Drivers in Nevada are now forbidden from using a handheld cell phone for any reason. Fines for violating this law range from $50 to $250 per citation…more
Many people assume that being struck by lightning is an "act of God" for which no party can be held liable. But what happens if you are struck by lightning at a sporting event? Should the venue and/or governing body hosting the…more
If you've attended a sporting event, you may have noticed the fine print on your ticket which purports to absolve the venue and/or other parties from lawsuits pertaining to injuries sustained by spectators. Think these…more
All states have some form of graduated drivers' licensing system. In most cases, teenagers can receive a restricted license at the age of 16 but cannot be fully licensed to drive until they turn 18. The idea is to protect novice…more
Here is an overview about the differences between compensatory and punitive damages in civil cases (including auto accidents, slip-and-fall cases, drunk driver accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, trucking accidents, and…more
Imagine this: you are driving your vehicle when you slam into another motorist (or worse, a pedestrian). As soon as you come to your senses, you realize that the accident is likely your fault. You are horrified at the thought…more
This document discusses what you should do in case you get hit by a driver who has no insurance, or who has very little insurance. These kinds of car accident cases are quite common and the victims who left to worry about how…more
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