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Injured at a Nevada Ski Resort?

When a person sustains an injury at a Nevada ski resort, the inherent risk exclusions shield the facility from responsibility in many instances. However, there are situations in which a ski resort is liable for injuries sustained by skiers or visitors at the facility. Inherent Risk: What Is It? Inherent[…]

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What Are the Leading Causes of Brain Injury?

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the leading causes of brain injury are falls, motor vehicle accidents, intentional violence, and being struck by/against an object or a hard surface. While brain injuries can occur to anyone, they are most common in males aged from[…]

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Too Dark to Drive? (Nighttime Fatalities)

Low-light and no-light conditions create considerable hazards for motorists and pedestrians in Nevada. Roughly 71% of fatalities involving pedestrians or cyclists occur after dark. Pedestrian Fatalities in the United States In 2017, 364 cyclists and 4,440 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle collisions in the United States. Of these, 71%[…]

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COVID-19 Litigation: Take Home Lawsuits Erupt

“Take home” lawsuits involving family members of people who contracted the COVID-19 virus at work and then “took it home” are starting to explode across the country. These lawsuits allege that the worker contracted the virus at work, brought it home, and caused the subsequent illnesses suffered in the family.[…]

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