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Posted on March 22, 2021 in
Every attorney meets with prospective clients in what we call an initial consultation. This is the first meeting between you and the attorney to help you both decide if you want to work together. At this point, you are getting information and advice on what can help you in your case. The initial consultation can...
Posted on March 9, 2021 in
An at-fault driver is lying because they do not want to be financially liable for injuries, vehicle damage, and other accident-related costs. Honesty can be expensive, even when it’s the right thing to do. All too often, the other driver will need to take serious action to prove innocence.  Why Lying Can Cause Your Accident...
Posted on February 25, 2021 in
Dog bites are one of the most common reasons why a child ends up in the emergency room. Actually, more than half of all children below the age of 12 have been bitten by dogs. Half of all these accidents happen in the family home or in the child’s neighborhood. When a child gets bitten...
Posted on February 18, 2021 in
You might have done everything right after your car accident: you reported it to the police, and you filed a claim with the other driver’s insurance company. However, you later find out your accident claim is denied. You might think that this is the end of it all and you might end up accepting the...
Posted on February 11, 2021 in
A slip and fall can happen anywhere at any time and can leave you with severe injuries. For example, if you tried to stop your fall with your arms, you might have a broken arm. If you fell on your side, your hip could get injured. These types of injuries could potentially mean having significant...
Posted on February 4, 2021 in
When an accident happens it happens so quickly that people tend to not realize the severity of injuries they may have sustained because of the initial shock and concern. While many accidents can result in mild injuries, others can end in catastrophic ones. If you have been involved in an accident you will need the...
Posted on February 2, 2021 in
An injury can have an impact on every facet of a person’s life. It can have a physical, emotional, and economic impact. The Nevada courts recognize the damage a personal injury can cause.  The courts give injury victims the chance to recover damages from a careless, reckless, negligent, or unlawful party. One of these recoverable...
Posted on January 20, 2021 in
When there is an accident related to alcohol, many states allow injured victims to seek damages. Not only from the person who caused the accident but from the business that provided the alcohol as well. These are called dram shop laws. Nevada in particular is one of the few states that doesn’t impose dram shop...
Posted on January 19, 2021 in
Skiing is one of the most popular activities during the winter holiday season. Resorts across the United States provide beautiful views and accommodations that attract thousands of people every year. With the ski season in full swing, many people in Nevada decide to hit the slopes. Most people will stay at a ski resort, ski,...
Posted on January 18, 2021 in
At Cogburn Law, we know that navigating the personal injury claim process can be a daunting task. There are so many things that can be stacked against the victim when they try to take on the insurance companies by themselves. While we understand that hiring a personal injury lawyer is not for everyone, we never...