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Was that Floor Structurally Unsafe?

When floors, balconies, and their supporting structures fail they can cause serious personal injuries and wrongful deaths. In Nevada, facility managers, building owners, or the architects who designed the structure can be held liable for negligence. Notable Structural Failures There have been multiple structural failures over the past few years that[…]

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When Uber and Lyft Drivers Crash Rented Vehicles

Car rental agencies that profit from partnerships with Uber and Lyft are also liable for the accidents and injuries rideshare drivers cause. As ridesharing services spread across the country, this loosely regulated industry poses a significant risk to passengers. When ridesharing accidents occur in Nevada, it can be difficult to[…]

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Pedestrian Bollards: Protection or Distraction?

Pedestrian bollards were installed in various Las Vegas locations to prevent fatalities but some may be raising the risk. Many motorists argue that the height and design of bollards throughout the city create a distraction. They also argue that their height blocks their view of pedestrians which increases the risk of[…]

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New Study Identifies Trends in E-Scooter Injuries

E-scooter rentals are a loosely regulated industry that is taking many riders on a one way trip to the hospital emergency room. As these services proliferate, little is being done to protect riders from the risks involved in using these potentially hazardous devices. For now, rider beware is advice every potential[…]

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