Las Vegas Police Officer Injured in a Riot?

In Nevada, the Injured Police Officers Fund provides financial assistance to police officers and their families when an officer is injured or killed in the line of duty. This applies to expenses that are not covered by typical worker’s compensation policies. LVMPD Employee Health and Welfare Trust The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

This Holiday Has the Most DUI Crashes (It’s Not What You Think)

Thanksgiving is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to a spike in alcohol consumption and drunk drivers on the road. Beware of Drunk Drivers on Thanksgiving The Thanksgiving holiday provides a four-day weekend, creating an opportunity for festive parties, family road trips, and activities with family and friends. Workers

Can Passengers in Nevada Crashes Hire Their Own Car Accident Attorneys?

Passengers who are injured in car crashes may hire their own accident lawyer to recover compensation for medical bills and lost wages. Most car accidents involve at least one passenger who suffers serious injuries that may be compensable through insurance claims and legal actions.  Passenger Injuries In a Car Crash When a

Recovering Lost Future Wages for an Injured Child

If a child suffers traumatic injuries that impact future employment and earning capability, a legal claim may be filed to recover lost future wages. Recovering Lost Future Income for Childhood Injuries Injury cases involving children are often more complicated than those involving adults. Severe childhood injuries can impact the future quality of life

Work Injuries: The Dark Side of Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory

Tesla’s battery Gigafactory in Nevada is under fire for a high rate of routine worker injuries, at least three injuries each month. Is Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory Safe for Workers? Workers at Tesla’s battery factory in Reno are paying a high price for employment. A new USA Today report shows that Tesla’s Gigafactory

Horrifying Halloween Hazards in Henderson

Halloween is a fun-filled holiday, but scary dangers are lurking around every corner. Unsafe costumes, pumpkin carving, tainted candy, candle fires, and impaired drivers put thousands of people in the hospital every year. Watch Out for Scary Halloween Hazards For both children and adults, dressing up in scary costumes, trick-or-treating for sweets,

Surviving a Tire Blowout

Each year, tire blowouts and flat tires contribute to 700 fatalities and 11,000 collisions with serious injuries. Surviving a tire blowout requires safety skills behind the wheel. Safety Tips to Survive a Tire Blowout For most drivers, a tire blowout is a frightening and potentially dangerous experience, especially when the vehicle is

Behind the Scene of a Car Accident Investigation

When a traffic fatality occurs, a crash reconstruction team is called to the accident scene to assist the police with an investigation. By photographing evidence, taking measurements, and logging data, the team can reconstruct the crash to determine accident details and driver fault. Car Accident Investigations While some traffic accidents only result

Unions Address Coronavirus Safety Concerns

Unions are stepping up to protect workers from harm during the coronavirus pandemic with health and safety measures, paid sick leave, and job security. Unions Take Aim at Workplace Coronavirus Safety The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of unions by giving workers a collective voice to speak out about hazards in

Did You Suffer a Leg Injury in a Slip & Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents account for more than 10 million injuries each year with a high percentage of injuries to lower limbs like legs, knees, and ankles. Slip and Fall Injuries Every year, over one million Americans are admitted to hospital emergency rooms for slip and fall injuries. That equates to medical