after an accident to get justice and fair compensation. Getting representation from an experienced accident attorney protects victims and family members…

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Personal Injury Lawsuits FAQ

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You may be in pain. You may be inundated with questions and paperwork. The medical bills may be starting to pile up. You may not know where to turn or what to do next. If you or someone close to you has suffered a personal injury, you need to know the facts. As personal injury attorneys, we strive to educate consumers on what they need to know about a personal injury. Here, we take a look at the most frequently asked questions about personal injuries….

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Commercial Vehicle Accidents: What Are the Employer’s Responsibilities?

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With the number of commercial vehicles on the road, accidents can happen at any time. However, commercial vehicles are highly regulated and employers are required by law to properly train and insure all drivers and vehicles. If you or a loved one has been involved in a commercial vehicle accident, it’s important you understand your rights and the responsibilities of the commercial vehicle’s owner. In this post, we review the responsibilities of employers who own commercial vehicles or fleets. Must Carry Adequate Insurance Similar to…

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What to Do When Your Loved One Is in a Motorcycle Accident

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There is nothing quite like living your life on two wheels. A motorcycle is not just a cost-efficient way to not only get from point A to point B, but it’s also a way to enjoy the ride. As avid motorcycle riders, we understand this. We also understand the shock and uncertainty of that phone call. The call that tells you your loved one has been in a motorcycle accident. Life has suddenly changed forever. The next few steps you take can significantly help your…

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