Drunk Driving – Some Sobering Facts Every Driver Should Know
With the holiday season fast approaching, people get busy meeting with friends, family, and loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve, etc. While the holidays are a time of joy and celebration, they are also a time when some people decide to drink more than they should. With impaired judgment, some peo...
The ABCs of Product Liability – Some Basic Legal Facts
When you buy something, you have certain expectations of how the product will work. The last thing most consumers expect is to be harmed by a product. Unfortunately, however, sometimes products are defective and can cause significant harm to unsuspecting consumers. What constitutes a defective product will often turn on very specific...
Helpful Information From Nevada Sexual Abuse Lawyers
Sexual abuse is a growing problem in society. Whether the abuse is directed at a child or an adult, the effects can be devastating and destructive for the victim. Although most people think of sexual abuse as primarily involving children, vulnerable adults can also be the victims of sexual abuse.
Sexual abuse can occur in a variet...
Slip And Fall Claims – Helpful Information From Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers
The term "slip and fall," as used in the field of personal injury law, is pretty self-explanatory. In general, a person slips and falls due to a dangerous condition and sustains injuries. The main legal issue in cases of this kind is showing that the dangerous condition was created or allowed to exist based upon the negligence of ano...
Truck Accidents – Your Guide To Seeking Compensation
The nation's highways remain a significant and important means of transporting goods between states. Commerce in this country depends upon commercial vehicles ferrying goods from one place to another. When you go to the grocery store, think about how the cheese got from Wisconsin to your local grocery, or the potatoes from Idaho or t...
Helpful Information About “Bad Faith” Insurance Claims From Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers
Every driver that has insurance has a contractual relationship with their insurance company. When a person's property gets damaged or they sustain injuries following an accident, they have a right to make a claim against either their own insurance company or the insurance company of the person at fault. In the majority of cases, clai...
Helpful Information About Filing A Claim For Employment Discrimination
Who Enforces The Law?
Federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees. However, not every workplace grievance is covered by federal law. Congress has passed laws to address only certain types of discrimination.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") is a federal agency...
School Bus Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ("NHSTA"), school buses have been involved in over 26,000 crashes during the last 11 years. If you're the parent of a school age child, that's a sobering statistic. Of those crashes, the NHSTA reports approximately 1,000 incapacitating injuries and a little more than 7,0...
Former Federal Prosecutors File Fraud Lawsuit Against Investment Bank Morgan Stanley
Las Vegas law firm Paul Padda Law, PLLC, LLP has filed a lawsuit in Clark County District Court against investment bank Morgan Stanley on behalf of Henderson, Nevada resident Susan King. Among other things, the lawsuit alleges fraud, conspiracy and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
According to the complaint, Susan Kin...
THREE THINGS TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT – HELPFUL HINTS FROM LAS VEGAS PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
According to government statistics, there are more than 6 million car accidents per year in the United States. Each day, approximately 115 people die from car accident related injuries. Stated another way, a person dies every 13 minutes in America from a car accident.
Given these sobering statistics, it's important for every drive...