Personal Injury Law Blog

Who Gets the Blame if a Police Car Hits a Civilian?

Who Gets the Blame if a Police Car Hits a Civilian?

Getting into an accident with a police officer can create a complicated situation that is not the same as a normal car accident. You may think that police officers have certain protections available to them if they hit another vehicle, but the officers and the city...

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When is a Hotel Liable in a Personal Injury Claim?

When is a Hotel Liable in a Personal Injury Claim?

Traveling to another state and/or staying in some of the most famous resorts and hotels in the world. Millions of people head to Las Vegas or Phoenix for enjoyment, relaxation and/or business. With so many people heading in and out of those hotels, there are bound to...

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Insurance and Autonomous Cars

Insurance and Autonomous Cars

Self-driving cars, also known as autonomous vehicles, have been very much in the news in recent years. Many people predict that widespread adoption of autonomous cars will reduce the number of automobile accidents by at least 90%, and many experts believe that number...

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I Was in a Car Accident With an Uber or a Lyft Driver

I Was in a Car Accident With an Uber or a Lyft Driver

Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing services have become increasingly common in most major cities. Passengers arrange for rides by interacting with an app on their smartphones, and the drivers are independent contractors who use their personal vehicles to transport...

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What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

In personal injury cases, there are two types of damages that can be awarded to the plaintiff. The first kind is referred to as compensatory damages. These are meant to restore the victim to a financial state that would have been equivalent to never having suffered...

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Statute of Limitations with a Personal Injury Case

Statute of Limitations with a Personal Injury Case

Those who have suffered personal injuries due to the negligence or harm of someone else, should seek quick legal help so that their cases do not fall outside the statute of limitations for their state. Because each state has different laws, you should know and...

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Are Personal Injury Lawsuits Public Record in Nevada?

Are Personal Injury Lawsuits Public Record in Nevada?

When you are injured through the negligence of another party, you are likely to suffer from stress and anxiety as well as financial losses. Defendants can also be worried about the potential impact that the incident can have on their lives. One question that both...

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

People who suffer a personal injury have a lot to manage, and their lives may be impacted for many years. One issue that may not cross their minds is whether personal injury settlements are taxable. The tax codes of both Nevada and the United States are complex and...

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