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Injured at Work: Should I File for Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury?  

Injured at Work: Should I File for Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury?  

April 25, 2023  |  Personal Injury  |  by 1p21.admin

Workplace accidents and injuries happen every day in Nevada. You may never expect to be a victim of one, but if the unexpected happens, it is important to know how to protect your legal rights. You may be eligible for financial compensation through one or more legal outlets. If you are deciding between filing a… read more

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Symptoms of Emotional Distress After a Personal Injury     

April 6, 2023  |  Personal Injury  |  by 1p21.admin

Getting involved in an accident can affect you in more ways than one. You may suffer from physical injuries, but you could also experience significant emotional distress or the signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This invisible type of harm can be just as difficult to deal with and overcome as your visible injuries. In… read more

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OSHA’s Top 5 Safety Violations  

March 29, 2023  |  Personal Injury  |  by 1p21.admin

The workplace can be a dangerous setting – especially if employers or coworkers are negligent. An agency known as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for enforcing federal workplace safety laws and codes to keep workers safe. They send agents to inspect worksites around the country to search for safety violations. Below… read more

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How to Use Ridesharing Apps Safely in Las Vegas 

January 24, 2023  |  Personal Injury  |  by 1p21.admin

Ridesharing apps are often cited as a way to avoid drunk driving and as a more affordable option to hailing taxi cabs. However, rideshare apps come with some risks. Uber reported 998 sexual assault incidents, which included 141 reports of rape, in 2020. Lyft received more than 4,000 reports of sexual assaults on its app… read more

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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Settlement?

September 14, 2022  |  Personal Injury  |  by 1p21.admin

Many personal injury claims are handled as if the victim was in perfect physical condition at the time of the accident. In reality, it is common for accident victims to have existing injuries and medical conditions at the time of the accident. If your personal injury case in Nevada involves a pre-existing injury, this may… read more

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

January 18, 2022  |  Personal Injury  |  by Legal Team

If you get injured in an accident such as a car crash, filing a personal injury case could result in financial compensation awarded to you for your losses. The timeline to settle a personal injury case, however, can be lengthy. Each settlement timeline depends on factors that are unique to the case. Understanding what goes… read more

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Handling a Personal Injury Claim on Your Own vs. Hiring a Lawyer

January 12, 2022  |  Personal Injury  |  by Legal Team

A personal injury claim is an opportunity for an injured accident victim to collect financial compensation for the medical bills, property repairs and other losses associated with a preventable accident in Las Vegas. If another person’s negligence, or failure to act with proper care, gives you an injury, you may have grounds to file a… read more

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What Is the Timeline of a Personal Injury Case in Nevada?

December 15, 2021  |  Personal Injury  |  by Legal Team

You most likely want your personal injury case in Las Vegas to end as quickly as possible. An expedient case, after all, means collecting the financial compensation that you need to pay your bills sooner. Learn the basic timeline of a personal injury case so that you know what to expect from the legal process…. read more

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If You Don’t Feel Pain After an Accident Does That Mean You Aren’t Hurt?

March 19, 2015  |  Car Accidents,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

Many people who have been in a car accident assume that if they don’t feel pain right away they have not been hurt. Sometimes, that isn’t the case. That’s why our Las Vegas car accident lawyers advise anyone who has been in an accident to swiftly seek medical help. Some injuries, such as concussions and… read more

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What We Do for You When We Handle Your Case?

January 19, 2015  |  Car Accidents,Lawyer,Personal Injury  |  by Richard Koch

What We Do for You When We Handle Your Case? Most people are overwhelmed when they have been hurt in an accident. They are in pain. They don’t know what to say to the insurance company, and they don’t know what their case is worth. At Koch & Brim, our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers… read more

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