Plastics Plant Accident Proves Fatal for Father

A tragic workplace incident capped off a stream of workers compensation issues which affected both Henderson and the entire state of Nevada in 2014. In December of 2014, Scott Greenfield arrived at work to perform his regular job duties. But at around 8:30am, the 42-year old father of four suffered a crushing

More Americans Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC), the number of emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths related to traumatic brain jury have increased over the past decade. A Snapshot of Recent Traumatic Head Injuries Many families in the Henderson area have been affected by traumatic head injuries recently and

Car Accidents and Children: Buckle Them Up

Two Logan residents were killed in a car accident earlier this month, but their one year old child survived. The residents were driving on I-80 when the vehicle left the roadway and hit a guardrail. The Nevada Highway Patrol has stated that the driver of the vehicle, a 1995 Ford Explorer, steered

Determining Fault: the Burglar or the Driver?

A car accident involving four individuals who were allegedly fleeing from the law in mid-April [2015] has a number of Henderson residents shaking their heads. At approximately 8 p.m. law enforcement responded to a reported robbery on the 1800 block of Plantea Court. With the description of the vehicle in hand, patrol

Baltimore Riot Raises Personal-Injury Claim Questions

In April of 2015, a peaceful protest began for Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man whose death was the result of injuries he sustained while in police custody. But what began as a memorial for the young man soon turned drastically violent, with the Maryland government declaring a state of emergency. Many law

Expert’s Role in Personal Injury Claim for Medical Negligence

An expert’s opinion is often necessary for a plaintiff to succeed in claiming compensation for medical negligence. This opinion is usually expressed in the form of a sworn written document or affidavit of another medical professional deemed an expert in the medical injury complained of. What other facts must appear in the

Personal Injury from Mojave Desert Rocket Explosion

A rocket exploded over the Mojave Desert killing one and causing serious physical injuries to another, the California Highway Patrol reported. The Mojave Desert is part of the greater Henderson area and is composed of several valleys such as the Pahrump Valley, Amargosa Valley, Death Valley, and the Henderson Valley. The rocket

Tips for Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents

The Henderson Metro Police recently reported that deadly motorcycle crashes have increased by 14 percent this year, and so far this year there have been approximately 2,300 accidents resulting in injury. These injury accidents often occur in busy intersections such as the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane. Injuries arising from

Getting the Personal Injury Compensation You Deserve

Comedian George Wallace recently won a personal injury lawsuit against a popular hotel-casino in Henderson. The jury awarded $1.3 million in damages for a leg injury he suffered while performing in the Henderson establishment sometime in 2007. The total value of the award compensates him for lost income in the amount of