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What Is Slip & Fall Law?

What is Slip & Fall Law? Well, Slip & Fall is a set of laws that address the responsibility of property owners and tenants. It deals with situations where a person slips on something that has been placed on the property. If you fall on something, you could end up with some consequences. For example, […]

What Is Considered As Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is a claim against an individual who is held liable for someone else’s death. The claim can be brought as a civil claim, usually by family members, as outlined by state law. If you are the victim in such a situation, you may seek compensation for your loss and the pain and suffering […]

What is considered a truck accident?

In general, drivers injured in a truck accident can claim personal or economic damages and other legal damages. Most individuals who file a truck accident claim will also be seeking additional compensation for lost wages and medical expenses. If you have been injured in an accident involving a truck, you have certain rights to make […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical Malpractice is a relatively broad heading and encompasses quite a few different areas of the medical field. However, there are quite a few other areas in which they are most often found. This is because malpractice is, by nature, a subjective area. It is not a case where one medical professional is held guilty […]

Product Liability Lawsuit

The plaintiff (the victim) files a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturers, retailers, and distributors of a product that injured them due to a defective design, manufacturing, or distribution. In this instance, a company that makes a product commits a breach of contract with the law. Under these circumstances, a manufacturer will be liable for […]

How Do Product Liability Lawsuits Work?

Product liability law is comprehensive in the United States. Product liability law is intended to protect the consumer from dangerous and unsafe products; this law also seeks to protect against products designed to harm consumers instead of protecting them. Although product liability laws do not have an exact definition, the most common types of products […]

What You Should Know About Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits

If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, then you might be entitled to a claim for damages. Pedestrian injuries can result in devastating injury and even death to the pedestrian, especially when they involve an automobile traveling at low speeds on well-lit roads: such as those on major city streets. However, it’s not just […]

Common Personal Injury Information

Personal injury is legal terminology for any injury to the mind, body, or emotions rather than an injury to physical property. In many common law jurisdictions, the word is most often used to describe a tort suit in which the plaintiff has suffered an injury to their body or psyche. The term can also be […]

The Lawyer’s Role In Recovering Lost Time And Money Due To A defective Product

The definition of “Physical injury” is harm caused to a person physically by another person’s negligence. A typical injury law case involves a worker being injured on the job, an auto accident, or another incident. In most cases, victims are not entitled to compensation under workers’ compensation laws. However, there are a few injury cases […]

Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Damages

Motorcycle accidents create devastating or minor injuries resulting in only a little or no damage to the hit person. In many cases, if the victim is an animal lover or has other family members on the motorcycle, the damage can be devastating and often life-changing. The same can be said for persons, not on the […]

Drunk Driver Accident Lawsuit Loan

Drunk driving is an unfortunate occurrence that has been made almost entirely acceptable in our society. There are several different types of drunk driving accidents. Still, all of them can be quite a heavyweight on victims and their families, often with unfortunate consequences including physical, emotional, and financial anguish. Drunk driving accidents that result in […]

Obtaining Compensation for Dog Bites

There are a lot of different aspects that can come into play when seeking damages in court for a dog bite case. It is vital to take note of these various factors as they will not only affect the outcome of your case but will also set the tone for the outcome of similar cases […]

Car Accident Lawsuit Process

A car accident lawyer is someone who can assist you in filing a car accident lawsuit if you have been in an accident that wasn’t your fault. Even if you have not yet decided to file a legal suit, an experienced car accident lawyer can still help guide you through the process. An experienced car […]

The Road To A Car Accident Lawsuit

Car accidents happen to everyone from time to time. It’s no surprise that we hear about car accidents so much in everyday life, with the media constantly focusing on car wrecks and their victims. Car Accidents are undoubtedly tragic but can also be very complicated. A good car accident lawyer will help guide you through […]

What We Do After a Distracted Driver Hits You

The news today is filled with stories of distracted drivers who caused accidents. Most of the time, these are teenagers who have never driven before and have never been involved in an accident. As a parent, what do we do after our child crashes into our auto? What do we do after our teen driver […]

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Accident Statistics

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents – severe bicycle accidents claimed the lives of over three hundred cyclists last year alone. This article discusses some of the most common causes and consequences of bicycle accidents and how the responsible parties in such cases should handle them. There are also discussions on how to prevent such accidents from […]

When Do I Get a Car Insurance Quote?

