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Month: June 2016

Posted on June 30, 2016 in
As the number of Americans who commute by bicycle increases, injuries and deaths that are related to bicycle crashes is on the rise as well. With a fatality rate of approximately 21 per 100 million bicycle trips and nearly 500,000 emergency room visits due to biking accidents each year, the rise is cause for national...
Posted on June 23, 2016 in
As smartphone use has increased, so has the use of social media while driving, and this is resulting in more accidents. Nearly 24% of young drivers admit to accessing email or social media from their phones while driving, a major distraction for inexperienced drivers. Dangerous Driving Distractions Cell phone use while driving is linked to...
Posted on June 21, 2016 in
Electric Shock Drowning (ESD), or drowning due to an electric shock, is an increasing phenomenon near docks and boats in freshwater lakes likely due to the increased use of electrical systems and appliances aboard boats. This may seem like an outlandish problem however deaths and injuries related to ESD have been on a steady rise...
Posted on June 18, 2016 in
Just five years ago, the thought of having a self-driving car seemed too futuristic. Today, tech companies and automakers that have created driverless cars have joined forces to form the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets. This coalition comprised of Google, Ford, Volvo, Uber, and Lyft plans to lobby the government to allow autonomous vehicles on...
Posted on June 17, 2016 in
Rollover accidents are responsible for a significant number of serious injuries and fatalities each year. Each year, nearly 10,000 people are killed in rollover crashes; this represents nearly 1/3 of all vehicular fatalities. If you or a family member was seriously injured in a car accident, call a Las Vegas injury attorney at Cogburn Law Offices today...
Posted on June 10, 2016 in
A crash reported on the morning of May 7 resulted in the death of a local driver. According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, the vehicle that Clay Stampley was operating was hit by another vehicle that ran a red light. The driver and passenger of the second vehicle are suspected to have fled the...
Posted on June 10, 2016 in
A personal injury case in Nevada is a civil court case provided for by statute and case law. When a case is filed in court through a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer, state laws that govern fault will impact monetary damages awarded for personal injuries and property damage. (Article continues below infographic.) What is a...
Posted on June 4, 2016 in
The concept of a short sale is simple enough. However, the actual process can be involved, slow-moving and frustrating. This is especially true for people uninformed about state laws on deficiency judgments and their lender’s policy or process for accepting short sale offers. A short sale is when the net proceeds of a home sale...
Posted on June 3, 2016 in
Long-term care providers are reporting massive numbers of vacancies and high turnovers rates for nursing assistant and home health attendants. These high turnover rates undermine the quality of care provided to their residents. Long-term care providers, after friends and family, are the largest collection of individuals that provide care for the elderly. Their importance will...