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Child Injury on School Property

Filed under: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Uncategorized

October 19, 2020

CHILD INJURY ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

Off to school! An integral part of your daily life as a parent is sending your child to school. In fact, it is the law. For children ages 6 to 16, it is compulsory to…

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Filed under: Auto Accident, Blog, Legal Information, Uncategorized

September 9, 2019

Auto Accident Series (Part 12) – Mediation and Arbitration: how might they fit?

Your lawyer will let you know if they feel that use of Arbitration and Mediation may assist in bringing your dispute over a fair settlement to a conclusion in your favor. These two methods have…

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Filed under: Auto Accident, Legal Information, Uncategorized

August 5, 2019

Auto Accident Series (Part 8) The Auto Accident Demand

Your recovery from your accident will be under the direction of medical providers, and specialists, who will provide treatment and pos sibly prescribe medications to manage pain.  As your accident claim progresses, your doctor may…

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Filed under: Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

July 8, 2019

AUTO ACCIDENT SERIES (PART 4) – THE INITIAL CONSULTATION

After a car accident which resulted in injuries to you, you’ve now determined to hire a lawyer to assist with your case.  When you call the Richard Harris Law Firm, you will talk with a…

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Filed under: Auto Accident, Blog, Uncategorized

May 24, 2018

Nevada Raises Insurance Coverage Minimums

Since 1958, residents of Nevada have been required to carry vehicle liability insurance with limits of liability of at least $15,000 bodily injury coverage per person, $30,000 bodily injury coverage per accident, and $10,000 property…

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March 8, 2018

Final Phase of Project Neon Underway

We held on for our lives during the “Car-nado.” We narrowly escaped the “Big Squeeze.” Finally, “The Main Event” has begun. At least someone at the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has a sense of…

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February 25, 2018

Why Has My Disability Claim Been Rejected?

You’ve become disabled. You’ve applied to the Social Security Administration (SSA) for disability benefits, and they’ve rejected your claim. Perhaps the rejection letter received says something about insufficient medical proof of a disabling impairment. You’re…

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February 15, 2018

Number of Dog Bites in Clark County? Would You Believe Seven Per Day?

According to a June 2017 report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, animal control in the Valley’s municipalities, has received reports of about 2,500 dog bites per year for the last several years. Many bites are…

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February 8, 2018

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernia mesh is a material used to repair damage to the muscle wall, usually in the abdominal area. A hernia occurs when the muscle wall develops, weakens and tears which allows the internal organs to…

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Filed under: Blog, Drug Injury, Uncategorized

January 25, 2018

Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) a case of selling snake oil?

If it were, the traveling salesmen of yesteryear would be envious. Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) treatments have generated billions of dollars in revenue, with estimates of over $5 billion in 2017 alone. These products are…

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January 18, 2018

New Law Has Potential to Effect Accident Victims

If you are the victim of an accident, and have retained the services of an attorney, you will certainly be under the care of a medical provider. You and your doctor will almost surely be…

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January 4, 2018

Xarelto Lawsuit Results in $28 Million Jury Verdict

A jury in Philadelphia has awarded a total of $28 million to Lynn Hartmann in her case against BayerAG and Johnson and Johnson (J&J), and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, over the false and misleading marketing…

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October 5, 2017

Marijuana Lounges Coming to Las Vegas?

Recreational use of marijuana was made legal in Nevada as of January 1, 2017. The problem for many is where do you use it? It’s currently illegal to consume marijuana in public, or in casinos…

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September 28, 2017

Car Accident Schemes in Las Vegas

Not every car accident is really an accident. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, on September 14, 2017, 24 people were indicted in Las Vegas District Court on charges prompted by the Nevada Attorney General’s…

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September 21, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles – A New Liability Question

Perhaps no development presents the potential for a bigger change in the practice of personal injury law, than the advent of driverless cars. Autonomous Vehicles (AV) are not the stuff of science fiction anymore, and…

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September 7, 2017

Actemra Linked to Over 1,000 Deaths

A treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Actemra (tocilzumab), is taken intravenously, or by injection. Approved for the U.S. market by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2010, the drug was not associated in any…

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August 31, 2017

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Most of us enjoy Labor Day as the last fling of summertime. The last three-day weekend holiday of the summer, it gives many an opportunity for vacations and time with family. Fashionistas will tell you…

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August 24, 2017

Johnson and Johnson Ordered to Pay $417 Million in Talcum Powder Verdict

One more talcum powder case verdict goes to the plaintiff. On August 21, 2017, a California court ordered Johnson and Johnson (J&J) to pay $417 million to Eva Echeverria, a 63-year-old California woman, who claims…

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August 22, 2017

Trucking Accidents: Rare but Potentially Devastating

While large truck accidents are not as common as car accidents, the potential for loss and injury is high due to the size and weight of semi-trucks. Big trucks carry trailers, which are 53 feet…

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August 3, 2017

Lawyer’s Fees: Hourly Versus Contingency

In a day where the Federal Reserve tells us that nearly half of Americans would have to borrow money or sell something to handle an emergency of $400 or more, the idea of hiring a…

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