Explaining Nevada’s (Modified) Comparative Negligence Law

You Can Still Get Compensated Even If You Are Partly Responsible for Your Injuries

Explaining Nevada’s (Modified) Comparative Negligence Law

Imagine you’re in a situation where you got hurt in an accident in Nevada, and you’re not sure if you would get compensation for your damages or how much you could get. First, you should know you can get compensation to cover your damages (like medical bills or lost wages). Nevada follows the “modified comparative […]

How Is Fault Determined in a Contributory Negligence Case

Contributory negligence is when a harmed or injured individual is partially responsible for their injuries. It is a legal principle applied when an individual is hurt or injured and this individual shares partial responsibility for the incident. Simply put, if you get injured in a car accident, for example, and played a part in what […]

Statute of Limitations for a Personal Injury Case in Nevada

A statute of limitations is the maximum period the law allows for filing a lawsuit. When you have suffered an injury due to another party’s negligence or wrongdoing in Nevada, time is of the essence when pursuing legal remedies. Like other states, Nevada has established statutes of limitations that set strict deadlines for filing a […]

How Much Can I Get From an Uninsured Motorist Claim?

Imagine you’re driving, and someone hits your car. After the incident, you find out the person has no auto insurance. You might have to handle the damage inflicted on you and your vehicle. However, when you have an uninsured motorist insurance policy, it can come to your rescue. Uninsured motorist insurance helps cover the damages […]

What Is a Deposition?

In a legal case, before the actual trial happens, both parties would want to gather as much information as possible, and one way they do this is through a deposition. A deposition is when someone involved in a legal case (for example, a witness, the person suing (plaintiff), or the person being sued (defendant)) answers […]

What Is ERISA?

Many workers worry about saving enough for retirement when they start a new job. To help with this, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, or ERISA, was passed in the 1970s. ERISA is a federal law that monitors private companies’ insurance and welfare plans. Despite its name, ERISA isn’t just about retirement. It also covers […]

Types of Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Why hire our personal injury lawyers? At Leverty & Associates Law, we have experienced, skilful, and knowledgeable attorneys who are well-versed in personal injury law. We have successfully represented and supported many clients who got fair compensation for the damages they suffered. We can help you, too. We tackle all of our clients’ issues according […]

Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uninsured Motorist Claim?

One of the most traumatizing things that can happen to anyone is to be involved in a car accident. Dealing with the stress and injuries from the accident is bad enough, but knowing another driver caused the accident and this same driver has no insurance to cover the damages is another thing entirely. Imagine you’re […]

What Should I Do If I Get Involved in a Car Accident?

Car accidents can happen suddenly, anywhere and at any time. It can leave you shaken and clueless, unsure of what you should do next. There are various kinds of car accidents, but regardless of the type you are involved in, how you respond and your actions can make a huge difference in ensuring your safety […]