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Month: July 2016

Posted on July 28, 2016 in
Debbie Helton, a Las Vegas resident unexpectedly died due to injuries sustained in a minor traffic accident illustrating the danger inherent in every accident – no matter how inconsequential. Mrs. Helton’s day started like any other, she fed and walked her dog, took out the trash and drove to work. Even a fender bender, while...
Posted on July 27, 2016 in
A little-publicized extension of the Mortgage Extension and Debt Relief Act of 2007 has made short sales in Las Vegas a viable alternative to foreclosure. Though short sales in Nevada continue to make up a minority of real estate transactions, they are still an attractive option for homeowners who are currently underwater on their mortgage....
Posted on July 27, 2016 in
Many people end up facing foreclosure in Nevada, and when they are in danger of losing their homes, negotiating short sales are far better options than letting the homes go to foreclosure for multiple reasons. While a short sale will still have a negative impact on a person’s credit, the damage will not be as...
Posted on July 27, 2016 in
Taxicabs are subject to special insurance and liability rules. Taxicabs, even independently operated cabs, are part of a class of business defined as “common motor carriers.” Common motor carriers are any person or operator that advertises to the public that he or she is willing to transport passengers or property by vehicle to various locations....
Posted on July 25, 2016 in
Antibiotic-resistant infections acquired in hospital settings can have lethal consequences for patients. These infections are often acquired while an individual recovers from surgical procedures. During this time, an individual’s weakened immune system allows the infection to spread rapidly. Even with prompt treatment, the infection often overwhelms the immune system and kills the patient. The Rising...
Posted on July 25, 2016 in
Despite their best intentions, extenuating circumstances place homeowners in situations where they are unable to make their mortgage payments. Homeowners may use a short sale attorney to negotiate a short sale agreement and avoid foreclosure. What Is A Short Sale A short sale is any sale where the lender allows the homeowner to put the...
Posted on July 22, 2016 in
Finding a personal injury lawyer takes time, and many clients will begin their search for an attorney by examining the reviews a firm has earned. For this reason, we encourage our clients to write reviews of the services we have provided so that prospective clients have an idea of what to expect when they contact...
Posted on July 21, 2016 in
In June, 2016, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a preliminary investigation into Tesla Motors Model S cars after a fatal crash. In May, a Florida driver was killed in a crash with a tractor trailer when the Tesla was in autopilot mode. According to Tesla, this is the first know fatality in...
Posted on July 20, 2016 in
Consumer goods that overheat or explode can cause significant burn injuries to the user and anyone in close proximity. Devices including laptops, computers, e-cigs, and cell phones often utilize lithium-ion batteries to supply the power the device needs to function. When these batteries fail, the results can cause serious injuries and damage to personal property. If...
Posted on July 18, 2016 in
Ikea, the Swedish furniture retailer, issued a recall of more than 29 million pieces on Tuesday. The dressers, designed for children, were partially responsible for half a dozen fatalities across the country and initiated a renewed debate about product safety. The recall includes a series of dressers and chests that have been a part of...
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