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Month: July 2017

Posted on July 27, 2017 in
Outdoor grilling accidents put many people in the hospital every year. During summer months, our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers at Cogburn Law Offices see an increase in serious injuries caused by malfunctioning gas grills that have exploded or caught on fire. Grilling Accidents and Injuries Although millions of Americans enjoy safe outdoor grilling each...
Posted on July 20, 2017 in
Golf courses have a duty of care that includes making sure golfers are safe from accidents and injuries from the time they tee off to the time they go home. It is not uncommon for a relaxing trip to the golf course to lead to a stressful trip to the emergency room. Whether a golfer...
Posted on July 19, 2017 in
A short sale is a sale of real estate that allows mortgagees who are underwater on their loans to quickly sell their property and get out from under the debt. Short sales are ideal for properties that are valued less than the total amount owed. However, to accomplish a short sale, all lien holders must...
Posted on July 13, 2017 in
Ignition interlock devices (IID) are designed to increase roadway safety by preventing intoxicated individuals from operating motor vehicles, but studies reveal that these mechanisms may actually raise the risk of car accidents. In fact, drivers who use IIDs are approximately 84 percent more likely to become involved in a crash than those who do not...
Posted on July 12, 2017 in
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was put in place to protect consumers against the misreporting and misuse of credit information. If collectors, creditors, or credit reporting agencies fail to adhere to the FCRA, consumers can take action to prevent harm or receive compensation with the help of a credit repair attorney. What Is the...
Posted on July 6, 2017 in
Hotel swimming pools are presumed safe by guests, but many have hidden dangers that cause serious injuries. Hotel pool accidents occur frequently to guests who are visiting Las Vegas, especially during summer months. Hotel Pool Accidents and Injuries Hotels with swimming pools are responsible for providing pool safety for their guests. If they fail to...
Posted on July 5, 2017 in
Identity theft rose by 16 percent in 2016, indicating the need for increased consumer awareness. Criminals are becoming more adept at committing fraud. They quickly find workarounds for the security solutions organizations put in place, so consumers need to be aware of the risks to protect themselves. Criminals stole approximately $16 billion from 15.4 million...