Are you worried about severe crash damage to your car? Have you recently been in a severe accident? There are a lot of questions that come with significant crashes. Do you think your insurance premium is going to go up because of the misfortune? Is the accident excellent or bad for you? If you are […]

Do I Need to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When was the last time that you asked yourself, “Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?” Probably not in the past year or two. With the economy the way it is and job losses on the rise, many people are not seeking the help of personal injury attorneys as they once did. This […]

Insurance Companies Denying Benefits in Bad Faith

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After you suffer from an unfortunate accident, there are instances when your own insurance company will have to pay you for the damages you sustained such as in a hit-and-run or when the adverse vehicle had no insurance or didn’t carry enough insurance.   This will be referred to as a first party claim.  What […]

When is a Personal Injury Attorney Necessary?

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When is a Personal Injury Attorney Necessary? You may be asking yourself if you should hire a personal injury lawyer after an accident. A personal injury lawyer should be retained by anybody who has been hurt due to someone else’s negligence and has sustained significant bodily injuries and other losses.  The reason is simply because […]

5 Facts of Personal Injury Law

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5 FACTS OF PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS Personal injury law enables an individual to file a lawsuit for personal loss stemming from an incident or accident.  However, if you have not yet hired an attorney to assist you, you should know some essential facts in order to have a better understanding of the process.  Fact 1: […]

Different Kinds of Wrongful Death Cases

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Wrongful Death Cases Losing a loved one causes inexpressible pain, which is all the more hard to accept when the death occurs due to someone else’s intentional or incidental conduct. There are different factors and situations at the core of such wrongful death cases. Wrongful death claims may fall into different classifications and categories and depending […]

St. Patrick’s Day Safety: How to reduce DUIs on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day Safety: How to reduce DUIs on St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is widely celebrated and recognized as a holiday across the United States. American-made St. Patrick’s Day traditions include house parties, corned beef and cabbage, and beer. Lots of beer. Each year, on March 17, Americans are all about the color green from clothes to McDonald’s beloved Shamrock shake. The holiday, however, brings […]

Driving Dangers and How to Avoid Them This Winter

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Wintertime brings festivities and many outdoor activities people enjoy. Along with the fun and seasonal cheer, winter also creates situations that present unique hazards. For individuals in Nevada and across the U.S., winter is a peak season for hazardous driving dangers.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists […]

How Personal Injury Lawyers Help Accident Victims

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Accidents due to the negligence of a third party may require a lawyer depending on the severity of the event or depending on what the victim hopes to recoup from the situation. If you’ve been the victim of an accident in Las Vegas, a personal injury lawyer can help you in many ways. Let’s dive […]

What Should I do If I Get Hit By a Car in Las Vegas?

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Getting hit by a car as a pedestrian is some people’s worst nightmare. For others, the thought that they could fall victim to a car without even being in a car never crosses their mind. And why would it? After all, who is worrying about being in a car accident while they’re walking? Many people […]

Mazzeo Law Recognizes Concussion Awareness Month

Concussion Awareness

What Is Concussion Awareness Day? Brooke Mills created Concussion Awareness Day — celebrated on September 20 — after suffering from a concussion her freshman year in high school. This critical day allows us a great time to remember the dangers of concussions. Did you know that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are increasing? The CDC says […]

Back to School: 8 Tips to Drive Safely This School Year

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August is well underway, and children across the United States are back to school. As a driver, it is your responsibility to share the roadways with the growing number of young pedestrians and cyclists who will fill the roadways — especially around school zones. And with the school year approaching, it is the perfect time […]

Compensation for Injury by a Defective Product

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Have you ever been injured by a product?  Do you know someone–a family member, friend or acquaintance–who was injured by a product?  In Nevada, injuries caused by a product might be compensable pursuant to the theory of strict product liability.  Strict product liability imposes legal responsibility for damages and injuries, even if the person or company found strictly liable did not act with fault or negligence.