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Month: April 2017

Posted on April 28, 2017 in
Accidents involving All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) injure thousands and kill approximately 700 drivers and passengers each year. The vehicles’ speed, minimal safety features, and typical lightweight construction makes accidents involving ATVs inherently dangerous. The United States Product Safety Commission estimates that on average, 150,000 people are seriously injured in ATV accidents each year. If you or...
Posted on April 26, 2017 in
Following the financial crisis in 2008, the Federal Trade Commission drafted the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The act provides protection from the type of dangerous credit practices that hurt consumers. The full text of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, is nearly 100 pages long, making it difficult for consumers to understand their rights....
Posted on April 20, 2017 in
Summer brings a rise in boating accidents that result in personal injuries, property damages, and in some cases, death. A Las Vegas accident lawyer commonly sees Lake Mead boating accidents and serious injuries as summer approaches each year. Lake Mead Boating Accidents Boating is a popular summer pastime on Lake Mead, and as temperatures rise,...
Posted on April 18, 2017 in
While old debts can haunt your credit report for years after the debt has been incurred, creditors can’t collect these debts after the statute of limitations has expired. In Nevada, there are various statutes of limitations regarding the most common forms of consumer debt. Open Accounts – An open account is an account that is...
Posted on April 12, 2017 in
One of the leading causes of femur bone fractures is car accidents because of the degree of force that it takes to break this bone. When a person’s leg is hit with enough force to break the femur bone, he or she may also suffer a number of other serious injuries to their blood vessels,...
Posted on April 10, 2017 in
When a debt collector violates provisions included in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, it may be liable for significant civil penalties. Recognizing prohibited conduct can help a consumer know when his or her rights have been violated and when recovery may be applicable. Violations of the FDCPA Debt collectors are required to comply with...
Posted on April 4, 2017 in
Recent studies reveal that nursing home residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia at a significantly greater risk for becoming victims of neglect or outright abuse. Unfortunately, due to the challenges and characteristics that surround dementia, many cases of abuse or neglect are never detected or reported. Understanding more about the...